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Housing trust and two firms fined for asbestos failings

A trust providing housing and care for the elderly and two firms hired to carry out refurbishment work at its premises in Alnwick have been fined after staff and residents were put at risk of exposure to asbestos. West Yorkshire ...

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Lanes checks flood drainage assets in major seaside resort

Lanes Group has carried out a major survey of a significant surface water culvert running through one of the biggest seaside resorts on the UK’s south coast to check its condition to manage flood risk. Engineers based at the Lanes ...

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FM service providers warned not to take their foot off the gas

A UK business consultancy is warning that facilities management (FM) providers should not become complacent as the economy takes an upward turn, predicting that FM service purchasing is likely to remain very procurement-driven and competitive, despite the recession lifting. Still ...

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Procurement officers ‘kept awake at night’ by performance concerns

Around 60-80% of a company’s external spend is generally the responsibility of the procurement team, and while 88% of chief procurement officers (CPOs) said they either delivered or exceeded on their savings plan last year, a new survey reveals that ...

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England leads the field in flexible working

Flexible working is becoming increasingly the norm in Western Europe, with England leading the field, and Germany and the Netherlands following close behind, a new survey has found. The survey in which 400 HR professionals in Germany, England, the Netherlands ...

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Brits’ strangest meeting locations revealed

  Although it is rare nowadays to step into a coffee shop without seeing at least one meeting in full swing, flexible working for some UK executives can be more of an intrepid experience. In new research over 4000 business ...

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The days of fixed office hours and workstations are history

Increased customer expectations and flexible working patterns are being blamed for consigning the traditional “nine-to-five” to history. New research reveals that 93 per cent of us are working from home for part of the week whilst 76  per cent  work ...

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BIFM and NEF to explore improving the use of energy in buildings

Improving the use of energy in buildings has a major financial and environmental impact, regardless of sector or type of organisation. With that in mind, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and the National Energy Foundation (NEF) have partnered ...

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Free KPI Benchmarking report for FM Index KPI Survey 2013 participants

The FM Index KPI survey, organised by FMJ and Causeway, is now in its eighth year and continues to generate useful data and fascinating statistics about the FM industry. We are now carrying out the annual survey and would appreciate ...

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Survey highlights new direction in corporate energy management spend

Global spend on energy management by large corporations will increase or remain flat in 2014 with just six per cent of corporations expected to spend less, according to a new global survey. The annual survey of 250 heads of energy ...

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