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Proactive against standstill Weber Tec trains DB-technicians in Berlin

Standstill is regression – this is the motto of Weber Tec. The company based in Hamburg, Germany, specialises in the repair of escalator steps. It not only offers a reliable repair service, but also develops and manufactures functional products and ...

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Learning could be a lifesaver

GEZE UK has revised a piece of lifesaving learning – its popular RIBA-approved CPD on specifying, installing and maintaining ironmongery for fire doors. The 40-minute seminar explains what fire doors are, identifies their various components, how they work, the standards ...

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Top marks for GEZE UK duo

When it comes to “knowing their stuff’’ GEZE UK staff always give 100 per cent which has been proven by the results of recent professional exams. Rachel Cox, Project Design Team Leader and Matt Lovatt, Field Operations Supervisor, have joined ...

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FM Clinic: Addressing the skills gap in FM through training and development

According to the Facilities Management Business Confidence survey by the BIFM, 27 per cent of respondents felt a shortage of skilled staff could be a barrier to success over the next 12 months. Yet in a separate report by the ...

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Amey is helping ex-offenders to turn their lives around

The Amey facilities management team at HMP Onley, together with the support of the Governor and HMPPS, has employed an ex-offender to work in the prison where he served his sentence – one of the first prisons in the UK ...

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Facilitating change

Organisations are subject to continual change, yet their facilities often remain static, impeding progress that is critical to business success. We ask Dave Wilson, FRICS, IFMA Fellow and Director of Effective Facilities Ltd, how facilities managers can manage change to ...

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CBFM launches ‘Partnership for Development’ in the UAE

Cofely Besix Facility Management (CBFM) has launched a ‘Partnership for Development’ initiative involving the transfer of facilities management skills aimed at reaching out specifically to blue-collar workers from a variety of different companies, located across the UAE. CBFM has already ...

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BIFM acts on fire safety accreditation

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced plans to develop a new certified accreditation and a suite of training for facilities managers in charge of life safety in buildings. Responding to Building a Safer Future, the final report ...

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High standards

FM’s that want to properly manage their work at height risk must consider competency alongside the required task and the safety equipment being provided, argues John Hynes, Head of Safe Access, Fixfast Tougher sentencing guidelines from the Sentencing Council mean ...

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Amadeus partners with UCB in apprenticeship drive to tackle skills shortage

Amadeus is addressing the hospitality industry’s skills shortage through its innovative apprenticeship programme. The catering arm of the NEC Group has recruited 12 new apprentices so far this year, who will gain practical, real-life experience working within the NEC Group ...

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