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ASFP launches passive fire protection e-learning course

The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) has launched a new e-learning course designed to equip installers or new entrants to the sector with a basic knowledge of passive fire protection and its role in the overall fire strategy of ...

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FM: The skills gap and responsibility

The UK’s ongoing skills shortage is nothing new, yet the ‘gap’ also shows no sign of closing any time soon. Bryan McLaggan, MD at corporate building services maintenance specialist CTS, looks at how the FM industry can align with wider ...

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EMCOR UK launches e-learning module to reduce industry use of single-use plastics

EMCOR UK is collaborating with the FM Supply Chain Sustainability School to offer a free e-Learning module aimed at the sustainable use and management of plastics in businesses across the UK. Open to individuals and corporates via the Supply Chain ...

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Keep it clean

Iain Fraser-Jones, MD of Greenzest Sustainable Cleaning Services, explains the benefits to FMs of a wider interpretation of sustainability Sustainability in cleaning has come a long way since the mid-2000s when it was really just another word for ‘environmental’. Yet ...

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WAMITAB wins major contract with MoJ

WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board) has been selected by the Ministry of Justice as the exclusive Awarding Organisation for cleaning, facilities management and waste management qualifications across Her Majesty’s Prison Service establishments in England and Wales. WAMITAB ...

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Cleaning up our act

Aaron Sagar, Account Manager at Anabas, makes the case for rewarding cleaning staff fairly for their efforts   As FM providers, we expect our clients to pay a fair contract price, which often includes multiple services, overheads and a management ...

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ABM UK launches second year of perception change campaign J.E.E.P

Facilities management services provider, ABM UK, has kicked off year two of its  Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P) following a successful pilot year with three schools in West London. The programme aims to tackle perceptions and provide information about engineering, FM ...

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Cloudfm Academy achieves new accreditation

Skills organisation, City & Guilds, has accredited Cloudfm’s Academy to deliver qualifications on behalf of the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM). Located close to Cloudfm’s headquarters in Colchester, the Academy is a purpose-built facility, designed to meet the unique and ...

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Professionalising FM

There are a series of clear career pathways to professional development in facilities management available from RICS/IFMA, explains Paul Bagust, Global Property Standards Director, RICS The IFMA-RICS collaboration was established in 2016 to advance standards and professionalism in FM worldwide. ...

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Hands-on engineering and estates & FM training for all sectors

Although traditionally delivering training to the NHS, the stringent and exceptional requirements for healthcare enables Eastwood Park to deliver and adapt training for all sectors. Its large portfolio of courses is regularly updated to reflect new technologies, changing guidelines and ...

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