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Watch and learn

Interactive online courses are an efficient and cost-effective way to deliver essential health and safety training, argues Alex Wilkins, Head of Business Development at iHASCO Every workplace setting presents its own unique health and safety risks. From heavy lifting to ...

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The right stuff

Nick Howes, Managing Director at Leadership Management International UK, argues that developing the skills of existing workers could be the solution to closing the UK productivity gap UK businesses continue to struggle to match, let alone exceed, the productivity levels ...

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No train no gain

The facilities management sector represents a diverse range of talents, from those on the career management path to front line operatives, many of whom don’t have English as a first language. Kelly Howell, HR Director for Atalian Servest describes how ...

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Trade Skills 4U open new training centre in Coventry

The new centre of excellence opens today at Westwood Business Park, Coventry Electrical training provider Trade Skills 4U have announced the opening of their new training centre at Westwood Business Park in Coventry. The company, established in 2005 has been ...

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TUC warns of “looming skills crisis”

The Trades Union Congress (TUC) has warned that the UK is facing a looming skills crisis after new analysis revealed a sharp drop in workplace training. The TUC says that with automation and new technology changing the way many work, ...

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Sodexo launches programme to support and develop next generation of FM leaders

Sodexo’s Corporate Services business has teamed up with HIT Training to launch a new development programme to support and develop FM’s future leaders. The Futures programme has been created to offer a structured apprenticeship journey for qualifying existing employees and ...

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Sowing the seeds

Jane Bell of Quadrilect explains how putting the emphasis on management in Facilities Management training means equipping facilities professionals for future success Attracting the next generation into FM and ensuring a strong feed of new talent into the profession is ...

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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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