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City & Guilds urges businesses to safeguard employee mental wellbeing during the global pandemic

City & Guilds Group is urging businesses to do much more to safeguard mental wellbeing of workers during the global pandemic and has key spokespeople available to discuss the workplace and wellbeing challenges in today’s business environment. In the UK, ...

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Ergonomic insights

FMJ recently carried out a survey with ergonomics specialists DURABLE to gain insights into how FMs approach ergonomics in their organisation. Sam Rylands, DURABLE’s Marketing Manager offers a preview of some of the key results ‘Ergonomics’ has been a concept ...

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Our duty of care

The 2020 Workplace Futures Conference focused on wellness and our industry’s responsibilities towards the wellbeing of our people and planet  “FM is all about people,” said i-FM’s MD David Emmanuel in his introduction to the Workplace Futures conference, which took ...

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Facilities management & wellbeing in the workplace

Wellbeing in the workplace has rightly become a central focal point within recent years. Employee health matters. A happy, healthy team is a productive one and vital to the success of most (if not all) organisations. The built environment plays ...

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Have a break for workplace wellbeing

On average, British workers spend 3,515 full days at work over the course of a lifetime, with 188 days of overtime(1). Whether that’s working at a computer, behind the wheel, in a kitchen or manufacturing, work plays a major part ...

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FM Clinic: Improving wellbeing in the workplace

Alongside the design and layout of a workplace, the way it is run can have a profound effect on the wellbeing of occupants, including encouraging breaks, improving ergonomics and ensuring access to healthy food and exercise. In what ways can ...

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Churchill launches employee-centric wellbeing strategy

Soft services provider, Churchill Group, has launched an internal wellbeing programme titled ‘WellMe’ which has been created to ensure that employee wellbeing remains a priority for the business, and aligns with the Group’s core value of ‘Do the right thing’. ...

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Blowing hot and cold

Giles Korner, Head of Smart Buildings at engineering consultancy HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt, explains how the latest technologies can improve environmental conditions for building occupants The design of buildings is becoming more focused on the wellbeing of occupants, creating ...

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Jump achieves 3 million positive actions for sustainability and wellbeing in 2019 

Participants in Jump’s engagement programmes have achieved a record-breaking three million positive actions for sustainability and wellbeing over the last year. This has resulted in over 765 tonnes of avoided CO2 emissions. Jump is a supplier of sustainability and wellbeing engagement programmes, enabling universities, councils, NHS trusts, public ...

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Something in the air

Rupert Kazlauciunas of Zehnder Group UK discusses the links between building design and the health and wellbeing of occupants A study recently conducted in the US revealed that 40 per cent of adult workers have taken a day off sick ...

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