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FMs have opportunity to take part in next stage of SFMI Scope 3 research

In June 2022, The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), in partnership with BAM FM, released a standard to calculate Scope 3 carbon emissions for the facilities management sector – “Setting the foundations for net zero”. The vision aims to create ...

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Landmark study finds menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace

The Fawcett Society has released findings of the largest ever survey of menopausal women, which has found the basic needs of menopausal women are being ignored in the workplace and by healthcare providers. The landmark study shows the majority of ...

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Square Mile Farms now has more than 60 urban farms in over 25 locations

Urban agriculture specialist, Square Mile Farms, has established over 60 urban farm installations in 27 locations, a milestone in the company’s history. The company, founded by Patrick Dumas and Johnno Ransom, has been enriching the lives of city dwellers since ...

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Flexible tech and wellbeing support is a priority for job seekers, particularly the younger generation

Three quarters (73 per cent) of UK workers believe that the provision of ergonomic work conditions, as well as support for their health would help determine whether to join an organisation. The survey by Ergotron, revealed that younger generations surveyed ...

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Incentive FM encourages engagement and wellbeing at City law firm

Incentive FM has recently introduced a Farmstand at Addleshaw Goddard’s London office. As part of their joint engagement and wellbeing strategy the international law firm is encouraging its employees to make use of the Farmstand – a self-watering hydroponic system which grows ...

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Bidvest Noonan partnership takes employee engagement to a new level

Bidvest Noonan has teamed up with employee engagement and wellness specialists Wrkit to enhance the wellbeing and engagement of its 27,000 people. Wrkit provides insight and guidance to help inspire and deliver better and healthier working environments enabling employers to ...

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Office still highly valued by UK employees and is a boost for mental wellbeing finds research

New research from Nespresso Professional has revealed that the office space is still highly valued by employees, with office workers naming seeing their colleagues (39 per cent) as the thing they like most about being in the office. While a proper desk setup (31 per ...

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New IFMA research advisory committee focuses on the future of FM

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has created a new Research Advisory Committee to help reshape the built environment through a future-oriented research agenda. This international panel of multidisciplinary subject matter experts will reshape the built environment to improve both ...

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EMCOR UK first organisation to be certified against BSI’s new psychological health and safety scheme

EMCOR UK has become the first organisation globally to be certified against BSI’s new scheme which is based on the international standard ISO 45003 – the first global standard providing practical guidance on managing psychological health and safety in the ...

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Businesses report employee mental health support has improved

New research by workplace expert, Acas, has found that more than a third of British employers have seen their mental health support improve since the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Acas commissioned YouGov to ask businesses in Britain about whether ...

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