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Expected winter whiteout means autos should be checked

Carrying out weekly checks on automatic doors in the run-up to the UK’s envisaged “worst winter in 70 years” is being urged by experts from GEZE UK. Weather forecasters are predicting that a polar cold snap could bring the longest ...

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Slippery slope

When clearing snow and ice from the organisation’s premises, it’s everyone’s neck on the line should something go wrong, warns winter maintenance specialist Gritit No ifs, no buts. If you run a business or are responsible for employees, customers or ...

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Cold comfort

Harsh winter weather often takes organisations by surprise. As Vicky Lopez, Director at De-ice, explains, it’s never too soon to plan for snow and ice The UK is not like Scandinavia, where the advent of winter snow and ice is ...

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VPS issues cold weather guide for vacant property

Vacant property specialists, VPS has issued its Cold Weather Plan 2015 and provided an at-a-glance-checklist to help owners of empty premises to cut the cost of damages that can be incurred as a result of wintry weather. In 2014 over 260,000 ...

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BIFM publishes severe winter weather guidance

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published in partnership with GRITIT, a Good Practice Guide to Winter Maintenance to support FM professionals with business risk and continuity. The guide offers practical advice and guidance to support FMs in developing ...

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All wrapped up for winter

Good preparation is key to success, especially where risk is involved. Former US Senator Mark Udall commented: “You don’t climb mountains without a team, you don’t climb mountains without being fit, you don’t climb mountains without being prepared and you ...

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Failing to prepare for winter is a costly business

“The ability to manage severe weather events is key to future economic competitiveness, and businesses that fail to anticipate climate change, and the increasing unpredictability of UK weather, are putting themselves at risk,” commented GRITIT’s managing director, Nikki Singh-Barmi, at ...

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Winter is coming!

Think that dealing with winter weather and keeping business’s running smoothly during the snowy seasons is only relevant in November and December? Industry expert Vicky Lopez of De-Ice explains why this is not the case As one of the UK’s ...

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Strong backing for Environment Agency warning

Severn Trent Costain is strongly backing the warning from the Environment Agency of the need for businesses to prepare for future weather extremes. Managing director, Wayne Earp, said: “The Environment Agency assessment of the likely trend for more extreme weather ...

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Balfour Beatty maps out £150m Wiltshire contract

Balfour Beatty, the global infrastructure group has been awarded a five-year highway maintenance contract worth £150 million by Wiltshire Council. The contract, which is due to start on 1st June 2013 covers highway maintenance, grass cutting, grounds maintenance, litter collection ...

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