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UK workers masters of all trades

Over half of professionals in Britain claim that the number of people in their industry working multiple jobs is rising according to research from Regus. These ‘portfolio job holders’ work for more than one employer, potentially offering more than one service. ...

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Aramark recognised for helping disadvantaged into work

Aramark has been recognised for its efforts to give work opportunities to disadvantaged people, by receiving the Business Partnership Award from disability charity, Enham Trust. The award celebrates the work of Aramark, a global provider of food, facilities and uniform ...

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UK stuck on the commuting highway

New research published by global workspace provider Regus, which coincides with National Work Life Week – reveals that the average British one-way commute is now nearly half an hour (29.6 minutes) compared to 26 minutes two years ago. A quarter ...

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Managing mobility

Mobile devices are rapidly becoming an integral part of everyday life, both at home and work. The FM Index KPI Survey, compiled by FMJ and Causeway, has been exploring their role in FM There are clear benefits to improving communications ...

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Mitie Foundation celebrates its first anniversary

Mitie has celebrated the first anniversary of its charity, the Mitie Foundation, at an event attended by Esther McVey MP, minister for employment, and Mitie’s Chief Executive, Ruby McGregor-Smith CBE. The charity was set up in April 2013 to bring together ...

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Unsuitable office temperatures cost time and productivity

Nearly a third of workers are losing productivity because their office temperature is unsuitable, a new survey reveals. 29% of workers questioned estimated they spend between 10 and 30 minutes each workday not working due to an uncomfortable office temperature, ...

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Brits admit ‘spit personality’ over home / office energy habits

New research into energy behaviour across the UK reveals ‘huge’ differences between energy habits at home compared to work. It found people are more inclined to waste energy in the workplace than at home. Not only that, the research found employees actively ...

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ISS takes action on unemployment in facilities management

ISS has joined a nationwide commitment to make 25,000 jobs available to unemployed people. In a drive to improve the recruitment of unemployed people within the facilities management sector, the global facilities and support services firm has joined a group ...

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Ex-offender industry skills development programme launches

A leading industry body and a workplace services specialist have teamed up in an initiative to transform the lives ex-offenders. The two organisations, the Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board (WAMITAB) and Amarylllis have signed a partnership agreement that focuses on supporting ...

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