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Government launches call for evidence on fire safety in the workplace

Employers and business owners are being asked for their views on fire safety in workplaces in England as part of a Home Office call for evidence launched yesterday. The Home Office is seeking feedback on the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) ...

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Blending in

Today’s workplaces have to accommodate a diverse cross-section of employees. Michael Page, Director of Saracen Interiors talks about the need to combine comfort and efficiency with the wow factor Offices are no longer utilitarian spaces where employees from a company ...

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Select committee calls for Government to take a more proactive role in creating inclusive buildings and environments

The Government must act to lead the charge in improving access and inclusion in the built environment, says the Women and Equalities Committee in a major new report published today (25 April 2017).  This should include public procurement, fiscal initiatives ...

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Challenging convention in FM

i-FM’s annual Workplace Futures conference returns on the 7th February to The Crystal in London’s Royal Victoria Docks A cursory look into the world of facilities management would suggest that the discipline operates exclusively in corporate offices. Fashionable tech giants like Google ...

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Fit to eat

Organisations are seeking ways to improve the health, wellbeing and performance of their staff. Julia Edmonds, managing director at Lexington Catering, argues that providing healthy food in the workplace is a great way to do it An unhealthy diet not ...

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What’s the bigger risk?

The monthly blog from Martyn Freeman, Mitie’s Facilities Management MD Towards the end of last year we gathered together several very senior members of the commercial property industry, where among a wealth of fascinating debate about the development of the ...

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Inside the mind

The effect that office interiors have upon staff’s morale and productivity has been a hot topic of conversation across the FM industry for quite some time now. FMJ takes a look at the research several companies have actually conducted whilst finding ...

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ISS wins International Safety Award

The ISS Technical Services business has won an International Safety Award with merit from the British Safety Council in recognition of its commitment to keeping its workers and workplaces healthy and safe during the 2014 calendar year. ISS Technical Services ...

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The Human Factor

Staff satisfaction and wellbeing have taken centre stage in recent years, and nothing is more important to keeping your workforce happy than ergonomics. FMJ examines the latest trends in psychology, engineering and design improving people’s working day, explaining why there ...

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‘Agile working’ coming to you soon

As an FM you’re likely to be at the forefront of profound change in the way your organisation works, and if you aren’t personally involved yet you will be soon. Martin Davies, director of training, BIFM Training explains more New technology ...

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