Facilities Management News


Waterborne Legionella - Minimising the Risk

29/10/2019 Health & Safety
In many ways, water contamination seems like an issue consigned to history, yet outbreaks continue to occur causing illness and, in the worst cases, fatalities. In this article, Spencer Culley...
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Poor Indoor Air Quality a Major Contributor to Sick Building Syndrome

29/10/2019 Health & Wellbeing
Facilities Managers are being urged to consider the benefits of a reliable ventilation system, in light of the news that poor indoor air quality is contributing to the return of sick building...
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Sustainable thinking - a wider role for the FM sector

29/10/2019 Health & Wellbeing
Sustainable Facilities Management often centres on the FM’s role in managing buildings, for instance, improving the energy management of a site, reducing the amount of waste going to landfill or...
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Protecting the Planet doesn’t need to cost the Earth

By Nick Winstone, Co-Founder and MD of InnuScience UK Perception in the cleaning industry is that to enhance product quality, and specifically, to ensure the greenest products possible, product costs...
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The AJ Products Workplace Health Survey 2019 Investigates Wellbeing in the British Workplace

11/10/2019 Health & Wellbeing
The AJ Products Workplace Health Survey 2019 Investigates Wellbeing in the British Workplace A study by AJ Products has revealed that over 40% of workers in the UK think that their current work...
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Mental health - apps and hotlines

10/10/2019 Health & Wellbeing
Maintaining and encouraging a mentally resilient workplace environment is higher up the priority list for businesses than ever. In honour of World Mental Health Day (Thursday 10 th October 2019), we’...

Window of Opportunity

26/09/2019 FM Services
Phil Brown of Pilkington believes that glazing can play an important role in the government’s plans for moving towards a carbon-neutral economy. In a bid to tackle climate change, the government...

The Future of Washroom Management

26/09/2019 FM Services
We asked one simple question: “Wouldn’t it be great if we were able to inform our customers of a problem, where it was precisely and above all else notify them before they even knew about it?”...
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Waste Not

26/09/2019 FM Services
This month marked the 17 th year of Recycle Week, which runs from the 23-29 September, and aims to persuade consumers and businesses to review their recycling habits and so increase recycling rates...
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Why is the Smart Office Lagging Behind the Smart Home?

“Alexa, I’m home!” Alexa then locks the front door, activates the lights to my preset scenes, sets the oven to 180 degrees, boosts the heating to 21 degrees (lower in the bedrooms), the coffee starts...
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Student Accommodation: The Demand for Community-Focused Design

18/09/2019 Health & Wellbeing
With 96% of students saying they have felt stressed at university and 56% feeing stressed constantly*, all aspects of the student experience need to have student mental wellbeing at the heart. We are...
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Why is Office Nutrition so Important?

12/09/2019 Health & Wellbeing
Adults that work full-time spend 60% of the hours that they are awake in their place of work. During this time, on average, these workers will consume a third of their daily calorie intake. Consuming...