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Jaimie Woodhall  - 22.11.2019, 12:22

Keeping Ventilation Compliant this Christmas

Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene, takes a close look at the Building Engineering Services Association's (BESA) TR19 standard for duct, kitchen extract,...

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Jamie Woodhall  - 19.11.2019, 15:10

Making Washrooms Truly Accessible

As the UN officially marks World Toilet Day 2019, Jamie Woodhall, Technical and Innovation Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, asks if the United Kingdom is doing enough to ensure accessibility to...

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Jason Petsch  - 18.11.2019, 11:31

Respecting the Environment

With a deep freeze forecast for the UK, Gritit managing director, Jason Petsch, discusses mitigating the environmental impact of using salt to keep roads free of ice and snow.

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Amy Highland  - 12.11.2019, 12:24

Sleep and Mental Health

Amy Highland from The Sleep Help Institute explains why a good night's sleep is essential for our physical as well as mental wellbeing.

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Jamie Woodhall  - 12.11.2019, 12:02

Containing E. coli

Jamie Woodhall, Technical and Innovation Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, says effective washroom hygiene is essential to preventing the spread of E. coli infections.

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Mick Hickman  - 11.11.2019, 20:33

Compass Partners with Armed Forces Recruiter

Mick Hickman MBE FIH, Compass Group (UK & Ireland) Foodservice Director and Chair of the Compass Group Armed Force Covenant Committee, explains why the foodservice and facility services company is...

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Meri Braziel  - 07.11.2019, 01:05

Why Co-living is Driving the UK's Private Rental Sector

Meri Braziel, Glide Group Chief Operating Officer and managing director of Glide Student and Residential, explains why 4.5 million households in the United Kingdom are private rental homes.

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David Cross  - 30.10.2019, 21:51

Don’t let Rodents Trick or Treat You

David Cross, Head of the Technical Training Academy, Rentokil Pest Control, says Halloween is a time for facilities managers to look out for rodent infestations - in addition to ghosts, zombies and...

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Paul Casson ,  Jaimie Woodhall  - 17.10.2019, 11:09

Stopping Norovirus in its Tracks

With winter approaching, Paul Casson, Technical Field Manager, Rentokil Specialist Hygiene and Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovation Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene, provide timely advice on...

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Mark Harper  - 14.10.2019, 17:38

Avoiding GDPR Fatigue

David Coleman, operations director at HSM UK, asks whether 'GDPR fatigue' is behind recent research finding that a third of businesses in the European Union are still non-compliant with the directive.

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Jaimie Woodhall  - 08.10.2019, 11:26

Is Your Office a 'Hygiene Haven'?

With Global Hygiene Day scheduled for 15 October, Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Initial Washroom Hygiene, explains the importance of workplace hygiene standards.

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Jason Petsch  - 04.10.2019, 12:11

Delivering Safer Winters

Gritit managing director, Jason Petsch, considers the role of mobile technology in safeguarding facility managers and operators of business premises against litigious claims for falls and injuries.

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Colin Dulson  - 30.09.2019, 13:03

Respecting Client Corporate Culture in FM

Berrison Group managing director, Colin Dulston, says a proper understanding of different organisational cultures is essential to the delivery of large FM contracts.

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Neil Butler  - 26.09.2019, 14:49

HEPA Filters and Hand Dryers

Neil Butler, business development manager within Mitsubishi Electric Europe B.V.'s Automation Systems Division, asks whether there are any real advantage to equipping hand dryers with HEPA air...

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Reuben Richings  - 11.09.2019, 01:01

The Health and Safety of Spills

Despite the often significant environmental impact of spills, thought is rarely given to risks assumed by cleanup operators. Reuben Richings, group technical manager at Adler and Allan, provides...

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Karen Trigg  - 05.09.2019, 17:12

Losing Sleep Over Fire Safety Compliance

Karen Trigg considers statutory fire safety precautions required of specialist accommodation providers, including sheltered housing operators and landlords responsible for houses in multiple...

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Louise Coombs  - 30.08.2019, 15:03

The Dos and Don'ts of Office Redesign

Louise Coombs, design associate with Crown Workspace and founder of interior design consultancy, The Jones London, considers current and future trends in office redesign.

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Dari Shechter ,  Lily Stanger  - 30.08.2019, 11:42

Going "Glocal"

Dari Shechter, vice-president for art and design at Mindspace and Lily Stanger, the global coworking space provider's design lead, consider the impact of local influences on global office design.

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Richard Kirkman  - 16.08.2019, 16:00

Why Peat-free Compost is an Environmental Imperative

Richard Kirkman, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer for Veolia UK & Ireland, says the United Kingdom's failure to safeguard precious peatlands is causing unnecessary damage to ecosystems and...

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Mark Griffiths  - 12.08.2019, 14:44

Preparing Your Business for Flooding

With an estimated 70 per cent of UK businesses unprepared for flooding, Mark Griffiths, flood resilience specialist with environmental consultancy Adler and Allan, explains the importance of risk...

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Trevor Ball  - 07.08.2019, 13:44

Bolstering Security With Big Data

Trevor Ball, business development manager UK & Ireland for Allegion UK, explains how facilities can improve security by harvesting and harnessing big data.

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Sandra Bell  - 25.07.2019, 14:31

What the Office Really Means to Businesses

Dr Sandra Bell, Head of Resilience Consulting at Sungard Availability Services, considers the importance of contingency planning within facilities management.