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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.

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Guy Cuthbert  - 24.07.2019, 14:28

Clarifying the Purposes of Food Waste Management

Atheon Analytics CEO, Guy Cuthbert, says grocers and the food services sector need to adopt new ways of thinking to meet ambitious global targets for reducing food waste.

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Klaus Allion  - 24.07.2019, 11:36

Are ARC the Best Way to Manage Critical Alarms?

ANT Telecom managing director, Klaus Allion, considers the benefits and disbenefits of Alarm Receiving Centres (ARC) which typically monitor alarm systems to provide operational continuity and...

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George Adams  - 24.07.2019, 11:01

Is London Any Smarter?

George Adams, UK Director of Energy and Engineering at SPIE (and a past CIBSE President), casts a critical eye over the Mayor of London’s smart city roadmap on the anniversary of its launch.

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Guy Cuthbert  - 03.07.2019, 21:25

Consumer Packaging and Food Waste

Atheon Analytics CEO, Guy Cuthbert, explains how new retail food portions and packaging materials can help reduce consumer waste.

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FM Editor  - 28.06.2019, 06:26

Data is Key to Food Sustainability

Peter Ruffley, Chairman of cloud-based analytics service provider Zizo, argues ambitious UK government targets for reducing food wastage require better sharing and analysis of data from...

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Klaus Allion  - 27.06.2019, 18:22

Out of Time, Out of Mind

Klaus Allion, ANT Telecom managing director, considers risks associated with failing to respond punctually to critical alarms.

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Karen Trigg  - 27.06.2019, 15:55

Why UK Care Homes Present Fire Risks

Karen Trigg, business development manager at Allegion UK, discusses the importance of addressing fire safety in buildings that house elderly residents.

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George Adams  - 14.06.2019, 15:18

Tackling the Cocktail of Pollutants in Our Buildings

George Adams explains why he supports calls by The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) for the UK government to include indoor airborne...

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George Adams  - 05.06.2019, 13:46

Combating Pollution with Smarter Cities

George Adams, Director of Energy & Engineering with SPIE UK and a past President of CIBSE, says air pollution which came under the spotlight on World Environment Day 2019, requires a rethink of the...