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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...

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David Khanna  - 20.05.2019, 13:34

Managing Obsolescence

Arolite director David Khanna discusses the importance of proactive and reactive maintenance in managing legacy machinery and equipment on an estate.

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Trevor Ball  - 20.05.2019, 01:02

Improving Security in More Ways Than One

Trevor Ball, business development manager UK & Ireland at Allegion provides insight into the physical security and cybersecurity benefits associated with the Cloud.

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FM Editor  - 09.05.2019, 09:15

Making Security Integral to BIM

Integrated life systems and security business Evolutionsays the security industry has been slow in bringing the benefits of building information modelling (BIM) to the design and commissioning of...

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Sue Corrick  - 02.05.2019, 16:26

Preparing for the Unknown

Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager with Allegion UK, discusses the balance between school safety and security - and how to factor in the unexpected.

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Lara Coutinho  - 30.04.2019, 17:30

Taking Cleaning Carbon Neutral

Lara Coutinho, ABM UK’s newly appointed Environment and Sustainability Manager, reflects on the path to going carbon neutral.

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George Adams  - 30.04.2019, 12:08

Improving Efficiency and Reducing UK Emissions

George Adams, Director of Energy & Engineering with SPIE UK and a past CIBSE President, comments on a motion the Labour Party has proposed for tomorrow to declaring a national environmental and...

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Chris Cerisola  - 18.04.2019, 12:25

What's New in BS 7671:2018?

Chris Cerisola, a NICEIC Qualified Supervisor (QS) with Artic Buliding Services, considers recent changes to the IET Wiring Regulations (BS 7671:2018) standard.

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Mark Harper  - 16.04.2019, 12:08

Document Shredding and GDPR

Despite a global increase in document shredder sales since the introduction of GDPR, HSM's Mark Harper says data handlers need to align the destruction of confidential documents more closely with...

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Liz Minshall  - 12.04.2019, 14:17

The UK's New Environmental Reporting Framework

Liz Minshall, environmental compliance consultant with Valpak, comments on the UK government's new mandatory Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) framework.

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GRITIT Ltd  - 12.04.2019, 11:28

The Grounds Maintenance Calendar

As few facilities managers are likely to be expert horticulturalists, GRITIT advocates seasonal planning of grounds maintenance activities.

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Adam Branson  - 08.04.2019, 14:02

Partners in Crime?

Adam Branson asks whether the UK government's anti-money laundering (AML) regime for property transactions measures up to other leading international jurisdictions.

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Carl Standertskjold-Nordenstam  - 03.04.2019, 02:09

Freedoms and the Workplace of the Future

Carl Standertskjold-Nordenstam, European Corporate Segment Marketing Manager with Sony Professional Solutions Europe, explains why workplaces that work for everyone are usually more productive.

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MSL Property Care Services  - 02.04.2019, 11:14

Minimising Disruption from Maintenance

MSL Property Care Services discuss the role of planned maintenance scheduling in maximising business continuity.

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Jim Jenkins  - 20.03.2019, 09:39

Catering for Lifelong Learning

Jim Jenkins, CEO of Universities East for Sodexo North America, considers the practices tertiary education providers can follow to make job-related training even more fulfilling for an estimated 63...

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Lanes Group PLC  - 18.03.2019, 14:23

UK Period Poverty Pledge Must Address Environment

Drainage specialist Lanes Group says a UK government pledge of free sanitary products in all secondary schools and colleges in England insufficiently redresses period poverty, and raises concerns...

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Steve Loughney  - 13.03.2019, 11:38

Is Anyone Listening?

Steve Loughney, Head of building management systems (BMS) for Siemens' Building Technologies division, considers allowances emergency planners must make for bystander apathy – the condition where...

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Deborah Exell  - 08.03.2019, 12:16

Empowering Women in ICT

Deborah Exell, Global Head of Human Capital at Getronics, asks whether our need to mark International Women’s Day is a sign of success or an acknowledgement too many employers are still failing...

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Peter Tetlow  - 06.03.2019, 15:11

Does ‘Digital’ Really Exist?

Peter Tetlow, client solutions director for outsourced contact centre provider Ventrica says thinking about digitalisation needs to change despite the fashion for digital transformation in the...

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Chris Townsend  - 04.03.2019, 17:32

Squaring Apprenticeships with Skills Shortages

ABM UK HR Director, Chris Townsend, says apprenticeships are an obvious solution to widely reported skills shortages reported in the facilities management industry.

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Karen Trigg  - 04.03.2019, 17:00

When Design Meets School Security

Karen Trigg, business development manager with Allegion UK, considers security challenges presented by the design of school buildings.