Entries that demonstrate how those managing the workplace sustained their end-users’ operations are the focus of the IWFM Covid Response Awards’ ‘Keeping Good Work Going’ grouping.
IWFM members and Facilitate readers can select a winner from the grouping by clicking here.
The five shortlisted entries in this particular grouping show how workplace and facilities teams managed to maintain productive and connected working environments safely and mindfully at a time when so many are working remotely and in diverse circumstances.
We encourage you to click here and register your vote in each of all four groupings, but here are the key elements to the five ‘Keeping Good Work Going’ stories:
The entry: Ashdown Phillips & Partners Ltd, ‘Ahead of the Curve’
The story: Property management firm uses a variety of tools to “see one another less, but talk more” when dealing with clients, occupiers and service partners.
The entry: The DVLA’s H&S and Estates Services Team
The story: Estates service providers turn to out of the ordinary measures to ensure all buildings in a large estate remain open for business
The entry: Lloyds Banking Group and Mitie
The story: Large-scale response to Covid crisis sees buildings mothballed and ‘one-team’ working adopted to ensure both internal and end-user facilities are kept up and running.
The entry: City and Asda partnership
The story: Shifts in the importance of a retail lead to altered cleaning and safety service provision across Birmingham Asda sites in the face of tragedy on the team.
The entry: Team Heathrow – Heathrow, ISS and Mitie
The story: Tripartite project sees service partners adapt to the needs of regular Heathrow visitors and pandemic-related requirements following Covid’s effect on passenger numbers.
Each of the five entrants above has posted a short video about their entry. You can view them, and read the awards submissions, by clicking here (scroll down to see the shortlisted 'Keeping Good Work Going' entries).