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  • Air quality comes to the foreThe role of a building's HVAC system in controlling the spread of the virus suggests that building engineers could become 'the hidden heroes of Britain's Covid-19 recovery.' 01 June 2020
  • Catering in the time of Covid-19Food service providers investigate new ways to deliver catering services to workplaces post-lockdown. 01 June 2020
  • A return to workplaces and to new realitiesEnsuring employee safety and reapprasing space utilisation will be key considerations as organisations prepare for the return to work. 01 June 2020
  • In the fast-tracked laneAs the government aims to increase the number of cycling commuters, we look at what this means for facilities managers. 01 June 2020
  • Homing in on shifting worker preferenceWorkplace and facilities management teams will need balance their offerings to accommodate those continuing to work from home and those wishing to return to the workplace. 01 June 2020
  • Return to work guides: A thematic analysisMatt Tucker assesses the plethora of back-to-work guides published by service providers and corporate real estate firms. 01 June 2020
  • Who is guarding the guards?Male security guards have been some of the most affected by Covid-19. 01 June 2020
  • Preparing people for sudden and substantial changeThe return to work will force many operational changes for workplace and facilities management teams. 01 June 2020
  • Restarting ops with a clean sheetCovid-19 has placed the cleaning function front and centre. As organisations get ready for the return to work, we look at the changing cleaning processes. 01 June 2020
  • Thermal imaging seen as testing solutionMitie Security has proposed a suite of fever-screening solutions to help businesses mitigate the spread of coronavirus. 04 May 2020
  • Covid-19 changes the gameAs the outbreak of novel coronavirus Covid-19 gripped the UK and the nation went into lockdown, the facilities management industry has been involved in a variety of ways to help society adapt to the fast-evolving situation 04 May 2020
  • Government announces building safety measuresHousing secretary Robert Jenrick has announced new measures to reform the building safety system to keep residents safe in their homes. 04 May 2020
  • FM sector combats coronavirus as UK goes into lockdownAs Facilitate went to press, the nation was in the process of shutting down schools, stopping all non-essential travel, practising social distancing and self-isolating in response to the outbreak of novel coronavirus, Covid-19. 30 March 2020
  • FM sector calls on government to rethink immigration rulesThe British Cleaning Council (BCC) is asking the government to revisit its new immigration rules, claiming that current proposals will see the availability of cleaning staff in 2021 severely curtailed. 30 March 2020
  • New strategies for 21st century energy procurementIn a Facilitate and Centrica Business Solutions webinar, our three presenters and host Martin Read took on a broad discussion ranging from energy policies to best practice for energy. 30 March 2020
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