Organisations have a lack of certainty and confidence about what the workplace should and will look like as businesses reopen their physical spaces, listeners of a webinar hosted by the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management heard this week.
The Covid-19 lockdown could be eased during late spring, but security challenges will not end then for businesses, warns Steve Frost, an integrated solution specialist with G4S Academy in the UK and Ireland.
The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned the industry to be vigilant when sourcing personal protective equipment (PPE) as there remains a large amount of counterfeit product on the market.
Despite fears over the prospect of the coronavirus spreading around poorly ventilated classrooms, schools will only be able to take basic indoor air quality precautions due to budget constraints, according to a webinar.
The Covid-19 crisis exacerbated the existing skills gap in the building services sector, but also created new opportunities and accelerated potential solutions, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA).