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DHF ‘Hammers Home’ Legal Responsibilities For Owners/Managers Of Automated Products

Door & Hardware Federation (DHF) logoDHF (Door & Hardware Federation), is highlighting the importance of safety – and legal responsibilities – for owners of automated products through a series of free two-hour Zoom seminars. The first seminar, held on 23rd September, and delivered by DHF’s Senior Training and Compliance Officer, Nick Perkins, offered a guide for owners and managers of industrial doors, garage doors, powered gates and traffic barriers, including vehicle/loading bay doors, and vertically acting shutters over pedestrian access areas.

Sodexo Re-Awarded Catering At Solent University, Southampton

Solent University in SouthamptonSodexo, a leading global services company, has extended its partnership with Solent University, Southampton following a competitive re-tender of the catering and hospitality services contract.

BESA Publishes New COVID Health And Safety Guidelines

Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) logoThe Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has published new guidance to help engineering and construction firms keep their staff safe in the light of new government restrictions.

New Highlands And Islands Hub Launched By CIOB

Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) logoThe Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is announcing the launch of a new Hub for members in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. The launch event, which is taking place virtually, includes contributions from John MacLennan of the Scottish Construction Innovation Centre, Caroline Gumble, the CIOB’s CEO, LDN Architects’ Stuart MacKellar, currently involved in the restoration of Inverness Castle, and Hub committee member Sharon Barrie of the Highland Council.

Sodexo Celebrates A Hat-Trick Of Wins At The 2020 IWFM Awards

Diageo Edinburgh Park HQSodexo was named winner in three categories at the prestigious IWFM Awards on Tuesday evening. In all three categories Sodexo and its client organisations, Diageo, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and the University of Greenwich were recognised for delivering excellence in workplace experience, collaboration and in the special 2020 category Covid-19 response award for adapting to new realities.

Construction Workers’ Wages Hit Hardest During Pandemic

FASET (Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training) logoFigures just released by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show that the wages of construction workers have fallen more than in any other sector of the economy.

New Code Brings Global Consistency To Facility Management Procurement

RICS has launched a new global industry code of practice which sets out high-level steps to bring transparency and consistency to the facility management procurement process.

Virtual Awards Honours ‘Exceptional Effort In Exceptional Times’ As Profession And People Salute FM’s COVID “heroes”

IWFM Awards Logo 2020The sequins may have been in shorter supply at this evening’s virtual 2020 IWFM Impact Awards, but the star quality shone out as an online audience of hundreds celebrated the gamechangers whose extraordinary achievements were honoured at the most unusual ceremony in the flagship event’s twenty-year history.

Transmitting from home, in full tuxedo, IWFM Chairman Martin Bell said: "This year, workplace and facilities professionals have been helping their organisations confront unprecedented challenges. Yet we have also been at the forefront of new opportunities around the evolution of work and workplace during and post-pandemic.

Don’t Miss The Opportunity To Attend The Virtual Manchester Cleaning Show

Manchester Cleaning Show 2020 logoJust days left to register for free or to book an exhibition space

With just a few days to go before the virtual Manchester Cleaning Show, organisers are urging people to register for free to avoid missing out on what promises to be the biggest and best cleaning and hygiene event of the year.

Act Now To Make The Most Of £1bn Energy Efficiency Fund

Act now to make the most of 1bn energy efficiency fundTime is of the essence if public sector institutions are to take full advantage of the UK Government’s £1bn funding pot for improving energy efficiency, says Priva UK.

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