BigChange brings digital transformation to over 5,000 service engineers in Facilities Management

Photo shows: From left to right, Martin Port – Founder and CEO at BigChange, an Impra-Gas technician and BBC Apprentice Winner Joseph Valente, Founder and Managing Director of ImpraGas. Mobile Workforce Management specialist BigChange has won contracts to supply its three-in-one JobWatch platform to over 5,000 mobile technicians at leading players across the Facilities Management Sector. The orders come from…

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Putting Furniture Poverty to Bed

Nick Oettinger, managing director at R&R Beds, comments on the rise of furniture poverty in the UK and how recycling schemes can help families in need of basic household furniture. Getting home at the end of a long day and getting into bed for a well-earned rest – just one of the everyday activities not always possible for the 14…

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The case for keeping cool and reducing costs, without traditional air conditioning

A Derbyshire electronics firm is no longer counting the costs of keeping cool, after installing an evaporative cooling system that allows them to keep servicing clients in the face of sweltering temperatures. Kingfield required cooling to reduce internal temperatures from more than 30°C in the summer – even when the outside temperature was 15 degrees lower. To address the issue,…

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Workplace design – creating natural habitats

Oliver Ronald, Sales & Marketing Director at Boss Design, explains why habitats are now key to successful workplace design.  It’s long been accepted that workplace design is no longer just about the space available. Today, it’s all about how people work and are managed, and the technologies that enable their work. It’s also about finding new and better ways to…

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Security & Counter Terror Expo 2017: an international platform for global security

UK’s leading national security event returns to London in May with a programme created to help those tasked with keeping nations, assets and businesses safe Terrorism has become part of every day life. Over the past 12 months, Europe has experienced some the deadliest attacks in its history and the threat level remains high worldwide. One of the main issues…

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Hot desks, cool design

Workplace design is not just about configuring the layout of desks, chairs and meeting rooms – it’s about strategic assets that need to be managed effectively, according to the CEO of one of the UK’s leading FF&E specialists. And Andy Kendall-Jones, who heads the Southerns Group, an organisation made up of six businesses, knows all about the effective management of…

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