Wales chapter of School of Hard Knocks Charity opens

Charity supported by rugby giants Scott Quinnell, Will Greenwood MBE, Brian Moore & HRH Prince Harry, heads to Wales to open a new chapter The School of Hard Knocks – a charity that uses rugby and boxing, to tackle social exclusion by getting unemployed people back into work – has opened up in Wales. The charity is aiming to find…

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NEC presents a free webinar for Facilities Management

Getting the most out of the NEC3 Term Service Short Contract (TSSC) webinar NEC presents a free to attend webinar for Facilities Management NEC will be hosting a webinar on the NEC3 Term Service Short Contract (TSSC) on 8 September, at 13:00 (GMT+1). The speakers will be Robert Gerrard, NEC Users’ Group Secretary, and Ross Hayes, Consultant and Project Manager, for Anthony…

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Boss Design task chair set to revolutionise office seating

Renowned for its pioneering advances in office furniture design, Boss Design continues to innovate with the unveiling of Trinetic at Clerkenwell Design Week – a unique task chair that incorporates a brand new type of movement to create a superior and completely natural user experience. With tangible ergonomic and commercial benefits, Trinetic will be the benchmark against which future task…

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Industry leaders delivering the answers to effective energy management at this year’s showcase event

In a sector marked by volatile pricing, changing regulatory frameworks and increasing financial and security risk, it is necessary for the industry to come together to safeguard and ensure the future of energy & resource efficiency, says Nicola Meadows, event director – Environment, i2i Events Group. With policy change amass and technological advances in abundance, there is now even more…

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One training solution but not a one-size-fits-all approach

In the complex and hectic world of FM, busy managers seek a simple and efficient solution to sourcing the full training provision for their entire workforce. With such a wide range of courses available, finding the right options (at the right price) can be challenging. Many busy organisations who need to ensure all staff are competent in their specific job…

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£5,000 and Paid Apprentice up for grabs to the Ultimate Tradesperson

IRWIN®’s Ultimate Tradesperson Competition Calls on Outstanding Tradespeople to Nominate Themselves, Friends and Colleagues for the 2016 title IRWIN® Tools, innovation experts in the hand tool and power tool accessories industry for over a century, has launched its annual Nominate a Tradesperson competition to find the UK and Ireland’s Ultimate Tradesperson. IRWIN is on the lookout for trade professionals –…

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Red is the colour – Virgin Trains choose Colani toilet seats for on-board refresh

Virgin Trains have chosen a vibrant red Colani toilet seat from Pressalit Care for their fleet of East Coast Mainline trains. Matching Virgin Trains distinctive corporate colours, the Colani toilet seat offers a range of special features that makes it the ideal choice for on-board installation where comfort is a chief consideration. Andrew Lowndes of Pressalit Care says, “Always seeking…

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Chubb Protects New £450 Million University Campus

Chubb Fire & Security Limited has won a competitive tender to protect students, staff and property from fire by supplying thousands of portable fire extinguishers to Swansea University’s new £450 million Bay Campus. Chubb, a leading provider of security and fire-safety solutions, is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The new campus, a…

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A Euro Vision: What Brexit could mean for planning and building projects

With the European Union (EU) Referendum looming, the potential implications and debates surrounding the two choices – whether to stay or go – are becoming increasing visible to the British population. A departure from the EU will result in the UK making its own amendments to laws previously imposed by EU directives. And it’s not just about controlling its borders…

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