Reducing food waste

Paul Killoughery, Managing Director of Bio Collectors. Food waste is receiving more attention in the media, and has also been stepped up on the political agenda with Westminster’s own disposal methods in the spotlight. This can only be positive for the environment in the long term, but we think there needs to be more pressure on FM managers in commercial…

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Allegion encourages checks to door closing devices

Specialist security manufacturer, Allegion, is encouraging facilities managers, fire safety managers and maintenance supervisors, as well as others in charge of safety in public sector buildings, to assess their door closing devices, in case an adjustment is necessary. A recent warning from The Department of Health has highlighted issues in public sector buildings with regards to heavy fire doors closing…

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iApply provides welcome efficiency for UK building boom

News that new-build properties have hit an eight-year high is reassuring for everyone involved in the building industry, from those designing and planning homes to those authorising and building them. House Building: December 2015 reports show more than 143,500 new-build homes were started up to December, a 91% increase on June 2009. Completions have also hit a seven-year high, which…

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World Water Day

Since 1993 on March 22nd World Water Day has brought focus to the importance of fresh water and the sustainable management of fresh water sources with changing themes each year; this year it’s ‘water and jobs’. Vivreau, a global leader and innovator in the development and manufacture of purified drinking water systems, understands the importance of hydration in the workplace.…

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Tracerco sees the HD future with Hiperwall

Videowall specialist Saville Audio Visual has added their dynamic HD technology to the headquarters of one of the UK’s leading oil and gas technology companies. International oil and gas service provider, Tracerco is part of the Process Technologies Division of Johnson Matthey and a world leader in its field. The company aims to ensure full optimisation and efficiency of customer…

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How are you managing?

The Facilities Management industry is in a unique position, encompassing the diverse range of services required to look after both the fabric of a building itself and the needs of those occupying it. Maintaining a safe and efficient workplace in these circumstances can be a challenge in itself, particularly as managers are often tasked with overseeing a combination of in-house…

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Leading shopping centre coffee shop chain selects Design & Contract Furniture again for new stores

As nationwide shopping centre coffee shop chain, bb’s Coffee and Muffins, expands across the UK and Ireland, Design & Contract Furniture has been selected to provide more bespoke furniture for the newly opening stores. Renowned for its tempting range of freshly baked ‘made on site’ muffins and delicious barista coffees, bb’s Coffee and Muffins, as part of the Retail Food…

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Cistermiser Helps Thames Water Save Water

The UK’s largest water company has cut water use by a staggering amount at its Clearwater Court office in Reading following a trial of three new technologies in two of its washrooms. Thames Water replaced the existing urinal sensors in the washrooms with Cistermiser’s Direct Flush.  They collectively reduced the amount of water used during the trial period by 90.7…

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Jangro set to shine at the Manchester Cleaning Show 2016

Jangro, the UK’s largest network of janitorial supply companies, will be showcasing two new additions to its impressive portfolio at The Manchester Cleaning Show 2016. Delegates will be able to find out all about Jangro’s brand new ‘Learning Management Solution’ (LMS) website and pick up free voucher codes for exclusive access to the online training modules. It’s inaugural Healthcare catalogue,…

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