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The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers Young Manager Award

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers Young Manager Award, supported by RICS, is one of many facilities management awards that is on offer each year. To be honest it is probably one of the least well-known. It’s actually very different fr...


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One-day FM Legal Update: 4 October 2017

Our next one-day FM Legal Update takes place on 4 October in London. Now in its 18th year, it’s still the most popular legal briefing in the sector. The programme changes every time we run it, to ensure we are covering the key events o...


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Protecting yourself online – the threat of Ransomware

Over the last few days the headlines have been full of the ‘Wannacry’ ransomware cyber threat that has very publicly hit a lot of businesses worldwide. This is not the first and certainly will not be the last ransomware attack that we ...


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Apprenticeship Levy comes into force

In the Spending review and autumn statement of 2015, the Chancellor of the Exchequer confirmed that an apprenticeship levy would be imposed on all large employers in all industry sectors, for the purpose of raising money to meet the cost of appren...


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  • 29 March 2017

UK workers’ rights post-Brexit: tidal wave or damp squib?

Amongst the many anxieties caused by the EU referendum vote last year, the prospect of erosion of workers’ rights has loomed large. Despite official support for the Remain campaign from Government, historically at least, Conservative politic...


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What a waste - Brexit and waste management

Today is historic – on 29 March 2017 Theresa May will push the button that opens the trapdoor to Brexit and we will have two years in which to slide through it. Will we glide through and land gracefully on a conveyor belt into the future? Or...