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Coronavirus – sources of information

With the situation changing daily with regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, we've listed below some useful sources of official information and guidance produced by some of professional bodies whose credentials underpin our workplace management curricu...


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New Fire Safety Bill clarifies duty of the responsible person

The Home Office has introduced a new bill to improve fire safety in buildings in England and Wales. The proposed Fire Safety Bill builds on action already taken to ensure that people feel safe in their homes, and a tragedy like the Grenfell Tower ...


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Homeworking: the impact on IT sustainability

While millions of employees are setting up home offices to work during the Coronavirus pandemic, a Census-wide survey reveals that the majority of UK businesses and organisations do not consider the CO2 and energy consumption of their employees&rs...


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Ban on evictions for businesses who miss rent payments

Commercial tenants who cannot pay their rent because of Coronavirus will be protected from eviction, the government has announced. Many landlords and tenants are already reaching voluntary arrangements about rental payments due shortly, but it ha...


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UK is not prepared for the impact of home working

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has advised that everyone should be working from home where possible, in an attempt to prevent the further spread of Covid-19. However, research suggests that the UK is not at all prepared to implement such measures...


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New guidance on health and wellbeing in building services launched

New guidance on health and wellbeing in building services has been published by CIBSE – the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers. This new version of its Technical Memorandum reflects significant changes in the environmental ...