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Grenfell tower tragedy – first official inquiry report published

A “damning” 1,000-page report into the Grenfell Tower fire has been published today, criticising the London Fire Brigade’s response to the fire that claimed 72 lives in June 2017. Sir Martin Moore-Bick, author of the report, has...


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Outsourcing white paper addresses future of FM

A new white paper addressing outsourcing in FM has been published by bespoke workplace specialists, Active Workplace Solutions. The paper highlights the uncertainty of today’s market in facilities management, discussing the pros and cons of...


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British workers at risk of developing health problems not seen since the Industrial Revolution

Health experts are warning that Britain’s office workers could be left with hunched backs within 20 years – if radical changes to work environments aren’t made. New research by healthy workspace solutions provider, Fellowes, has...


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RICS publishes fire safety guide

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has published a clear and impartial fire safety guide to highlight the responsibilities of landlords and tenants in keeping properties safe. The short, easy-to-follow guide covers houses, apartments, f...


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Largest ever strike action in UK higher education

Hundreds of cleaners, porters and security workers at University College London are to vote on strike action over pay and conditions. The Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) is to ballot almost 300 workers for strike action at London...


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Are workplace parking levies the future?

A number of UK cities and towns are considering introducing workplace parking levies (WPL) as a way of tackling air quality and emissions targets and raising money to invest in sustainable transport projects. A WPL is a charge on employers that p...