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Leadership traits ‘spread contagiously’, says new research

The best and worst leadership traits spread contagiously through a business, with professionals’ behaviours most heavily influenced by the people they work with most frequently. New research on the UK’s workforce from ILM, the UK&rsqu...


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HR plays central role in BAME representation at work

More work needs to be done to improve Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) representation in the UK workplace, according to key representatives at a recent HR industry event.  Earlier this month, the CIPD and EY hosted a dinner to discuss...


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FM Young Manager Award entries still open

A reminder that entries are still open for the Pattenmakers Young Manager Award 2018. The award is designed for employers in the facilities management sector, to help them identify, motivate and develop young managers who they believe will rise t...


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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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Terror threats: the modern employer’s responsibility to protect from attack?

Currently there is no escaping the reality of terror threats, with the attacks in Barcelona last week and the UK still on high alert after three separate attacks in as many months.  We’re all impacted to a degree, but there are those t...


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IOSH Managing Safely eLearning

This week sees the launch of the new version of the IOSH Managing Safely eLearning course by International Workplace. It’s a major revision: the course has been over a year in the making, it’s based on the latest version 5.0 of th...