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Grenfell fire: police have ‘reasonable grounds’ to suspect corporate manslaughter

“We are conducting one of the largest criminal investigations outside of counter terrorism operations,” the Metropolitan Police Service has said in a letter circulated to residents of the Grenfell Tower, following the fire in which m...


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Restoring the Palace of Westminster: meet the man in charge!

If you’re involved in construction or facilities management, there’s a unique opportunity to meet the man in charge of the Palace of Westminster Restoration and Renewal Programme at a key industry dinner. The 1,100-room Palace of West...


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New films advise on terrorist threat

The travel industry has launched a new training package for staff working in the UK and abroad to help keep holidaymakers safe this summer. The advice, which includes films on how to spot suspicious items and activity as well as what to do in th...


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New Facilities Management Standard available for comment

The British Standards Institution is developing a new International Standard for facilities management that is now available for public comment. The standard, ISO 41001, intends to aid organisations in managing their operational activities and ri...


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Leading FM business launch initiative to nurture internal talent

Servest, the Bury St Edmunds based FM provider, has launched a company-wide learning and development initiative called The 100 Club, as part of its Hidden Talent programme. The campaign, inspired by the arrival of the apprenticeship levy in April...


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New edition of Wiring Regs published

The 18th edition of the Wiring Regulations (otherwise known as BS 7671) will be out in July 2018 to come into force at January 2019. The edition and year both being 18 are a coincidence. We don’t think this means that Wiring Regs will be com...