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Service Works Group launches global PPP survey

Facilities, property and workplace management software provider, Service Works Group (SWG), has launched a new survey, exploring the operational phase of PPP (public-private partnership) projects, in collaboration with industry journal, Partnerships Bulletin and its sister publication, P3 Bulletin. PPP contracts now play ...

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Ultimate partners with Security Research Initiative

London-based private security company, Ultimate Security Services, has joined forces with the respected Security Research Initiative (SRI). Supported by the Security Institute and ASIS International (UK Chapter), the SRI – part of Perpetuity Research, is a rolling three-year research programme, ...

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Study reveals workplace guardians are key to boosting productivity and wellbeing

Businesses should adopt teams of ‘workplace guardians’ to curate work spaces that support employee wellbeing and overall business performance, according to Interserve. The findings come as part of a new study ‘Designing and delivering effective workplace experiences – a practical ...

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Construction projects worth over £64bn boost Saudi’s HVACR market

With a current value of $3.2 billion (£2.5 billion), Saudi Arabia’s HVACR (heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration) market is expected to grow steadily over the next five years, according to the ‘Saudi Arabia HVACR Market Outlook 2021’ by TechSci ...

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Survey reveals we are a ‘nation’ of workers in our breaks

New research released by health and wellbeing provider Benenden reveals that UK workers’ lunch hours are dying out, as a large number of employees continue to work through what was traditionally a break from the working routine, despite not being paid for it. The ...

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Interserve publishes new workplace experience report

The smell, noise and temperature of the working environment are among the main factors that influence employees’ experiences of the workplace and can impact productivity and performance, according to a new report by the international support services and construction group, ...

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How to boost employee performance this Small Business Advice Week

Today marks the start of Small Business Advice Week (5-9 September 2016), an annual awareness campaign which seeks to to help the country’s 4.5 million SMEs thrive in tough times, with advice from leading experts and businesses across Britain. The research group within Advanced ...

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‘Spiderman’ gene discovery could enhance pest control service

Pest control may undergo major innovation following the discovery of the gene responsible for giving insects their waterproof coating, which protects them from microbes and environmental stress. The international research team, led by Joanne Yew from the University of Hawai’i, ...

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New trial to reveal the extent to which workplace professionals can boost brainpower

A groundbreaking trial has been launched in the UK to improve and transform the workplace through further understanding the factors that impact cognitive performance. Workplace change management consultancy, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA) and research partner, cognitive assessment and training company, ...

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FM technology benefitting the bottom line

In the annual FM software survey, conducted by Service Works Group (SWG), to provide insight into how technology is impacting the profession, nearly 50 per cent of the respondents stated that the greatest business benefit of FM software has been ...

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