Welcome 2019 and what might you have in store for us?
4th January 2019
It only seems like yesterday I was getting ready for Christmas and yet now it has not only passed but we are into 2019 too.Read more
BREXIT - Health and safety chess, draughts or Chequers?
5th October 2018
With the political conference season over and just under 6 months to our departure from the European Union, where might health and safety be come April 2019?Read more
Good asbestos management relies on good information
26th September 2018
It has recently come to light that gaskets made by a UK company between 2006 and 2011 contained asbestos. The company was not at fault and an HSE investigation cleared them of any blame.Read more
Gauze for thought – HSE issues warning over asbestos containing mats
12th September 2018
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have recently released information indicating schools – as well as potentially other users - have been supplied with metal gauze mats (typically used on tripods over Bunsen burners) which contain asbestos.Read more
Is there Legionella lurking in your garden water butt?
16th July 2018
For all you budding gardeners out there you may have read in the press about catching Legionnaires' disease in this current hot weather from your water butts (for those of you that actually have water in your water butts!), anything that contains standing water can potentially grow Legionella and aerosol can spread the bacteria – so if you have a pump in your water butt be aware (also consider your hose pipe too).Read more
BIFM Sustainability in FM survey – Giving back to give back
6th July 2018
The annual BIFM Sustainability in FM survey remains the most enduring evaluation of trends and influences in our marketplace and the 2018 survey is now live and waiting for your feedback.Read more
The WELL Building Standard - Emperor’s new clothes, or a new useable wardrobe?
21st May 2018
The majority of individuals within the property and FM industry are now aware of the WELL Building Standard. It has been a hot topic over the last year, and interest doesn’t seem to be slowing down.Read more