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21 October 2016
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People management

Articles on access & inclusion, appointment, employment, motivation & reward 


  • Prolonged sitting increases ''all-cause mortality''Sedentary behaviours, such as screen viewing, reading and general prolonged sitting can increase a person's chance of getting type 2 diabetes and increased waist circumference, researchers have found. 21/10/2016
  • Missing out on small talk"I never realised just how important furniture is," writes Edward Finch. "In fact, I never realised how the type of furniture, or indeed the absence of furniture, has such an intractable effect on the way we work." 17/10/2016
  • Are the Robots really coming?Robotics, automation and artificial intelligence have been. But how much is reality and how much is scaremongering? Here's what our think tank poll respondents say. 17/10/2016
  • Think Tank: The best of our abilityA Women and Equalities Parliamentary committee inquiry is looking at the extent to which accessibility is taken into account in the design of buildings. This prompted the question is FM doing enough? We asked our Think Tank audience a series of questions about the topic. Here's what our respondents told us. 17/10/2016
  • 'Wellness' initiatives will keep organisations competitive, says CBREHealth and well-being initiatives are becoming increasingly important in the workplace for organisations to remain competitive, says a report by CBRE, the commercial property and real estate services adviser. 17/10/2016
  • Changing prison design could aid rehabilitation of offendersDesigning and operating prison buildings in specific ways could halve assaults on staff and significantly reduce the stress under which staff work, says a panel of experts including prison managers, psychologists and criminologists. 13/10/2016
  • Careful data use can make open-plan offices successfulOpen-plan offices can work if data about a workplace, organisation and its employees is used appropriately and shrewdly, an academic told this week's Workplace Trends conference. 12/10/2016
  • Future FiltonIn April 2015, FM World visited Airbus UK in Filton after completion of a project to re-shape the site for its 4,000 staff. Last month, Jamie Harris spoke to Paul Malfatti, Filton site manager, and James Buchanan, real estate facilities engineer, to discuss the lessons learned 12/10/2016
  • McGregor-Smith to step down as Mitie headMitie has announced that Ruby McGregor-Smith is to step down from her role as a director and chief executive. 10/10/2016
  • Working in green buildings makes you function betterWorking in green-certified buildings leads to higher cognitive function scores, academics have found. 06/10/2016
  • Think Tank: Healthy eatingHas your organisation made a connection between cognitive performance and consumption? 06/10/2016
  • Workplace seniority could compromise treatment for depressionDepression may be complicated by work-related stress, according to the latest study published in the European Neuropsychopharmacology journal. 05/10/2016
  • Government needs evidence-based approach to set NLW, says BCCOne in four businesses have reduced recruitment in response to the introduction of the national living wage (NLW), according to research by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) and Middlesex University. 30/09/2016
  • CH&Co appoints regional MD for northern UKCH&Co Group has appointed Glyn Ingram as regional managing director. 29/09/2016
  • Bilfinger appoints London West End head of FMReal estate adviser, Bilfinger GVA, has appointed Shaun Collins as head of facilities management in its West End office in Berkeley Square, London. 28/09/2016
  • Women feel forced to look 'sexier' in the workplaceLarge numbers of women feel their employer has unfairly criticised their appearance in the workplace, with nearly one in five (19 per cent) saying they felt more attention was paid to their appearance by their bosses than to their male peers, according to a survey by a law firm. 23/09/2016
  • Beyond the hierarchyWorkplace cultures are changing. Under pressure to cut costs, office managers are looking to match more horizonal management principles with innovations in flexible working. 22/09/2016
  • Burning brightDavid Arminas analyses the themes from Think FM 2013, where beating back those innner and outer demons was a key message 22/09/2016
  • Stairway to healthObesity is an immense problem, said the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in November. Sadly, that wasn't a joke. But workers can increase exercise to lose weight even at work and FMs can help by adopting the StepJockey Initiative, claims director Nina Whitby. 22/09/2016
  • Cultural exchangeWhen office 'tribes' go to war over 'ways we do things around here', facilities management can often be caught in the crossfire. FMs would be well advised to train in dealing with such disparate group dynamics, says Joe Whelehan 22/09/2016
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