FM sector faces skills shortage as government launches review into post-brexit skills needs

The body made the statement as it welcomed a review by the Government to examine post-Brexit skills needs. The Government has commissioned an independent advisory non-departmental public body, Migration Advisory Committee (MAC), to advise on the British labour market, the economic and social impacts of the UK’s exit from the European Union and on how the UK’s immigration system should be... Read More

Business’ need help from government due to new data rules

Eighty-four per cent of UK small business owners (SBOs) are unaware of the forthcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), says report by the data destruction company, Shred-it.The research goes on to say that 43% of senior executives of large companies are unaware of the legislation. Only 14% of SBOs and 31% of senior executives were able to correctly identify the fine associated w... Read More

Cleaning News – Report highlights healthcare and hospital hygiene challenges

Cleaning Matters has published the results of a survey which show the healthcare and hospital hygiene challenges. The online survey was sent out in May 2017 to readers of Cleaning Matters as well as members of the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (ahcp) to identify their biggest concerns at a time when hospitals and healthcare establishments are being pushed to the brink.Not only i... Read More

Getting the right staff in the right place at the right time

Managing complex staff schedules can be an absolute headache - Budget airline Ryanair’s management team found this out the hard way earlier this month. The spiralling situation over staff rotas led to the announcement to cancel up to 50 flights per day over six weeks and a complete PR disaster ensued. In the mobile FM sector, being confident that you can get the right people in the right place... Read More