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Year 2019
November
13 Nov13 November

Blog | #LivingWageWeek

This week marks #LivingWageWeek, a celebration of the movement to ensure hundreds of thousands of low paid workers receive a pay rise because of the #LivingWage.

October
29 Oct29 October

Blog | It's time to talk about stress

Today marks the start of International Stress Awareness Week, which exists to promote stress prevention and wellbeing. The ‘s’ word is something many people avoid talking about, yet it affects ...

16 Oct16 October

Blog | The importance of saying thank you

As the phrase goes, manners cost nothing. If someone goes out of their way to help you on a personal level you would express your gratitude without hesitation. But when it comes to the working worl...

9 Oct 9 October

Blog | Inspiring the next generation

When I was a young boy, I dreamt of becoming a paediatrician. A career in cleaning and facilities certainly wasn’t on the radar. But after getting a taster of the industry as part of my universit...

June
5 Jun 5 June

Blog | Actions speak louder than words

Anyone who knows me will realise that I love winter mountaineering. It’s one of my lifelong hobbies and I’ve travelled around the world to visit some of the most beautiful glaciers and ice caps...

May
April
17 Apr17 April

Facilicom UK proud winner Tomorrow's FM Award

We are proud to announce that Facilicom UK is the winner of the Tomorrow's FM award 2019. Jan-Hein Hemke, MD of Facilicom UK, commented: “We are delighted to win this award. It’s an achievemen...

3 Apr 3 April

Blog | Lowering stress levels with the Living Wage

April marks both Stress Awareness Month and the time of year when the government’s national living wage is raised. Although the timing may be coincidental, we believe that rewarding colleagues wi...

March
15 Mar15 March

Blog | Happy people make happy people

‘Happiness, happiness, the greatest gift that I possess’… Chances are you sang the first line of this blog… and perhaps even with a smile on your face? A catchy number made famous by come...

1 Mar 1 March

Blog | Innovation is the key to success

The expression ‘innovate or die’ has been grasped by many businesses to mean that in order to succeed, or even survive, they must be more technologically progressive. Of course, innovation is a...

January
28 Jan28 January

Blog | Cleaning under the spotlight

The spotlight has been shining on the cleaning sector recently, thanks to the new TV drama, ‘Cleaning Up’ – and it has certainly got the industry talking! After the first show aired, many of ...

Year 2018
December
12 Dec12 December

Three tips for better procurement

When contracting goods and services, getting the right deal is essential for both client and supplier. The recent failure of a major building services company shows the impacts if this doesn’...

12 Dec12 December
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Facilicom UK clinches contract with Dell

Contract cleaner Facilicom has won the contract to service technology company Dell’s UK office portfolio as a part of a partnership with CBRE.

November
8 Nov 8 November

Facilicom UK appoints new director of operations

Facilicom UK has announced the appointment of Peter Buff as its new Director of Operations. He assumed responsibilities on 23rd July, succeeding Giles Wheeler, who will retire at the end of 20...

8 Nov 8 November

Vive l'evolution article in Tomorrow's FM

No matter what you do in life, change is constant. Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facilicom UK, says that the major period of change we’re experiencing offers many benefits and opportuniti...

October
18 Oct18 October

Blog | Brushing up inter-personal skills for success

The way we live and work is constantly evolving, and so, it seems, is the way we communicate. Thanks to the digital and technological evolution, together with millennials entering the workplace, so...

September
26 Sep26 September

The Bigger Picture

A clean environment is essential to the safety and wellbeing of residents and patients, and the importance of cleaning is universally respected. However, Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facili...