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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...

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...

18 Sep18 September

Blog | Sustainability

This month, we are reminded of our environmental responsibilities thanks to events designed to raise awareness of, and boost sustainable efforts, including International Day For The Preservation Of...

21 Aug21 August

Blog | Holidays and well-being

The numbers of employees across offices and workplaces can be somewhat depleted at this time year as people go on their annual summer holidays. However, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC)...

21 Aug21 August

A fresh approach

Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facilicom UK, says that great cleaning is no longer enough to just keep leisure and hospitality facilities clean and safe: to be successful, commercial cleaners...

15 Aug15 August

Blog | A world lesson in leadership

It’s hard to believe that just a few weeks ago, the nation was gripped by World Cup fever. Despite my home nation failing to qualify for the tournament this time, I was very happy for all of my E...

9 Jul 9 July

Blog | People - a powerful asset

At Facilicom, we believe people make all the difference – they are our prime asset and we are proud of the high job satisfaction rates, the low absenteeism, and the notable length of service amon...

11 Jun11 June

Record year for contract wins at Facilicom

Facilicom UK’s latest annual report reveals the company – which comprises Facilicom Cleaning Services and Trigion Security – achieved a record year for new contracts in 2017.

3 Jun 3 June

10 questions with... Jan Hein Hemke

In each issue we ask an FM professional the Tomorrow’s FM 10 questions. This month we spoke to Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facilicom UK

31 May31 May

Blog | A lot to be thankful for

For many years cleaning operatives have all too often been undervalued by the people they clean for and the wider public. The idea that cleaning is a profession is dismissed by many despite the ext...

27 Apr27 April

Blog | The best of intentions, but...

Facilicom UK, like all businesses employing over 250 people, has recently had to publish gender pay gap reports. Ours are on the Facilicom and Trigion websites for those who are interested. While I...

2 Apr 2 April

The robots are coming, but not for our jobs

If you believe everything you read, you could be under the impression that a job apocalypse is looming and robots will be making us all redundant in the near future, but that’s not how Trigion Se...

28 Mar28 March

Moving heat sources spotted in yards

With the recent value of scrap metal heading upwards, dealers are turning to more advanced security solutions to combat theft and yard break-ins.Security specialist Trigion is providing high-tech s...

31 Jan31 January

Blog | Climate change and a lot of hot air

The start of 2018 has seen a torrent of wild weather hitting not just the UK and Ireland, but northern Europe and the United States. Strong winds and snow may not be unusual at this time of year, b...

9 Jan 9 January

Blog | Simple and effective

In business, and perhaps life in general, people are often seeking the next ‘big idea’, something that will change lives. This is a commendable way to ensure progress, but it’s worth remember...