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Communicating with colleagues: What are the best methods to use?

Communicating with colleagues: What are the best methods to use?

Q: Bearing in mind the massive leaps made in communications technology over the last decade or so, what do you think is the best way of keeping in contact with colleagues, and are any expendable? THE END-USER’S VIEW GUY STALLARD, ...

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Career ladder talks to MD of Facilities Analysis

Career ladder talks to MD of Facilities Analysis

Q: What was your first ever job? I had a holiday job in Hamleys toy shop as a student. It wasn’t quite as much fun as it sounds, especially being bombarded with a promotional video for toys on a continuous ...

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Taking a view on service

Taking a view on service

The views of FM service providers are explored in the latest FM Index KPI Survey, compiled by FMJ and Causeway. All respondents to the FM Index KPI Survey are asked to indicate whether they are either ‘a FM with responsibility ...

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Mindful of the future

Mindful of the future

FMs are inundated with advice on how to choose the right CAFM system for their organisation. How to get the most out of the system they do have. Issues of installation, training, maintenance and a hundred other things. FMJ looks ...

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Winter is coming!

Winter is coming!

Think that dealing with winter weather and keeping business’s running smoothly during the snowy seasons is only relevant in November and December? Industry expert Vicky Lopez of De-Ice explains why this is not the case As one of the UK’s ...

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Attention all FMs!

Attention all FMs!

In this edition of FAST FACTS, Edward Macfarlane, managing director of Advance Security argues that with the recent cuts to the armed forces, FM companies need to act quickly to secure the best recruits HOW MANY MILITARY PERSONNEL ARE LOOKING ...

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Flood – Is your business at risk?

Flood – Is your business at risk?

Last winter was one the wettest on record, with homes and businesses that may previously have remained flood-free falling foul of the endless deluge of rain and extreme high tides. With the cost of flooding standing at between £75,000 and ...

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Making WiFi work

Making WiFi work

A building’s WiFi service is now a standard service with a massive effect on people’s perception of both building and occupant. Matt O’Donovan, managing director of wireless network solutions provider, Wifi Spark, looks at what FMs need to take into ...

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Exercising lease breaks and how to avoid the pitfalls

Exercising lease breaks and how to avoid the pitfalls

Break clauses provide occupiers with the option of resigning a tenancy before the end of its term. Paul Wood, landlord and tenant specialist at property and construction consultancy Tuffin Ferraby Taylor, explains the costly pitfalls tenants need to be aware ...

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Delivering in the MAILROOM

Delivering in the MAILROOM

The mailroom was the heart of the organisation 20 years ago – handling hundreds or thousands of letters and parcels every day. The mailbox was a standard fixture, being pushed around the floors twice a day. But with the advent ...

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