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What are the key points to a successful career path?


Every April the London Marathon huffs and puffs around town. Runners train for years so they know just when to expend bursts of energy and when to hold back. Bearing in mind that we often hear how your career is ...

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Climate Change


The ISO14001 Environmental Management System is changing later this year as part of a major review. This will have significant implications on those who have achieved certification to the standard as well as FM organisations that provide services to certified ...

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Career Ladder talks to VINCI Facilities’ MD


Q: What was your first ever job? Working as a theatre porter in a hospital, which was a holiday job between school and university. It was arguably my first experience of working in the service industry. Q: What was your first ...

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Waste Not Want Not


Everyone is encouraged to recycle, to not waste the Earth’s resources and so on. You won’t find an office in Britain anymore without the standard waste paper bin, probably a bottle box as well. But FMJ is investigating the more ...

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Women in FM


Google changed its search logo for the day in order to honour the occasion, the USA designated the whole of March “women’s history month,” and, closer to home the WIFM group hosted their own celebration. What better time to examine the ...

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9 to 5


There is little more daunting than a job interview, and the pressure is only growing as the way companies recruit is changing and, since the recession competition from jobs has been fiercer than ever. All the while the talent gap ...

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Paper Plain Wrong


With an unprecedented amount of sensitive information printed and shared around the office on a daily basis, much of it left in easy to access places, taken on public transport and rarely disposed of appropriately, it has become clear that ...

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Lost underfoot


Choosing a floor for your offices might seem to be little more than a stylistic exercise but there are important factors to consider. FMJ speaks to industry experts to find out everything you need to know and decide before installing ...

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The Human Factor


Staff satisfaction and wellbeing have taken centre stage in recent years, and nothing is more important to keeping your workforce happy than ergonomics. FMJ examines the latest trends in psychology, engineering and design improving people’s working day, explaining why there ...

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The Internet of FM


In this article Bob Vale – technical sales manager at Eurotech explains how the much vaunted “Internet of Things” is set to revolutionise facilities management, and what you need to know and do to keep up with developments There is ...

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