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High-rise tech

Leading-edge technology is helping overcome the challenges of keeping people safe and secure in high-rise office buildings says Mike George, Director and Founder MyTAG Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings throughout the world each day, ...

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Energy 2018

Renewable energy and the future of construction is the hot topic at Energy 2018, taking place at Birmingham’s NEC on 9-11 October With an ever-increasing focus on renewable energy and carbon emissions by government, business and public alike, FM professionals ...

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Step Up

Technology has been instrumental in many advances in the health sector, such as improved data and analysis. However, widespread use of technology, and the resulting sedentary lifestyle, has also begun to create severe health problems. Sitting for too long (more ...

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Heavy weather

In the face of unpredictable, extreme winter weather, what can FMs do to protect their organisations? Start planning now, says Vicky Lopez, Founder and Director of De-ice We hear the same message year after year – companies need to be ...

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Get smart

Active Workspace Management’s Smart Technology Survey 2018 reveals growing interest in workplace user apps. FMJ reports on the findings and what they might mean for the future of FM service delivery In May, Active Workspace Management partnered with FMJ to ...

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Water cooler movement

As much of the purchasing decisions regarding water coolers are made by FMs, it pays to know which coolers to order to suit the needs your organisation. Phillipa Atkinson-Clow, General Manager of the British Water Cooler Association warns that not ...

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We’ve got the POWER

Lee McDougall of AHR Building Consultancy explains how the integration of BIM and FM software has the potential to transform the management and maintenance of buildings Once considered a niche pursuit prized among architects for its use in major new ...

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Changing lives for the better through FM

Joanna Harris, FRICS, has recently been appointed as a Controls and Project Engineer at healthcare giant Eli Lilly UK, where she is responsible for the governance of the control systems used on site, along with delivery of major FM projects ...

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All is well

Landsec’s new HQ office takes a multi-pronged approach to promoting staff wellbeing, from facilitating active working to providing healthy food that people want to eat When property company Landsec relocated its head office to one of its best-known developments, Cardinal ...

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Health and wellbeing in the workplace

A recent report from the British Council for Offices (BCO) focuses on Health and Wellbeing measurement and certification in the built environment and argues the business case for creating a healthy environment. But what exactly defines wellbeing, and what kind ...

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