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Luddites and the future of FM

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The monthly blog from Martyn Freeman, managing director, facilities management at Mitie This may surprise you, but I don’t have a PC – nor a laptop, nor a desktop. This doesn’t mean I’m a Luddite! In fact, I do have ...

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Ever changing health and safety

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In this article Phil Binks, managing director at Health & Safety Training Ltd explains why he thinks that there’s been a noticeable deterioration in the way people working in many industries, such as construction, warehousing and facilities maintenance, view the ...

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It pays to be prepared when asking for a rise

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Asking for a pay rise is one of the most difficult things an employee can do. What tips do you have for making this easier and for getting the pay rise? THE CONSULTANT’S VIEW VICKY O’FARRELL MD MOTIVATIONAL VOICE So ...

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Career Ladder talks to CBRE’s alliance director, EMEA

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Q: What was your first ever job? I couldn’t wait to get out of education once I had finished at college. I had studied up to GNVQ Level 3 in Business Management, but classroom learning just was not for me. I ...

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Energising 2016

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Energy 2016 is the industry trade event dedicated to renewables, innovation and power solutions. FMJ tells you why the event will bring together everything from energy storage to biomass, from water management to renewable solutions under one roof Energy 2016 ...

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Reporting transparency

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“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity” Dalai Lama. So said the Dalai Lama at any rate. Here at the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) when we are trying understand an FM firms operations ...

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Exploring the future of CAFM

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FMJ takes a close look at the trends impacting CAFM, talking to industry experts about their views on outsourcing, mobile technology, access requirements, hot desking, early adoption of technology and more Earlier this year, FMJ sat down with Claire Visser, ...

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Winter is coming

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With summer now almost over FMJ hears from the specialists in the industry about what companies and businesses need to be doing to prepare for the colder months ahead GRITIT Jason Petsch, CEO of winter specialists GRITIT says: “Whether we’re soaking ...

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Surveying FM

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Earlier this year Hannah Davis became the latest member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Facilities Management Professional Group Board. In 2015 she also clinched the Women of the Future Award for Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure. After ...

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Why E-Permits to Work are starting to replace paper Permits

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As on-site health & safety requirements seem to increase exponentially, the challenge for facilities managers in managing contractors grows consequentially. Philip Antoniou, MD of Ad Finem explains more. Any successful initiative or innovation that help managers in handling this important responsibility is a ...

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