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FM and digitisation of the workplace

There are many advantages to the FM sector in employing the latest technologies, from SMART lighting via the Internet of Things to the latest mobile apps attached to a CAFM or Building Management System. But the digitisation of the workplace ...

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Scottish college adds FM to its prospectus

City of Glasgow College has developed a newly validated HNC in Facilities Management. It is the first college in Scotland to offer this SQA awarded qualification. Prospective students across the country will now be able to access the course at ...

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Apprenticeships creating inroads for people to explore the possibilities of FM

Blog from Rob Legge, Group CEO, Servest In a matter of weeks, the way the government funds apprenticeships in England will change. The apprenticeship levy is going to be a game-changer because the funding pot will give employers a further ...

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Career ladder talks to Turner and Townsend’s Principal Consultant

Q: What was your first job in the FM sector? In my early 20s, I was taken on as a temp in the landscape and horticultural department at the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Soon after, my manager moved on, and ...

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CBRE acquires American PropTech business

CBRE Group has acquired proprietary technology business, Mainstream Software, which provides mobile and software-as-a-service (SaaS) technology solutions for facilities management operations for an undisclosed sum. Based in Twinsburg, Ohio, the purchase will enable CBRE’s Global Workplace Solutions (GWS) to expand its offering ...

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Somerset House extends its Trust in Incentive FM

Incentive FM has been awarded a contract extension at Somerset House on the Strand, London. It follows a successful four-year period during which Incentive FM has worked closely with The Somerset House Trust, which was established in July 1997 to conserve and develop Somerset House and the open spaces ...

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Northern Charity Ball raises over £12,000

The Northern Charity Ball has raised more than £12,000 for its chosen charities, Scotty’s Little Soldiers and Cash for Kids. Held last week in Sheffield at the Hilton Doubletree Hotel in Sheffield Park, the event saw over 200 guests in attendance from ...

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New BIFM guide published for FMs on BIM construction projects

Futuristic buildings

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched a new guide for FM professionals working with clients on Building Information Modelling (BIM) construction projects. The guide titled Employer’s Information Requirements (EIR) is a practical document that has been put together to ...

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The Quest for the ‘Holy Grail’ measurement of knowledge worker productivity

Measuring the productivity of office occupants has become something of a ‘Holy Grail’ in FM as a way of providing evidence that the quality of the workplace environment enhances performance. But is it really possible to measure the output of ...

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Navigating the technical revolution

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director Vinci Facilities Researching how technology will enhance the delivery and direction of FM in the future has led me to fill my Twitter feed with like-minded FM professionals, clear thinking futurologists and enthusiastic property ...

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