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The certainty of uncertainty

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities As summer ends and the big return to work gathers a pace the only certainty in the FM sector and the built environment is the continued uncertainty that pervades our whole economy. ...

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The effect of TUPE on FM is multifaceted

Blog from Laura Ryan, Legal Director UK & Ireland, Atalian Servest For almost 40 years businesses have had to consider the Transfer of Employment (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) when transferring a relevant undertaking or implementing a service provision change. ...

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Integrate or Isolate

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities This year’s RICS/IFMA flagship conference for Facilities Management took the brave step of changing its name from the ‘Strategic FM’ conference to a more inclusively titled ‘Integrated Property Services conference’ undoubtedly raising ...

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Signed, sealed, delivered

Entering into contractual arrangements for the supply of services is an everyday occurrence for facilities managers and FM service providers – even when they don’t realise it. Too often people mistakenly believe that there is no binding contract in place ...

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On the road to extinction?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Over the Easter period it would have been impossible not to notice the widespread demonstrations and public disruption caused by the Extinction Rebellion movement in London. The whole purpose of the movement ...

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The strategic scrum 

Blog from Sean Fisher, Chief Operations Officer UK and Ireland, Atalian Servest April is a busy month for the facilities management community. The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) hosted its annual Infrastructure Conference on 2nd, which took a look ...

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Taking responsibility 

Blog from Rory Murphy Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Richard Edelman the CEO of Edelman research who recently issued the 2019 trust barometer survey concluded that “People have low confidence that societal institutions will help them navigate a turbulent world, so ...

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The puzzle of productivity

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities It would be impossible throughout the latter part of 2018 to ignore the endless debate around Workplace. The BIFM has now formally morphed into the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) ...

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The lure of big data and the importance of people

Blog from Helen Salmon, Group Sales Operations Director, Atalian Servest If you’ve read anything on technology trends for the FM sector recently, then you will no doubt have come across a plethora of content expounding on the need for the ...

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Delivering on our standards

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities The drive to professionalise the Facilities Management profession is one I have long been a strong advocate for. The current appetite for strong ethical and responsible business practices can only enhance and ...

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