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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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How to make an acquisition successful

Blog from Daniel Dickson, Group Chief Development Officer, Atalian Servest (UK) Acquisition can be a powerful tool to achieve growth, expand the range of a firm’s capabilities and enter new markets – so it’s important to anticipate the right moment ...

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A male dominated profession like FM may take time to change

Blog from Victoria Hughes, Head of Sustainability, VINCI Facilities News headlines about the lack of women on the boards of the FTSE 250 women combined with details about gender pay gap data (GPG) published recently has all served to highlight ...

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The importance of aligning teams, culture and expectations in the face of change 

Blog from C-J Green, CEO – UK and Ireland at Atalian Servest  We’re in an era of flexible business that requires us, as service providers, to evolve if we’re going satisfy our client needs. With the typical lifespan of FM ...

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State of the FM nations – EuroFM 2018 round-up

By Thomas Went, Account Manager from specialist B2B communications, public relations and content agency for the built environment and facilities management industry, Magenta  Roughly 2290 metres below the summit of Vitosha, the mountain that looms over the Bulgarian capital of ...

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Inconvenient conversations

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Having just returned from Workplace Europe 2018 in Barcelona, one of my favourite keynote presentations looked at the theme of Inconvenient Conversations and tried to address some of the taboos for all ...

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The three-tiered approach

Blog from C-J Green, CEO, Servest UK  Today’s average workplace is very different to what it was just a few decades ago. From emerging technologies becoming more sophisticated and accessible, to the popularity of flexible working and beyond, the accepted ...

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