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A time to come together

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities If this pandemic has brought us anything to smile about it has to be the burgeoning use of new ‘pandemic’ only phrases that now seem to be common place in a business ...

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Everything on the line to keep us safe

Blog from Theo Nicolaou, Co-Founder and Director, Smartsec Solutions Since the start of the pandemic, a lot has rightly been said about the role the police, couriers, supermarket and NHS staff have played in keeping us safe. However, there remains ...

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Green investment is key for the post-COVID world

Blog from Jason Knight, Managing Director, Ground Control While the latest COVID lockdown may seem like a setback, the UK can still recover from this pandemic, but we need plan for a post-COVID world. So, despite the huge spending on ...

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The future’s bright

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities The ability for the UK and global economies to recover post COVID has clearly had a boost over the last couple of weeks. The development of at least three seemingly effective vaccines ...

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Long-term thinking

Blog from Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO, Freespace It’s time to think about the long-term. And, amidst the madness and uncertainty, take a positive stance. COVID-19 will be here for some time. More flexibility, pivoting and adaptation will be required. Yet, despite ...

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Harsh realities

Blog by Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities I look forward to the day when I can write a blog about anything other than the continued effect that the COVID pandemic is having on our economy and sector. The progress ...

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Tech data and analytics

Blog from Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO, Freespace The sudden change brought about by COVID-19 has highlighted several misconceptions about the workplace. Office-based workers, even those previously sceptical, will now accept that technology is going to play a key part in how ...

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Culture clash

Blog by Rory Murphy, Commercial Director at VINCI Facilities This pandemic will undoubtedly have a long lasting and transformative affect on the way that many of us view work and consider the importance of our physical proximity to our organisation ...

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Home working lessons for FMs

Blog from Tim Oldman, Founder and CEO, Leesman How ironic. Facilities management spent years distancing itself from cleaning and janitorial services, casting these out as undervalued, commoditised and margin-less activities, in favour of the sparkly lights of workplace management. Then, ...

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Leaving lockdown with purpose

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Almost eight weeks to the day since my last blog and we seem to be taking pigeon steps out of lockdown. The delicate balancing act of public health versus economic wellbeing means ...

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