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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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FM and business resilience

Blog from Rachel Houghton, MD, Business Moves Group We are living in a crisis like no other. Although it will eventually come to an end, none of us know when, and nobody can predict what the new ‘normal’ will look ...

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Managing in a crisis

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities It’s not often that a blog literally writes itself but as we have heard almost incessantly over the last few days, these are unprecedented times. The news moves so quickly that whilst ...

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The ONE project intends to encourage entrepreneurial spirit

Blog from Kelly Howell, HR Director at Atalian Servest In February 2020, during National Apprenticeship Week , Atalian Servest launched the ONE project to discover hidden talent, encourage entrepreneurial spirit within the business and inspire people to put forward innovative ...

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