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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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Is FM a risky business?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities  The theme for this year’s RICS FM strategic Conference in June poses the question as to whether facilities management is an inherently risky business. I’m looking forward to chairing the event and ...

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A unified approach to communications

Blog from C-J Green, CEO, Servest UK Unified communications is a term you may have already heard, or will certainly be on the edge of hearing more about. In short, it’s a business expression that describes the integration of enterprise ...

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Let’s talk about our wellbeing

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Will 2018 finally be the year that Wellbeing and the Health element of Health & Safety breakthrough into the mainstream debate within FM and the built environment. One could argue that there ...

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