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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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Janus-faced management; looking to to the past and future

Blog from Rob Legge, Group Chief Executive Officer, Servest  2017 has been quite a year. Not just for Servest but for the industry as a whole. The dynamics of facilities management have subtly adjusted. There’s now much more pressure on ...

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The collapse of Carillion & the inevitable blame game

Blog from Mark Whittaker, Business Development Manager for Integral UK Limited and Chair of BIFM, North Region, on the demise of outsourcing and construction firm, Carillion The liquidation of Carillion this week is terrible news on many, many levels. The stress, ...

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The social value of facilities management

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Much has been spoken throughout this year about the value of FM and our relentless drive to demonstrate the importance of our profession not just in terms of cost reduction but more ...

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How to make FM the career of choice

Blog from C-J Green, Group Chief People Officer, Servest Many young people have been heading off to university this Autumn, only some of whom know what they want to do for a career after finishing their academic studies. Too few ...

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Developing skills for the digital age

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities It is impossible to read an article these days that doesn’t talk about the relentless march of technology within FM and the built environment and how embracing the digital age or the ...

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Ways to mitigate unconscious bias

Blog from C-J Green, Group Chief People Officer, Servest It’s unlikely that anyone would ever dispute that all human beings deserve the same rights and respect – regardless of whether they’re male, female, black, white, heterosexual, homosexual, or whether they ...

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World Workplace Europe 2017 Stockholm

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities June saw me attend World Workplace Europe (WWE) in Stockholm on behalf of the RICS, an event that looked to build on the collaboration between IFMA and the RICS. The World Workplace ...

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