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The future is smart for facilities management

Organisational transformation is big business these days as retail, commercial and other sectors recognise that changing and evolving is key to their sustainability. It’s easy to focus on sectors like retail where there is a more obvious shift to new ...

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Uberisation of FM

Could using the latest smart technology to offer an Uber-style response service revolutionise the way the FM industry manages reactive services? Do you agree that service capabilities and costs would be transformed if FM services suppliers completely digitalised their processes ...

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Integrate or Isolate

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities This year’s RICS/IFMA flagship conference for Facilities Management took the brave step of changing its name from the ‘Strategic FM’ conference to a more inclusively titled ‘Integrated Property Services conference’ undoubtedly raising ...

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A question of waste

The second joint survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management on how FMs approach waste management and recycling reveals a shift in priorities from compliance to positive sustainability outcomes When FMJ and Grundon Waste Management first agreed to carry out ...

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A call to arms

The RICS Integrated Property Services Conference 2019, which took place in London on 1 July, focused on how to build trust in the facilities management profession With a change in name from ‘Strategic FM Conference’ to ‘Integrated Property Services Conference’, ...

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Above the shop

Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield’s newly designed UK HQ above its Westfield London centre reflects changing times in more ways than one Earlier this year, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, the owner of London’s well-known shopping destinations, relocated its UK headquarters from High Holborn to a new space ...

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Career Ladder talks to Simone Fenton-Jarvis, Workplace Services Consultancy Development Director

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? Facilities Assistant in a Leisure Centre. Q: What made you choose FM as a career? I had a passion for health and fitness and started to work in Leisure without ...

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Understanding the risk and rewards of outsourced FM contracts: The questions you should be asking

The recent advice from the independent Reform think tank included a range of recommendations to improve outsourcing outcomes. This includes “Statements of responsibility” – i.e. measures to make sure that civil servants are aware of their responsibilities. When negotiating private ...

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Sowing the seeds

Jane Bell of Quadrilect explains how putting the emphasis on management in Facilities Management training means equipping facilities professionals for future success Attracting the next generation into FM and ensuring a strong feed of new talent into the profession is ...

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Boden Group makes strong strides in to Ireland

Boden Group (formerly Boden Resource) has launched its Irish Facilities Management division UK specialist Facilities Management Recruiter, Boden Group, brings their recruitment specialism to Ireland with the launch of their Irish business. Known for their specialist and expert knowledge of ...

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