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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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Career Ladder talks to ABM UK’s Group MD

Q: What was your first ever job? I was a shop attendant, specifically as a cashier and retail replenishment member of staff (shelf stacker) in Superdrug when I was 14-years-old. Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? In 1986 ...

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Combatting the January blues with nature  

Superstitious folk believe leaving a Christmas tree and other festive decorations up beyond the 12th day after Christmas day brings bad luck. But who’s to say you can’t brighten up the office with some greenery throughout the year? Keeping a fir ...

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Preparing your business for harsh weather

A number of articles have appeared in the press saying this winter will be the coldest for years, yet research published by the BIFM and GRITIT revealed that more than 30 per cent of organisations fail to plan for the ...

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Do the right thing

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in collaboration with IFMA have launched its latest set of Strategic FM case studies at its London HQ in November. The fifth series focuses on the societal impact of FM to demonstrate the ...

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Light up your life

Using a combination of four elements can help you achieve the most visually comfortable and affordable lighting within the modern workplace says Paul Coggins of Zumtobel Group Effective commercial lighting needs to combine the requirement of a visually comfortable and ...

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Tread safely

Safety flooring should meet the highest standards of slip resistance. Paul Rogers of Forbo Flooring Systems explains how floor coverings are tested and rated Having a fall in the workplace is bad news for both employers and employees. The Health ...

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Don’t throw away the chance to clear up waste

In a year that has seen BrewDog launch a protest beer against President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement; P&G close in on its zero-waste and renewables targets; and 44 of 51 UK towns and cities ...

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Shining through

Switchtec’s Jeremy Lester explains the potentially disastrous impact of lightning and other disruptive events on LED street lighting, and how the sensitive components can best be protected   Outdoor lighting systems are subject to a variety of permanent, temporary or transient electrical ...

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The dead zone

As the mobile phone industry turns its thoughts to 5G and a connected future, a recent survey uncovered the shocking fact that many FMs still struggle with patchy coverage within their buildings. But whose problem is it? As we enter ...

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