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Artificial Intelligence friend or foe in FM?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is predicted to have a huge impact on the FM landscape, according to a new Insight report published by RICS in collaboration with IFMA. Who will benefit from the opportunities AI offers, and who will fall foul ...

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Valuable lesson

Tony Raikes, Managing Director of VINCI Facilities, is feeling positive about the FM sector – and the reason, he tells Sara Bean, is because VINCI clients understand its value proposition It’s been a difficult year for some of the big-name ...

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Workplace Trends Conference: The changing nature of work

When it comes to predicting the workplace of the future, the autumn Workplace Trends conference has built up a high level of credibility since it was launched 15 years ago. During that period, the conference, which is curated by Environmental ...

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FMJ Networking Event – Counter-terrorism

The latest content-led FMJ networking event which took place on the 19th floor of UBM’s Blackfriars HQ was counter-terrorism, where two experts in the field offered some sage advice, reports Sara Bean The first speaker of the night was Steve ...

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Mergers and acquisitions within the FM sector

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There has been an increase in merger and acquisition activity within the FM services sector over recent years; which according to analysts is set to continue. What are the benefits to customers, clients and the services providers themselves of this ...

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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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Career Ladder talks to head of facilities EMEA – Google

Q: What was your first ever job? My first job after college involved working for a car company that provided leasing plans to companies. The majority of my college class went on to work in Property Agencies or Surveying roles but ...

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Listen and learn

Wellbeing initiatives are all the rage, but imposing them on people without debate may prove to be counter-productive, argues Jan-Hein Hemke, MD of Facilicom UK The basics of workplace wellbeing are important. Making sure the physical environment is safe, appropriate ...

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A sense of place

Art in the workplace is a great opportunity to promote wellbeing, engagement and a sense of belonging, says Tazie Taysom of art consultancy Artiq Placemaking is a well-established concept in the fields of urban planning and design management, where it ...

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Levels of protection

Alan Luscombe, Director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies, a Kohler company, explains the Uptime Institute’s Tier Classification System and the role of UPS in achieving compliance The Tier Classification System is a tool created by the Uptime Institute with the fundamental ...

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