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Why now is the time to focus on upskilling your staff

Upskilling may be the last thing on your mind in the COVID-19 climate, however, software company simPRO provides three reasons why it should be at the top of your to-do list. 1. Prioritising upskilling now can prepare your business to ...

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How to attract and retain future leaders in the FM sector

According to a recent report by The Institute of Leadership & Management 47 per cent of recipients who said they are dissatisfied in their current role feel undervalued by their managers. Other factors linked to dissatisfaction include a lack of ...

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Low skills point

Employers will need to adjust said the government when it announced the introduction to a UK’s Points-Based Immigration System, which could restrict the supply of low skilled labour, many of which work in the FM sector . Pam Loch, Solicitor ...

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Path to success

A new upskilling support programme is being offered to front line FM employees to help enhance their learning pathways and broaden their career options FutureFit is an initiative delivered by charity, East London Business Alliance (ELBA) which aims to help ...

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The ONE project intends to encourage entrepreneurial spirit

Blog from Kelly Howell, HR Director at Atalian Servest In February 2020, during National Apprenticeship Week , Atalian Servest launched the ONE project to discover hidden talent, encourage entrepreneurial spirit within the business and inspire people to put forward innovative ...

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Ergonomic insights

FMJ recently carried out a survey with ergonomics specialists DURABLE to gain insights into how FMs approach ergonomics in their organisation. Sam Rylands, DURABLE’s Marketing Manager offers a preview of some of the key results ‘Ergonomics’ has been a concept ...

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Show us the way

Amtico Commercial Marketing Manager Louisa Eyles explains how the latest flooring products can be used to aid zoning and wayfinding in open-plan commercial spaces Flooring is one of many products that can bring a touch of style and quality to ...

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Future fuels

Simon Lawford, Technical Manager at Crown Oil explains how paraffinic fuels are leading the way in terms of providing an immediate and reliable solution to tackling air pollution Fuel is a global requirement for economic growth and is the cornerstone ...

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Mix and match

Modular storage units are becoming increasingly popular. We look at the workplace trends fuelling this growth, and discuss the benefits of the modular approach Modular storage furniture is the term used to describe office furniture that can be built up ...

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Down the drain

Peter Molloy, Managing Director at Metro Rod offers some advice to FMs on ensuring drainage problems don’t turn into to time wasting and costly blockages Drainage systems are often out of sight, out of mind – that is until there ...

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