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Career Ladder talks to the MD at Cento

Q: What first attracted you to working in FM, did you have much awareness of the profession? When I was younger I didn’t really know what I wanted to do, I knew I was quite a practical person and after ...

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Environmental training

Nick Blake, Principal FM Consultant, BSRIA and CIRIA Co-Author and Trainer discusses the importance of environmental training to foster sustainable practice in FM No matter what industry we work in, we all know how important it is for businesses to ...

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Building recruits

Harvey Gretton, Managing Director at Blayze Group offers expert advice on meeting the challenges of recruiting within the built environment The UK construction industry is facing a serious skills shortage in both professional and practical roles, with young people, ethnic ...

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Time to reskill our people to meet the needs of the digital economy

Blog from Jason Webb, Director, Electronic Temperature Instruments The Autumn Budget presented an opportunity to reshape the economy around technology and scientific innovation and take a proactive approach to reskilling for a digital era. This means the upskilling of certain ...

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Reducing carbon emissions through circular economy

The circular economy is to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, accelerating the movement to net zero carbon emissions. What new technologies ...

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Home advantage

While workers are beginning to go back to the office, a significant number of knowledge workers are still primarily home based. A trend paper from DURABLE, ‘Working in small spaces’ provides some practical solutions When FMJ covered research by Durable ...

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The Building Safety Manager: Achieving competence

Following the Grenfell tragedy, there is an identified need to improve building safety performance by focusing upon improving the competence, and the behaviour, of the workforce at all levels. International Workplace’s Kelly Mansfield addresses what competence means and how it ...

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Hybrid operations

Tom Absalom, Managing Director of JCA discusses the delivery of M&E services that support the operation of hybrid working “We will, and must, see people back in the office.” This was the statement made by the Prime Minister when addressing ...

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Digital decarbonising

Sadaf Askari, ICL Partner Business Manager at IES explains the benefits to FMs in bringing digital innovation into ESG strategies Robust ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) strategies are important not just to curb global warming, but to reflect an increasing ...

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Green days

Paul Alder, Founder and Managing Director, Vistafolia on green ways of reducing toxicity in the working environment As offices are reoccupied after a year of disruption and change, the role and importance of workplace wellbeing is likely to be the ...

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