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ISS’ integrated workplace solutions arm opens London office

Yesterday, saw Danish consultancy firm SIGNAL, which is part of global facilities service company, ISS, open a new office in London’s Canary Wharf. Established in Denmark 18 years ago, SIGNAL became part of ISS in 2017 and is now a Global Centre ...

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FM Clinic: Dealing with ageing infrastructure

According to a recent survey of FMJ readers one of the biggest challenges facing FMs is dealing with ageing infrastructures. We ask a panel of experts how far preventative maintenance can go towards counteracting the deterioration associated with ageing infrastructure, ...

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Career Ladder talks to CLS Holdings’ head of facilities

Q: What was your first ever job? I was in full time education and fencing at weekends until I was 21, so my first job was a summer one, working in a pub kitchen making sandwiches. I had to take my ...

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Plastic surgery

Water system suppliers and workplace caterers have declared war on single-use plastic. We find out what can be done to reduce the presence of disposable plastic in the office Globally, we are waking up to the environmental impact of blindly ...

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What’s in store?

Agile working requires a more sophisticated approach to personal storage than the traditional desk pedestal. Sara Bean finds out how specialist storage providers are meeting the challenge The traditional office scene – rows of large filing cabinets crammed with reams ...

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Risk assessment of shared buildings

Stacey Collins, Head of Environment, Health and Safety at International Workplace, asks who is responsible for fire safety risk assessment in the common areas of shared buildings The Grenfell Inquiry began to hear technical evidence for the first time in ...

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Behind closed doors

Iain McIlwee, CEO of the British Woodworking Federation, explores the importance of fire door maintenance and how everyone can help ensure they remain fit for purpose The final report from Dame Judith Hackitt’s independent review of the Building Regulations and ...

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World Workplace Europe

IFMA-RICS World Workplace Europe, which took place in Barcelona this year had as its theme: A People Business in the Digital World In the run up to IFMA-RICS World Workplace Europe, there was a lot of snap, crackle and perhaps ...

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Waste management: 12 Step Guide

As a survey reveals FMs worry most about compliance… here are some top tips on managing waste and recycling A new survey has revealed that facilities managers consider waste management to be their number one environmental priority, ahead of energy management, ...

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Facing up to automation

Rethinking work in the face of enlightened automation was the theme of the Quora Smartworking Summit held in June at ExCel There was a change of venue for the latest Quora Smartworking Summit, when the event decamped to the Platinum ...

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