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Adapt and learn

FMs experiencing career upheaval due to the COVID crisis, need to hone their skills and knowledge to ensure they’re ready for the next challenge, says Beth Goodyear of FMHS Consulting The workplace is changing, and we need to change with ...

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Lone workers

Lone workers are those who work by themselves without close or direct supervision, and they can be found in many working environments. EXAMPLES OF LONE WORKING INCLUDE: People working alone in premises, such as shops or kiosks Home workers People ...

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Tech data and analytics

Blog from Raj Krishnamurthy, CEO, Freespace The sudden change brought about by COVID-19 has highlighted several misconceptions about the workplace. Office-based workers, even those previously sceptical, will now accept that technology is going to play a key part in how ...

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Leadership race

To help promote race and equality, the FM sector needs to take a proactive approach to developing BAME workers for senior roles, says Matt Chapman, Atalian Servest’s Chief Marketing & Development Officer (UK & Ireland) It is beyond cliché to ...

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Sign of the times

Mandatory by law and essential in reducing the risk of accidents, the implementation of effective safety signage is crucial to any workplace. Danny Adamson, MD at Stocksigns looks at how compliance with the latest safety requirements can ensure a safe ...

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Twin benefits

Looking to improve the efficiency of your building stock? A digital twin could be the answer, according to HDR | Hurley Palmer Flatt’s Paul Scriven and Dr Annie Marston Our built environment and its construction have a tremendous role to ...

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Winter wisdom

This coming winter will present some exceptional challenges for FMs; restarting sites after lockdown and maintaining them compliantly and safely through the winter. The experts from Mitie and Adler and Allan offer advice on preparing for a winter like no ...

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Wash and go

The washroom is likely to be at the heart of any FM strategy to help keep non-domestic buildings infection free. FMJ asked a group of washroom experts to answer some frequently asked questions on ways of keeping COVID clear We ...

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Tomorrow’s world

As technology advances, will we see mother nature’s green spaces and beloved landscapes controlled by the click of an App? Angus Lindsay from idverde, looks at what is possible now, what is feasible, where the future is really heading and ...

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Natural design

Removing the barriers between its people by replacing walls with planting to create natural breaks, was a key part of the attractive interior design for the new offices of the software developer IFS to encourage wellbeing and collaboration Every major ...

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