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Lasting value

A recent survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management revealed that many organisations struggle to convince staff of the need to recycle. How can employees be encouraged to think and act more sustainably? For many of us, a typical day ...

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Water matters

Zip Water UK looks at how the wellbeing concept has well and truly infiltrated workplaces and what employers can do to ensure their drinking water supply is part of this Living healthily has transformed over recent years, and the wider ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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Grounds for improvement

GRITIT, a specialist in grounds maintenance, argues that taking a strategic, year-round approach to planning can help you stay in control – even in a changing climate For busy facilities managers, grounds maintenance is just one of many competing priorities, ...

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Hours to suit

The FM sector is notorious for its long hours. Here, Tina Chander, Partner and Head of the Employment team at Wright Hassall offers advice on finding the perfect overtime balance for your staff The issue of working late can be ...

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Wash and go

No one wants to spend more time in the washroom than they need to. Stuart Hands from Tork manufacturer Essity looks at ways of speeding up the washroom experience for users and cleaners alike The average person spends around 92 ...

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Doing the right thing

Tim Deeker-Harris of Prime Clean Limited outlines the aims and benefits of the Living Wage The Living Wage was founded by Citizens UK as far back as 2001 when the grassroots organisation, Citizens UK, brought together local institutions to talk ...

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Flying solo

London Stansted Airport has taken the unusual step of insourcing its cleaning and waste management – the first major UK airport to do so. Sara Bean visited the terminal to discover how the in-house FM team is managing London Stansted ...

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Facilities Show 2019

The World’s Largest Facilities Management Event: covering Building Management to Workplace Technology and Workplace Wellbeing to Smart Buildings takes place from 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London UK. During the show visitors will have the opportunity to meet around 282 ...

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The rise of coworking spaces: key challenges for FMs

Are coworking workspaces moving away from being the preserve of tech start-ups and small businesses and attracting medium to larger sized corporates? If so, what could the uptake of coworking mean for FMs in terms of offering high quality amenities ...

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