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Healthy results

First class FM training delivers First Class people says Chris Ash, Managing Director of ISS Healthcare, and a partnership with the Fulham Road Collaborative (FRC) is providing top level facilities management training in the healthcare sector All organisations – whether ...

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Stalks and leaves – eat them please

Blog from Dan Kelly, Deputy MD, Food & Operations, Vacherin It’s unacceptable that in 2019 we are still wasting a third of the world’s food. Growing up, I was taught to make the most of every ingredient. We found ways ...

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Blue Monday: How your workplace affects wellbeing

With over half of employees saying that their working environment has a negative effect on their mental health[1], Linda Hausmanis, CEO of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) urges organisations to utilise their workplace and facilities practitioners and ...

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Career Ladder talks to Jemma Millward, FM at EMCOR Group (UK) plc

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I fell into FM – my very first role was as a temp on an FM helpdesk in Plymouth (Interserve MoD account). I quickly realised that getting plumbers, ...

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Seeing the light

Paul Jones, Country Director UK and Ireland for BEG Lighting Controls, explains how today’s sophisticated lighting technology can meet the needs of any building The spaces where we live, work, study and play have a significant impact on our mood, ...

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Tailored space

The working environment is an essential element to work performance, one that can make or break a business. But should the employees fit the environment, or should the environment be tailored to suit the needs of the employees? asks Murray ...

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Agile response

Seetan Varsani, Regional Operations Director at Corps Security, on the evolving role of the security officer   As we all know, the role of a security officer is a far stretch from what is generally portrayed in fiction: a heap ...

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Meeting need for in-building mobile coverage in 2020

By Gearoid Collins, Sales Director, Vilicom Facility managers are increasingly having to cope with shifting workspaces demand – in particular mobile phone technology. Workplaces must deliver more services and amenities than ever before – shared workspaces, co-working at organisations such ...

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The business of protection

Rob Whiffing, Security Excellence and Projects Director at Sentinel Group Security (SGS), draws on his experience in the industry to answer key questions surrounding site and building protection WHAT ARE THE KEY AREAS THAT DETERMINE THE QUALITY OF A SECURITY ...

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Wireless technology

Miguel Aguado, Marketing and Technology Manager at Lutron Electronics, makes the case for wireless lighting systems When installing a lighting control system in a building, facility managers have many goals, including energy savings, optimising building operations and access to data. ...

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