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Is your waste hazardous?

Adrian Witherow of recycling and waste management company, Biffa, considers the importance of dealing with the many different materials classed as hazardous waste in a cost-effective way and without falling foul of complex legislation.

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The FM insider – Amy Roper

The FM Insider is a series in which we invite the specialists serving us to imagine they are sitting in the facilities manager's chair. We ask them to look at their world from your perspective; if they had to be an FM for a day, how would they approach the job? What insider knowledge would they bring to bear on the role?

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Agile minds – Workplace management supplement

Workplace consultancy firm, Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), has put together a series of five seminars in 2012 that blend best practice case studies, external research, comparative data and expert insight. In the first of a series of reports from the Workplace Performance Innovation Network, we look at building and presenting the business case for change.

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Seachange – Workplace management supplement

As the team in charge of running and maintaining the two sites which house the National Oceonography Centre, its facilities department faces a unique set of challenges. FMJ finds out how they are using CAFM to remain within the top five centres for ocean and earth sciences in the world.

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Seat of learning

How will Britain's new tranche of colleges meet the challenges of the 21st Century world? Only by developing an innovative approach to how they work and with the facilities to match, explains Paul Statham of Condeco.

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The interconnected workplace

When it comes to creating modern, efficient workplaces, employee needs must be placed front and centre, explains Lawrence Morison, managing director of Steelcase Solutions.

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In my view – Industry expert coloumn


The vagaries of our weather cannot have escaped many this year, particularly on the water front. Environmental drought status in March became downpours and flooding in April.

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Diary of a Graduate – part 7

FMJ takes a peek at the fourth diary entry from Joely Thomas, graduate trainee manager at ISS UK, who explains why being made to feel part of a wider company culture is encouraging students to take responsibility and express their own ideas.

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Designing healthy work environments

FMJ aims to support technical expertise in the FM market.

As part of this, we offer FASTFacts - a series of specialist summaries that give no-nonsense information on topics of importance with signposting to further sources for the expert reader.

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KPMG column – Real-Time Information – are you ready?

Each month, KPMG experts examine the issues of utmost relevance to the facilities manager. This month, Richard Maitland, senior manager of people services at KPMG, discusses the upcoming RTI changes to the operation of PAYE tax.

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