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Tomorrow’s world

The IWFM London Region conference 2019, which took place in March, had one overriding message: The workplace is changing, and FM is leading the way. Sara Bean reports The conference might have taken place at Freemasons’ Hall, a historic art ...

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Smart support

Steve Roberts of Dell EMC describes the many ways that technology can help transform workplace productivity For some time, the UK has been grappling with a productivity problem. Recent figures put it at just 0.2 per cent, a marked decline ...

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London calling

Paul Crilly, Managing Director of NJC, talks to Sara Bean about the rationale behind the relocation of its head office to London’s Victoria and what it signifies for the future of the company NJC(Not Just Cleaning) specialises in providing commercial ...

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The impact of Brexit on FM

We’re due to leave to the EU at the end of March and how we do so is still very much undetermined. What are your greatest concerns about the impact of Brexit on your business and on the wider FM ...

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Keep it clean

Iain Fraser-Jones, MD of Greenzest Sustainable Cleaning Services, explains the benefits to FMs of a wider interpretation of sustainability Sustainability in cleaning has come a long way since the mid-2000s when it was really just another word for ‘environmental’. Yet ...

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Cleaning up our act

Aaron Sagar, Account Manager at Anabas, makes the case for rewarding cleaning staff fairly for their efforts   As FM providers, we expect our clients to pay a fair contract price, which often includes multiple services, overheads and a management ...

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No time to waste

Using the latest smart technology could radicalise the way the FM industry manages reactive services, Jason Mohr, creator of a slick on-demand waste collection model tells Sara Bean One of the biggest headaches in FM is managing any kind of ...

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Taking responsibility 

Blog from Rory Murphy Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Richard Edelman the CEO of Edelman research who recently issued the 2019 trust barometer survey concluded that “People have low confidence that societal institutions will help them navigate a turbulent world, so ...

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Compliance: Asbestos – legal duties

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association (ARCA) advises that owners and managers of properties – commercial properties, hospitals, schools, factories – constructed prior to the year 2000 are responsible for ensuring that employees and non-employees are not exposed to health risks ...

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Career Ladder talks to facilities director, Lucy Hind

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I started as a building service engineer progressing into service management and into FM. The industry has opened up many doors for me as I have become embedded ...

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