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Living and breathing

Richard Sabin, Managing Director of living wall company Biotecture looks at why facilities management companies and developers such as the Canary Wharf Group are introducing living walls into their developments, to encourage people to return in larger numbers In today’s ...

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Understanding assets

Rachel Houghton, Managing Director Business Moves Group explains why asset management is a key part of a business relocation project and it can enable the better use of resources and create the best outcomes for businesses As the workplace continues ...

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Lifts in high-rise buildings

From January 23, 2023 all firefighter and evacuation lifts in high-rise residential buildings are now subject to an additional new monthly check. Lee Dean Director of lift consulting engineers, LECS UK looks at the implications and the new responsibilities for ...

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Social net worth

As an intrinsic part of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) demonstrating Social Value is increasingly a prerequisite in winning FM contracts. Guy Battle, CEO, Social Value Portal explains what a successful tender should look like Facilities Management is on the ...

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Is AI the future of FM?

With the rapid growth of ChatGPT, it’s time to look at how facilities management can benefit from AI integration says Tom Shrive CEO of AskPorter, who explains the benefits artificial intelligence tools could bring to the sector Everyone seems to ...

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Fresh start

Rob Legge, Group CEO at OCS explains how bringing Atalian Servest and OCS together is creating a fresh and transformed OCS brand The announcement last year that OCS Group was to merge with Atalian Servest under a deal with private ...

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What happens to the waste?

The 2023 survey* by FMJ in partnership with Grundon Waste Management reveals transparency and commitment to environmental issues are among the top requirements looked for in a waste management provider. Grundon’s Jack Yarrow says honesty is the best policy The ...

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Planning advice

To maintain, or not to maintain? Repairs and maintenance are still the right answer says James Fiske, CEO of the BCIS With maintenance costs rising seven per cent (6.7 per cent) in 2022 and set to rise by five per ...

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Best of Show

As the biggest event in the facilities calendar gets under way we hear from some of the leading exhibitors on their plans for the show and showcase the Facilities Theatre and Smart Buildings Tech Talks Theatre.

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Collective action

With the majority of emissions coming from existing, inefficient buildings, the built environment needs a change in behaviours to help meet net zero targets, says Mark Bruno, a Partner with Ampers and Partners and Chief Ambassador for the CUBE Competition ...

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