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Flexible principles

Office environments are changing as space becomes multifunctional. Julian Sharpe, principal director at TP Bennett, looks at the benefits and drawbacks of this trend and asks if shared spaces require a different FM regime  The world of office design is ...

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Leading by example

What does it take for a workplace to achieve WELL certification? Strong design principles based around health and wellbeing, as Hilson Moran’s new Manchester office demonstrates Engineering and sustainability consultancy Hilson Moran has created an exemplar office environment at its Manchester office, ...

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Reaping the benefits of BIM

According to a speaker at the RICS Digital Built Environment Conference a key tipping point for the adoption of BIM (Building Information Modelling) will come once digital asset management systems can freely enable clients to accept and use BIM data ...

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Career Ladder talks to joint managing director at Diamond Facilities Support

Q: What was your first ever job? When I left university, having studied Quantity Surveying, I was adamant I didn’t want to work for a company so I started a clothing business. I had always wanted my own business growing ...

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How to make an acquisition successful

Blog from Daniel Dickson, Group Chief Development Officer, Atalian Servest (UK) Acquisition can be a powerful tool to achieve growth, expand the range of a firm’s capabilities and enter new markets – so it’s important to anticipate the right moment ...

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Lightening the load

Ashley Phillips of Ørsted Sales UK explains what organisations can do to manage their energy in smarter, more efficient ways For most facilities managers, their role is about so much more than managing a building. FMs support both people and ...

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High-rise tech

Leading-edge technology is helping overcome the challenges of keeping people safe and secure in high-rise office buildings says Mike George, Director and Founder MyTAG Thousands of people pour into and out of high-rise office buildings throughout the world each day, ...

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Energy 2018

Renewable energy and the future of construction is the hot topic at Energy 2018, taking place at Birmingham’s NEC on 9-11 October With an ever-increasing focus on renewable energy and carbon emissions by government, business and public alike, FM professionals ...

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Step Up

Technology has been instrumental in many advances in the health sector, such as improved data and analysis. However, widespread use of technology, and the resulting sedentary lifestyle, has also begun to create severe health problems. Sitting for too long (more ...

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Heavy weather

In the face of unpredictable, extreme winter weather, what can FMs do to protect their organisations? Start planning now, says Vicky Lopez, Founder and Director of De-ice We hear the same message year after year – companies need to be ...

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