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Career Ladder talks to the MD at the Pinnacle Group

Q: What first attracted you to working in FM, did you have much awareness of the profession? In the first decade or so of my career, I was a Housing Manager. During that time, we were using a series of ...

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Virtual coach

Digital Coaching is the key to unlocking the potential of hybrid work says Yannis Niebelschuetz, Co-Founder and CEO of CoachHub Workplaces are gradually becoming digital, especially since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has brought new challenges for leaders ...

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Right behaviour

How can recruiters balance a cultural fit with diversity? Through a more behavioural led recruitment strategy says David Bernard, CEO of predictive hiring firm, AssessFirst Warnings have come from the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) of a huge recruitment challenge. ...

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Time for FM to make the switch to a more sustainable transport solution

Blog from Andrew Brown, Just Ride the Bike, Active Travel Consultancy In November, the UK hosts COP26 and the media channels will be full of debate about actions to be taken to reduce carbon emissions to combat climate change. Two ...

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Venting safely

Conor Logan, Technical Director at Colt explains why maintaining your smoke vents properly is so important Smoke vents are a crucial part of a building’s fire safety system and work in conjunction with other mechanisms such as smoke curtains and ...

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COP26: How can the FM sector help tackle global warming?

The COP26 summit, which takes place in Glasgow next month [November] hopes to secure agreements to meet 2030 emissions reductions targets that align with reaching net zero by the middle of the century. With 21-22 per cent of the UK’s ...

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Asbestos risks reviewed

Kate Gardner, Health and Safety Trainer at International Workplace on the inquiry launched by the Government into why asbestos related disease is still the UK’s biggest occupational killer More than 5,000 deaths a year are recorded from diseases such as ...

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Safe solutions

James Allardyce, Director of Solution Sales at Chubb, explains how a range of security technologies can be employed to empower a new generation of safer and healthier buildings The pandemic was a catalyst for significant change within the work environment, ...

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Lighting trends

Amanda Speight, National Business Development Manager at CFE Lighting reveals the latest commercial lighting trends Offices are being transformed into more collaborative spaces, with common areas and conference rooms being modified to allow more space per individual. There will no ...

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CCTV upgrades

Research commissioned by security technology integrator NW Security Group reveals a host of benefits for FMs who invest in the CCTV upgrade revolution, but they may need some expert help advises NWSG MD Frank Crouwel Many organisation’s offices, manufacturing facilities ...

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