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Data-led decisions

FMJ in partnership with property operations platform Facilio brought together a group of FM thought leaders from both client and services-provider backgrounds to discuss whether taking a tech-centric approach can help organisations transition to data-led building operations and achieve their ...

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Power of apprenticeships

Harriet Stuchbury, Senior Consultant at LCMB on how SMEs within the FM sector can benefit from the Apprenticeship Levy Transfer scheme We spend up to 90 per cent of our working lives in buildings, so at LCMB, we have made ...

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Size and scale

Drawing on over a decade of experience, Jonathan Eland, Sales Director of PPL Training presents anecdotal evidence from recent client case studies on the key similarities and differences in the training needs of SMEs and larger organisations With such a ...

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Do traditional cleaning products made from petrochemicals meet the demands of FM’s ESG goals?

By Georgia Jordan, Content Writer at Biological Preparations Responding to the widespread growth of the environmental movement, many cleaning products are adopting visible eco-initiatives like minimising plastic waste and addressing transport-related Scope 3 emissions. While monitoring transportation is important in ...

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Enhancing workplace wellbeing

The SFMI 2023 (Sustainable Facilities Management Index) assessments revealed that FMs are now realising the importance of focusing on employee development and wellbeing to help organisations maintain a strong and committed workforce. Which areas should service suppliers and their clients ...

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From eco-improvements to fire safety, is 2024 the year of compliance changes?

In the wake of the Grenfell disaster, the Government introduced the Building Safety Act 2022 which represents the latest phase in the effort to reduce the risk of a repeat occurrence of the fire. Rik Firth, Head of Operations at ...

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CAFM capabilities

Esther Coleman, Product Manager at Idox explains why facilities managers need to harness the power of a CAFM system that enables them to enjoy the flexibility of hybrid working for themselves while delivering a great working environment for the business ...

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The new AI Act and its impact on the facilities sector

By Peter Smyth, Director of Technology & Innovation, and Olga Mitropoulou, Director of Risk & Compliance at Bidvest Noonan On Wednesday, the EU passed the world’s first comprehensive AI law, the Artificial Intelligence Act. This Act is set to establish ...

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Safety in the city

Matthew Holliday, Director of Technical Services and Field Operations at the National Security Inspectorate, describes how an existing innovative partnership scheme protecting multi-occupancy commercial buildings has been repurposed, unlocking a spectrum of potential benefits for FMs beyond its City of ...

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Renew not replace

The greenest building is the one that already exists, which is why the future is retrofit says Alice Murray, Head of Asset Management and Sustainability, Clearbell Capital The question of the moment centres around how the real estate sector prioritises ...

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