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Changing landscape

Research by Idox, a leading provider of CAFM software, into how COVID-19 has impacted FMs working in the UK and across the world illustrates a shift in priorities for the profession Idox questioned FM professionals across a diverse range of ...

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New age lighting

Lighting systems need to remain efficient, even in sporadically used buildings. Anthony Parkinson of Ansell Lighting explores the role of smart lighting Many businesses and their employees are opting for a more flexible, hybrid approach, splitting their hours between the ...

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Truly agile tech

James Bradley, Director at The Churchill Group says applying an agile mind-set to tech can drive innovation and help achieve company objectives; from talent attraction and retention to the development of new ideas As computer science has become increasingly sophisticated, ...

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Combating climate change

Given the urgent need for the world to address global warming, a group of technology specialists explain how CAFM can help FMs tackle climate change In anticipation of the COP26 summit taking place this November in Glasgow organisations are gearing ...

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Counting the cost

Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Sedex on preventing the human costs of supply chain disruption In recent months, the UK has faced supply chain disruption on a massive scale, from food, drink and toy shortages, to a ...

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Medical review

One year on from mobilising the hard FM services contract for the BMA’s Grade II listed HQ building in London, Artic’s Marketing Manager Charlotte Pinder and BMA’s Head of UK Estates Ian Wade, discuss how the partnership is progressing The ...

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Measure to measure

The SFMI and BAM FM have teamed up to develop a framework to help the FM community achieve net zero carbon by providing a standardised approach that measures emissions from services. SFMI’s Chris Havers and BAM’s Reid Cunningham and Anthony ...

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FM Clinic: Keeping on top of compliance

As organisations prepare to welcome their people back to the workplace, they must meet compliance standards in order to be able to reopen their facilities safely. Staying on top of the usual legal and statutory compliance at the best of ...

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Career Ladder talks to director of Seeclear Facilities

Q: What first attracted you to working in FM, did you have much awareness of the profession? I started at the age of 16 as an aircraft cleaner working at Heathrow Airport in the mid 80s. Back in those days ...

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The apprenticeship opportunity

Linda Hausmanis, IWFM CEO says levy-funded apprenticeships allow employers to invest in their workforce by combining education, work-based learning and ongoing development Facilities management is at a pivotal moment in its relatively short history. Having grown exponentially over the last ...

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