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Application of AI

Jo Sutherland, MD, Magenta Associates reports from a seminar on the Application of AI: what it means for people, property and marketing In a recent Profile Network event hosted by JLL, technology leaders came together to discuss the transformative power ...

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Worth the Wates

Antony Collett, Managing Director of Wates’ facilities management business explains why the hard FM specialist aims to expand steadily by offering clients engineering expertise, digital know-how and compliance assurance When it comes to the building lifecycle, family-owned building, development, and ...

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Is the underrepresentation of women in FM down to poor communication?

By Emma Thornton, Marketing Manager at 300 North Women make up around 21 per cent of the FM workforce according to an IFMA survey. An IWFM survey gives a more charitable estimate for the UK sector, with a 34/66 percentage ...

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Actions for assets

From planning to action, John Cooper, Operations Director at NG Bailey offers some proven strategies for successful M&E asset management Whether you’re managing a high footfall venue or a small office building, effective maintenance of M&E assets is essential to ...

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Your flexible friend

The new Demand Flexibility Scheme incentivises businesses to reduce their energy consumption. It’s a game changer, says Aaron Lally, Managing Partner at VEST Energy While the public was focused on scare stories about potential blackouts this winter, the National Grid ...

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Software for standards

As more standards are introduced across building operations Penny Brinsley, Account Director, Service Works Global discusses the current trends in compliance and risk assessment, and explains how a permit to work system can offer various benefits, especially when integrated within ...

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Keeping house

The work being done by the estates team at the Environment Agency at the lock keeper houses on the River Thames is benefiting occupants and the environment. Sara Bean reports The Environment Agency (EA) plays a pivotal role in supporting ...

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Gainful experience

Workplace Futures 2024 focused on the symbiotic relationship between people and technology, which for FMs means delivering a quality workplace experience The meshing of the physical and digital worlds was a theme that ran through this year’s Workplace Futures conference. ...

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A calmer approach

The way we work has changed in an unprecedented way, making support for mental health in the workplace more important than ever, says Louise Fernand, Product Manager for Mental Health and Wellbeing at the British Red Cross Companies routinely consider ...

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Apprentices at ABM

Attracting talent is key to our growth plans says Richard Sykes, SVP and President of ABM UK and Ireland, and ABM’s engagement programme for young people plays a key part It was less than a decade ago when ABM didn’t ...

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