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Inclusive for all

FMJ spoke to committee members Sharon Slinger and Colin Kimber of the LGBT+ in FM network which brings together a group of individuals from organisations within the FM sector to foster inclusiveness and respect within FM It’s been estimated that ...

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A time to come together

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities If this pandemic has brought us anything to smile about it has to be the burgeoning use of new ‘pandemic’ only phrases that now seem to be common place in a business ...

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Fire and light

Anthony Martindale, Field Product Manager, Lighting, Eaton asks, why are outdated and/or substandard emergency lighting systems so common in the UK? Despite previous studies highlighting the dangerous gaps in emergency lighting, it still remains an issue. According to a 2020 ...

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The power of a simple energy management upgrade

Andrea Temporiti, Head of Digital ABB Electrification and Marco Dolce, Facility Manager ABB Smart Power Division More than ever before, data capture and analysis are affording facilities managers the insight required to understand and improve their buildings and processes in ...

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Plans with a purpose

Ross Abbate, CEO for Mace Operate explains to Sara Bean why Mace’s facilities management business is putting purpose at the heart of everything they do While the FM sector has risen to the challenges of the past year, like the ...

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Life safety fire risk assessments

Richard Jenkins, Chief Executive of the National Security Inspectorate, explains the implications of life safety fire risk assessments and how ‘Duty Holders’ can best discharge their legal responsibilities. No matter how extraordinary the now routine pandemic circumstances, it’s important to ...

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Protect force

Hostile Vehicle Management (HVM) is a critical consideration for FMs looking to protect their property and more importantly their people, says Richard Winstanley of Bft Automation While the terror attacks of the last five years, both home and abroad, have ...

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The return to work: How FM can deliver a more hygienic workplace in the COVID-19 era

We are living in anxious times. People, who may have been working from home for months during the pandemic, are understandably nervous about going back to the office. But companies can help to steady those nerves by ensuring their staff ...

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The wheel’s turning

Ann Clarke, Director of The Future Workplace at nationwide workplace consultancy and interior design business Claremont, suggests the Hub and Spoke office could be the future of the workplace Just over a year ago – the world wondered if the ...

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Predictive reasoning

Key themes at World Workplace Europe 2021 were lessons learned from the past year, how data can help FMs make informed decisions and the folly of making any firm predictions for the future. Greg Bortkiewicz, Consultant at Magenta reports World ...

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