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Who goes there? 

Lee Herrington, UK Security Product Portfolio Manager for Siemens Building Technologies, looks at the latest developments in access control and their potential for helping to create smart building environments Many organisations are considering their existing processes and systems and looking ...

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FM in residence

Facilities management within the residential market may have many of the same requirements as FM for non-residential buildings, but as the residential team at Knight Frank tell Sara Bean, there are also some unique challenges Our survey of FMJ readers ...

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What’s in a name?

FMJ recently held a RICS-IFMA debate at the RICS HQ in Parliament Square, London, where panel members debated how FM should be redefined for the 21st century It’s been well documented that there are many challenges affecting the FM sector. ...

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The appliance of science

Cleaning apps integrated with CAFM can improve the efficiency of the cleaning function, says Karl Greenfield, senior product specialist at FSI Incorporating cleaning processes within the analytical and performance management capabilities of CAFM adds a new, scientific aspect to what ...

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The benefits and challenges of the TFM model

According to AMA’s ‘Facilities Management Outsourcing Market Report – UK 2016-2020’ the TFM sector was forecast to reach over £21 billion by 2020. This has resulted in greater demand for ‘bundled service’ and TFM contracts. However, it has been argued ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Head of Property & Facilities at Close Brothers Asset Management

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? After a few years as a Barristers clerk I joined a law firm as a Facilities Assistant. They were a national firm and the London office wasn’t significant in size ...

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Redefining value

Phil McClennon, CEO of Leadec, explains why the outsourcing market must become a race to the top if the industry is to thrive and grow in difficult times With several high-profile outsourcing businesses hitting the headlines for all the wrong ...

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Delivering on our standards

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities The drive to professionalise the Facilities Management profession is one I have long been a strong advocate for. The current appetite for strong ethical and responsible business practices can only enhance and ...

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Workwear an important line of defence

Whether FMs are working with a team of engineers or security guards, or working in an industrial, manufacturing, catering or food production environment, PPE is very much about workwear Traditionally, it has been the role of whoever is responsible for ...

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Breaking the mould

David Smith, CEO of newly rebranded Bellrock FM, talks to Sara Bean about the company’s unique model of technology-led end-to-end property and facilities solutions Take a look through FMJ’s news coverage for the past couple of years and you’ll notice ...

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