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ThinkFM Review: Dragon Slayers respond

In an honest and no holds barred review of ThinkFM, Cathy Hayward was pretty brutal in her assessment of a breakfast seminar session hosted by Mark Woods and Simon Shimmens of Statius Management Services, describing it as ‘a thinly-disguised sales ...

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Little acorns…

While a fragile economy continues to heap pressure on businesses,the argument over large multi-service provision or smaller, independent contractors remains as current as ever. Adrian Pendle, managing director of Intersafe, weighs into the debate. When searching for a contractor to ...

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The FM Event preview

In a bid to draw in a more significant chunk of the facilities management community, UBM Live has rebranded its October show at London Olympia. The FM Event promises an even more comprehensive education and seminar programme, featuring some of ...

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Moving out

The recession has had a huge impact on the way companies view outsourced services, as the temptation to save costs by taking provisions in-house plays on the mind of many business owners. RFM Group’s Timothy Platt explains why people should ...

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Bundled services could let the vermin in…

This month’s FM Insider, Dan Steward, managing director of Shield Pest Control, brings his extensive experience of vanquishing creepy-crawlies to the FMJ facilities manager hot seat. FMJ: How does it feel to be in the facilities manager’s position? Dan Steward: ...

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Pedal power

On-site car parking always poses a challenge for facilities managers. Costly to run, the asset adds little value to the business and yet is essential to employees. So how can it offer a better return? Mark Antwis of Brompton Dock ...

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Sitting in the driver’s seat

In this edition of FASTfacts, Phillip Herring, commercial director at VINCI Park UK, examines how partnerships with private parking operators can benefit facilities managers.

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Staying on the right track

Every month, a KPMG expert discusses a key issue at the core of FM. This time, Chanel Bannister examines how merger & acquisition (M&A) activity is supporting change in the FM sector.

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Diary of a graduate – part 9

In the diary entry this month, graduate trainee manager at ISS, Saghir Ahmad, reflects on his two years on the programme as he embarks on the next set of career challenges.

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Bad vibrations

If not looked after correctly, tools and equipment in the workplace can cause significant and long-term injury to users. Paul Hanks, head of health, safety, environment and quality at HSS Hire, reveals how organisations can keep their staff fit and healthy with the correct maintenance regime.

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