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Energy

In this article, Alan Luscombe, director at Uninterruptible Power Supplies Ltd., a Kohler company, discusses the factors to be considered when adding a generator to a UPS system. These range from designing in electrical compatibility to addressing environmental and physical ...

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Eye of the storm

Eye of the storm

In what are challenging but exciting times for facilities management, Andrew Preston, Group MD of temporary labour specialist, de Poel, discusses how recruitment is shifting. Despite the fluctuating economic climate over the last two decades, facilities management has quietly grown ...

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Brexit – What next?

The Monthly blog from Martyn Freeman, Mitie’s Facilities Management MD Less than a week after the EU referendum, I had the pleasure of welcoming a group of clients to a strategic workshop, in which we were looking at the likely ...

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The Italian job

It was an inauspicious start to a conference. Just days before delegates starting gathering in Milan for EFMC2016, the International Facility Management Association announced that through it’s partnership with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, it would be bringing its ...

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Uberisation of Facilities Management

Back in February ISS’ head of group marketing, Peter Ankerstjerne gave one of the most talked about lectures, focusing on what he termed the ‘uberisation’ of facilities management at the Workplace Futures Conference. This month FMJ sat down with Ankerstjerne ...

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Facilities Show 2016

This month the Facilities Show returns to the ExCeL in London once again. In fact there is every chance you are reading this at the event itself. There are expected to be over 11,000 visitors over the three days for ...

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Time for FMs to rethink their role?

In the latest instalment of his monthly blog, Martyn Freeman, Mitie’s facilities management MD, talks about the jobs of tomorrow. Mitie partners with Working Knowledge, a social enterprise set up to deliver business acumen to sixth-form students, to encourage budding ...

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Security in an ageing world

When talking about the future of security it’s easy to focus on emerging technologies and threats, but the biggest influencer will be society itself, as David Ward of Ward Security explains further Whatever your profession or field of expertise, it’s ...

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Putting the ‘H’ in Health and Safety

When people think of health and safety (H&S) the emphasis is usually on the physical risk, trips and falls, wearing PPE on site, preventing injury. There’s more to H&S than safety, however, and employers must consider the mental health, and ...

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Facilities Show back in town

Facilities Show 2016 returns to ExCeL London between the 21-23 June bringing together over 10,000 visitors and 300 exhibitors for the leading event in the FM calendar. FMJ looks ahead to see what attendees can expect With a seventeen year ...

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