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‘Security-by-design’ aims fall short leading to additional costs post-build

A new report from Brivo, a global provider of cloud-based access control and smart building technologies, finds that while security is a new priority in building design, a mismatch between ambition and reality leads to spiralling costs. The results of ...

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Eptura Workplace Index: 2023 has been a year of change to a new normal

Most business leaders now accept the hybrid workforce as the new normal. While some organisations have insisted on a return to the office, the majority have adapted to a structured hybrid model. At the same time, in an increasingly tough ...

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Third of FMs say budget cuts pose risks to safety within their business

New research has examined the complexities of the facilities management industry, and how they impact the safety and smooth running within the modern facility. The survey of 250 senior FM professionals by industrial paint and repair products specialist, Watco, revealed that ...

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Fuelling Young Minds report highlights the need for food education

A new report, Fuelling Young Minds, has been published by school and education catering company Chartwells highlighting the importance of providing food education within schools to equip younger generations with vital information to make informed decisions about food. Society is ...

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New report shines a light on the state of play for MRO procurement professionals

A new report which shines a light on the state of play for MRO procurement professionals across a wide range of key economy sectors has been released today by RS, a global provider of product and service solutions for industrial ...

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Circularity could reduce 75% of embodied emissions in built environment

The construction sector’s carbon dioxide emissions – from building to real estate to infrastructure – can be reduced by up to 75 per cent or 4 gigatons of carbon dioxide by 2050 through the establishment of a circular economy. This ...

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Physical security market is rapidly embracing cloud and hybrid solutions

The adoption of cloud-based solutions for physical security is picking up speed as cyber-concerns about cloud security are lessening, finds Genetec’s 2024 State of Physical Security report. The report by Genetec, a leading technology provider of unified security, public safety, ...

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Employee wellbeing and retention are a clear focus for FM industry

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) 2023 assessments have uncovered significant trends shaping the future of the FM industry. For example, while short term risks to the industry, including staffing and skills shortages, are being managed through a focus on ...

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New report encourages more effective interventions to improve workplace mental health

The need to support employees and colleagues in managing their mental health is widely recognised, however the wide range of interventions being marketed makes it difficult for employers to know what works. Launched on the back of increased mental health ...

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Voice of the Facility Manager report

Did you know that mental health was rated as the biggest challenge working in facilities management? ‌‌ ‌Two in five FM professionals who were surveyed cite “mental health” as one of their biggest challenges at work. ‌From the adoption of ...

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