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NEWS & ANALYSIS data they produce can be highly beneficial for both
48 New product and service launches and
company news from the FM industry.
Total Facilities Management (TFM) has had mixed
reviews in recent years. Should innovation be a
requirement of a TFM agreement, and if so how can
this be measured? Matt Chapman, Chief Marketing
& Development O icer at Atalian Servest shares
his enthusiasm for training and development,
along with his mentoring and diversity credentials.
A look at the particular issues involved with
ensuring the security of buildings with multiple
companies, occupiers and visitors; plus ways to
improve the performance of your security sta .
Expert advice on lighting, including how the latest
task lighting products can increase user comfort;
ways intelligent lighting control systems can help
save energy and the benefits of security lighting
for commercial o ice, hospitality, health and
NOVEMBER 2019 5
06 This month’s summary of everything that has
hit the headlines in the FM sector.
08 The latest news and views from RICS-IFMA
10 Jo Sutherland Magenta Associates MD and
IFMA UK chapter Board Director, summarises
the key takeaways and show highlights of the
CoreNet Global Summit.
ADVICE AND OPINION
12 Our latest update from the experts at
Barbour on fire protection.
14 Hidden leaks and burst water pipes can
be significantly costly if le unchecked
warns Mark Taylor, Advanced Services Operations
Manager at Water Plus.
16 Buyers of cleaning and hygiene products
can be certain they get what they pay
for thanks to the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers
Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Schemes.
BLOG & SOCIAL MEDIA
18 Whatever happens at the 12th December
General Election, our challenges from an
FM perspective will remain the same, says Rory
Murphy of VINCI Facilities.
20 A recent poll revealed that half of people
leave meetings thinking they weren’t
successful. What more can be done to make
meetings more productive, including their design,
booking process, refreshments and ventilation?
single and multi-occupier workplaces and their
32 Good ergonomics means o ering
supportive tools such as chairs, sitstand
desks, and flexible monitor arms and task
lighting, while introducing a more activity-based
environment; but it should also include o ering
people a choice of how and where they work.
36 With increasing concerns about the
quality of air and the health impacts of air
pollution inside o ices, schools and other building
types, Julie Godefroy, Technical Manager at CIBSE
o ers some useful advice.
40 Keeping building occupants hydrated is
a balancing act between taste, quality,
wellbeing and sustainability, says Sara Bean.
HEALTH & SAFETY
46 Drive-by compliance testing of essential
Work at Height equipment and PPE means
that the independent testing of essential safety
equipment is being completed in dangerously
63 Find out who’s moving where in the facilities
64 Achieving true inclusion within diverse and
equitable workplaces makes a significant
di erence to the bottom line, and it is not just about
doing the right thing, says Louise Hosking, Director,
65 Customer service is a core competency of
facilities sta and supervisors which is why,
argues Kim Leahy, HR Director, Corporate Services,
Sodexo UK & Ireland, services businesses must train
people in the right skills and attributes.
66 Candice Webber Head of Food &
CASE STUDY - ATEA
24 The new Atea o ice building in Stavanger,
Norway, has been conceived from the
ground up as a living lab – a test bed and showcase
for connected and integrated systems.
28 Used properly, smart building technology
can transform the e iciency of central plant
systems, says Barry Jones, Operations Director at
30 Karl Broom, FSI Territory Sales Manager
explains why Smart buildings and the
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