Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @FMJtoday CONTENTS
41 New product and service launches and
company news from the FM industry.
In next month’s issue. As FMs look to reopen
workplaces we hear from a number of FM thought
leaders on how to prepare for a return to the o ice;
while allowing for new ways of working. Infection
control is the number one concern in cleaning
regimes; in this special cleaning focus we look at the
most up-to-date innovations; from Infrared sensor
technology to the mass disinfection of surfaces.
BuroHappold’s work on the Quadram Institute
building, resulted in a new state-of-the-art food
and health research and endoscopy centre, built to
encourage collaboration and adaption for future
needs. And we explain how to use carbon reporting
as a competitive di erentiator for businesses.
MAY 2020 5
NEWS & ANALYSIS TECHNOLOGY
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
ADVICE AND OPINION
10 David Richards, Chief Customer O icer
for Bellrock argues that during this
unprecedented time, managing our supply chain
is more important than ever.
12 Our latest update from the experts at
14 The ‘new normal’ workspace must
nurture and champion the neurodiverse
says David O’Coimin of www.Nookpod.com.
16 With many buildings still largely
unoccupied - how do you ensure your
business premises are kept safe and secure?
Darren Hyde, Managing Director of VIP Security has
advice on protecting our premises.
BLOG & SOCIAL MEDIA
18 Rachel Houghton, Managing Director of
Business Moves Group with her thoughts
on FMs and business resilience.
20 We’ve all noted the contribution that
cleaners and other low paid front line
workers such as security guards are playing
in helping to tackle the Coronavirus. When we
emerge from this crisis what can the FM industry
do to retain and recruit these crucial operational
32 Gary Watkins, CEO at Service Works Global,
presents a preview of the UK results of
research into FM’s use of technology, which was
carried out by SWG, FMJ (UK) and FM magazine
34 How do you
during a lockdown? We
talk to three FM specialists
about the issues involved,
including the role of
procedures and the
impact on maintenance
38 Sheldon Cooper, Pre-Contracts Director
for climate control specialist Radiana
describes the benefits of Radiant heating and
cooling as an alternative to traditional air
HEALTH & SAFETY
40 Ground Control won the RoSPA President’s
Award for its commitment to establishing
safe working practices for its workers. This aim is
more important than ever in protecting them from
47 Find out who’s moving where in the facilities
48 Coleen Cloherty of Build Recruitment
on recruiting in a lockdown and how
the recruitment sector can help improve FM job
49 Operatives from ISS’s hotel and transport
sectors were rapidly redeployed to work at
the Nightingale Hospital London and undertook a
comprehensive training programme to ensure they
were ready for their new front-line roles.
50 We talk to front-line worker, Vanessa
Morrison, Domestic Manager at an NHS Trust
CASE STUDY - CIBSE AWARDS
24 Renovation and renewal emerged as a
key theme in this year’s CIBSE Building
Performance Awards. Sara Kassam, Head of
Sustainability Development at CIBSE picks out some
of the notable winners.
28 Over the last few weeks the facilities
management sector has been tested in
ways it has never been tested before. A range of FM
thought leaders gave us their views on how it might
respond in the weeks and months ahead.
To register for your free copy of FMJ visit fmj.co.uk