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Home working lessons for FMs

Blog from Tim Oldman, Founder and CEO, Leesman How ironic. Facilities management spent years distancing itself from cleaning and janitorial services, casting these out as undervalued, commoditised and margin-less activities, in favour of the sparkly lights of workplace management. Then, ...

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Leaving lockdown with purpose

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Almost eight weeks to the day since my last blog and we seem to be taking pigeon steps out of lockdown. The delicate balancing act of public health versus economic wellbeing means ...

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FM and business resilience

Blog from Rachel Houghton, MD, Business Moves Group We are living in a crisis like no other. Although it will eventually come to an end, none of us know when, and nobody can predict what the new ‘normal’ will look ...

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Managing in a crisis

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities It’s not often that a blog literally writes itself but as we have heard almost incessantly over the last few days, these are unprecedented times. The news moves so quickly that whilst ...

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The ONE project intends to encourage entrepreneurial spirit

Blog from Kelly Howell, HR Director at Atalian Servest In February 2020, during National Apprenticeship Week , Atalian Servest launched the ONE project to discover hidden talent, encourage entrepreneurial spirit within the business and inspire people to put forward innovative ...

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Planet FM

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Carbon Neutral, Carbon Offsetting, Net zero, rewilding, green roofs, wellbeing, single use plastic: the list of things to be aware of, to cut, to manage and recycle could be seen as bewildering. ...

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Remember Remember… the 12th of December

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities So after a year of political deadlock and more votes in Parliament than anyone of us can comprehend we are finally all set for a general election in December. The ‘Brexmas’ election ...

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Combining people and data to create value

Blog from Helen Salmon, Group Sales Operations Director, Atalian Servest If you work in FM, you will have heard about the internet of things (IoT) and the technology’s potential to transform the industry. Capturing, processing and utilising the data from ...

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The certainty of uncertainty

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities As summer ends and the big return to work gathers a pace the only certainty in the FM sector and the built environment is the continued uncertainty that pervades our whole economy. ...

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The effect of TUPE on FM is multifaceted

Blog from Laura Ryan, Legal Director UK & Ireland, Atalian Servest For almost 40 years businesses have had to consider the Transfer of Employment (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) when transferring a relevant undertaking or implementing a service provision change. ...

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