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Don’t let the levy break

The FM sector has a lot to gain from the Apprenticeship Levy, but a troubled first year hasn’t given the industry confidence it will achieve its ambitious aspirations. It’s not too late though, and a series of simple changes would ...

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Mind the gap

One of the biggest challenges for any organisation is attracting, recruiting, training and retaining good people. Chris Kenneally, CEO at The Cordant Group explains more about how the FM industry needs to embrace these principles In my opinion there has ...

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An industry in need

In the wake of another successful year FMJ spoke to Andrew Mawson, the brains behind Workplace Week, who thinks that FM can go above and beyond to challenge lives (okay workspaces) in a way the traditional view of the industry ...

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The adaption game

Britain’s relatively low productivity levels are increasingly in the spotlight, and once again attention is focused on skills shortages and education gaps. But for a fast-changing sector such as FM Jane Bell, director of corporate development – BIFM training, argues there are ...

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Will FM become a career of choice for Britain’s youth?

We often hear that FM is a career that people just fall into. Yet Universities are now offering courses in it, foreign students are regular visitors to key sites in Britain and the wider public perception is increasing all the ...

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Can training really enhance employee performance?

It’s natural for companies to see a direct need for training in response to new services or provide induction courses for new employees due to expansion. This is a tried and tested way to manage learning and development opportunities in ...

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Lessons from East

With the rest of the world coming to Britain, America and Europe for education, training and innovation it can sometimes be easy to forget how much we can learn from other cultures. Even for facilities managers. Ben Churchill, chief executive ...

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