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Signed, sealed, delivered

Entering into contractual arrangements for the supply of services is an everyday occurrence for facilities managers and FM service providers – even when they don’t realise it. Too often people mistakenly believe that there is no binding contract in place ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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Guidance Note for procurement published by BIFM

BIFM Fire Safety Law

A Guidance Note to help FM professionals involved in supply chain management understand statutory compliance across procurement projects has been published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). The Statutory Compliance in FM Procurement Guidance Note includes useful information for ...

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Achieving new heights

Facilities managers have a long list of statutory obligations to ensure height safety in the workplace and are often deemed the responsible duty holder for work undertaken on site says John Hynes, Head of the Safe Access division at Fixfast ...

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New Retail 2020 report looks at the future of retail FM and procurement

Retail supply chain specialist, Altius VA, has published the Retail 2020 Report, providing a future insight into the trends that will affect facilities and property managers. Drawing on forecasts from the likes of PwC, Forbes, Deloitte and other global specialists, ...

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Open and shut case

Managers of hospitals, care homes and other healthcare buildings need to ensure that the design and installation of doors does not put vulnerable people at risk, says Simon Osborne Commercial Leader of Allegion in the UK and Ireland It would ...

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ISS annouces BICSc endorsed workshop for Cleaning Managers

ISS has partnered with the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) to launch the new Cleaning Managers Development Workshop. The technical training package will support new and existing cleaning and facilities managers with the tools, knowledge and information on how ...

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Remote control

Managing remote teams is a new skill facilities managers need to acquire if service levels to clients are to be maintained, says Gillian Hayter, a director at training and development consultancy Reboot The way of working within facilities management has changed ...

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From the tools: The making of a manager?

Many facilities managers work their way up from a frontline job, while others arrive as fully fledged graduates. FMJ talks to senior FM figures, HR and people-change experts to find out what makes a great manager and leader Traditionally many ...

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BSRIA publishes procurement guide for maintenance contracts

BSRIA has released its new Maintenance Contracts: A Guide to Best Practice for Procurement Guide (BG66/2016) aimed at helping clients, facilities managers and their organisations to understand better the key success factors in procuring maintenance contracts. There are different ways in which building maintenance ...

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