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The key to the future

As awareness and adoption of BIM slowly spreads, Jon Clark, Sales Manager at FSI, reiterates the benefits of what should be a fundamental FM tool We all hear that BIM (building information modelling) holds the keys to the future of ...

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IFMA UK invites collaborative input from FM community

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the world’s largest and most widely recognised association for facility management professionals. Its mission, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), is to improve the practice and visibility of facility management on ...

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Andrew Hulbert wins Great British Entrepreneur Award

For the first time, the facilities management sector has been recognised at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards. Last night (28 November), Andrew Hulbert, Managing Director of Pareto FM, was awarded the service industry’s Entrepreneur of the Year accolade. Now in its ...

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Valuable lesson

Tony Raikes, Managing Director of VINCI Facilities, is feeling positive about the FM sector – and the reason, he tells Sara Bean, is because VINCI clients understand its value proposition It’s been a difficult year for some of the big-name ...

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BIFM’s annual sustainability survey is now open

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its 11th annual Sustainability Survey. As the longest running of its kind in the UK, the survey, acts as a barometer of how FM professionals and the businesses they represent are ...

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Permanent employment vs. going freelance in the FM sector

What are the advantages to giving up permanent employment in order to go freelance or to take a fixed-term contract? Is the FM market stable enough to go freelance and are there sufficient opportunities for this in the FM industry? ...

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Merge, acquire, grow or expire

In this article FMJ hears from Nick Atherton, managing director of Morphose about mergers and acquisitions in the FM industry. With questions still hovering over the national economy how do people in the facilities sector know when the time is ...

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The FM industry: changing perceptions

FM has struggled in the past to attract and retain talented individuals. However, perceptions of the industry are now changing, with more and more people recognising the long and rewarding career paths it can offer. Capitalising on this shift in ...

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Worker resilience

No one is completely sure how many people actually work in the facilities management industry. It’s probably an impossible question to answer, but the official guestimate from most people in the sector tends to be between nine and 11 per ...

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The document’s journey

Digital working in FM is a potential game-changer but requires vision and leadership to implement. A highly competitive business climate means facilities managers are facing ever-tighter contractual obligations, at a time of increased regulation. However, by harnessing the flow of ...

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