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Hours to suit

The FM sector is notorious for its long hours. Here, Tina Chander, Partner and Head of the Employment team at Wright Hassall offers advice on finding the perfect overtime balance for your staff The issue of working late can be ...

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The Future is BIM – New e-book provides crucial insight into BIM and its importance in FM

Released by CAFM provider, Service Works Global, in partnership with the world’s largest dedicated FM event, Facilities Show The introduction of new technologies such as BIM (Building Information Modelling), IoT (Internet of Things), Smart Buildings and AI (Artificial Intelligence) are ...

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Game of risk

The subject of risk and risk transfer has been in the spotlight following the collapse of Carillion and financial troubles at Interserve. But how does risk affect the FM client – FM services provider relationship? Through a short survey, facilities ...

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Do FM suppliers need a facilities management trade association to represent the sector?

  With the establishment of a UK IFMA chapter, FMs can now choose from three professional bodies; RICS, IFMA and IWFM to help them develop their skills and enhance their careers. However, with all the negativity around outsourcing which has ...

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FM sector: helping to reduce global emissions

Responding to the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report on global warming, the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has remarked that as buildings account for approximately 30 per cent of carbon emissions, the built environment will be a “vital ...

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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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BIFM says a flexible, evidence-based migration policy is needed from government

Following an article in The Guardian last week which revealed details of a leaked Government draft immigration policy, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is now calling on the government to make certain that any future migration policy is evidence-based and meets the ...

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BIFM announces finalists for its 17th annual awards

The 48 finalists in this year’s BIFM Awards have been confirmed. Now in its 17th year, the Awards, supported by headline sponsor Carillion, shine a spotlight on the individuals and organisations driving innovation and delivering exceptional results in facilities management. ...

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ISS pledges continued support for the Armed Forces Covenant

ISS UK has signed a new commitment for the Defence Armed Forces Covenant, for the continuation of its support of the Armed Forces personnel into the civilian workforce. The Armed Forces Covenant pledges support to the British Armed Forces to ensure that ...

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The war for talent

Everyone in FM knows that the industry has changed massively over the past few years and doubtless it will continue to change in the years ahead. But with the talent gap looming ever larger over the sector how has all ...

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