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FM Clinic: Sustainability in FM

Sustainability is a huge priority for the FM sector, whether developing energy management strategies, increasing recycling or investing in renewables. But there is a broader definition of sustainability where FMs have the opportunity to deliver social value in providing a ...

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The driving seat

The FM sector will drive a green recovery says Simon King, Mitie’s Director of Sustainability and Social Value The UK Government recently announced its ten-point plan for a ‘Green Industrial Revolution’, a major milestone in the nation’s race to net ...

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IWFM launches new social value measurement framework

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has partnered with the Social Value Portal and National Social Value Taskforce to develop a new measurement framework . Designed specifically for the workplace and facilities management profession, the National TOMs Facilities Management ...

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Pattenmakers opens nominations for 2021 Young Manager Award

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award. A unique career development opportunity, the award is open to managers aged 21-32 working in the FM sector, and there is no cost to ...

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Facilities Management Survey 2020

Over the past six months the FM sector has worked hard to meet the challenges of dealing with the effects of the Covid-19 crisis; from supporting office based staff who’ve switched to working from home to mobilising operatives offering front ...

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Up and running

We talked to industry experts about what FMs need to do to get buildings ready for the post COVID-19 world Never before in the FM sector have priorities changed so quickly. In February and March it was all about exiting ...

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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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Generation game

Jenny Cantrell, Business Manager of Facilities Management recruitment experts 300 North on why the FM sector needs to reach out to the school and student population to succession plan for the future With the current skills shortage in FM, largely ...

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Cleaning & FM industry honoured at 2020 Golden Service Awards

The elite of the cleaning and FM industry were recognised at the 2020 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards for their outstanding excellence and commitment to deliver performances that continually raise standards. Created nearly 30 years ago, the biennial event provides ...

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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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