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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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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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