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Is this proof that money doesn’t buy workplace happiness?

Martyn Freeman, managing director, facilities management at Mitie discusses workplace happiness in his monthly blog. A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting a number of American businesses to look at how they approach the challenges of property ...

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Career Ladder talks to FSI (FM Solutions) product manager

Q: What was your first ever job? I did an undergraduate engineering apprenticeship with British Aerospace (Military Aircraft) Ltd for five years. I worked with them for a year with day release to Surrey University & Guildford College of Technology; I ...

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The cost of training

Why is training so expensive and how do we make it more accessible to those just entering the industry? THE CONSULTANT’S VIEW DAVE WILSON CFM,  EFFECTIVE FACILITIES We need to start by asking how we are judging the cost of ...

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Jack Prady Takes up National Engineering Manager Role at Hampshire Facilities Management Company

Fasset, the national facilities and property management group, announces the appointment of Jack Prady as National Engineering Manager with immediate effect. This is a new position, assuming responsibility for developing and leading the 120-strong UK FM services team in the ...

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Career Ladder talks to OCS’ CEO Facilities Services

Q: What was your first ever job? The first job that I went into was in banking. I didn’t waste any time. I finished school on the Friday and went straight to work as a bank clerk with the TSB ...

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Why do clients buy services from FM companies?

Martyn Freeman, managing director, facilities management at Mitie provides his second blog for FMJ Recently I attended one of those inspirational days that happens all too rarely. I wasn’t at a TED convention, a CBI event, or even the Davos ...

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Chartered FM

Do facilities managers need to be chartered? What real difference does this make to them, their reputation and their career? How much of the desire to become chartered can be put down to elitism? THE END-USER’S VIEW GUY STALLARD,  CHAIRMAN, ...

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Bank on it

How do organisations across the legal, media and private banking sectors approach facilities management differently? In the last of a three-part series, Anthony Bennett, owner director of bespoke hospitality services business Bennett Hay, focuses on the private banking sector’s approach ...

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Growing green

All FMs, at least every single FM that FMJ has spoken to is convinced that facilities managers should have a much greater say in the design stage of new buildings. There is a persistent urban legend that an architect once ...

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What does the EU do for FM?

The UK referendum on EU membership is drawing ever closer. Regardless of whether you think leaving is a real possibility or not, “renegotiation” will certainly be a hot topic. But what could be renegotiated and how will it impact the ...

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