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What does FM require from a new government?

With the general election now less than 100 days away, what policies and strategies does the FM industry need to see implemented by any new government 
in order to flourish in the years ahead? THE END-USER’S VIEW GUY STALLARD, 
CHAIRMAN, ...

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The future of everything

Barely a week goes by without a report claiming that millions of jobs will become obsolete in the coming years, taken over by machines. Every time you speak to anyone even vaguely interested in technology you know it won’t be ...

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You’re hired

The profile of apprenticeships has increased greatly over the last four years for both facilities management and for the generation preparing to join the workforce. This comes at a time when FM – and business in general – is confronted ...

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A commitment to FM training and qualifications

A commitment to training and qualifications differentiates excellent companies and FMs from the rest, says Jane Bell, director of Learning and Development Services, BIFM Training The old Chinese saying about living in ‘interesting times’ seems never to have been more ...

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Tomorrow’s Workplace

Martyn Freeman, managing director, Mitie’s FM business explains how FM providers are responding to a radically changing working environment to provide the workplace of the future Over the last few years the effect of the global recession has seen many ...

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Transferring past skills into your current roles

In an interview with FMJ last month, Macro MD Debra Ward said that waitressing in her youth was the best possible preparation for a career in FM as it taught her how to prioritise, about procurement, customer service and more. ...

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Career Ladder talks to the commercial manager at Vinci Facilities

Q: What was your first ever job? While studying fine art, I specialised in art-house films and video art; then in my final year I began working for an independent film production company as a location manager based in Cardiff. ...

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Can training really enhance employee performance?

It’s natural for companies to see a direct need for training in response to new services or provide induction courses for new employees due to expansion. This is a tried and tested way to manage learning and development opportunities in ...

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When your helpdesk needs help

Your helpdesk is there to aid people in solving problems and letting your business operate efficiently. But what about when your helpdesk has issues and isn’t working properly? Julie Hulme, business development manager, FM sector for telephone answering specialist, Moneypenny, examines ...

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