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The adaption game

Britain’s relatively low productivity levels are increasingly in the spotlight, and once again attention is focused on skills shortages and education gaps. But for a fast-changing sector such as FM Jane Bell, director of corporate development – BIFM training, argues there are ...

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Judging FM

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

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Cofely secures five-year FM deal with Harrow Council

Cofely has secured a five-year contract with Harrow Council to deliver a range of facilities and energy efficiency services across the Council’s 162 building portfolio. The deal, which brings together a number of smaller contracts previously managed by different Council departments into a ...

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FM sector ‘best prepared’ for looming data protection regulation

Facilities management professionals across the UK are some of the best prepared for the forthcoming European General Data Protection Regulation, according to a new survey by Crown Records Management. The Regulation, which aims to unify data protection across Europe with ...

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Social enterprise scoops new FM deal

A Gloucestershire social enterprise has been awarded its second major contract to provide facilities management services to a housing association. Centigen Facilities Management begins a four-year deal working for Bristol-based Elim Housing Association on 1 July, delivering grounds maintenance and ...

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Career Ladder talks to Gather & Gather’s performance director

Q: What was your first ever job? When I was a student at catering college in Hertfordshire I worked as a kitchen porter at a country house hotel – it was a great way to observe how kitchens worked and make ...

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Predicting the future of FM workplace technology

Smarter devices, increased self service, and more assets talking to one another without human interaction were just some of the predictions made during a panel debate at last week’s Facilities Show which will improve the way workplaces work in the future. ...

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RICS launches six new FM case studies

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is to launch six facilities management case studies developed for them by International Workplace at an event taking place today (19 June), at the NEC in Birmingham. The case studies which cross a ...

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New report reveals FM must focus on people, not buildings

A new report commissioned by facilities management company, Mitie, has revealed that half of the UK’s service sector employees are being hampered by inadequate workplace management and design. Based on a nationwide survey of 2,443 service sector employees, the findings ...

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Feeling good

Wellbeing has been the buzzword of the FM industry recently, and everyone in the western world has heard tales told of Google’s HQ and its various eccentricities. But what are more ordinary, everyday companies doing to take care of their ...

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