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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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Media City

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

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A ‘fake’ path to success

We constantly hear about people “faking it, until they make it”. Did this cliché apply to you when you were first starting in your current position, or indeed at any point in your career? What advice would you give to ...

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Is the FM industry looking at the right questions?

The first in a series of blogs by Mitie’s managing director of facilities management, Martyn Freeman, and his thoughts on the FM industry… June really has been a very interesting month. It started with the publication of our workplace research ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD of Facilicom UK

Q: What was your first ever job? I am a farmer’s son so I worked on the farm as soon as I could walk! Q: What was your first job in the FM sector? I began as a business development manager (BDM) ...

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G4S FM working positively to improve the workplace mood

G4S Facilities Management has launched a Customer Engagement Training Programme across its catering contracts which focuses on the impact a persons mood can have on another person, whether it be positive or negative. With the facilities team often the first point of ...

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Career Ladder talks to the FM at G4S

Q: What was your first ever job? My very first job was as a lifeguard at a hotel leisure club in Aberdeen, Scotland at the age of 17, I always wanted a career in Leisure. Q: What was your first job in ...

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CBRE gets winning verdict for FM deal

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has been appointed by international law firm, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co to provide facilities management services at its 142, 257 sq ft offices situated at 4 More London. CBRE was awarded the contract through its FM ...

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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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