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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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GBM Support Services rebrands under ABM name

GBM Support Services Group Limited and its Eclipse and CGS businesses, have rebranded under facility solutions provider ABM who  acquired the company back in October last year and is expanding it presence within key industries in the UK. GBM has been ...

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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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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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