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Workplace cyberbullying – should the FM be responsible?

New research indicates that cyberbullying – using modern communications technology such as e-mails, texts or web-postings to abuse people – is as common in the workplace as ‘conventional’ bullying. The question of how to respond to it effectively or better ...

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FMs’ strategic importance recognised but not utilised report finds

A new report has found that the average Head of Facilities spends less than one day a week dedicated to planning and strategy, despite the clear importance of strategic Facilities Management (FM) to business. The RICS report, “Raising the Bar: ...

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FM engagement is key to realising full potential of BIM

Facilities management professionals must engage with the developing building information modelling (BIM) agenda to realise the full potential that BIM holds for delivering value and cost savings over a building’s lifetime. This was a central theme to come out of ...

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The BIFM inspires FMs of the future with its careers broadcast

Last night the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) in association with skills body, Asset Skills, broadcast its second programme on the Sky, satellite and the business channel TV – this time focussing on the subject of careers in facilities ...

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Global FM mergers and acquisitions trending in 2012

As organic growth becomes harder to achieve and multinational customers are seeking integrated cross-border FM services, FM service providers are re-directing their strategies towards emerging markets outlines a new report. The Mergers Alliance, a group of corporate finance specialists who ...

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Staff restaurant pilot trials Slimming World dishes

Total facilities management company, OCS has teamed up with Slimming World to provide healthy meals in staff restaurants in a ground-breaking healthy eating partnership. The two companies have joined forces to demonstrate that it is possible to cater for large ...

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Shepherd FM appoints operations director to run national accounts

Shepherd FM has appointed Darren Payton as national account operations director. Payton joins Shepherd FM from Interserve, where he was general manager for support services, managing both soft and hard FM services. Payton will manage national accounts for Shepherd FM ...

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Facilities Management – The Business Case to air on TV tonight

The Business Channel.tv has produced a programme exploring the value created within the workplace by facilities management. The programme titled ‘Facilities Management – The Business Case’ is being aired on Sky 212 and Freesat 401 at 9pm tonight, Wednesday 17 ...

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FM winners announced at the BIFM Awards

On Tuesday evening (8 October) over 1,270 guests attended a leading awards evening in the UK facilities management calendar to see the winners crowned for the BIFM Awards in FM excellence for 2012, with headline sponsor Mace. Now in their ...

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