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With a hung parliament and Brexit: how facilities management can manage the uncertainty

By Andrew Lunt, Managing Director, Operations, Salisbury Group                                                        Now, just one year after ...

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Face the facts

In the struggle to win contracts and be the best, new and evolving benchmarking processes might be key to gaining the edge says Gary Barbour at Autonomous FM A benchmark, in layman’s terms, is a standard or point of reference ...

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Preparing for changes to business rates

The biggest changes to business rates for a generation are set to arrive in spring, with London expected to bear the brunt of the increases. What are FMs doing to prepare for these changes? Could this prompt a move out ...

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Board of the question

We often talk about FM getting recognised at board level. Obviously this is important for a number of reasons, but one is the question of where FMs actually turn to. Most departments know exactly where they fit into the corporate ...

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Time for FMs to rethink their role?

In the latest instalment of his monthly blog, Martyn Freeman, Mitie’s facilities management MD, talks about the jobs of tomorrow. Mitie partners with Working Knowledge, a social enterprise set up to deliver business acumen to sixth-form students, to encourage budding ...

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Permit to work

Last year 142 people died in the course of their work and there were 611,000 injuries at work. Permits-to-work expert Simon Olliff, will look at how permits to work are operated, the legal requirements around their use and how FMs ...

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The FM job title…

There is a modern trend where job titles in the FM industry can encompass pretty much anything from corporate services manager to workspace manager. Not forgetting the plain old FM. In 2016 does the job title bestowed upon an FM ...

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Cost-effective cleaning

Facilities managers juggling competing demands and constrained resources may be missing a trick. James White, managing director of Denis Rawlins, explains how to manage risk and budgets through cost-effective cleaning Facilities managers have to juggle competing demands often with their hands ...

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The TALENT side

Over the last couple of months FMJ has reported on the Young Managers Forum’s initiative to introduce the leaders in the FM sector to up and coming talent across the industry. Of the 35 up and comings listed only seven ...

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FMs invited to attend LIFTEX 2016

Solutions for maintenance, modernisation, compliance with safety regulations and improving energy efficiency are just some of the lift-related issued being addressed at the forthcoming LIFTEX 2016 event. Running from 25 – 26th May 2016 at London’s ExCeL, LIFTEX is the ...

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