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The blueprint of future FM business models

Blog from Rob Legge, Group CEO, Servest With every passing decade, the FM landscape shifts noticeably in numerous directions. Back in the 1980s, facilities management was, in most cases an in-house function. Thirty years on and client requirements have exceeded the ...

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Procurement: Who does it better?

More consolidation, less resource, limited finances. Does this sound familiar? Julian Fris, Director, Neller Davies, discusses whether recent market changes have contributed to smaller margins and, in turn, more pressure on the profitability of outsourcing contracts. In the past 10 ...

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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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Remote control

Managing remote teams is a new skill facilities managers need to acquire if service levels to clients are to be maintained, says Gillian Hayter, a director at training and development consultancy Reboot The way of working within facilities management has changed ...

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FM Clinic: Future of outsourcing public services

Is the rush to outsource public services in central and local government going to slow down as a result of the public becoming disillusioned by management consultants and major service providers securing large profits amidst claims of very poor levels ...

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The year ahead

Andrew Preston, CEO of recruitment outsourcing specialist, de Poel, looks at 2017 – and predicts on what the New Year has in store for the facilities management sector The FM market is increasingly competitive, currently estimated to be worth £111 billion ...

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Exploring the future of CAFM

FMJ takes a close look at the trends impacting CAFM, talking to industry experts about their views on outsourcing, mobile technology, access requirements, hot desking, early adoption of technology and more Earlier this year, FMJ sat down with Claire Visser, ...

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Demystifying performance based contracts

The increasing trend for outsourcing FM services, with the sector predicted to grow by five per cent annually over the next couple of years, has added a new dimension. Failure to manage supplier relationships correctly can have major financial and ...

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The trends of 2016

The facilities management sector is an important contributor to the UK, employing roughly 10 per cent of the UK working population and estimated to be worth £111bn a year to the national economy. Stuart Linington, managing director, NG Bailey’s Facilities ...

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Mobilising to success

Effective mobilisation, implementation and transition are vital to the long-term success of any facilities management outsourcing relationship. Julia Edmonds, managing director at Lexington, explains how organisations can reduce the complexity and stress to ensure a smooth transition as well as ...

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