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Game of risk

A recent survey by FMJ and FM company Salisbury Group found that the vast majority of FMs see risk management as a key part of their role. We brought together a group of client-side FMs under Chatham House rules to ...

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Game of risk

The subject of risk and risk transfer has been in the spotlight following the collapse of Carillion and financial troubles at Interserve. But how does risk affect the FM client – FM services provider relationship? Through a short survey, facilities ...

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Collapse of Carillion could happen again unless lessons are learnt say MPs

The Carillion collapse could happen again unless lessons are learned about risk and contract management and the strengths and weaknesses of the outsourcing sector, an influential group of MPs have warned. The enquiry from the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs ...

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Ethical FM: RICS & FMJ breakfast seminar

One of the most shocking revelations of the Carillion debacle was that it was not an isolated anomaly. It soon appeared that many of its competitors may have taken on too much risk, making decisions that have left them with ...

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Is FM a risky business?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities  The theme for this year’s RICS FM strategic Conference in June poses the question as to whether facilities management is an inherently risky business. I’m looking forward to chairing the event and ...

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Young people in the workplace are not taking H&S seriously enough

More than a quarter of young people are failing to follow the health and safety procedures put in place by their employer and are putting themselves in danger, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 employees, working for businesses ...

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Taking the strain

Health and safety is a minefield of risk and regulations. Mark Ward argues that an integrated H&S management system can help protect staff, ensure compliance and increase productivity Ensuring employee health and safety in the workplace is not just about ...

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Failing to prepare for winter is a costly business

“The ability to manage severe weather events is key to future economic competitiveness, and businesses that fail to anticipate climate change, and the increasing unpredictability of UK weather, are putting themselves at risk,” commented GRITIT’s managing director, Nikki Singh-Barmi, at ...

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Severe weather warnings put vacant properties at risk

With severe weather alerts currently in place for parts of the UK, vacant property specialists, VPS are urging vacant property owners to move to Levels 2 and 3 of their Cold Weather Plan to limit damage and ensure insurance compliance. As ...

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An integrated security strategy can reduce costs and risk

A new white paper ‘Reduce costs and risk with an effective security strategy’ offers insights into the importance of security strategy for business continuity as well as the impact on organisations of getting it wrong. Published by support services provider, ...

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