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Compliance is the most significant problem for majority of building maintenance professionals

Seventy per cent of maintenance professionals state that staying compliant is the most significant problem in their business, according to a recent poll by SFG20. Of those surveyed, just over half report that meeting safety standards is their biggest priority ...

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The evolving landscape of legislation and regulations impacting FM

The last few years have seen notable changes in legislation and regulations within the FM space such as the Fire Safety Act 2021, The Building Safety Act 2022 and the Fire Safety Regulations (England) 2022, to name a few. These ...

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Modern day FM challenges and solutions 

One of the biggest challenges in building maintenance compliance is, frankly, keeping up. All those hours spent creating the perfect maintenance plan count for nothing when legislation and regulations change yet again. This is why the SFG20, the industry standard ...

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SFG20 users get smart upgrade

A major new software solution launched by the UK and international facilities management standard SFG20 will aid regulatory compliance, improve auditing, and facilitate better collaboration between building owners, FMs, contractors, and consultants. Facilities-iQ is a completely new ‘smart’ technology approach ...

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86% of FM professionals agree they will benefit from new ‘smart’ software product, launching this month

86% of FM professionals have agreed that the latest ‘smart’ software to launch in their industry this month will greatly benefit their organisation, according to the latest data from the software’s pre-launch webinar. SFG20, the industry standard for building maintenance, ...

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Only one-fifth of businesses have embraced digital-led maintenance 

Only one in five UK businesses (20 per cent) are ‘wholeheartedly’ embracing digital-led building maintenance, according to a recent poll by SFG20, the industry standard for building maintenance specifications. The poll also revealed that from the remaining businesses, almost half of ...

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How building maintenance enhances aspiration and quality of life

The role buildings play in supporting local communities and wider society can often be forgotten when there is so much pressure to cut costs and environmental impact, but maintenance plans should never ignore the “human factor”, says Paul Bullard. At a ...

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Concrete scandal exposes true value of building maintenance

At a time when building maintenance budgets are under intense pressure, facilities managers could do worse than refer clients to the ongoing scandal over reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete (RAAC). Hundreds of schools have had to close buildings and thousands of ...

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Soaring inflation turns up the heat on building costs

The Bank of England’s decision to raise interest rates to five per cent (their highest level since 2008) in a bid to tackle soaring inflation will pile even more pressure onto building owners and managers to get their operating costs ...

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Digital tool set to cut maintenance ‘guesswork’

An online tool recently launched by the team behind SFG20, the industry standard for building maintenance, can help facilities managers improve building services performance, cut long-term operating costs, meet low carbon targets, and ensure equipment performs well for its full intended ...

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