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Building a sustainable future

Amey Consulting’s Managing Director Alex Gilbert warns that the UK needs new skills and new thinking if it is to meet its net zero targets The need to build a more sustainable future is not in doubt. Tackling climate change ...

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IWFM CEO on Budget 2021

In yesterday’s Autumn 2021 Budget, Chancellor Rishi Sunak outlined plans to rebuild the economy and drive growth, committing to investments in skills, public services, infrastructure and innovation. Four days ahead of the crucial COP26 summit, he also provided some detail ...

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New construction qualifications for the future are launched

A brand-new set of qualifications for the construction industry, focussed on future-proofing and prepping for the changes that digital transformation will bring to the sector have been launched. The Future of Construction initiative is led by national framework provider Pagabo and made ...

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Churchill to donate funds to support London Progression Collaboration

Churchill Group has committed to donating £40, 000 of its apprenticeship levy fund to support the London Progression Collaboration (LPC) initiative. Following an introduction from JLL, the soft services provider has decided to join the commercial real estate services company ...

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Adapt and learn

FMs experiencing career upheaval due to the COVID crisis, need to hone their skills and knowledge to ensure they’re ready for the next challenge, says Beth Goodyear of FMHS Consulting The workplace is changing, and we need to change with ...

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Building talent

Julie Jarvis MD of property & built environment recruitment firm PRS discusses the increased demand for building services and FM professionals in light of the UK’s tentative move out of lockdown In May, the government unveiled a “conditional plan” to ...

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Amey partners with BuildForce to support Service leavers and Veterans

With around 14,000 personnel leaving the Forces each year Amey is keen to tap into this pool of talent and has formed an alliance with BuildForce, an industry led programme that aims to reduce the skills gap in the construction industry ...

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FM: The skills gap and responsibility

The UK’s ongoing skills shortage is nothing new, yet the ‘gap’ also shows no sign of closing any time soon. Bryan McLaggan, MD at corporate building services maintenance specialist CTS, looks at how the FM industry can align with wider ...

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FM Clinic: Addressing the skills gap in FM through training and development

According to the Facilities Management Business Confidence survey by the BIFM, 27 per cent of respondents felt a shortage of skilled staff could be a barrier to success over the next 12 months. Yet in a separate report by the ...

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