News and Updates

Marsha Hernandez

Employee Screening is Vital in Fight Against Cyber Fraud

14/12/2018 Security
The facilities management sector employs around one in 10 of the UK working population, providing services that range from security to building and engineering maintenance through to asset management...

A Good Wheeze

14/12/2018 Health & Safety
We breathe 25kg of air per day, so minimising airborne pollution clearly matters. But we need to do better – a big part of the population lives and works in areas where particle rates exceed World...
Energy efficiency

Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment

RICS’ Data Services team has been appointed by the European Commission’s Directorate General for Energy (DG ENER), to maintain and update the EU Building Stock Observatory. RICS will be leading a...
FM counter-terrorism

Co-operation and Collaboration are Vital for Effective Counter-terrorism

14/12/2018 Security
Commercial competitiveness must give way to collaboration as on-site teams work to deter terrorists. Response plans are clearly important but reducing the risk of an attack must always be the focus...
FM Sustainbility

How to Improve Sustainability with Water Treatment Solutions

Long-established methods of pre-commissioning cleaning and ongoing water treatment are heavily reliant on large volumes of water and chemicals, with sampling and consultants the mainstay of...
Global FM trends

Global FM Market to Register CAGR of 12% By 2023

14/12/2018 FM Services
The “Global Facilities Management Market 2019-2023” report has revealed that by 2023, the FM market will register a compound annual growth rate of 12%. A number of tech advancements have pushed up a...

5 Questions to Ask your CAFM Provider about Security

14/12/2018 Security
Organisations use computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software to drive maintenance management efficiencies, meet regulatory requirements and store facilities management and asset-related data...
Designing Workspaces

Designing Workspaces of the Future

The arrival of the new nomadic work life is here. Communication is happening from almost anywhere on a plethora of laptops, tablets and mobile devices. But for those of us tethered to global,...
Women in Leadership

How Can We Encourage More Women into Leadership Positions in the FM Industry?

In the FM industry, the further up the employment chain you look - the less women that occupy key roles. This is something we see industry wide, with some reports stating that just 3 - 4% of CEOs...
Market Network

Why Market Networks are the Future of HVAC

14/12/2018 FM Services
Not to be confused with network marketing, market networks are an emerging type of business model aiming to make working life fairer and easier for everybody. By mobilising business communications...
Digital integration

Approaching Digital Integration in the Workplace

Tech is now a fully embedded element of every office - from the advent of the photocopier, the office environment had been fully changed into an evolving technological arena. In June 1975 Business...
Facilities Management

Peak Performance at Work: Stay Hydrated!

14/12/2018 Health & Wellbeing
Athletes and sportsmen have known for some time that hydration is important to success. It’s not just because it makes the body’s physical systems work better, but because below a certain level of...