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FM workforce

FM Clinic: Taking the Heat out of Summer

13/12/2018 Health & Wellbeing
It’s unlikely that anyone would ever dispute that all human beings deserve the same rights and respect – regardless of whether they’re male, female, black, white, heterosexual, homosexual, or whether...
LED

When is the Right Time to Upgrade to LEDs?

Given that light emitting diode (LED) based lighting can save money, reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, and has a long life and high quality light output, why aren’t all facilities managers...
FM HR

Combining the Efforts of FM and HR

Ask anyone working in FM, and they’ll tell you that a relationship with HR is fundamental in allowing them to do their jobs efficiently. In line with the eventual and somewhat reluctant realisation...
Mobile access

Dispelling the Myths of Mobile Access

Physical access control is a key component of many organisations and can be used for anything, from opening doors to car parks, buildings, secure rooms or even accessing computer files. Much of the...
Internet of Energy

Store to Save with the ‘Internet of Energy’

Dr. Alex Mardapittas, Managing Director of Powerstar and inventor of the Virtue energy storage system, discusses how using storage technology can help realise significant savings on energy bills. The...
TFM Report

Infographic: The TFM Report 2018

13/12/2018 FM Services
The aim of the 'TFM Report' is to demonstrate both the positives and negatives of working with outsource suppliers in Facilities Management (FM), specifically Total Facilities Managers (TFMs). For...
Facilities Show Spotlight

April Spotlight: Jackie Furey

April’s spotlight is dedicated to Jackie Furey, Director and co-founder of Workplace consultancy Where We Work Ltd. Jackie has worked in the FM industry for the past 18 years and has extensive...
Okappy

Developing Communication in the Facilities Management Industry

The FM industry is facing not only huge changes, but huge problems. Communication is broken when it could and should be simple. It’s important to explore and analyse the key problems in order to move...
Facilities Management

Go East or Get Fat

13/12/2018 Catering
Workplace caterers and food producers need to adopt an Eastern approach to catering, seeing food as medicine, rather than simply as a source of sustenance. That was the message from speakers at a...
Sustainability

Sustainability: Staying Ahead of the Curve

The pressure is constantly ratcheting up on businesses to show they are sustainable and transparent organisations which treat environmental concerns with importance. We are reaching a stage where...
iso 45001

ISO 45001 – What Does it Mean for your Company?

13/12/2018 Health & Safety
What is ISO 45001? ISO 45001 sets out to provide a robust and effective set of processes for improving work safety in global supply chains. ISO 45001 is the world’s first International Standard for...
construction design management

Construction Design Management for Facilities Managers

13/12/2018 FM Services
New laws are often written in an opaque, technical style, making it difficult to understand how potentially critical new legal requirements apply to facilities management. This Barbour Guide to...

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