News and Updates


Does IoT Signal the Death of BMS?

As enterprise Internet of Things (IoT) deployments begin to gather momentum, Indi Sall, Technical Director – IT Services, NG Bailey, asks what impact this new age of interconnectivity will have on...
Top fm trends

Download by CBRE: Top Trends in Facilities Management

14/12/2018 FM Services
Download now: Top Trends in Facilities Management. How Society, Demographics and Technology are Changing the World of FM. Brought to you by CBRE.
Smart buildings

Smart Buildings in 2025: What Will the Technology Ecosystem Look Like?

Speaking at the Smart Buildings Show in London earlier this week, Susan Clarke, Principal Analyst at independent technology research and consulting firm Verdantix delivered her talk “Smart Buildings...

How FMs can Prepare for GDPR

14/12/2018 Security
Steve Talbot, Managing Director of IT Efficient, warns FMs to prepare for the upcoming changes in new Euro-wide regulations. Did you know the current 1998 Data Protection Act (DPA) is due to be...
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,...