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  • Technology in FM Award recipients revealed

    Technology in FM Award recipients revealed

    Miworld was crowned the winner in i-FM's annual awards competition, while Logincident was awarded a highly commended prize, at this week's Workplace Futures conference.

  • ESOS and what to do about it

    ESOS and what to do about it

    If this is the first time that you have heard of ESOS, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, and you are a large enterprise then you might be in for a shock. Andrew Sparrow explains.

  • Public sector FM: a case of needs must

    Public sector FM: a case of needs must

    We've been watching a small but growing trend in recent years. And just in the past couple of weeks it seems there's no doubt about it: whatever else you might say about central government austerity policy, it is now a key driver in the evolution of FM.

  • Trading Places

    Trading Places

    Does the BFG's demise demonstrate that FM will be just fine without a trade association? Simon Iatrou finds out from CEO Sarah Bentley where it all went wrong, and whether the sector's future may be shaped with no corporate membership representation.

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Features

  • How Will Work Change in 2018?

    How Will Work Change in 2018?

    Mark Catchlove outlines some of the ways in which the pioneering furniture group Herman Miller works to predict the future for itself and its customers.

  • ESOS and what to do about it

    ESOS and what to do about it

    If this is the first time that you have heard of ESOS, the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme, and you are a large enterprise then you might be in for a shock. Andrew Sparrow explains.

  • A quick catch-up with Guy Tucker

    A quick catch-up with Guy Tucker

    In October 2014, i-FM met up with Guy Tucker, Head of Business Development at Arthur McKay, as the Scottish-based hard services specialist was eyeing expansion south of the border.

  • Play Your Part

    Play Your Part

    It simply wouldn't be a WIFM Conference without an agenda packed full of inspirational speakers sharing stories to make the audience laugh and cry. Tanya Horscroft looks back at this year's event.



Interviews

  • Trading Places

    Trading Places

    Does the BFG's demise demonstrate that FM will be just fine without a trade association? Simon Iatrou finds out from CEO Sarah Bentley where it all went wrong, and whether the sector's future may be shaped with no corporate membership representation.

  • Doing Things Differently

    Doing Things Differently

    Are existing facilities management service models meeting the challenges set by a changing FM market landscape? Simon Iatrou speaks to Mike Cant, who believes he has a solution that just might contribute to the mix.

  • Better Recognise

    Better Recognise

    The FM profession needs to find its voice. Simon Iatrou talks with Paul Bagust about whether RICS can help deliver the right platform.

  • Engineering Service Excellence

    Engineering Service Excellence

    In an FM sector where service providers are finding it increasingly difficult to stand out from the crowd, Keith Chanter tells Simon Iatrou why focusing on staff engagement is giving his organisation the competitive edge.



Comments

  • Public sector FM: a case of needs must

    Public sector FM: a case of needs must

    We've been watching a small but growing trend in recent years. And just in the past couple of weeks it seems there's no doubt about it: whatever else you might say about central government austerity policy, it is now a key driver in the evolution of FM.

  • One step forward, two steps back

    One step forward, two steps back

    Last week, the Building Futures Group (BFG) announced its closure after two years in business. But the news didn't exactly come as a surprise.

  • Facing those winter woes

    Facing those winter woes

    As the UK faces more frequent bouts of extreme weather, businesses are taking the impact this has on trading and operations far more seriously. Vicky Lopez explains how customer relations have evolved in the winter maintenance sector over the years.

  • FM - stick or twist?

    FM - stick or twist?

    Traditionally, the festive season is a time for reflection. Drunk on turkey, television reruns and rejuvenated hope, the prospect of a New Year provides us with an opportunity to evaluate the deck of cards we hold and a chance to stick or twist.



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