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Managing FM in an agile workspace
Tuesday 27th June 2017

Agile working is a hugely popular trend in workplace circles, but how exactly does it look in practice? Ravi Bhatnagar unpacks some of the key issues around the concept for facilities managers.

It's the ethos, not the stats
Thursday 22nd June 2017

I have been fortunate enough to meet some innovative leaders in their inspiring corporate offices over the past couple of weeks. All very different businesses, but they do have one big thing in common: a clear commitment to their people.

BIM means us too
Wednesday 21st June 2017

There's no escaping the fact that FMs are part of the government’s BIM drive, says Kath Fontana.

Election chatter
Friday 16th June 2017

Buried beneath the clamour of the snap election and its surprising results last week was a story about something called the Naylor Review.

The case for holistic thinking
Wednesday 14th June 2017

As human consumption nears a pivotal moment, George Adams explains why the built environment has a huge part to play in the fight against social and ecological disaster.

Leading the charge?
Wednesday 24th May 2017

Facilities management is nothing if not a place of change. Policies, practices, expectations and FM companies themselves shift and develop. Could one, Mitie, in the headlines as much for bad news as good in recent weeks, be showing us the way forward?

Is FM at risk of dehumanising?
Monday 22nd May 2017

Embracing the age of big data and all its associated ground-breaking technology is crucial for the FM sector, but there is a risk that partnership working and collaborative cultures could be lost to the detriment of the client relationship.

Looking back to see forward
Thursday 11th May 2017

I realise not everyone finds the history of FM as engaging as I do, but it is nevertheless interesting, instructive and occasionally surprising.

Low cost improvements for workplace productivity
Sunday 9th April 2017

The Stoddard Review argued that an effective workplace can improve business productivity by as much as 3.5%, potentially contributing billions to the UK economy. But this largely depends on employees being able to work more productively.

The Apprenticeship Levy: challenge or opportunity?
Wednesday 5th April 2017

Today, the UK's first ever Apprenticeship Levy officially comes into force, meaning 22,000 businesses will be liable to pay 0.5% of their annual wage bill into the fund. Andy Donnell offers a view of what this means.

What's it all about?
Monday 27th March 2017

There was a brief but spirited Twitter discussion last week in which some highly experienced FM players debated the relationship between workplace and facilities management. The two are grappling for primacy at the moment, at least in some quarters.

Using technology to ensure compliance
Sunday 19th March 2017

The property and facilities management sectors are often slow adopters of innovation, even when it offers significant benefits and is straightforward to implement.


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