Success with new technology requires buy-in from the very people who will be working with it.
I have worked in the energy sector for over 15 years. In all that time, I cannot recall when climate change, sustainability and energy were such hot topics of discussion.
The only constant in life is change. Managing an office building in the 18th century would look a lot different to a 21st century workplace.
2021 will, we hope, see offices reopening and employees returning with new views on how they want to work. Technology has a crucial role to play.
High staff attrition has been a painful fact of life for FM and cleaning businesses for many years. Technology can help.
As much as any UK FM company, Sodexo has been caught up in the turmoil caused by Covid-19. The service provider has been hit hard by the pandemic - yet it has proved resilient, and even managed to launch some major new initiatives.
The year ahead is a promising time for the office market. While the UK faces further lockdown measures, the vaccination programme brings light to the end of the tunnel.
Like many industries, the flexspace sector is facing one of its greatest challenges in the global pandemic.
Social distancing must have been one of the most used terms of 2020. Looking ahead to 2021 this same behaviour seems set to be a part of daily life for quite a while to come.
Over the past couple of years King’s College London has been bringing previously outsourced services in-house. We talked to project lead Paloma Lisboa about how and why.
This was a year that started like any other, with reports of contract wins, business changes, people moves, as well as the familiar big themes in the marketplace: competition, sustainability, workplace trends.
As we move towards the end of an absolutely tumultuous year, it’s clear that Covid-19 has had a deep and lasting impact on remote working.
This year has, without a doubt, challenged workplace and facilities professionals with a whole host of safety and wellbeing concerns.
Adversity sparks creativity: 2020 has certainly demonstrated this. We are all learning resilience in a year that has thrown challenges at us that we never imagined.
Coming out of the second national lockdown in England and into a new tiered system has brought fresh challenges for the FM industry.
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