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Liz Benison: leading the change agenda

We spoke with Liz Benison last year, then just six months into her new job as CEO at ISS UK & Ireland. She was enthusiastic but realistic about the challenge. So how has it been going?

This Quarter

FM in a hybrid working world

Often lost in all the conversation around ‘new ways of working’ is what it all means for facilities management.

Smart cleaning: driving industry change

The cleaning industry has without a doubt undergone massive transformation in the last two years.

The end of an era

Incentive FM was launched just a couple of years after i-FM. We grew up together. Following its sale to Atalian Servest, we spoke with Jeremy Waud about the 20-year journey.

FM: looking towards the future

‘What we do is FM; what we create is culture.’ That’s the key summary from a new CBRE article that looks at the state of FM now and its prospects for the near-term.

Digital twins: the next stage of BIM

It’s not controversial to say that BIM, building information modelling, has struggled to gain traction in facilities management market since the concept was introduced to the sector almost 20 years ago.

Buildings and extreme weather: data is key

When temperatures peaked at 37C across much of the UK in July, it caused many disruptions across multiple sectors.

Going greener faster

Last week EQUANS UK & Ireland announced a strengthening of its commitment to net zero. We talked with responsible business director Jamie Quinn about the background and context for this industry-leading move.

Back and ready for action

Simon Jacobs has joined Bouygues Energies & Services, returning to FM service delivery following a couple of years as EMEA marketing director at SoftBank Robotics.

Scope 3: consequences and solutions for FM

There has been a rise recently in companies beginning to look at their wider emissions footprint, fuelled by increased scrutiny of emission disclosures.

Market insight: public procurement up in second quarter

The UK Government awarded 321 contracts relating to facilities management in Q2 2022, worth a total of £872m.

Selecting and implementing tech in FM

FM software solutions offer wide-ranging benefits for workplace and facilities management professionals. But, choosing the ideal solution for your business’s unique requirements is vital.

Don’t forget about IT

As the FM industry becomes increasingly more digital, recognising the value of your IT is important when considering the priority list for an office relocation.

Matt Chapman: live in Leeds

If you don’t know the name SBFM, you should. The Leeds-headquartered soft services specialist looks set to make its mark on the FM landscape with its strategic ambitions.

Coping with summer heat

According to the Meteorological Office, 2022 is predicted to be one of the hottest years ever recorded.

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