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.
It is hard to predict the long-term impact that Covid-19 will have on working practices in Europe and the knock-on implications for commercial real estate and workspaces.
Every profession needs heroes and role models, outstanding individuals who are both leading lights in the industry and an inspiration to people within it. In FM, Steve Gladwin fits that bill to a T.
FM services company 14forty is in rude health, MD Mauro Ortelli says. We connected with him recently to hear about the challenges and opportunities of 2020.
Paul Evans co-chairs the Living Wage Foundation’s Recognised Service Providers Leadership Group. In a way that, that tells you everything.
Purvin Patel is the new UK CEO of ISS, taking over in a year of evolution for the group. But it’s his frontline colleagues who really make the difference, he tells Fiona Perrin.
It's been a challenging year for facilities management on many fronts, and one more lies in the future of the office. We still need them, but what does FM need to do to ensure they are fit for a new future?
In the facilities management sector, you have the hefty responsibility of looking after your premises and building users, whether these be staff, visitors, customers, residents or patients.
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