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01 April 2015
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  • CBRE Group, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) business of Johnson Controls, Inc.
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  • How the office can survive into the future
    There still seems to be a view that we provide buildings offices, hospitals, warehouses or whatever and that people come to these places to do things there, blogs John Bowen. 30 March 2015
  • BIFM London Conference: Bugs, Budget & Brainstorms
    If chancellor George Osborne opening his red box to reveal the pre-election Budget didn't cause much of a stir in Westminster last Wednesday, then the insect canapés at the BIFM London region conference taking place underneath the Treasury in the Churchill War Rooms certainly did. Cathy Hayward reports. 27 March 2015
  • Attitude to access
    BIFM chief executive Gareth Tancred joined minister for disabled people Mark Harper at the House of Commons to announce the first winners in the Accessible Britain Challenge awards, a scheme set up by the Department of Work and Pensions last September, writes Martin Read. 26 March 2015
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  • Tri it and see?In October 2010, Westminster City Council, Hammersmith & Fulham London Borough Council, and Kensington & Chelsea London Borough Council combined specific areas of service delivery as a response to financial pressures facing local government. It was a gutsy answer to challenging times but should this model be adopted more widely? Nick Martindale investigates.
  • Cultural exchangeWhen office 'tribes' go to war over 'ways we do things around here', facilities management can often be caught in the crossfire. FMs would be well advised to train in dealing with such disparate group dynamics, says Joe Whelehan
  • In the frameHow can we ensure that innovation implementing new and useful ideas that provide value to the organisation or end user is part of the day job for those working in FM? Dr Anna Walker offers a guide to developing your innovation management framework
  • Natural selectionWhen the office environment fails to offer sufficient natural light, or indeed any views of the outside world, what can be done? Paul Reynolds of CCD Design reports