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21 August 2014
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  • The British Medical Association (BMA) has hired the FM consultancy division of property and construction practice Pellings to conduct a major review of its estates and FM strategy.
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  • The secret of leadership
    Is leadership being single-minded or is that just having a one-track mind? asks John Bowen 18 August 2014
  • Does a team need a captain?
    John Bowen blogs about leadership. Do we need a sense of order in our team? 11 August 2014
  • It's good to talk
    In his latest leader column, managing editor Martin Read uses Bob Hoskins, the East Ham United goalkeeper and an telephone service provider's advertising campaign to extol the virtues of good client-supplier relationships. 11 August 2014
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  • Playing above parIt wasn't only victor Rory McIlroy who had to make the perfect pitch at the British Open last month. Sodexo's FM players start sharpening up their game at the course a year before the first tee-off, as David Arminas reports.
  • FM's trust dividendRecently published BIFM research suggests that a client's confidence in its facilities service department, and the FM service providers it works with, can generate an invaluable 'feel-good' factor. Martin Read reports.
  • Shift up a gearShift management software can help you to make optimal use of your FM teams by automating even the most complicated tasks, balancing your staff's strengths with your clients' needs and your company's service objectives, says Philip Antoniou.
  • Town hall of plentyBrent's Civic Centre has replaced the 14 individual buildings that previously provided the council's services. But that's just the start of it, as Martin Read reports.