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  • Apprentices are assetsAnna West, HR manager at MCP Property Services, says we should think differently about the value of apprenticeship schemes for long-term business gain.
  • Voices of changeSophia Lee, team leader at iSite, discusses the challenges women face in career progression and how technology can bridge the gender gap.
  • Gender equality is far from the norm in FMHerpreet Kaur Grewal, news editor at FM World, discusses gender inequalities in FM and society.

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Think Tank: Provision of FM in PFIs – is it sustainable any more?

Carillion’s demise has placed a spotlight on state outsourcing and contracting. What is the practical experience of FM’s working on PFI contracts? Do contractors who take over from original PFI consortium members typically make a success of the contract? 

How do PFI arrangements vary and can the model ever work the way it was intended? How broken is the link between FM and construction, especially when it comes to PFI deals? 

The Think Tank poll is now closed


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  • Cycling to workCycling to work is good for employers' branding, staff health and general air quality, but people need more than bike racks. Bill Dolworth reports.


  • Batteries possibly includedNicholas Newman looks at the type of battery storage options that firms are deploying and what technology could mean for cost control.
  • Focusing on LENsBradford Keen explores what a move towards decentralisation means for energy consumers.
  • Demanding Attention (Demand side profit)Cutting energy bills is an incentive for any business, but generating revenue from surplus power is even better. Nicholas Newman explores the intricacies of demand-side response.
  • Making the most of MEESAdam Leach examines the implications landlords, tenants and facilities managers face if they fail to meet the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES).