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30 August 2016
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  • Why schools need to break down the barriers to apprenticeshipsCharlie Burton, an FM apprentice at NG Bailey, found herself speaking at the House of Commons on her experiences as an apprentice. She feels that more can be done at a much earlier stage to improve the route into apprenticeships.
  • Collaboration is kingWhen you hear the words innovation and collaboration, does the FM spring to mind? Probably not, writes Ken O'Mahony.
  • Inventing Change ChampionsIf FM is your core business, you need to take the lead in becoming a part of the organisation in which you are providing the services, writes Gita Langston

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  • Planning for high performanceCreating a high performance environment for today's sports stars means putting players at the centre of the process and empowering those people tasked with supporting them. That's the philosophy of consultant Clive Reeves, and one that has the potential to put facilities management in the spotlight. Martin Read reports
  • Brand ambassadorPerhaps it shouldn't be a surprise that the BIFM's new CEO, steeped in marketing, is already speaking of FM's brand footprint and how he can extend it. Martin Read talks to the new man at the helm of BIFM.
  • Facilitate: Pay & Prospects 2016 - show us what you've gotIn an increasingly fluid jobs market, FMs are obliged to develop a portfolio career, presenting themselves as comprehensively trained, communications-savvy individuals able to take on any task, as our 2016 Pay & Prospects survey reveals.