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BIFM AWARDS 2017: WINNERS’ STORIES

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PERSPECTIVES

  • Why FMs need managed office solutionsPhil Sugden, marketing director at Portal Group UK, gives his reasons why FMs need managed office solutions.
  • Should robots pay taxes?Nigel Smith, managing director at TM Robotics, wonders whether robots should pay taxes.
  • VR and the workplaceMartin Read shares his thoughts on the evolution of virtual reaiity and technology in the workplace, and reflects on the recent ThinkFM conference.

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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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FEATURES

  • Disruptive influencesThe theme of 'don't fear the algorithm but don't believe it either' was pursued at ThinkFM's session on disruptive technology, reports Martin Read.
  • Out Of AlignmentVarying GDP figures, overlapping business models and absurdly low cost bids means the outsourced service sector needs to reorient itself, writes Bradford Keen
  • More than a feelingBradford Keen revisits the workplace session from ThinkFM where speakers discussed the need for employees to be treated as consumers and empowered by choice.
  • World FM Day 2018A celebration of the people whose facilities management expertise keeps the country going every day.