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11 February 2016
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  • Human nature
    The recent move by firms to bring more hospitality staff into frontline FM, and the growth in competition to provide reception and concierge services, allows the profession to showcase just how powerful these best practice FM principles can be, writes Martin Read. 11 February 2016
  • BIFM Chairman's update
    In her first Chairman's update of 2016, Julie Kortens welcomes new members to the board and looks ahead to 2016 in facilities management. 28 January 2016
  • Outweighing the negatives
    The potential negative implications of the National Living Wage always tend to steal the headlines, but the positives were debated and highlighted at this year's Women in FM conference, writes Martin Read. 28 January 2016
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274 - service providers scale

274 - service providers scale
Is the size of FM service providers likely to increase over the next few years?

So for local authorities at least it’s a case of contracts becoming ever larger and longer. But how is the market changing? What does this mean for the smaller to medium-sized contractor more generally? 

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  • Figuring it all outGlobal accountancy body the ACCA has sought to combine heritage with modernity - and a cohesive brand identity - at its new London headquarters. Martin Read reports.
  • Making change payEach year the BIFM Awards process throws up a wealth of innovative thinking. These three success stories show how teamwork has led to strong examples of change management in action and a positive response from clients.
  • The country filesMeeting the needs of all stakeholders can be a tough call for FM operatives working out of town not least because they are often battling the elements. Duncan Glen discusses the challenges of meeting the diverse needs of rural land users.
  • Easily led?LED lighting technology is set to replace conventional tungsten and fluorescent lighting not just to cut energy costs, but to help the climate, claims Future Designs' Brian Teale