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22 June 2018
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  • 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: What is prospect for a wider FM service 'mixed economy'?

The University of London plans to ensure outsourced contracts for as-yet unspecified specialist services while working with trade unions and contractors to change its contract model and take FM staff into the university. 

Could more organisations move to running a mix of in-house and outsourced provision? And could this kind of model become popular outside the education sector?

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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.


  • 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.