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PERSPECTIVES

  • The emergence of workplaceSimone Fenton-Jarvis, chief workplace officer at Twinkl Educational Publishing, shares her thoughts on 'workplace' as part of facilities management.
  • It's time FM was better boughtMark Brooker, managing director at McFT, says service is not a commodity in the FM sector.
  • The partnering approachWith the demise of Carillion and the political focus on the rights and wherefores of the outsourcing model that in one way or another affects the FM industry, we've been reminded of how intertwined we are with our service partners at London South Bank University (LSBU). With a mixed economy of in-house and outsourced services and a variety of different contracting methods, we've seen the pros and cons of each approach over the years.

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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

  • Framing their caseThe new Crown Commercial Services framework for facilities management services has caused concern among some of the service providers at whom it is targeted. FM World investigates.
  • Focus on engagementSuppliers and clients can lose sight of what their relationship entails. Part of the solution involves an engaged client willing to hear constructive feedback, writes Bradford Keen.
  • Rinnai announces price hold for second yearRinnai, the UK leader in hot water heating units and systems for all commercial and residential sites, has announced that it is holding its price for the second year in succession
  • Okappy and Convert Water - A Case In PointLeading water treatment specialists, Convert Water Ltd wanted to streamline their job management processes and better collaborate with their customers and subcontractors.