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03 July 2015
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  • Incentive Lynx Security, part of the Incentive FM Group, has been awarded a three year contract worth in excess of £3 million to provide security services at 30 St Mary Axe, also known as The Gherkin.
  • The Gherkin building in London
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  • At the Facilities Show: who invited the Playboy bunnies?
    Coco Owens, president of the student body at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business in Charlottesville, Virginia visited the exhibition in London last month. 01 July 2015
  • People only see what they want to see
    I often talk about the difference between perception and reality, especially in terms of customer service, but it is true in so many ways people do see or believe things even when there is evidence to the contrary, blogs John Bowen. 22 June 2015
  • The value of experiences
    For someone to fully understand the value of something they need to be fully invested in it, writes Martin Read. 18 June 2015
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Should FM be the department to lead in defining and managing a cross-departmental ’proper sustainable strategy’
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health efficiency
  • Up for the cupCoffee and its consumption is a social activity that's driving a fundamental shift in the relationship between contract caterers and their clients, not least through the integration of premium grade high street coffee shop experiences into the workplace. Martin Read writes this beverage report.
  • Health and efficiencyThe promise of greater workplace productivity can be even more alluring to companies than a few kilowatts saved by streamlining a building's energy efficiency. Happily, says commercial property and energy consultant Andrew Cooper, the two can go hand in hand.
  • Gradual growth in pay ratesWhile the variety has increased, the number of FMs completing our 2015 salary survey has remained stable as have the rates at which their levels of pay have risen.
  • FM's changing demographicsThe stereotype of a facilities manager male, aged 40 to 60, from a trade or M&E background no longer rings true, as our survey demonstrates.