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27 November 2015
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  • The government says the apprenticeship levy, which is set to fund three million new apprenticeships over the next five years as announced in the Summer Budget, will come into effect in April 2017.
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  • Seismic shifts
    If a tree falls in a forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? Similarly, if a facilities service is performed and no one is around to value it, is it really making a difference? 13 November 2015
  • Living up to expectations
    They say that you should never meet your heroes, but that makes life a little hard for any aspiring leader, especially in any form of organisation, blogs John Bowen. 09 November 2015
  • If you can't stand the heat
    When I talk to groups about leadership and team-building we inevitably get around to discussing examples of good and bad leaders, blogs John Bowen. 02 November 2015
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  • A special bondThe 10-year collaboration between Cofely and North East Lincolnshire Council has developed way beyond traditional FM and outsourcing partnership to embody a revolutionary set of societal and operational aims, says Sara Bean.
  • Exhibiting green credentialsBirmingham NEC's facilities team, 'Team NEC' beat its own high targets in waste management and has been recognised for its commitment to new sustainability initiatives including cutting landfill, water use, energy wastage and costs, writes Jamie Harris.
  • In full flightAlan Russell, head of facilities management at Heathrow Airport for Terminal 5, has made the most of what's turned out to be an ideal environment for an ambitious, self-starting engineering & facilities manager. Martin Read reports.
  • Cable & tirelessIt can be physically draining work to maintain the essential wiring keeping the UK's phone and broadband networks going, as Jamie Harris reports.