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25 January 2015
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  • Man vs. machine: FM will always need its people
    By 2030 up to 35 per cent of UK jobs could be wiped out by advances in technology, according to a recent report by the University of Oxford and Deloitte, blogs Pete Mosley. 21 January 2015
  • Let your people go and be pleased for them
    Poaching talent said my fellow speaker and, even with the pantomime season nearly at a close, you could sense the audience wanting to boo and hiss, blogs John Bowen 19 January 2015
  • FM resolutions
    There's plenty going on to suggest that 2015 might just be different with FM taking a lead role, writes Martin Read. 16 January 2015
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  • Stairway to healthObesity is an immense problem, said the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in November. Sadly, that wasn't a joke. But workers can increase exercise to lose weight even at work and FMs can help by adopting the StepJockey Initiative, claims director Nina Whitby.
  • Service in storeTesco Maintenance & Energy's Format Team has been named the BIFM in-house FM Team of the Year, for its innovative approach to the maintenance of the entire UK Tesco estate. Sara Bean finds out how the change has benefited Tesco colleagues and its customers
  • All the King's menA major review of a 25-year build-and-operate PFI at King's College London has led to all of the client's staff, those of contractor Bouygues Energy & Services, and the student end-users themselves, engaging in provision of the facilities service. Martin Read reports.
  • The soft sellAre the principles of soft landings a 'graduated handover' of a building project to its occupiers once complete fully accepted? And is FM ready for its role in the project spotlight? Our round table, sponsored by Gardiner & Theobald, considered the issues.