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02 February 2015
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  • The Living Wage is front of mind for many at the moment, but what is its potential impact on FM service providers? Graeme Davies reports.
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  • The workplace of the future
    There has been a lot of talk in the past few years about flexible and remote working, but little in the way of action, blogs Philip Kennedy. 28 January 2015
  • You get the supplier relationship that you deserve
    How to have a good working relationship with your suppliers. It's a topic that comes up often when talking to clients and buyers, blogs John Bowen. 26 January 2015
  • 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
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  • A long-distance runPaul Emmanuel joined the Olympic Delivery Authority at its birth and was there at the end to close its final office. Martin Read finds out how what was at first an interim position turned into an all-encompassing and unforgettable role in FM.
  • How to finance a fit-outTo own or not to own that is the question. In this era of renting software and other products, we are increasingly accustomed to the idea of having, but not being tied to a range of products. So does leasing office furniture and interiors make financial sense? Mark Eltringham reports.
  • 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