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28 May 2015
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  • The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has extended contract options with Serco to continue providing support services at three key bases.
  • RAF Northolt
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  • Engaging the audience
    The primary focus of any workplace should be the support and development of that community feel, writes Martin Read. 18 May 2015
  • Is being certain not the right thing to be?
    A group of us were chatting over lunch following a mentoring session and one of the group asked me what quality did I think was least desirable in a leader, blogs John Bowen. 11 May 2015
  • Economies of scale
    There exists in local authority FM the chance to do things differently and for these new ways of working to spread throughout the UK, writes FM World editor Martin Read of the fast-approaching general election. 05 May 2015
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  • FM World Salary Survey 2015This year's FM World Salary Survey involves a wider variety of facilities managers and a more even spread of FM employment types. And more importantly, as we report later in the magazine, there are signs of an increasingly dynamic employment market.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Switching employersWhen weighing up whether to stay with an employer or strike out elsewhere, facilities managers are increasingly likely to rank their desire to challenge themselves ahead of the size of their pay and bonus packages.