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26 April 2017
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Feature articles

Read in-depth facilties management features, interviews with leading figures, round table reports and building case studies.

 

  • 'Getting' CarterLord Carter of Coles' NHS review set out to show how savings could be made through collaboration and standardised FM procurement procedures. Nick Martindale asks those on the ground whether this vision is realistic or just a pipedream 25 April 2016
  • Raising the BarAt the Bar Council's City of London headquarters, Sam Forman is an FM with 20 years' experience having effectively introduced and developed the role herself. Martin Read reports. 21 April 2016
  • Working out new anglesThe National Living Wage is legislation with great significance for facilities service providers. Here, representatives of FM firms explain how they think the market will be affected and how organisations will need to work in different ways to make the sums add up. 07 April 2016
  • A productive choiceThinkFM 2016's theme sees speakers focused firmly on how FM can impact organisational productivity. Andrew Pring and Martin Read talk to some of the speakers who will make attending ThinkFM a productive decision in itself 07 April 2016
  • A lighter footprintSuresh Kumar explains how Tata Consulting Services' adoption of 100 per cent renewable energy at its UK offices last year is proving the credibility of carbon offsetting both in terms of the bottom line and employee wellbeing 07 April 2016
  • A call to almsAs the bailiff for a 350-year-old charitable trust set up to provide hospitality for fifteen gentlemen 'of poor or modest means', Bob Rabagliati has an unusual FM role but it's one that brings him immense joy. Martin Read reports 24 March 2016
  • Smart city cyber securityThe advent of smart cities will offer businesses unprecedented economic opportunities as well as unprecedented levels of cyber security threats resulting from an explosion in the number of interconnected devices. Nicolas Reys explains 24 March 2016
  • Quest for perfectionMaintaining high-quality goods or services to the customer is the fundamental goal of any industry, and as consistency in service and operation is the sine qua non of FM, could it also be key to delivering quality management? asks Nick Martindale 24 March 2016
  • Mastering apprenticesThe government's apprenticeship levy is part of a bold plan that aims to raise £3 billion a year in order to fund three million apprentices across the UK by 2020. What impact will it have on facilities management, and is it addressing the right skills gap? Jamie Harris reports. 10 March 2016
  • Cutting catering's capacityContract caterers are taking lessons from the high street and elsewhere as they seek new ways of maximising the smaller amount of food prep and dining space from which they're being asked to operate. Nick Martindale reports on a rapidly changing sector. 10 March 2016
  • Futures shock?February's Workplace Futures conference saw presenters speaking about FM at a point in time in which the sector has the potential to have a fundamental impact on its own workers and the people they serve. Is the sector ready for the challenges ahead? Here, the FM World team selects some of the key quotes from the day 25 February 2016
  • Batteries included: a new way to power facilities?Battery technology is moving fast as manufacturers compete to produce the cleanest, most cost-effective answer to predicted UK power shortages within the next few years. By Sara Bean. 25 February 2016
  • Living proofUnderstanding how client organisations work and what they need is key to creating successful workplaces. Richard Byatt considers the art and science of user briefing with a look at the WWF's award-winning Living Planet Centre 25 February 2016
  • Making change payEach year the BIFM Awards process throws up a wealth of innovative thinking. These three success stories show how teamwork has led to strong examples of change management in action and a positive response from clients. 11 February 2016
  • The country filesMeeting the needs of all stakeholders can be a tough call for FM operatives working out of town not least because they are often battling the elements. Duncan Glen discusses the challenges of meeting the diverse needs of rural land users. 11 February 2016
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