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5th, December 2018
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UK employment law changes to look out for in 2019…

Employment law is an ever-changing landscape, from gender pay gap reporting legislation to greater support for employees returning to work, 2018 has seen a number of significant developments. At the moment 2019 appears like it will be equally, if not more eventful in the world of employment law. With a variety of changes on the […]

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22nd, November 2018

Are you a tube station expert? Take our London Underground Quiz and find out…

Getting to grips with the underground system is an absolute necessity for anyone working in and around London. You may think you’re an expert but we’ve create this quick quiz to test your knowledge. You have 3 minutes to enter a station name for each letter (it’s harder than it looks). Who can beat the […]

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21st, November 2018

Drones: A powerful tool for the Facilities Manager

You may see them as a nuisance, a risk to privacy, or simply another gadget trend, but there’s no denying that when in the right hands a drone can be a valuable tool for the Facilities Manager. Drones may have developed a bad reputation due to reckless drone piloting in the hands of amateurs, but […]

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8th, November 2018
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Don’t pull your hair out! Strategies to help you handle workplace stress

According to research over 12 million working days were lost in the UK due to work related stress in 2017, and this is a number that appears to be on the increase. The majority of us will know what it’s like to endure stressful work situations, maybe it’s a tight deadline that you’re not sure […]

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25th, October 2018

The Perfect CV – What to consider when creating your CV…

Having a CV is one of the most basic requirements of any job application process. At Maxwell Stephens we know just how important it is to make a good first impression, and in many cases your CV is your opportunity to do that. Working within the Facilities Management recruitment sector for so many years, the team […]

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24th, October 2018

Sickness bug season – How to call in sick…

That time of year is rolling around again. The clocks go back, the cold weather creeps in, and the office becomes a petri dish of winter sickness bugs you struggle to fight off. We’ve all been there. Lying in bed too ill to head in to work practising your “sick voice” to get it just […]

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10th, October 2018

Some of our favourite buildings

Being specialist Facilities Management recruiters means that we spend a lot of our time visiting a wide range of amazing buildings and work environments. From Grade II listed buildings, to boutique studio spaces, we have had the pleasure of exploring hundreds of remarkable places. Here are some of our favourites from recent recruitment campaigns… Principal […]

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20th, September 2018

Can tattoos limit your career prospects in FM? What do you think?

Despite the meteoric rise in the popularity of tattoos over the past couple of decades, numerous studies suggest that many employers still consider tattoos to be unacceptable in the workplace. This may be particularly challenging for younger professionals considering the prevalence of tattoos in this demographic (approximately 30% of people ages 18-29, YouGov survey). Obviously, […]

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12th, September 2018

More questions than answers – FM insights from Elliott Chase

Predicting change is a mug’s game, especially these days when some of the old ‘rules’ seem particularly unreliable. But it does feel like the times might be ripe for some kind of tipping point in UK facilities management. Consider these stories we’ve reported on over the past few months. Could this be a case of […]

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