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2nd, April 2020
work from home advice

Do your homework! – Advice on how to work from home effectively.

Posted in Comments, Facilities Management

For those working from home veterans out there, the remote working measures recently implemented due to the COVID-19 outbreak won’t be too challenging, yet for those inexperienced homeworkers it can be quite a tough transition. We’ve all been there – starting the day with the best intentions and a clear plan in mind, only to […]

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19th, February 2020
disaster management planning

Be prepared: Coronavirus outbreak highlights the need for effective disaster management.

Posted in Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR

Be prepared: Coronavirus outbreak highlights the need for effective disaster management. The recent emergence of Coronavirus in China, which has since been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organisation (WHO), highlights the need for organisations to have comprehensive disaster and emergency planning in place. This is something that more often than not falls […]

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17th, October 2019
wellness in facilities management

Horses for courses: FM Insights from Elliott Chase

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, News & PR

Choice is a wonderful thing. Maybe not so much in the 57-varieties American-inspired overload that quickly becomes baffling. But more in the sense of having a few clear options, one of which should lead to satisfaction. That’s almost the case with facilities management. Fundamentally, there’s a solid range of options. But that doesn’t stop FM […]

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17th, July 2019
Career Jungle Gym

Don’t Climb the Career Ladder, Get on the Career Jungle Gym!

Posted in Comments, Facilities Management, Recruitment

In the recruitment sector, we are reminded every day just how unpredictable life can be and the huge impact this can have on an individual’s career trajectory and their plans for the future. This is particularly true in the world of Facilities Management, and if there’s one thing that a FM needs to be it’s […]

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20th, March 2019
Interserve

Interserve in administration: Workforce lessons to be learnt from large service providers

Posted in Candidate, Comments, Facilities Management, Facilities News, News & PR, Recruitment

Following the heavily-publicised liquidation of FM giant Carillion last year, serious questions were raised about the outsourcing industry, and particularly the government’s reliance on the outsourcing of important public services. It seems these fundamental questions may be asked again with the recent news that the support services titan Interserve has gone into administration. Razor thin […]

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9th, January 2018
advice for facilities management interviews

Is Brexit the new millennium bug?

Posted in Comments, Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens, News & PR

The talk is all about Brexit but anyone born before 1982 will remember the world worrying about the Millennium Bug The Millennium Bug described a theoretical problem caused by the switch from 1999 to 2000 on computer processing units. There was much fear that computers around the world could not cope with the change of […]

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