Facilities Management

21st, October 2020

The economic impact of returning to the office

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

The economic impact of returning to the office The last 6 months have been turbulent to say the least, and it appears that this turbulence will remain with us for the foreseeable future. The prevailing narrative around the COVID-19 pandemic seems to be quite a negative one; this is particularly true of the financial impact […]

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14th, October 2020

“People need a strategy, not a strapline” – A conversation with Jim Steele

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

“People need a strategy, not a strapline” – A conversation with Jim Steele When Covid hit my world, when I had to go into Lockdown (March 23rd) I was not in a good place (Am I allowed to admit that??)  I was lost…  After 14 years of successfully building a business from scratch and having […]

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25th, September 2020

“We turned our attention from the immediate crisis into using it as an opportunity” – A conversation with Matt Hearn

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“We turned our attention from the immediate crisis into using it as an opportunity.” – A conversation with Matt Hearn. I recently spoke with Matt Hearn, Director of Operations for Brookfield Properties. In this interview Matt discusses his experience of working through lockdown including the numerous projects he has been involved in addition to implementing […]

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24th, September 2020

“FM now is about supporting people rather than supporting the building” – A conversation with Neil Marshall

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“FM now is about supporting people rather than supporting the building.” A conversation with Neil Marshall. I recently had a chat with Neil Marshall, Work Place Psychologist, Workplace design, construction and moves programme director for British Red Cross. In this interview Neil shares his passion and insight into the link between human psychology and behaviour, […]

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23rd, September 2020

“A lot of the best ideas comes from jumping in front of that train of thought and thinking differently” – A conversation with Mark Haynes

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“A lot of the best ideas comes from jumping in front of that train of thought and thinking differently” – A conversation with Mark Haynes. I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Mark Haynes, the “Chief Common Sense Person” for workspaceman. During our conversation Mark shares his unique insight on a range of topics […]

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10th, September 2020

FMs of the Future – The Skills Needed to Manage Home Workers

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

FMs of the Future – The Skills Needed to Manage Home Workers Peter Forshaw recently spoke with ThisWeekinFM.com to discuss the unique and challenging times we find ourselves in and particularly how FMs can adapt and upskill themselves to manage the increased amount of remote working.    Making buildings safe, efficient and effective to meet […]

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