Facilities Management

24th, October 2019
Pattenmakers Young Manager Award

Recognising Young Talent in FM: Pattenmakers Young Manager Award 2020

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

One of the key developing trends we have seen within the FM workforce in recent decades is the increase in young professionals joining the sector. Discussing this topic with Facilitate Magazine several months ago Peter Forshaw, Managing Director at Maxwell Stephens Recruitment, highlighted a number of factors which has attributed to this demographic trend within […]

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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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2nd, October 2019

The 10 in 10 Gambia Challenge

Posted in Facilities Management, Uncategorized

The 10 in 10 Gambia Challenge Maxwell Stephens are thrilled to be sponsoring this amazing charitable event, raising money for some incredible causes both here in the UK and in The Gambia. Donate What is the 10 in 10 Challenge? One of our very own recruitment consultants, Michael Bleasby, brought our attention to an amazing […]

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20th, September 2019
managing micromanagement

Managing Micromanagement: Advice for Employees and Employers

Posted in Facilities Management, Uncategorized

Managing Micromanagement: Advice for Employers and Employees Micromanagement can have quite a significant impact on the working environment, in particular anxiety levels of employees and employers alike. Micromanaging be a very difficult habit to break out of, and in fact you may not even recognise your behaviour as micromanagement, instead labelling it as being a […]

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4th, September 2019
insourcing in facilities management

The Insourcing Revolution and Implications for the FM industry

Posted in Facilities Management, Uncategorized

The FM industry has always been turbulent, yet the past several years has been particularly volatile. Socioeconomic and political influences have shaken up the market, with a number of a major players either having to overhaul their operations, or withdrawing from the industry completely (e.g. the likes of Carillion, Interserve and more recently the Kier […]

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20th, August 2019

Keep your foot out of your mouth – What not to say to your boss!

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management, Maxwell Stephens

Spending the majority of your waking life in the workplace means that there is a very good chance that at some point you will say something you shouldn’t to the wrong person. We all know how it feels to put our foot in our mouth, however there is a whole level of embarrassment and risk […]

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