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2nd, January 2019
New year new job

New Year, New Job?

For many people, the new year provides an opportunity for a fresh start and the chance to make positive changes in their life. Whether that’s finally joining the gym (for the first fortnight in January at least), or making the decision to leave a job that you’re unhappy in. If this is you then rest […]

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17th, December 2018
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Face the freeze! Make sure you are prepared for winter…

Facilities Management is obviously a year round task however each season brings its own unique challenges, and winter is possible the most challenging season for FM professionals. Difficult weather conditions, fewer daylight hours and increased energy usage are just a few of the many potential issues a Facilities Manager needs to face in the coldest […]

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9th, December 2018

Happy New Year? – FM insights from Elliott Chase

A new year is traditionally a cause for celebration, marked by optimism, determination and positive thinking. How long all that lasts, of course, is another matter. And this year there’s a question mark over whether any of it even gets started. If you follow the news – and it’s hard not to these days – […]

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5th, December 2018
employment law

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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