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8th, December 2016
BIFM operational cost benchmarking

BIFM Publishes Guidance on Operational Cost Benchmarking

Posted in Facilities News

BIFM Publishes Guidance on Operational Cost Benchmarking The British Institute of Facilities Management have this week released guidance on operational cost benchmarking, which will help individuals in the profession to highlight best practice and identify gaps in performance.   Guidance Notes are important for our industry, and this one is very topical at the moment, with many […]

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30th, November 2016

Will 2017 Be the Year Drones Become a Facility Best Friend? Part 2 – Indoors

Posted in Facilities Management

Last week, Maxwell Stephens took a look at how drones will become more and more useful in facilities management in 2017. We examined how drones could be used to reach hard-to-access places at a very low cost. Certainly lower than getting a cherrypicker or a scaffolding firm in. We all know that these two options […]

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30th, November 2016

Encouraging More Women to Apply for FM Roles

Posted in Candidate, Facilities Management

Here at Maxwell Stephens, we’ve seen the number of women enter the industry and use our services climb since we set up in 2006. It’s always great to break artificial glass ceilings in any industry. Society benefits from it as a whole. The need to get more women into FM roles as soon as possible […]

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7th, November 2016

Internet of Things Explained

Posted in Facilities Management

I would hazard a guess that recently you have heard the term ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) on the news, or perhaps you have read about it in the papers. You may be wondering why we are writing about this, the answer is simple – the IoT is set to change the Facilities Management industry in […]

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21st, October 2016

Facilities Management Salary Survey 2016

Posted in Facilities Management

We are pleased to introduce our brand new Facilities Management Salary Survey for 2016! This year is our third industry survey, of which we are incredibly proud of. With over 1,250 facilities management professionals taking part in our project, we have doubled the level of expertise since our 2014 exercise. First of all, we’d really […]

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21st, September 2016

Facilities Management Qualifications vs. Industry Expertise

Posted in Facilities Management

Efficient facilities management is paramount to the success of every organisation. In this fast-growing discipline, how critical are formal FM qualifications for both applicants and businesses in addition to sector-established skill sets? Do today’s facilities management candidates need formal qualifications to succeed? The debate regarding the necessary combination of soft skills, hard skills, and formal […]

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