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Facilities management News

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PERSPECTIVES

  • Celebrate your differenceIt irritates me when people talk about equality in the workplace and say, We should treat everybody the same. It's often said in the context of gender and it annoys me. Everyone is an individual and should be respected as such no matter what gender they are.
  • Infernal communications?Workers in the retail, hospitality and entertainment industries are using messaging apps without the HR department's knowledge, reports Herpreet Kaur Grewal.
  • The rise of social valueSocial value has quickly risen to the top of the agenda and with good reason, writes Martin Read.

Facilitate poll


Think Tank: is outsourcing favouring the smaller player?

Since the collapse of Carillion, and with Interserve struggling to right itself, outsourced facilities management has had to defend itself in the glare of a national spotlight.

The near-term future appears uncertain: MTW Research’s recent report claims that the market for outsourced FM services is facing the lowest level of growth since 2012 – a result of continuing business uncertainty and pressure on client budgets.

To take part in the survey CLICK HERE.

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  • Social Value: Guy BattleMartin Read talks to CEO of the Social Value Portal Guy Battle about his firm's widely-adopted measurement methodology and how FM could benefit from social value's high...

FEATURES

  • Paid content: The Facilities Event 2019 Show Preview 9 11 April 2019, The NEC, BirminghamThe Facilities Event, the leading exhibition dedicated to the UK's facilities and workplace industry, has announced it will be tackling FMs biggest challenges, when the event returns to the NEC, Birmingham on the 9-11 April 2019.
  • Paid content: Measuring valuesHow to build, sustain and take forward your competitive advantage and resist the siren voices of the race to the bottom. www.mcft.com info@mcft.com 01628 822 598
  • Social acceptanceBradford Keen Investigates why social value has become so important a topic in the FM industry.
  • Social Value: Guy BattleMartin Read talks to CEO of the Social Value Portal Guy Battle about his firm's widely-adopted measurement methodology and how FM could benefit from social value's high profile.