The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has held a virtual meeting with the director of Labour Market Enforcement (LME), as part of its drive to ensure the voice of the cleaning and hygiene sector is heard at the highest levels.
Are the principles of soft landings - a 'graduated handover' of a building project to its occupiers once complete - fully accepted? And is FM ready for its role in the project spotlight? Our round table, sponsored by Gardiner & Theobald, considered the issues.
They may have been uneasy bedfellows in the past, but a recent roundtable saw representatives of FM and procurement discussing their common concerns - and how together they could raise the status of both professions.
New rules this Autumn will oblige organisations to enrol employees into pension schemes - but with issues of staff turnover and fragmented employment contracts, FM service providers will be hit worse than most. These and other issues were the subject of debate at a recent roundtable, sponsored by The People's Pension
Lighting accounts for around one third of energy costs within commercial buildings so in our latest roundtable, industry voices assemble to discuss how FMs can best achieve efficient and effective lighting.
In the fifth of a series of industry roundtables, arranged in association with BDO Stoy Hayward, experts from the FM sector explore government spending and procurement processesFMs to positively plan their career paths