The Levy: Tax v. Training Opportunity – Selling the Idea of Training to your Team

Have you booked your ticket for the Facilities Show 2017? Would you like to… Discover how your business can benefit from the apprenticeship levy and how you can sell the idea of training to your team? Meet and network with fellow facilities management professionals? Find out more about FMCentral? Then, join Karen Moule and Sarah […]

Testing and Certification in the Built Environment – See Where It Happens

Before erecting a new building or refurbishing an existing property, it’s important to know you are using materials that are fit for purpose. Our philosophy at VINCI Technology Centre UK Limited is that we can build and test anything! Product testing and certification is critical for everyone’s safety. Testing can also lead to cost savings […]

The Internet of Things: Revolutionising the FM Sector

The Internet of Things (IoT) is becoming part of our everyday life. Many new motor vehicles are equipped with software, sensors and internet connectivity that enable software updates to be made remotely without needing a garage visit, and monitor the need for servicing to call you in when needed. We also know that driverless cars […]

Presenting Technological Advances to Streamline Business

Facilities management and building services professionals will be able to understand more about what the Internet of Things (IoT) is and how it is being used in their industry sector at the next FMCentral event. The event, on Wednesday 24th May, will be held at The Buckinghamshire Railway Centre, near Aylesbury from 6pm to 8:30pm […]

Can Your Afford to Ignore the GDPR?

From May 25th next year the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force across the whole of Europe. This includes the UK despite the Brexit vote. Many companies within the Facilities Management sector employ a lot of low-paid, transient workers. This means you’re holding a lot of personal employee data for current […]

FMCentral Takes Data Protection to the Slopes

FMCentral takes to the slopes at The Snow Centre, Hemel Hempstead, for the 22nd March event to raise awareness around the issues surrounding the forthcoming updates to the EU Data Protection Regulations. If you manage any form of data for marketing purposes or staffing needs, this event is a MUST. Speakers include: • Matthew Holman, […]

Need to Solve your FM Recruitment Challenges?

According to FM services company, Almeda Facilities Ltd, the FM sector employs around 10% of the UK working population and is worth an estimated £111 billion each year. At the same time the sector suffers from a number of specific recruitment challenges. So what are the key challenges? • There is a lack of technical […]

FMCentral: Attracting Talent

Following the successful launch of FMCentral, the new forum for Facilities Management professionals in the South Central region, FMCentral’s January event will focus on attracting and retaining the best talent. A changing national skills infrastructure will create talent management challenges and opportunities for businesses as the year progresses. Our event will take place on Tuesday […]

Introducing FMCentral

Welcome to FMCentral, a forum for Facilities Management professionals in the South-Central region of the UK. The FM sector is huge and involves a wide variety of different businesses, and yet most people outside the sector don’t understand what FM is. We’ve even found companies within the sector that don’t appreciate they are FM companies! […]

New FM Forum Successfully Launches

Facilities Management professionals in the South Central region turned out in force for the launch of FMCentral on Wednesday 9th November, hailing the event as a great success, long overdue, and very welcome in the area. The event was held at the University of Buckingham’s Radcliffe Centre, a converted chapel, part of the university’s challenging […]