Why Should Your Organisation Consider Implementing Agile Working?

Contributed by: Paul Allsopp, The Agile Organisation Ltd The obvious response is, why wouldn’t they? The current changing financial and business dynamics in the UK mean that all organisations, public and private alike, face unprecedented economic pressures, performance and service challenges. But it is the pace, unpredictability and scale of this change that is the greatest […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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! […]