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Off Grid Energy and VINCI Facilities unveil world’s first battery-powered seminar theatre at EMEX 2017

Off Grid Energy and VINCI Facilities unveil world’s first battery-powered seminar theatre at EMEX 2017

The first battery-powered seminar theatre has been unveiled by Off Grid Energy and VINCI Facilities in London at EMEX 2017, one of the world’s leading energy management exhibitions.

This item first appeared in Reprototype

Mobilisation – How Does It Work? By Mark Newell

Mobilisation – How Does It Work? By Mark Newell

A good mobilisation can make the difference between operational success and long-term positive relationships between an FM provider and their customer. It makes sense to be sure you have the detailed knowledge required to deal with what is becoming an increasingly valued deliverable. It pays to get it right, so at VINCI Facilities we have invested in a dedicated mobilisation team.


This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

The Social Value of Facilities Management by Rory Murphy

The Social Value of Facilities Management by Rory Murphy

Do we look at value in a truly sustainable way when we talk about FM? Do we emphasise the value across the Economic, Social and Environmental aspects when we make our case or do we get too fixated on the Economic elements to the exception of both of the others?


This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

Valuable Lesson

Valuable Lesson

Tony Raikes, Managing Director of VINCI Facilities, is feeling positive about the FM sector – and the reason is because VINCI clients understand its value proposition.


This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

Lean and Keen: A Guide to an Effective Lean Culture

Lean and Keen: A Guide to an Effective Lean Culture

Pressures on cost, quality and timeliness, alongside the requirement for excellent service and sustainable operations, demand constant change and innovation. Continuous improvement must be integral to a service provider’s culture and delivery. But how can this be achieved? One way is to establish a Lean culture.

This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

Striking the right bargain

Striking the right bargain

In retail, the need to cut costs runs parallel to the need to provide a first-class customer experience. The retail environment is sensitive like no other. If someone asked you for three trends in retail FM, you might be excused for misquoting Tony Blair and answer: customer, customer and customer. It is why retail FM is a tough market.


This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

Energy management: making it work

Energy management: making it work

Energy is on every FM's agenda. But actually achieving the goals of efficiency and cost reduction almost certainly requires some fresh thinking.

This item first appeared in i-FM.

Developing Skills for the Digital Age by Rory Murphy

Developing Skills for the Digital Age by Rory Murphy

The digital revolution will touch us all and we will need to embrace new skills and possibly confront new risks in terms of automation, artificial intelligence or robotics. The revolution, however, will be delivered on the ground, where complex skills and craftsmanship are required. As an industry, we are a long way from an automated solution that will replace these traditional skills.


This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

Leaning towards efficient communications

Leaning towards efficient communications

What effect can the use of lean management tools have when deployed for the client by a provider as part of the FM service model? Martin Read talks to Vinci Facilities’ Gary Codling about his company’s approach and how it works.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

My Employer Cares, but how important is my health to me?

My Employer Cares, but how important is my health to me?

Health is high on the agenda in the construction and FM industries. Employers have a duty of care, which means that they should take all reasonable steps to ensure our health and well-being. And men’s health is a real issue.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

World Workplace Europe 2017 Stockholm

World Workplace Europe 2017 Stockholm

Rory Murphy comments on World Workplace Europe (WWE) in Stockholm on behalf of the RICS, an event that looked to build on the collaboration between IFMA and the RICS

This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

Don’t judge – listen to us

Don’t judge – listen to us

When you’re disabled everything impacts, but there’s nothing wrong with my brain and I have much to contribute; you might learn a thing or two.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.


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