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A male dominated profession like FM may take time to change

A male dominated profession like FM may take time to change

News headlines about the lack of women on the boards of the FTSE 250 women combined with details about gender pay gap data (GPG) published recently has all served to highlight the underrepresentation of women in leadership roles. That attention is a good thing. But what is it telling us – really?

This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

You can be yourself

You can be yourself

Life at work can be scary. For me, it was transitioning my sex from male to female. How was my company going to take it? The board and management? My colleagues, contacts, suppliers and clients?


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

VINCI boss says being listed helped send Carillion under

VINCI boss says being listed helped send Carillion under

The chief executive of VINCI, Bruno Dupety, has said Carillion being listed on the Stock Exchange helped send it under because City demands forced it into chasing unrealistic growth.

This item first appeared in Building.co.uk.

VINCI Facilities links up with Arriva to maintain London Overground network

VINCI links up with Arriva to maintain London Overground network

VINCI Facilities has secured an initial 12-month contract with Arriva Rail London (ARL) to deliver FM services across the London Overground network.

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

Inconvenient Conversations

Inconvenient Conversations

The final report on Carillion has been well publicised and the eventual impact of their demise may well have far reaching consequences for many businesses in the UK, but how did the facilities management industry and profession galvanise itself to respond to such a cataclysmic event? What lessons could we learn going forward?

This item first appeared in FMJ, Facilities Management Journal.

A Sustainable Strategy

A Sustainable Strategy

In light of the FM market’s recent troubles, Tony Raikes tells i-FM that the outsourcing sector might have forgotten what it means to be sustainable.

This item first appeared on iFm.net

Is FM a Risky Business?

Is FM a Risky Business

The theme for this year’s RICS FM Strategic Conference poses the question as to whether facilities management is an inherently risky business. The recent failure of Carillion has put FM and outsourcing more generally at the forefront of the news agenda. But how did we get there?


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

Increasing focus on value in FM contracts

Increasing focus on value in FM contracts

Value is now one of the most important words in the lexicon of support services and FM. It has always figured somewhere in PQQ and tender questionnaires but the perception around value is changing.


This item first appeared on Premises & Facilities Management Online.

Let’s Talk About Our Wellbeing

Let’s Talk About Our Wellbeing

Will 2018 finally be the year that Wellbeing and the Health element of Health & Safety breakthrough into the mainstream debate within FM and the built environment? Wellbeing is not just a discussion for us to be having with our customers. It is about our own people.

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

‘Seismic Fallout’ From Carillion Collapse

‘Seismic Fallout’ From Carillion Collapse

How has the FM sector reacted to Carillion’s Collapse? Managing Director, Tony Raikes , shares his opinions.

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

RICS Case Study Launch: Do the right thing

RICS Case Study Launch: Do the right thing

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in collaboration with IFMA have launched its latest set of Strategic FM case studies at its London HQ in November. The fifth series focuses on the societal impact of FM to demonstrate the positive contribution FM can have on the community.

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

Raikes: Customers are guilty of pursuing bad procurement habits

Raikes: Customers are guilty of pursuing bad procurement habits

The managing director of a large facilities management company says the industry customer base must change its procurement habits in the aftermath of the collapse of Carillion.

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

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.


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