Perspectives

Man versus Machine

Although facilities management has not escaped the wave of digitisation that is transforming every segment of industry, pioneers of the use of technology in outdoor FM, GRITIT, argue skilled people will always be at the heart of service delivery.

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A Viable Alternative to A-Levels

Although A-Levels followed by university will be the automatic choice for hundreds of thousands of teenagers receiving GCSE results in the UK today, ABM is championing apprenticeships as a compelling alternative to degrees.

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Working Smarter

With reports associating smarter workplaces with better staff retention and productivity levels, Siemens Building Technologies' Head of Service and Solution Portfolio Eike-Oiver argues 'self-regulating', technology-enabled office spaces are becomi...

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Brexit and the True Cost of Waste

Leaving the EU could result in ‘two tier’ supply chains between the UK waste and recycling industry and those of Europe, according to resource efficiency specialist Ecosurety.

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UK Apprenticeship Levy: Challenge or Opportunity?

On 6 April the UK’s first ever Apprenticeship Levy comes into force, meaning 22,000 businesses will be liable to pay 0.5 per cent of their annual wage bill into a new fund. ABM UK is embracing the Levy's introduction as an opportunity to create jo...

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