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Scott Baker ,  NG Bailey  - 22.03.2016, 12:53

High Capacity Connectivity for Tomorrow’s Smart Buildings

Scott Baker, Head of New Business at NG Bailey’s IT Services division, explores how specialist value-added resellers (VARs) are using new technologies to future-proof wireless access within the...

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Tim Kempster  - 07.01.2016, 22:19

A Transparent Solution to Noise Pollution

Tim Kempster, managing director of global glazing systems supplier, Wrightstyle, considers the sound absorbing properties of glass.

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Jane Embury  - 06.09.2015, 22:59

Terminal Stupidity and Innocuous Fires

Jane Embury, marketing director at specialist steel and aluminium glazing company Wrightstyle, looks at how fires can be started accidentally or stupidly.

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Sarah Bentley ,  The Building Futures Group  - 08.06.2015, 15:32

Racing Back On Top

The facilities management sector must be more visible says the CEO of The Building Futures Group Sarah Bentley, as her organisation prepares to launch the first ever "FM Manifesto".

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Mark Laurie ,  Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS)  - 06.06.2015, 11:50

Street Food Revolution

Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) director Mark Laurie says the changing face of casual dining in Britain presents income opportunities for landowners and property managers.

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Martin Davies ,  BIFM Training  - 03.06.2015, 19:50

Return on Expectation

Martin Davies, director of training with BIFM Training (Quadrilect), discusses the implications of adopting different training and learning and development models in facilities management.

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FM Magazine  - 26.11.2014, 17:01

All Things Being Unequal

As The Prince's Trust and HSBC call on the construction sector to offer more apprenticeships and training opportunities to encourage young people to enter the industry in response to reported...

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Ian Bottrell  - 05.08.2014, 16:15

Tailoring FM

Ian Bottrell, Managing Director of Integrated Facilities Management, North Asia for JLL, argues challenges faced delivering facilities management (FM) services to international standards within...

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Jonathan Grimes ,  Pellings LLP  - 12.06.2014, 20:38

The End is in the Beginning

Facilities managers can save their businesses significant occupational costs by understanding dilapidations in building leases writes Jonathan Grimes, dilapidations consultant at multidisciplinary...

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Johnny Dunford  - 07.06.2014, 18:54

Strategic FM from the RICS Perspective

There has been a widely acknowledged drive within the facilities management industry to act strategically and professionally. Johnny Dunford, Global Commercial Property Director at RICS explains...

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Bernard Pratley  - 06.06.2014, 14:16

Regaining Control

Although it has been recognised since the invention of the candle snuffer that lighting systems require control mechanisms to regulate how much lighting is emitted and when, in recent years the...

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Dianna Steinbach ,  ISSA  - 06.06.2014, 13:25

A Clean State of Mind

Dianna Steinbach, Director of Industry Outreach & Marketing at ISSA – The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association, discusses the link between international cleaning standards and maintaining a...

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Tony O’Brien ,  Siemens Building Technologies  - 04.06.2014, 20:42

Obsoletely Not!

Head of Enterprise Solutions for Siemens Building Technologies, Tony O’Brien, discusses the impact of managed service methodologies in removing the risk of technological obsolescence within the...

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Mahmud Merali  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Look Who's Counting

Historically, accounting methods used in portfolio asset evaluation across the Gulf have been less sophisticated than those of more developed economies. Mahmud Merali, Chairman of The Merali’s...

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George Adams  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Solving Tomorrow's Problems

George Adams, President of the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE), identifies the opportunities for greater integration of building services engineers within facilities...

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Dr. Kerry Mashford  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Why? When? How?

Dr. Kerry Mashford, Chief Executive of The United Kingdom’s National Energy Foundation (NEF), which has been at the forefront of improving energy use in buildings since 1990, argues evaluating a...

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Jimmy Chiu  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

In Remembrance of Summerland

In August the Mayor of Douglas unveiled a memorial to victims of one of the worst peacetime fires in the history of the British Isles. In this article, Jimmy Chiu, Business Development Director...

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Denis Wright  - 07.04.2014, 08:31

Strength and Shield

Denis Wright, Chairman of Wrightstyle, explains how glass is used to provide ballistic and blast protection for buildings, in the aftermath of the Boston and London atrocities.

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ESE World Ltd  - 10.03.2014, 16:29

In defence of plastic

ESE World Managing Director Dave Hughes on longevity and busting myths that malign some waste and recycling containers.

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Staff Reporter  - 09.01.2013, 19:17

Dynamic office design

Claude Bérubé, Professor of Interior Design at the American University of Sharjah, Discusses the latest trends in office design.

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FSI (Solutions) Ltd ,  Jim Mitchell  - 30.11.2005, 19:17

CAFM: The Missing Link

Jim Mitchell, managing director of FSI (FM Solutions), argues computer aided facilities management (CAFM) has an important part to play in the development of the Gulf region's facilities management...