It was one of those moments that could only happen with a Facilities Director – as we walked along a corridor chatting about this and that, he dropped down and picked up a piece of waste paper as effortlessly as Johnny Wilkinson picking up a lying rugby ball, without breaking step or conversation. “You shouldn’t […]
Earlier this year we undertook a major benchmarking project on behalf of MITIE which looked at the way large organisations are using commercial property. The results were fascinating, not least in suggesting that between 2008 and 2018 the size of large companies’ office footprints will shrink by over a third. This is being driven by […]
There was an interesting discussion on one of the web forums last month about how to enforce clean desk policies, with Facilities Managers complaining about staff who won’t help the cleaners, and others arguing that after ten hours sweating over a hot keyboard the last thing they should have to do is the cleaners’ job! […]
Why are we throwing so much good talent on the scrapheap when we need it most? People with experience can save us from costly mistakes, and if properly motivated can be far more effective than younger people who are more likely to make a mistake
The low-carbon industry may well be booming, but is it failing to connect with the populus as a whole?