Five FM trends that will save you time in 2024

In this article, experts from TAP, a leading property management software company, share five current key trends that can speed up your work and improve outcomes in 2024 and beyond… Improving efficiency through automation in Facilities Management For Facilities Managers, leveraging technology to enhance efficiency remains pivotal—an evolution that doesn’t mean relinquishing control to robots […]

Is the UK ready for the smart city technology of the future?

It’s no secret that smart technology and artificial intelligence are becoming more widespread. With 54% of the world’s population living in cities, a figure predicted to rise to 66% by 2050, there is a clear need for technological advancements to keep up with the increase in population. So-called smart cities focus on making life easier […]

IoT and the road to long-term water security

Climate instability combined with an expanding population and escalating levels of per capita consumption are creating unsustainable pressure both on water resources and an overstretched supply network. Yet, without any insight into where leaks occur or how consumer behaviour affects consumption, how can water companies meet the government’s ambitious plans to reduce usage? Alex Barter, […]

Grid instability ‘jeopardising energy security for data centers’

A new report has mapped out temporary opportunities for facility stakeholders in major European data centre markets to maintain site resilience in a challenging climate. Titled Uptime on the Line, the new two-part whitepaper from Aggreko interviewed 700 data centre professionals consulting for large businesses in the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, the Netherlands, Norway and […]

Start Fresh campaign to encourage hiring of ex-offenders into FM roles

One in three (30%) UK businesses in the private sector do not currently employ any ex-offenders, despite the majority (62%) saying they are struggling to fill positions and 43% finding it difficult to fill in excess of ten current vacancies. That’s according to a new study commissioned by Sodexo, the food services and facilities management […]

Sustainability to Psychedelics: Science and technology trends in 2023

What’s in store for research and development around the world? From super-apps, through psychedelic medicines, to metaverse and sustainable technology, 2023 has something for everyone. Here, tax incentive and innovation management advisers, ABGi take a look… Super-apps Super-app is a mobile or web application that allows for integration of multiple online services within one digital […]

How commercial roof surveys help you to save money

The roof is integral to the building’s protective envelope – it must be designed to keep the weather out and maintain a stable internal temperature. It also has many secondary functions, including aiding fire protection, structural rigidity, and constructional support for other services like air conditioning units, ducting, and insulations. As capital works and refurbishment […]