Verdantix report – 5 best practices for success in the hybrid working era

When you look back to the beginning of the first lockdown, are you proud of how rapidly your facilities team was able to adapt to enable your business to survive – and possibly even thrive? But what now? Do you have concrete next steps for your workplace strategy? A growing number of organisations have announced […]

FREE REPORT: Sustainable business growth with Centrica

What does it take to become a more sustainable, future-focused organisation?  Today’s consumers, shareholders and governments are demanding that businesses take responsibility for their carbon emissions, and work toward a low carbon future. Our new report explains what it means to be a sustainable business and the steps you can take to start your journey. […]

CENTRICA REPORT: Future-Proofing Your Company’s Energy Needs

By Centrica Every business relies on energy for critical tasks – but with this dependence comes risk. As organisations seek to become more sustainable, it’s vital to plan not only for short-term energy needs, but also for long-term energy security. Increasingly, businesses that are digitalising processes are becoming ever more dependent on power to run […]

Higher Education estates turnover reaches record £30 billion…

An annual report released by the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) has revealed the university estates sector grew by £2 billion in the 2014-2015 academic year, with annual turnover for the whole of the UK now equating to £30 billion. Despite what is considered a challenging funding environment, the ‘Higher Education Estates Statistics […]

Increasing university commerciality will create further student housing partnerships…

A study by JLL’s Higher Education team has charted the rise of student housing partnerships between private sector operators and universities in the UK.  Claiming to be the first to pull together comprehensive information on the student housing market, the study highlights the c. 27,000 new beds that these partnerships have created in the last 15 years, and the further […]

FM must digitalise to increase productivity, says JLL…

A recent report from the professional services and investment management company, JLL predicts that companies will continue to implement and embrace a digital facilities management approach; with new technologies changing how businesses handle workforce and facility operations becoming more available. As workplaces progress to deliver additional flexibility, the ‘Reinventing Facilities Management for the Digital World’ […]

Workplace wellness ‘shifting up the boardroom agenda’…

A recent White Paper published by the world’s leading global real estate advisor, CBRE, has revealed the five key trends that are driving wellness in the workplace and pushing it higher up the corporate agenda. From allowing ‘greater flexibility’ to managing stress levels, the ‘Wellness In The Workplace: Unlocking Future Performance’ report claims these trends […]

Energy efficiency ‘gains ground’ despite lower energy prices…

A new report released by the International Energy Agency (IEA) – which focuses on worldwide government commitments on saving energy and reducing carbon emissions under the recently ratified Paris agreement – has demonstrated the progress made by energy efficiency policies over the last 12 months; particularly in emerging economies such as China. The IEA’s Energy […]

Top 5 global FM suppliers revealed by Technavio…

Basing its findings on key factors such as ROI, sustainability, customer satisfaction, floor occupancy rate, pareto analysis and consistent performance measurement framework, a new report deriving from the global technology research and advisory company, Technavio, has affirmed the top 5 performing global facilities management suppliers up until the year 2020. The report acknowledges that the […]

Scotland leads the UK in energy and climate change…

New analysis compiled by the government’s climate watchdog, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has discovered that Scotland is leading the UK when it comes to lowering emissions; detailing that its annual greenhouse gas reduction target was met in 2014 and gross emissions fell by 8.6 per cent during that period – compared to a […]