Productivity puzzle

Productivity puzzle

Frances Coppola, former financial risk management consultant turned economics commentator, examines the scope for productivity growth in FM, and looks at the potential positive impact on the wider UK economy The facilities management sector is one of the brightest...
Charm personified

Charm personified

Facilities management is fraught with friction, mistrust and frustration. Between FMs and Ops Directors; between FMs and FDs; between clients and providers; between providers and suppliers – it’s rare to find a harmonious relationship. Much of this is due to the...
The joined-up approach

The joined-up approach

The recent torrent of bad news from British high streets has prompted any amount of pessimistic rumbling, both in the property management industry and beyond. Ballooning business rates and the hangover of peak-market leases have seen closures and downsizing amongst...