Facilities management is considered a viable way in which the necessary cost savings can be achieved, writes Chris Hoar, chief executive of the Facilities Management Association

With government committed to reducing carbon emissions in its estate, at a time when funding streams are squeezed, how can organisations cost and prioritise energy projects effectively?

A growing number of FM specialists can now provide both the ‘hard’ facilities services such as building maintenance and the ‘soft’ services such as catering.

By managing their estate more efficiently local government could deliver operational cost savings and improve quality of services, says Peter Janoska of the Westminster Sustainable Business Forum

Roger Bibbings, occupational safety adviser at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), gives his response to Lord Young’s review of health and safety, published in October

Problems such as back pain are a major cause of sickness absence in office-based work. Richard Graveling highlights what to consider when setting up an ergonomically-sound workplace

Total Workplace Management 2010 gave FM professionals a chance to address all their needs through an extensive exhibition, innovative features and useful networking opportunities

The use of UK remanufactured cartridges over original ones has the potential to cut costs, cut waste, reduce CO2 and safeguard jobs, urges the UK Cartridge Remanufacturers Association

This year's The Facilities Show attracted a record number of visitors and closes a success

Phil Reynolds, FIRA International’s technical manager, explains two important initiatives for sustainable furniture that buyers should bear in mind


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Flood & Coast has become the authoritative annual exhibition and conference for anyone involved in flood and coastal erosion risk management in the UK.