Building owners will have to learn about building maintenance techniques or face cost and legal problems, according to Simon Carter from the Building and Engineering Services Association

Chris Moriarty of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) shares information from a recent report that looked at FM working relationships and how they can be improved

The British Institute of Facilities Management’s Mike Packham explores how Building Information Modelling (BIM) and ‘Soft Landings’ processes can make the task of managing buildings simpler

James Sutton, chief operating officer with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), explains how managers are working to change perceptions of this unsung profession

Mike Packham, technical expert at the BIFM considers the role of ‘benchmarking’ in effective facilities management

With emphasis remaining on cost reduction, it's likely that facilities manager will need to call on a variety of skills. Mike Packhamm explains where the future of FM lies

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