Perspectives

UK Apprenticeship Levy: Challenge or Opportunity?

On 6 April the UK’s first ever Apprenticeship Levy comes into force, meaning 22,000 businesses will be liable to pay 0.5 per cent of their annual wage bill into a new fund. ABM UK is embracing the Levy's introduction as an opportunity to create jo...

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The New Skillset for Success in Facility Management

When CEO of visitor management software company Proxyclick Gregory Blondeau asked leading IFMA members and facilities management commentators what it takes to succeed in the industry today, the answers he received were surprisingly uniform.

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Comment on the UK's Q4 WEEE Collection Figures

The release of updated Q4 waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection figures confirms UK producers met their 2016 targets, although more thorough scrutiny points to problems with government and industry targets.

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A Serious Process

President of Topdesk USA Nancy Van Elsacker Louisnord explains how software is used to manage corporate room reservations and deliver related soft facilities management workflows.

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Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Peter Scott, President of The Lighting Industry Association (the LIA) and Fern-Howard Lighting CEO, discusses the impact of LED technology, BIM, insurance warranties, and more on the development of lighting - and how the industry's largest trade a...

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The UK's Reclassification of Diesel Fuel

Cameron Forecourt managing director Barry Jenner considers last year's reclassification of Diesel which brought the fuel under the scope of the UK's Dangerous Substances and Explosive Atmosphere Regulations (DSEAR).

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Ecosurety Comment on Q3 WEEE Collection Figures

According to Mark Sayers, principal consultant with resource efficiency specialist Ecosurety, statutory waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection figures reported yesterday suggest potentially costly fines for producers in the UK.

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