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“It will be bumpy through to Christmas, It may even be bumpy beyond” – Boris Johnson, The Andrew Marr Show, 4th October 2020 A sobering warning from the Prime Minister that the second wave may take us into 2021 before normality is re-established. Returning to work in...read more
Starting 2020 as we mean to go on?
Five years ago, had I suggested running meditation or crafting classes at work to improve employee productivity, I would likely have been laughed out of the office. Yet today, many workplaces are doing exactly that. This is, in part, due to a clear recognition that...read more
Scottish Smart Buildings event – a roadmap for the future
Last week saw over 60 experts from the built environment, public sector and academia come together to celebrate Smart Building innovation in Scotland and our growing reach into international markets. The buzz within the walls of the Construction Scotland Innovation...read more
The Scottish Smart Building event not to be missed
What do you get when you bring together cutting-edge industry influencers from across the built environment with the enabling forces of Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Censis, and leaders in innovation from the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC)? The...read more
Key FM introduce True FM to China
Key FM’s CEO and CIO, Gordon and Stan Mitchell had the privilege of presenting to a delegation of 20 senior government officials and business owners from Zhejiang province, China, this week. The meeting was facilitated by The University of the West of Scotland...read more
Key FM CIO joins ISO/ TC 267 AG 2, Facility Management – Communications
All large organisations can find it a struggle to ensure that essential information is disseminated in a timely and efficient way to stakeholders. The ISO and its some 45,000 experts brought together with the collective goal of publishing international standards is no...read more
Cutting edge Knowledge Transfer Partnership researcher welcomed to Key FM
Key FM takes pride in the international face of our business. From our beginnings in Doune in Scotland, we now have a global reach into more than 20 countries around the world. In this tradition we are pleased to introduce Thepparit Sinthamrongruk, the latest...read more
The people behind the acronyms: fresh insight into the ISO/TC 267 Advisory Group
If you were paying attention back in June when the team got together in Dublin during the European Facilities Management Conference (EFMC 2019), you will already know that the ISO/TC 267 Advisory Group chaired by our own Gordon Mitchell, Key FM CIO, focuses on issues...read more
Knowledge Transfer Partnership celebrates ongoing success
This week saw 80 participants from across Scotland attend a unique opportunity for networking and a well-deserved celebratory lunch. The event took place at The University of Western Scotland Paisley campus and was in recognition of the successful collaboration...read more
Spotlight on Construction Scotland Innovation Centre
The eagle-eyed amongst you will have spotted our CIO, Gordon Mitchell, taking centre stage here at a recent visit to the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) in Hamilton (near Glasgow). Gordon commented, “as facilities managers we always say being involved...read more
Expert insight on Risk Management in FM
History has shown over and over again that it takes a strong community to enact real change. ProFM is the result of independent FM organisations and individuals coming together to elevate the facility management profession and advance the careers of facility...read more
Key FM supports Data Lab MSc placement project
Meet Tatt Mahapatra the most recent addition to the Key FM family. Tatt is currently pursuing an MSc Data Science for Business at the University of Stirling and joins Key FM as our Data Science Intern over the summer. Tatt is working with us to complete his MSc...read more
London FM Excel 2019 – what did you miss?
Gordon Mitchell Key FM CIO spent a valuable two days chatting with industry peers and forward-thinking suppliers at this years’ FM show in London. If you were not able to attend here is the Key FM round up of the highlights. Smart Buildings Expo The Smart Buildings...read more
Key FM embraces the benefits of bringing pets to work
Key FM is a family business and us such we feel it is only fitting that the canine friends at the heart of so many homes are also given the place they deserve within the Key FM family. But this policy isn’t just about our aim to ensure our head office feels like a...read more
London Facilities Show 2019 here we come!
Key FM is pleased to share details of CIO Gordon Mitchell’s upcoming seminar at the Facilities Show, London Excel. Key FM is looking forward to joining industry enthusiasts for 2 days of insights and knowledge sharing-opportunities from the 18th to 20th June. ...read more
Key FM CIO leading light in ISO TC 267
Key FM is pleased to share the news that Gordon Mitchell has been selected to lead a new ISO/TC267 Technology Task Group (FMTTG) under the umbrella of the Advisory Group 1 (AG1) Road Map. Industry peers understand technology is becoming increasingly important to...read more
Time to catch up in Dublin?
Both Stan and Gordon Mitchell, Key FM CEO and CIO respectively are looking forward to the upcoming Euro FM event in Dublin from the 13th – 14th of June. Stan and Gordon will rub shoulders with attendees from over 50 countries making EuroFM into one of the best places...read more
High stakes at the FM Middle East Awards 2019
On the 19th of June the 12th edition of the facilities management Middle East Awards (fmME) will announce its winning selection from the cream of the FM world. Key FM CEO, Stan Mitchell and an eclectic mix of industry peers including technical specialists, academics,...read more
Reflecting on World FM Day 2019
Once a year, the global facilities management community comes together to celebrate the FM industry. World FM Day 2019 on 15 May last week was a celebration of Global ISO FM Standards and it acknowledged the milestone of creating the ISO 41000 series of Standards and...read more
Key FM supporting World FM Day 2019
World FM Day on May 15th is a celebration and recognition of the facility management profession. It’s a time to bring the behind-the-scenes heroes of the built environment into the limelight and share well-deserved thanks for keeping our buildings healthy, safe...read more