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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.  ...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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