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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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ISO41001 news from Dubai and Abu Dhabi

Just returned from a tour to Dubai and Abu Dhabi, CEO Stan Mitchell has been busy bringing the benefits of ISO 41001 to an ever-increasing circle of companies. Following a recent presentation to the management team at the Adeeb Group, Stan covered off key themes in...

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Raising FM standards worldwide with ISO 41014

Venue: BSI Headquarters - London UKThis week work continued on a new ISO standard at a meeting of contributors from 9 different countries, chaired by our CEO Stan Mitchell. ISO 41014, Facility management - Development of facility management strategy This new standard...

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KEY FM pioneering partnership with Betty Blocks

Key FM CIO Gordon Mitchell on Stage @BBoS2019The 14th of March, in the buzzing tech town of Alkmaar, saw a meeting of like-minded bright young things from across an impressive range of industries from insurance to logistics. Developers and entrepreneurs alike were...

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True Partnership

Here at Key FM, our approach to FM l operates with 5 clear definitions, which we term the 5 virtues of True FM. These recognise that optimal performance hinges on experienced and independent consultancy, and solutions that are innovative, comprehensive and adaptive....

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Information, Us and True FM

Never before have we had such a rapid change to our lives as the current period of human experience.  In 1970 Microsoft was an unknown term, Apple was a fruit, Amazon was our world’s largest river and Alphabet was on our primary school walls.   Fast forward to today...

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KEY-managed Nucleus is the best building in Scotland!

KEY-managed Nucleus is the best building in Scotland!  The national archive for the civil nuclear industry in Wick has won the Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland (RIAS) Andrew Doolan Best Building in Scotland Award 2018, and the Royal Institute of British...

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10 Top Tips for Contract Mobilization in Developing Countries

A poor Facilities Management (FM) contract mobilization is a failure from which an organisation might never recover.  In emerging markets, where concepts and knowledge of FM are immature or non-existent, the risk is all the greater. Earlier this month, KEY convened a...

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ISO 41000: Foundation for a New Era of Facility Management

A video about how synergies between the evolution of FM standardisation and of digital technologies are driving a genuinely new era of Facility Management.  The presentation is by KEY CEO, Stan Mitchell, and was recorded at the European Facilities Management...

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