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FM Market Update August 2021

Published 20th Jul 21 - by rosiewatts

FM Market Update: August 2021


Top stories for FM this month:


Circular Economy Investment grows but more needed:

Chatham House reports that Governments, investors and corporates collectively funnel more than $1.3trn annually into circular economy initiatives, but this is just a fraction of the money that is currently spent on linear methods of consumption and resource use. Find out More>>

Putting on a front:

Faced with so much disruption to traditional working patterns, what provisions can front of house specialists make to support new ways of welcoming people into the workplace? Learn More>>

What is next for Offices?:

The forced adoption of remote working has created opportunities, but is also exposing new social risks, according to JLL, which has been avidly measuring the effects of the disruption over the past year as workers adapted to homeworking. Read More>>

August’s featured topic: Offsite

To build a more profitable and sustainable industry new and smarter construction techniques are needed. Offsite is making construction leaner, greener and more efficient.

Take a look at the selected resources below to start to develop your understanding on the importance of Offsite in the FM sector.

Offsite resources recommended for you this month:

Offsite Fundamentals -Systems – This interactive e-learning module provides an explanation of offsite, the common systems and materials used and the modern methods of construction hierarchy. Watch the Module>>

Offsite Procurement –  John Skivington, Direct at LHC provides an overview of offsite procurement in this short video. Watch the Video>>

CIRIA Offsite Standardisation and Pre- Assembly Toolkit –  This standardisation and pre-assembly procedure are applied through a series of reviews. Guidance on key issues for S&P workshops is also found in this tool. View the Toolkit>>

Self Care Lunch ‘n’ Learn 

Join us on the 19th August from 12:00pm -13:00pm at our Self Care Lunch ‘n’ Learn!

This Lunch n Learn will provide you with an understanding of how self-care practices can improve our lives. Learning, observing and engaging in self-care is a key life skill which helps us stay focused, feel happier and often lends itself to a better work-life balance. Understand practical ways to create self-care into our everyday lives to help us look after our minds and bodies and help us function at our best.


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