FM Market Update: September 2021
Top stories for FM this month:
Workplace Futures return to the workplace:
Hear about this free to attend online event from the Workplace Futures conference team, which focused on some key challenges for FMs in managing the widescale return to the workplace. Find out More>>
Catering for the future:
FMJ hears from catering and vending specialists on how food and drink services are being adjusted to support new working patterns, meet variable demands and contribute to a more hospitable workplace atmosphere. Learn More>>
Getting back on track with carbon reduction:
Preparing for the widescale reopening of buildings, the need to maintain a low carbon footprint remains a priority. But with lockdown making it difficult to even produce an accurate analysis of energy management rates over the past year how can FMs help their customers to meet carbon cutting targets? Read More>>
September’s featured topic: Sustainable Procurement
Sustainable Procurement is procurement that has the most positive environmental, social and economic impacts possible over the entire life cycle.
Take a look at the selected resources below to start to develop your understanding on the importance of Sustainable Procurement in FM.
Sustainable Procurement resources recommended for you this month:
What is Whole life costing? – Willmott Dixon provides an introduction to the concept of whole life costing. Read the document>>
How to be a responsible supplier – This document provides advice on what small businesses need to understand about clients who are using the new ISO standard for sustainable procurement – ISO20400. Find out more>>
SDGS & Decision Making – A Research Paper from the Centre for Environment and Sustainability, University of Surrey which looks into ‘Can the SDGs Provide a Basis for Supply Chain
Decisions in the Construction Sector?’ Learn more>>
Wellbeing in the Workplace Business Bytes
Join EMCOR UK & Welfare Hire on the 21st September from 10:00am -12:00pm at our Wellbeing in the Workplace Business Bytes.
Join this Business Bytes session to understand where your organisation is on the pathway to embedding wellbeing and pick up hints and tips about what you can do right now to help make this happen.
By attending this session you will:
- Hear from EMCOR UK about levelling up workplace mental and physical health, including how implementing ISO 45003:2021 Occupational Health and Safety Management can help.
- Hear from Welfare Hire who will share their research and best practice examples of linking on-site welfare with wellbeing.
- Understand the various impacts Covid on employee wellbeing and how to effectively manage them in the workplace.
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