Rat eats cable – FM gets indigestion

Rat eats cable – FM gets indigestion

Underground assets and buried services in the estate are essential to keeping buildings working and staff delivering services. Out of sight needn’t be out of mind. Read our post on the Facilitate magazine’s website to learn how it’s possible to easily access,...
How to improve the management of underground assets

How to improve the management of underground assets

More than 4 million excavations take place on UK roads each year with approximately 60,000 utility strikes occurring annually in the UK alone contrasted with 500,000 in the USA. These excavations are from essential work by asset owners in laying and maintaining...
A whack a mole approach to school rebuilding

A whack a mole approach to school rebuilding

On the 29th June there was welcome news from the UK government that it is to spend £1bn on re-building schools in England. It’s worth spending a few minutes looking behind the headlines at the detail and the scale of problem this funding is trying to tackle....
Maintenance job prioritisation – why weight?

Maintenance job prioritisation – why weight?

Everyone accepts that in maintenance, job prioritisation is important: do the most urgent stuff first, right? Many facilities teams use a simple scale to prioritise job requests such as one-to-five or low-to-critical. These approaches have the benefit of being simple...
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