Equality In Building Surveying

This blog is mainly focused on gender equality in Building Surveying and how focusing on an 'image' of equality can lead to employees and employers missing out.

Hanging Out With Facades

Facilities Managers do their best with the resources that are available to them and if they can't get a consultant to abseil, they have to manage with the skill set of the people who can abseil. I came to realise that I was part of the problem...

Facilities Managers Need To Be Part Of The Design Team

Facilities Management input at the design stage could improve our ability to keep buildings looking and performing at their best.

Take a deep breath Landlords – You need an Asbestos Management Plan

... legislative requirement for commercial Landlords to identify and have a management plan by 4th April 2018 for pre-2000 buildings.

Is Your Roof Ready for Winter?

There will always be factors competing to destroy your building...

Facade Maintenance: Sealing In Problems

... if you block the drainage path, you can be sure water is finding its way somewhere you don't want it to be.