Facilities Management

Getting the office environment just right

Do you know what the ideal office temperature is?  How to achieve good indoor air quality?  Or how to combat a noisy office?  Have a look at these articles for some top tips on these important factors in ensuring worker wellbeing:

Joanna Harrison, Development Editor


Building Maintenance

Includes construction safety, utilities, disability access, cleaning, internal maintenance, asbestos, CDM regulations, environmental health, grounds, pest control, roofs & chimneys, sick building syndrome, ventilation, walls, workplace environment.

Catering and Vending

Includes food safety, in-house catering, vending and outsourcing.

Contractors and Suppliers

Includes contractors, procurement, outsourcing, stock control and stores, use of consultants and supply chain management.

Environmental Management

Includes energy management, recycling, sustainability, site waste management plans and corporate social responsibility.

Equipment Maintenance

Includes electrical safety, inspection and testing, lifting equipment and machinery maintenance.

Facilities and Property Management

Includes heating and ventilation, lighting and controls, air conditioning and building management systems, helpdesk, sanitary and welfare facilities, intelligent buildings, relocation, rating, landlord and tenant, use of premises and rights over land.

Fire Safety

Includes fire risk assessments, fire safety management, detection and alarm systems, emergency procedures and fire-fighting equipment.

Fleet Management

Includes fleet management, company and private car use, workplace parking and occupational road risk.

Health and Safety

Includes accident reporting, first aid, fire risk assessment, COSHH, manual handling, occupational, asbestos, food safety, electrical safety, PPE, training, temporary workers, visitors, health and safety management systems.

Office Technology

Includes adaptive technology, document management, videoconferencing and wireless working.

Security and Emergency Planning

Includes security overview, information protection and cyber security, emergency management, counter terrorism, CCTV, security guards, access management and control, and perimeter security.

Strategic and Financial Management

Includes asset management, benchmarking performance and budgeting.

Reference Articles

Law and Guidance

Content to help you research legislation and guidance.

Questions and Answers

Frequently asked questions and model answers.

Tools and Documents


Model documents for you to use.