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How To Use Facilities-iQ: A New User's Guide

If you’ve implemented any type of new software in the past, you’ll know how complicated it can...

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The University Of Edinburgh Projects 50% Time-saving Through Facilities-iQ Implementation

About The University Of Edinburgh The University of Edinburgh is a world-leading university that is...

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CAFM vs IWMS: Which Is Right For Me? Your Ultimate Guide

If you’re new to FM software, grappling with acronyms like CAFM (Computer Aided Facility...

Ormiston Academies Trust realises “significant cost savings”, whilst reducing risk and achieving compliance

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) has a large and diverse estate with responsibility for 43 academies...

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Top 5 Benefits Of Maintenance Regimes

Every organisation is completely unique, so why settle for anything less than a personalised...

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What Is A Statutory Building Maintenance Task?

For any organisation, staying compliant with the latest building laws and regulations is serious...

NHS Saves 20% on Maintenance

NHS Sheffield makes 20% time saving plus avoids cost of compliance hire using SFG20 In this...

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Understanding Maintenance Regimes In Facilities-iQ: Your Complete Guide

Operational systems such as CAFM (Computer Aided Facility Management) are effective at telling you...

SO FM reduces costs by 20% across sites using SFG20

SFG20 has reduced costs by 20% across its sites Facilities management specialist SO FM provides a...

Lunar saves clients 35% on equipment replacement costs & increases maintenance revenue buy 10-12%

Saving clients 35% on equipment replacement costs Lunar have found that SFG20 has delivered...

Case Study: Serco

Staying compliant with the aid of legislative updates International service company Serco have been...

Case Study: Diamond Facilities Management

Informed expertise aids delivery of best-in-class service Diamond Facilities Support offers a...

Case Study: Kershaw Mechanical Services

Enabling tailored maintenance for a large portfolio of clients The Kershaw Group offers a one stop...

Digital FM tool wins top industry accolade

A new online tool launched by the team behind SFG20, the industry standard for building...

We’re in with the G-Cloud

Facilities Management standard SFG20 has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s G...

SFG20 content aligns with Building Safety Act & Fire Safety Regulations

Faced with a barrage of new regulations, it is not surprising that many building owners and...

SFG20 Resource Modeller: Tackling energy and safety – an integrated approach

Rising energy prices and an increased focus on keeping people safe and well in buildings calls for...

Case Study: Servest

SFG20 is a vital piece of the jigsaw for building maintenance Servest provides a comprehensive...

'Momentous moment' for maintenance as industry bodies unite

The built environment’s leading professional bodies have joined forces to align the data standards...

The future of maintenance and the role of digital

SFG20 participated in a recent IWFM SIG group webinar to discuss the future of maintenance. In a...

Case Study: Abingdon & Witney College

Ensuring its multi-college sites are working to same standards Abingdon and Witney College in...

Infraspeak joins SFG20’s growing API partner network

What if we told you that, with just one click, you could have the perfect preventative maintenance...

What Is An Integrated Workplace Management System (IWMS)? Features, Use Cases, Pros & Cons

As a property owner or facility manager, you’re likely all too familiar with the increasing...

SFG20 launches new software solution for residential landlords, tenants and owners

The new SFG20 Residential Property Functional Set supports transparency on building maintenance...

SFG20 launches new packaged maintenance solution for the Care Home sector

SFG20, the unique software tool for facilities managers and building maintenance teams, has...

SFG20 Wins Constructing Excellence West Midlands Innovation Award 2020

Against strong competition, SFG20 has walked away with the prestigious Innovation Award 2020 from...

SFG20 – working in association with SAEMA – develops elite standard for the SAS

Industry practitioners – facilities managers, building owners, contractors and consultants –...

Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) to Collaborate with ThisWeekinFM

Through this partnership, the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) will be able to...

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and SFG20 support the UK BIM Alliance

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its widely used facilities management...

NBS and BESA partner to join-up digital construction - Mapping Uniclass 2015 to SFG20

NBS, the leading specification platform for the construction industry, has announced its...

SFG20 launches approved provider scheme

Building owners and operators could save up to 20% on their annual maintenance budgets with the...

SFG20 wins government grant to develop a BIM interface

In partnership with Northumbria University, this work will deliver an innovative new application...

SFG20 wins at the prestigious 2013 H&V News Awards

SFG20 won in the Service and Maintenance Initiative of the Year category, being judged as...

New Service Model functionality and customer website now live

Service Model subscribers logging into SFG20 from today will notice a new look and feel to their...

Case Study: St George's Hospital

Correct procedures now in place from speedy system. With more than 6,000 staff and around 1,000...

Building maintenance compliance: do you understand your responsibility?

Attend this webinar to gather insights from top experts in maintenance compliance from both SFG20...

The Ultimate Guide to Compliance in Facilities Management

Facilities Management can be a maze, especially when you are balancing compliance with competing...

Case Study: NHS Blood and Transplant

NHS Blood and Transplant has adopted SFG20 software to help ensure that its maintenance and service...

Build a compelling business case for SFG20 in your organisation
Build a compelling business case for SFG20 in your organisation

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There is Nowhere to Hide: Staying Compliant with Statutory Task

The expectations in facilities management have never been higher, in a time where there is...

What is Reactive Maintenance?

Facility management embodies a spectrum of strategies crucial for the seamless operation and...

Introducing Facilities-iQ

Rely on our experts to review and apply constantly changing legislation to your unique maintenance...

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What is a Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS)? Features, Pros, Cons & Costs

The purpose of Computerised Maintenance Management (CMMS) is to simplify your maintenance...

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Optimise Your Maintenance for Success in 2024

Rely on our experts to review and apply constantly changing legislation to your unique maintenance...

Build a Compelling Business Case for SFG20 in Your Organisation

SFG20 is the desired solution to your maintenance needs, but obtaining approval for funding in your...

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What does being compliant with SFG20 really mean?

In this webinar you will learn:

Taking Over Responsibility for Maintaining an NHS Facility

What You Will Discover in This E-Guide:

Whitepaper to Boost your Operational Efficiency!

This SFG20 Guide is an essential read for building owners, contractors and consultants wanting to...

SFG20's Top 10 Tips to Reducing Maintenance Costs

In this webinar you will learn:

Reducing Building Maintenance Costs

33% of attendees in SFG20’s recent webinar series “How to optimise your maintenance strategy”...

What is SFG20?
What is SFG20?

In this webinar you will learn:

What is Computer-Aided Facility Management (CAFM)? Features, Pros, Cons & Costs

With so many different day-to-day tasks and processes to keep tabs on, being a facility manager...

Taking Responsibility for Maintaining a Building in the Education Sector

Taking on the responsibility of maintaining a school or university building can be a daunting task....

The Role of Maintenance in Commercial Building Handover

Discover all you need to know in commercial building maintenance in this comprehensive guide.

Tackling Carbon Through Effective Building Strategies

Find carbon-friendly alternatives with this comprehensive guide.

Ultimate guide to efficient maintenance in education

In this webinar you will learn:

Focus on risk to optimise your maintenance strategy

In this session, we share our expertise on how to apply a blend of different maintenance...

Building Safety Act Checklist

Make sure you refer to this checklist when complying with the Building Safety Act.

How to balance your maintenance strategy for optimal return

During the course of this webinar, we discuss the benefits of adopting a blended approach as a way...

How maintenance helps to deliver organisational objectives

In this session, we see maintenance today taking a central role in delivering organisational...

CMMS vs CAFM: Which Is Best For Me? Your Ultimate Guide

The greater the number of assets you have to maintain, the harder it can be to manage without the...

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How to become a Software Developer: Education, Salary and Job Growth

If you are looking for a rewarding yet challenging career in computing that promises ample...

Understanding the Carbon Lifecycle of Building Materials

The construction industry plays a significant role in carbon emissions, with the production, use,...

The Future of Carbon-Neutral Buildings: Trends and Predictions

As the world grapples with the realities of climate change, the construction industry has a...

The Future of School Maintenance: Trends to Watch

The landscape of school maintenance in the UK is constantly evolving. With new technologies,...

70% of office workers complain about poor air quality

A YouGov survey commissioned by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) reports that...

Tackling Carbon Emissions in Building Maintenance: Understanding Scope 1, 2, and 3 Emissions

In the face of growing environmental concerns, the role of building maintenance in mitigating...

The drivers for optimised maintenance 

Today, maintenance takes an increasingly central role in delivering organisational objectives such...

Getting started with School Facilities Management

Efficient and regular building maintenance is essential for the safety and longevity of your...

Energy efficiency could cut NHS costs by £400m 

With the growing influence of digital applications in building maintenance and demands on NHS...

Grenfell - When will we learn? 

These are questions which we should not predict the answers to, given the severity fire, but...

Industry bodies agree single process for BIM Product Data

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), the Chartered Institution of Building...

Industry bodies agree standard for catering maintenance

The first ever independently verified standard for the planned maintenance of catering equipment...

Focus on risk to optimise your maintenance strategy

In our previous blog, we discussed the importance of finding a balance of maintenance strategies to...

What is a Commercial Building Maintenance Plan? Understanding and Implementing It Efficiently

Your browser does not support the audio element. In a hurry, why not download the audio version and...

How To Develop a Bulletproof Procurement Strategy

For modern businesses, knowing how to develop a procurement strategy is crucial for efficiency,...

Planned preventative vs. reactive maintenance

When it comes to building and asset maintenance, there are many approaches to take, but two of the...

Grenfell - Fire Stopping Systems

Having previously looked at the fire risks associated with the poor cleaning of ventilation...

Grenfell - The Symptoms Vs The Disease

After considering fire safety in a previous blog, we'll now turn to look at the issues caused by...

Focusing on turning healthcare buildings into ‘safe havens’

One positive outcome of the Covid crisis has been the increased focus on improving ventilation of...

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