Do you mind the gap?

Article from Twin FM: https://www.twinfm.com/article/do-you-mind-the-gap The UK is suffering from a general skills shortage - and young people are typically not considering FM as a career path. This has lead to a skills gap, writes HR Director…

How to place STEM in the real world

Article from tes: https://www.tes.com/news/how-place-stem-real-world-sponsored Want to open pupils’ eyes to the wonder of Stem? Show them where their learning fits into real life, says Matt Pearson. You’re in a lab and there’s been…

Raising the profile of apprenticeships

Article from Teacher Toolkit: https://www.teachertoolkit.co.uk/2019/07/08/apprenticeships/ Is an apprenticeship a viable alternative to going to university? What hinders the perception of apprenticeships? Over 36 per cent of parents…

ABM UK launches second year of perception change campaign J.E.E.P.

Article from Facilities Management Journal: https://www.fmj.co.uk/abm-uk-launches-second-year-of-perception-change-campaign-j-e-e-p/ Facilities management services provider, ABM UK, has kicked off year two of its  Junior Engineering Engagement…

New and improved IWFM Awards boasts a bumper crop of finalists

Article from Facilitate Magazine: http://www.facilitatemagazine.com/news/new-and-improved-iwfm-awards-boasts-a-bumper-crop-of-finalists/ The finalists for the IWFM Awards 2019, which builds on the heritage of the BIFM Awards, were announced…

Manchester students participate in ABM UK engineering programme

Article from About Manchester: https://aboutmanchester.co.uk/manchester-students-participate-in-abm-uk-engineering-programme/ Last week, 45 Manchester schoolchildren were welcomed into a programme aimed at tackling the ‘oily rags’ perception…

Report: perceptions of apprenticeships and technical careers

We’re determined to change the face of technical careers in the UK and inspire a new and enthusiastic generation of young talent. As such, we commissioned a report and spent time collecting the thoughts and opinions of those that can really…

J.E.E.P. sets off

Article from professionalsecurity.co.uk Oily rags and overalls is a public view of engineering and facilities management (FM), despite offering a pathway that promises no university debt and earning potential, says an FM contract company that…

Training initiative launched to engage young engineers

Article from pfmonthenet.net ABM UK has announced the launch of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (JEEP), to be held at its training centre in Greenford, Middlesex. Aimed at addressing the much-publicised skills gap, the initiative…

J.E.E.P.sters wowed - Junior Engineering Engagement Programme launched

Article from twinfm.com by Brian Shillibeer On the evening of December 4, facilities management services provider and engineering firm, ABM UK launched its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P) at its training centre in Greenford,…