The Peter Pan Phenomenon:  Being Unemployed in the 21st Century

The Peter Pan Phenomenon: Being Unemployed in the 21st Century

Guest Blog by Colm Devereux My age group has often been referred to as the “Peter Pan” generation, ostensibly because we cannot (or are unable to) grow up. I think that’s an unfair rap, the term coming as it does from older generations who have no experience of the significantly more dismal employment prospects for […]

The Peter Pan Phenomenon:  Being Unemployed in the 21st Century

The Peter Pan Phenomenon: Being Unemployed in the 21st Century

Posted by: on Feb 19, 2016 | No Comments

Guest Blog by Colm Devereux My age group has often been referred to as the “Peter Pan” generation, ostensibly because we cannot (or are unable to) grow up. I think that’s an unfair rap, the term coming as it does from older generations who have no experience of the significantly more dismal employment prospects for […]

Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma – a reflection

Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma – a reflection

Posted by: on Feb 6, 2016 | No Comments

Last Saturday I attended a conference with a difference, one which had a real impact on me and qualifies as my most interesting experience of the year so far.  Prior to attending I was pretty ambivalent about attending Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma but I came away with a very different set of feelings.  St Paul’s […]

Smart working coming-of-age?

Smart working coming-of-age?

Posted by: on Jan 29, 2016 | No Comments

Last week I was back at BT Tower at the launch of the Smart Working Code of Practice (PAS 3000) – possibly a day of great significance for those of us interested in making the best use of the built environment and the talented people that use buildings. Produced by the British Standards Institute (BSI) […]

Location, Location, Location – is property at a crossroads?

Location, Location, Location – is property at a crossroads?

Posted by: on Dec 1, 2015 | No Comments

The theme for last week’s Estates Gazette Office Occupier Summit  focused on whether property developers and the commercial real estate sector are having to adapt to the changing needs of occupiers. Chairing the event, Emily Wright, Estates Gazette Features Editor, set the tone by remarking that the world of business is changing at “warp factor […]

Delivering the Impossible in Dublin

Delivering the Impossible in Dublin

Posted by: on Nov 25, 2015 | No Comments

Last week I saw a really great example of the benefits of combining people and place to produce some remarkable insights whilst encouraging participants to consider that delivering the impossible whether its Facilities Management (FM) or another area, is realistic if one is prepared to work at it. One of Dublin’s best known sporting venues, […]