5 Challenges for Facility Managers

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There are always new challenges and pressures in the world of facility management, which means that facility managers constantly have to be up to date and adapt to new technologies.  We’ve listed 5 challenges for FM’S   1. Managing expectations Clients demands, managing their expectations is a challenge in itself. If the service quality a client perceives exceeds their expectations, it …

Vehicle and Trailer manufacturing Rolls Along – An Industry Update 

The Motor Vehicle Body and Trailer Manufacturing industry produce items for commercial vehicle manufacturers, recreational vehicle (RV) dealers, road freight operators and other transport-related markets. The demand for passenger vehicles manufactured in Australia has been declining for many years and led to the end of local manufacturing in 2017-18. This has caused volatility in the industry and reduced industry revenue …

A Snapshot of Education and Training in Australia

The Education and Training division is made up of industries providing different levels of education, from preschool through to university and other higher educational institutions. It is made up of both public and privately run institutions. Demand for education is driven by demographics (particularly the number of people at school or university age), government policy, the employment market and job …

What Lies Ahead For Residential Aged Care? 

The Australian population is steadily ageing, with the number of Australians aged 65 and over forecast to double between 2015 and 2055. It’s a no-brainer that an ageing population means increased demand for aged-care services, and savvy industry players are looking ahead at likely trends. So what does the future look like for the industry? Older residents Australians are not …

Risk Management Apps and Software

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FM’s face an ever-expanding range of obligations relating to the operation and management of properties. WHS compliance is an essential part of being prepared for events that could harm people and property, as well as the bottom line. With property owners and quite possibly tenants in the mix, there can be uncertainty around exactly who is responsible for what in …

Welcome Rita

The VIP Team is excited to welcome Rita Camilleri, as our new Sales Consultant. Rita has been involved with small to medium business over many years in administrative and business development roles. Some of the industries include financial, education and manufacturing. Most recently within the logistics industry as an Account Manager. Rita worked with major clients and enjoyed being a …

VIP Welcomes New Team Member

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The VIP Property Team is very excited to announce the exciting appointment of our new Operations Manager, James Tyack. We know James will fit right into the team, he has been a plumber for over 25 years, including working for himself at various stages from fixing leaking taps to bigger complex jobs . He brings immense experience in maintenance plumbing, extensions, renovations and luxury …

Five things You Didn’t Know VIP Property Services Group Could Do!

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Here at VIP Property Services Group, we understand that facilities management is a challenging role. Every property is different and comes with a unique set of requirements. We’ve helped maintain properties of all shapes and sizes for many years. Since our range of services is comprehensive, here are five things you may not be aware that VIP can offer: 1. …

How Risky is Facilities Management?

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The short answer to the question of ‘how risky is facilities management?’ is ‘very’ if risks are not thoroughly considered and managed. As experienced FM’s know, plenty of risks come with the territory. These can include asset failure, such as a burst pipe; the degradation or wearing out of assets over time; problems caused by ‘invaders’ such as insects, mould …

Discover VIP – The New Solution To Robust Preventative Planning

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It’s possible to create and maintain a robust preventative maintenance program in-house, and you’ll find plenty of information and tips on this very website about that topic. However, another option is to outsource your requirements to experts in the field. VIP Property Services Group are second to none when it comes to the knowhow, experience and equipment that is needed …