admin

20 Jul: FM and brand values

The latest FM World Round Table focused on the role that FM should be playing in maintaining and protecting an organisation’s brand values, and was attended by Lucy Jeynes, Larch’s Managing Director. Lucy also introduced one of Larch’s clients and good friends, Paul Hinkley of Waitrose, to the session. As…

20 Jul: Larch at ThinkFM conference

On 18th June, all of the top names in FM were to be found at The Royal College of Physicians, London, at the 2012 ThinkFM conference. The attendees were treated to an excellent introductory session by Sahar Hashemi, founder of Coffee Republic, and an inspirational speech at the drinks reception…

11 Jul: No Demographic Timebomb at Larch

At Larch we’re used to bucking the trend. When it comes to the belief that FM sector may be at risk of losing vital knowledge and value through an aging workforce, we know that we haven’t got anything to worry about. Over the last few months, Larch’s Consultants have been…

13 Jun: The history of FM

Larch has been in the business of Facilities Management Consultancy for over seventeen years now, so it’s fair to say that we have been around for longer than FM has been well known. It makes sense, therefore, that Lucy Jeynes, Larch’s Managing Director, was the perfect choice to interview one…

13 Jun: Can FM be innovative, asks Cant

Mike Cant asked the attendees at this year’s Facilities Show whether simply coming up with new ideas for a client is really innovation? Cant, one of Larch’s founding partners brought a refreshing opinion to the FMJ Debate – Can FM be innovative? – focusing on what innovation really is and…

13 Jun: Larch joins Twitter

Social media is becoming more and more central to the marketing strategies of companies in all sectors, and FM is not alone is welcoming its use as a vital tool for communicating with clients and colleagues. Larch is always quick to embrace new technologies and find new ways to promote…

29 May: Making it happen at the University of Bristol

Building on the success of a 2009 Value for Money and Best Practice review, it was natural that the University of Bristol looked to Larch for help when it embarked on a programme of change, based on Larch’s recommendations. Through on-site support, implementation of the recommendations and close collaborative working…

28 May: The differentiation race: are you a winner or a loser?

Does differentiation really matter in the service industry? Hear Larch Consulting’s MD Lucy Jeynes and Ian Cox and Nick Shaw discuss why the usual approaches to differentiation do not work and what real and effective differentiation looks like at the FMA event on 14th June. The debate will be held at…

28 May: Larch has a whole constellation of stars!

We already knew that we have the best team in the business at Larch, so it’s nice to have this confirmed. Lee Griffin and Chris Rowe, Senior Consultants at Larch Consulting, have recently been awarded the accolade of being named as two of the Rising Stars of the Facilities Management Sector by…

28 May: Caroline Plane voted one to watch in FM

Caroline Plane, Senior Consultant at Larch Consulting, has been voted one of FMx magazine’s 40 under Forty in the Facilities Management sector. Caroline was awarded this fantastic achievement for her dedication to building supply chain relationships and the numerous examples of her success in this area through her work at…