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11 May 2021 2 Min Read
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Lots to celebrate on World FM Day!

On World FM Day, Martyn Freeman reflects on Q3’s journey through FM

On World FM Day, the Facilities Management industry acknowledges our collective contribution to business and the global economy. This coincides with another celebration closer to home… we at Q3 are marking the 3rd anniversary of the formation of the Q3 Services Group of companies.

We set ourselves a challenge in 2018 to become a trusted FM company, one that lives every day by its values of being open, honest, and transparent in everything that we do. Three years on, I’m particularly proud that we are succeeding in meeting those objectives.

I’m also proud of everything that has been achieved in the last 12 months in what have been extremely difficult market trading conditions – probably the most demanding since the industry first adopted the name Facilities Management, some forty years ago. In this time, Q3 has expanded, developed new services lines, grown its client portfolio and been totally flexible in adapting to our changing client needs. And for that, I give my whole-hearted thanks to everyone at Q3.

What the last year has demonstrated is that regardless of your contractual client arrangements, if you want to thrive in a Covid FM world, you must adapt, change and implement at pace. In many respects, the standard contracts that we put our name to at the outset of a relationship, have been overtaken and rendered obsolete as a result of the pandemic.

As the lockdown relaxes and we return to the workplace, FM will be instrumental in not just managing the transition but defining its whole purpose and direction. I am proud of the progress of Q3 as a company and feel privileged to work in a profession so rich in talent and dedicated to its cause.

I wish everybody who works in this wonderful FM industry all the very best on World FM Day and for the future.

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