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How Sodexo helps students prepare for university

Andrew Wilkinson, Sodexo CEO for Schools and Universities in UK & Ireland, discusses how Sodexo helps to support students before and during their time at university Attending university is, for many, the first time that they will live away from ...

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Incentive Lynx secures three-year deal

Incentive Lynx, part of Incentive FM Group, has won a three-year security deal, worth in excess of £1.5 million, to provide a range of services at The Cube. A dedicated team of 17 will operate 24/7 at The Cube which ...

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Compliance – Engineering 

Companies can achieve greater efficiencies and control by planning statutory compliance alongside maintenance visits says Tim Beardsmore from electrical safety testing specialists Calbarrie Compliance Services All electrical systems deteriorate due to factors such as damage, wear, tear, corrosion, excessive electrical ...

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FRC provides update on Carillion investigation

UK audit watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has provided an update into its investigation of the collapse of construction giant Carillion last January following “significant public interest” in the case. The FRC is investigating KPMG’s audits of Carillion (2014-2017) and ...

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iSite wins proptech software contract with Co-op

Proptech specialist iSite, part of Extentia Group, has won a contract to roll-out a new suite of its property estates and project management software for Co-op Group Property. The contract will see iSite provide an enterprise wide property management system ...

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Canary Wharf Group partners with HELPFUL to introduce plastic recycling reward app across its estate

Canary Wharf Group has launched a new app in partnership with creators of the first plastic recycling and rewarding app, HELPFUL, to encourage widespread resuse and recycling across its estate. In an industry first, piloted by Canary Wharf Group, the app ...

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IFMA publishes benchmark report for FM

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has released the latest product of its FM Research and Benchmarking Institute (RBI), the 2018 Operations and Maintenance: Qualitative Analysis Benchmarking Report. The report is a comprehensive analysis of the most recent operations and ...

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Lodge Security expands with Ladbroke Security Services acquisition

Lodge Security has acquired Ladbroke Security Services, which operates primarily in London and the Southeast. Ladbroke provides managed security services that include 24-hour concierge, front of house reception, guarding, remote video and CCTV monitoring, key-holding and patrol services. Founded in ...

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Diamond Facilities Support Group announces senior appointment

Greg Beech, the founder of two drainage businesses with multi-million pound turnovers has joined drainage and cleaning firm, Jet Through, which is part of the Diamond Facilities Support Group of companies. Beech, who founded and grew UKDN Waterflow into a business ...

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Premier Technical Services Group acquires fire and security provider

Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG) has acquired Trinity Fire & Security Systems (Trinity), a fire and security provider which has its head office in Exeter. The acquisition strengthens the Group’s presence in the fire and security systems market, and will ...

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