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Ampersand awarded Royal catering extension

Ampersand, CH&Co Group’s specialist venue and visitor attraction catering business, has had its contract with Historic Royal Palaces (HRP) extended for a further five years. The catering contract worth £12 million will see Ampersand continue its close working relationship with HRP ...

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Keep your assets and employees safe

According to the 2016 ACFE Report to the Nations, organisations worldwide lose an estimated 5% of their annual revenue due to fraud. Fraud takes many shapes and forms, among them corporate fraud and identity theft. Whatever business you’re in, it’s ...

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NIC adds to its FM team

NIC Services Group  has announced the appointment of Gary Haman to its FM Team. Haman has worked delivering FM/Bundled Services (hard and soft) in the retail sector for over 15 years and is a key appointment to further strengthen NICs ...

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CIBSE to launch Special Interest Group for HVAC sector

CIBSE (Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers) is launching a HVAC Systems Group to support and encourage the efficient design, installation and operation of heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems. Launching at Build2Perform Live in London (21 and 22 November, Olympia), ...

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EMCOR’s Alison Bettany named new chair of FM at Supply Sustainability School

EMCOR UK, has announced that Alison Bettany, the company’s Commodities, Operational and Sustainable Procurement Manager has been appointed the new Chair of the Facilities Management (FM) Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, of which EMCOR UK is a ...

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Forward with BIM

Facilities management practice is changing as FMs find new ways to collect and use data for improved building management. BIM is central to this, as Gary Watkins, CEO of Service Works Group, explains BIM (building information modelling) has been hailed ...

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Artificial Intelligence friend or foe in FM?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is predicted to have a huge impact on the FM landscape, according to a new Insight report published by RICS in collaboration with IFMA. Who will benefit from the opportunities AI offers, and who will fall foul ...

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Union Industries is on a roll with NSK Bearings Europe

Union Industries, the leading manufacturer of Rapid Roll Industrial doors, has returned to NSK Bearings Europe to install another of its heavy-duty Ramdoors,which can handle extreme weather conditions all year round. NSK Bearings Europe specialises in manufacturing bearing products used ...

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New services that give your business new advantages 

Fuel Card Services is famous for its cost-saving fuel cards, but its services are the real drivers for business advantage. Last month, Fuel Card Services proved this once again by launching My Business Advantage, designed to help small businesses run ...

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Resource efficiency with water treatment

SOCOTEC’s wide range of Ozone generators and in-house technical ability can support organisations in the safe recirculation of water in their cooling systems, using Ozone as a disinfectant agent. As sustainability has become a significant focus, and water and energy ...

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