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Combatting the January blues with nature  

Superstitious folk believe leaving a Christmas tree and other festive decorations up beyond the 12th day after Christmas day brings bad luck. But who’s to say you can’t brighten up the office with some greenery throughout the year? Keeping a fir ...

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The collapse of Carillion & the inevitable blame game

Blog from Mark Whittaker, Business Development Manager for Integral UK Limited and Chair of BIFM, North Region, on the demise of outsourcing and construction firm, Carillion The liquidation of Carillion this week is terrible news on many, many levels. The stress, ...

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Enva Group acquires Blue Sky Plastic Recycling

Enva Group, formerly known as DCC Environmental, a provider of waste management and waste materials solutions in the UK and Ireland, has acquired Blue Sky Plastic Recycling (BSP) for an undisclosed sum. Based in Bourne, Lincolnshire, BSP specialises in recycling ...

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Preparing your business for harsh weather

A number of articles have appeared in the press saying this winter will be the coldest for years, yet research published by the BIFM and GRITIT revealed that more than 30 per cent of organisations fail to plan for the ...

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New look for Julius Rutherfoord & Co

London specialist in cleaning and soft FM services provision, Julius Rutherfoord & Co has rebranded to highlight its ethos to deliver secure commercial cleaning to its customers. The rebrand has been rolled out across all corners of the business, including ...

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Tenon FM confirms departure of Tim Hancock

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Tenon FM, the subsidiary of Mortice Limited, the AIM listed security and facilities management company, has confirmed the departure of Tim Hancock at the end of the month (January). The company has agreed to part with Hancock and wished him ...

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ISS served five-year deal with large international production company

ISS has entered into a five-year partnership with a large international production company in the food & beverage segment. The partnership covers integrated facility services at more than 280 facilities, including offices, warehouses and production facilities in 20 countries across ...

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Apleona signs Armed Forces Covenant

Apleona HSG has made a formal commitment in supporting the employment of veterans and their families through the signing of the Armed Forces Covenant. The Armed Forces Covenant is a promise that no member of this community, including those who ...

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Sodexo acquires majority stake in French start-up FoodChéri

Sodexo, in line with its strategy to continually adapt its offers to meet emerging consumer trends and reinvent the customer experience, has taken a majority stake in French start-up FoodChéri, a Food-Tech pioneer. Sodexo’s investment enables FoodChéri to consolidate its strategic positioning ...

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Jones FM awarded M&E contract at 20 Old Bailey

Jones FM has been appointed as mechanical and electrical maintenance provider for 20 Old Bailey, a landmark workspace opposite the famous law courts in the heart of the capital. A recent major refurbishment to reposition the 250,000-square foot building has ...

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