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Facilities Show February Spotlight

Committed to championing the FM industry and the amazing work its individuals are doing, Facilities Show brings you February’s Spotlight. February’s spotlight is dedicated to Geoff Prudence, chair of CIBSE Facilities Management and founding chair of the BIM4FM cross industry ...

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ENGIE acquires Carillion’s housing maintenance contracts in Northern Ireland

ENGIE has reached an agreement with the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to acquire the long-term heating and building maintenance contracts which were previously operated by Carillion Energy Services Limited. The contracts include heating maintenance services for approximately 38,000 properties and ...

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Helistrat launches international network

Environmental consultancy and contract manager, Helistrat, has announced plans for the international expansion of the business. The move will enable Helistrat to extend its sustainability consultancy and ongoing contract management services to existing ‘blue chip’ clients with international operations, as ...

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Sodexo named on Gender Equality Index

Sodexo has been added to Bloomberg’s 2018 Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which measures gender equality across internal company statistics, employee policies, external community support and engagement, and gender-conscious product offerings. This first sector-neutral Bloomberg GEI follows the release of the Bloomberg ...

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Landmark sustainability pledge from WSH

WSH, the parent company of hospitality brands including BaxterStorey, Mere, HIX, Benugo and Searcys has passed a landmark resolution, committing to procure 100 per cent of the business’ direct purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2020. WSH’s pledge forms part ...

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Canadian firm BGIS to acquire Carillion FM contracts in the UK

Global real estate and facility management services provider, BGIS, has entered into an agreement with the Special Manager for the Official Receiver to acquire a large portfolio of Carillion FM contracts in the UK. Under the terms of the transaction, ...

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Serco secures £18m saving on Carillion NHS healthcare contracts

Serco has signed a revised Business Purchase Agreement (BPA) for the acquisition of a portfolio of selected UK health facilities management contracts from certain subsidiaries of Carillion which will save the international service company £18 million. In an announcement released on ...

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Carillion jobs saved in the FM sector

Ongoing employment has been confirmed for more than a third of Carillion’s workforce so far as part of the liquidation, according to the latest Carillion update from the Official receiver. A spokesperson for the Official Receiver said: “Arrangements have now been finalised ...

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New appointments for Mitie Ireland

Mitie Ireland today announces that it has appointed Gareth Fanning as Business Development Director and Stephen Connolly as People Director. These appointments further bolster the breadth of experience in Mitie’s Executive Team in Ireland. Gareth joins Mitie as Business Development ...

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CBRE to use AI technology to manage data centres

Integrated data centre operations provider, CBRE Data Centre Solutions, and Litbit, Inc., a leading AI company, have formed a strategic partnership to revolutionise facilities maintenance within data centres and critical environments. Through the partnership, CBRE will deploy Litbit’s AI technology ...

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