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Atalian and Servest formally merge

Following the creation of a joint venture in 2016, international facilities services companies, Atalian and Servest, have merged to form Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest FM outsourcing companies. The new organisation has a turnover of €3 billion, employs more ...

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IFMA in the UK launches member survey to mark World FM Day

To celebrate World FM Day, IFMA in the UK has launched a survey to explore how the new chapter, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), could better support IFMA members moving forward. IFMA has more than ...

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FM business acquires building services contractor creating £25m group

Multi-service and security provider, First Response Group (FRG) has acquired Harrogate-based Robinsons M & E (RME) creating a £25million turnover Group. The acquisition by FRG, led by owners Jamal Tahlil and Edgar Chibaka, forms part of a 10-year strategic business ...

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NJC recognised once again in London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report

Cleaning and support services business, NJC (Not Just Cleaning Ltd), has been identified for the second consecutive year as one of London Stock Exchange Group’s 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain. The report is a celebration of the UK’s fastest-growing and ...

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Active Workspace Management launches Smart Technology Survey

Active Workspace Management is conducting research into your views on the use of workplace user apps. The Smart Technology Survey 2018, which consists of 21 quick multiple choice questions asks respondents for their views on how important workplace user apps ...

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International Workplace accredited with Information Security Standard

Learning and development provider, International Workplace has gained accreditation to the ISO 27001 Information Security Standard, the global benchmark for managing information safely and securely. The Standard helps organisations to manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual ...

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Total Solutions reaches new heights with merger announcement

Total High Access Solutions, part of the Total Solutions Group, has merged with truck mounted access specialists Mobile Platform Hire (UK). The merger extends the Total High Access Solutions capability with truck mounted high access equipment, which is used extensively ...

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TfL awards first long-term drone licence to Lanes Rail

Maintenance specialist Lanes Rail, part of Lanes Group plc, has become the first contractor to win long-term Transport for London (TfL) approval to use drones to carry out of asset surveys. Following an intensive 12 month testing and approval process, ...

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A difficult year for Interserve

International support services and construction group, Interserve has reported on a difficult year for the Group, in its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2017. Overall, the Group’s financial performance in 2017 was “extremely poor” as headline profit fell ...

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IFMA approves move for a regional chapter within the UK

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has approved a petition for the formation of a regional chapter within the UK. The new chapter will offer FM professionals direct localised support that taps into the global industry in ways not currently ...

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