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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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Facilities Show unveils new features for 2019

Facilities Show is one of Europe’s leading facilities management events, taking place 18-20 June 2019 at ExCeL London. The yearly exhibition, conference and networking event welcomes over 12,000 FMs from around the globe to source cost-effective smart solutions, discover the ...

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BSRIA publishes annual Blue Book

BSRIA has launched the 2019 version of its famous Blue Book. Containing valuable industry information, BSRIA’s annual databook is “small but concise” and offers a myriad of guidelines about building services. This includes: key contacts (including BSRIA North); conversion data; key performance ...

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Principle celebrates 30 years in the cleaning business

Principle Cleaning Services, the London-centric corporate cleaning specialist, which provides its services to some of the most famous landmark buildings in the Capital, is celebrating its 30th birthday. Founded in January 1989, by Douglas Cooke, the company’s Executive Chairman, Principle ...

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Brent Council brings cleaning services back in-house

Brent Council’s Cabinet has voted in favour for the cleaning of council estates to be done directly by Brent Council. The announcement follows a report  that went to Cabinet this week, which recommended that a good quality cleaning service, which ...

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Pareto FM records fourth year of growth

Pareto FM has reported its annual turnover has risen for the fourth consecutive year. Figures published this week for the year ending September 2018 show its turnover at £9.2 million. The facilities and engineering services provider has achieved 50 per cent ...

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EMCOR UK achieves conformity to new ISO for sustainable procurement

Facilities management provider, EMCOR UK, has achieved conformity to the new international standard for sustainable procurement – ISO 20400.   The ISO 20400 standard guides organisations of any size on integrating sustainability into their procurement process. Conformity to the standard ...

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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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Property and site protection teams merge to create VPS Security Services

Two separate divisions of VPS (UK) Ltd are combining to operate under a new banner of VPS Security Services. VPS’ Property division, which provides protection for people, property and assets for over 25 years, will merge with the company’s Site ...

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