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State of the digital nation: Qube World round-up

Late last month, Qube’s premier customer-facing event took place at Westminster’s Park Plaza hotel, showcasing the latest and greatest in both proptech and computer aided facilities management (CAFM). The annual event saw Qube present some of its latest research and ...

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Box clever

When UBS consolidated its UK headquarters at 5 Broadgate, more than 7,000 staff were moved. We find out how they did it Weekend working is a well-known side effect of being in facilities management, but even the most hard-working facilities ...

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GVA expands Birmingham property management portfolio

The real estate consultancy service of Apleona, GVA, has been appointed to provide property and facilities management services to Edmund House in Birmingham Positioned on the corner of Newhall Street and Edmund Street, the recently refurbished 68,600 sq ft building is ...

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ABM UK teams up with ChargePoint 

Facilities solutions provider, ABM UK, has announced an agreement with electric vehicle (EV) network, ChargePoint, granting it the rights to distribute, install and maintain ChargePoint charging solutions throughout the UK. ABM UK has access to 450 of its specially-trained electrical engineers, who will install and maintain the units, both domestically and ...

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Mitie secures £525m deal with the Home Office

Mitie’s Care & Custody division has been awarded a 10-year immigration services contract with the Home Office. Worth an estimated £525 million, the award (which is subject to contract) represents the largest ever deal for the business. Due to commence ...

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Sodexo teams up with Ways into Work

Sodexo has partnered with Ways into Work, an award winning supported employment community interest company to try and improve employment outcomes for young people with disabilities. As part of Johnson & Johnson’s Social Impact through Procurement program, Sodexo has provided ...

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University shake-up needed to meet the demands of Generation Z

Analysing data from across the sector, the Association of University Directors of Estates (AUDE) has produced a report looking at how universities need to develop to meet the needs of Generation Z. The report, titled ‘Jellybean Learning, The Future of ...

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RWE renews Interserve contract

Interserve has won a new five-year contract worth over £2 million with power generation company, RWE. The international support services and construction group has worked with RWE for over five years and will continue to provide a wide range of ...

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Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith joins Mace

Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith, the former Chief Executive of Mitie has been appointed as a Senior Adviser at Mace. In her most recent role in the industry following almost a decade at the helm of outsourcing firm Mitie, Baroness McGregor-Smith will ...

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CAFM Explorer exhibits at Birmingham gallery

Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery has selected Idox’s CAFM Explorer to support the safe and efficient management of its impressive cultural and social centre that welcomes over 780,000 visitors every year. Located in an iconic Grade II listed Victorian building ...

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