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Facilities Show: Culture is king concludes FMJ debate on workplaces of the future

What will employees expect from their workplace by 2025 and what will be FMs’ biggest challenge in managing them? This was the topic for discussion at the FMJ debate held on the first day of the show; which concluded that ...

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VINCI Technology Centre lands £25m EDF Energy Framework deal

VINCI Technology Centre UK has been awarded a framework agreement by EDF Energy to provide specialist support on seven out of its eight operating nuclear power stations in the UK. The contract is initially set for five years with an ...

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FMJ roundtable discusses achieving transparency, sustainability and value in FM

“We’ve got to trust our supply chain is delivering what we asked them to and that will only come about if we’ve got a good contractual relationship,” was the consensus of a group of FMs who came together for a ...

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Cloudfm announces JV with Spanish FM provider Optima Facility

Facilities management provider, Cloudfm, has formed a joint venture  with Spanish FM provider, Optima Facility. The new entity will carry the Cloudfm brand, and will offer large organisations in Spain their first opportunity to access the full benefits of Cloudfm’s ...

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Record year for contract wins at Facilicom

Facilicom UK’s latest annual report reveals the company – which comprises Facilicom Cleaning Services and Trigion Security – achieved a record year for new contracts in 2017. Thanks to an excellent sales performance, the number of contracts held by the ...

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Norse adds to its educational portfolio

Norse Cleaning Division has won a three-year cleaning contract, worth £500,000 at St Mary’s School, Cambridge. St Mary’s is an independent day and boarding school in central Cambridge, educating girls from age four to 18. Commencing in June 2018, the agreement ...

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Workplace Wellbeing Charter for Liverpool with ISS

In a first for ISS, Royal Liverpool University Hospital & Broadgreen and the Walton Centre have all received the Workplace Wellbeing Charter. The accreditation demonstrates the commitment by an organisation to improving the lives of those who work there, and ...

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Amey is helping ex-offenders to turn their lives around

The Amey facilities management team at HMP Onley, together with the support of the Governor and HMPPS, has employed an ex-offender to work in the prison where he served his sentence – one of the first prisons in the UK ...

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The keys to a successful sub-contractual relationship

The relationship between contractors and subcontractors can be a fraught one, but the benefits of a good relationship can be huge. By 2020, according to a report from Gartner, over 40% of field service work will be performed by technicians ...

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Facilitating change

Organisations are subject to continual change, yet their facilities often remain static, impeding progress that is critical to business success. We ask Dave Wilson, FRICS, IFMA Fellow and Director of Effective Facilities Ltd, how facilities managers can manage change to ...

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