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EMCOR’s Alison Bettany named new chair of FM at Supply Sustainability School

EMCOR UK, has announced that Alison Bettany, the company’s Commodities, Operational and Sustainable Procurement Manager has been appointed the new Chair of the Facilities Management (FM) Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, of which EMCOR UK is a ...

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ISS Receive Environment Awards

ISS has won three Green Apple Environment Awards in the international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. The company competed against more than 500 other nominations in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice in the ...

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Sodexo signs deal to acquire Centerplate

Sodexo has signed an agreement to acquire Centerplate for the sum of $675 million from Olympus Partners, placing the business as a leading player in Sports & Leisure globally, as it more than doubles its footprint. Tracing its roots to ...

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RICS publishes new set of FM case studies

This evening will see the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) launch its fifth series of Strategic Facilities Management case studies. Authored by International Workplace, the case studies of which there are six in total, focus on the social impact ...

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The UK and London sees a rise in Living Wage rates

At least 150,000 UK workers are set for a pay rise as the new Living Wage rates rise to £8.75 around the UK, and £10.20 in London. The UK rate has increased by 30p from £8.45 to £8.75 (3.6 per ...

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 BIFM Academy launches first online training course

The BIFM Academy has launched its first online training course ‘Introduction to Facilities Management’ designed to help those, who are just moving into or embarking on their first management role in facilities management, acquire much needed knowledge and skills. The ...

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Final call for BIFM Ireland Region award entries

With the deadline of 5pm on Friday 3 November fast approaching, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland Region is calling for last entries for the 2017 BIFM Ireland Region Awards. The awards, sponsored by Facilities People International (FPI), ...

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Carillion disposes of property development business for £13.8m

Struggling UK construction and support services company, Carillion, has announced it is to dispose of its shares in Ask Real Estate Limited (AREL) and Ask Carillion Developments (ACD) for an aggregate cash consideration of £13.8 million to West Midlands-based property company, Dukehill ...

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BIFM boosts senior management team with commercial director appointment

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has strengthened its senior management team with the appointment of Jacqueline Balian as Commercial Director. Balian will work alongside BIFM’s CEO, Linda Hausmanis, to help define the organisation’s future strategic direction to address new ...

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Guidance Note for procurement published by BIFM

BIFM Fire Safety Law

A Guidance Note to help FM professionals involved in supply chain management understand statutory compliance across procurement projects has been published by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM). The Statutory Compliance in FM Procurement Guidance Note includes useful information for ...

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