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BIFM issues statement regarding Carillion

Following the news that Carillion has gone into liquidation the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has issued the following statement. BIFM Statement The news that Carillion has ceased trading is both sad and shocking. The clear priority is to ...

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Hancock to leave Tenon FM

Tim Hancock is to leave Tenon FM, the subsidiary of AIM listed security and facilities management company, Mortice, by mutual consent at the end of January 2018. Hancock has led the business as Chief Executive since joining the company then known ...

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Global FM sets date for World FM Day 2018

Global FM, the alliance for facilities management associations worldwide, has announced World FM Day 2018 will be taking place on 16 May, with events being held between 14-18 May. World FM Day is a day to recognise the vital work that ...

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End of the road for Carillion

Facilities management and construction services firm, Carillion, has announced its decision to initiate insolvency after a number of meetings held last week with its key financial and other stakeholders, including government, failed to produce suitable financing options to reduce the ...

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CCS issues contract notice for £12bn FM Marketplace

Crown Commercial Services (CCS) has issued a contract notice for its new Facilities Management Marketplace – with a focus on simplification and increasing opportunities for SMEs to supply to government. The framework will be the first to make use of the ...

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FM bodies in the Netherlands merge

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IFMA alliance partner, Facility Management Nederland (FMN), has merged with the Netherlands Facility Costs Index (NFC Index), enabling one clear entrance to a broad facility network, knowledge and information for all association members and the Dutch market. The announcement follows a positive ...

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Al Naboodah launches new FM business

Dubai-based firm, Al Naboodah Group Enterprises (ANGE) has entered the facilities management industry with the launch of Al Naboodah Facilities Management. The business will offer a full suite of property and facilities management solutions, and will sit under Al Naboodah Construction ...

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The Quarr Group agrees to MBO

The founders of The Quarr Group have agreed a Management Buy-Out (MBO) with the directors of its three subsidiaries: Nviro, Mountjoy, and Pabulum. The companies specialise in contract cleaning, building maintenance and construction, and contract catering respectively. Operating for over ...

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FMs urged to take part in 2018 FM Business Confidence Monitor

Facilities management professionals are being urged to share their views on the state of the sector following the launch of the British Institute of Facilities Management’s fourth annual UK FM Business Confidence Monitor, which is now open for responses. BIFM ...

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Compass Group Chief Executive Richard Cousins killed in plane crash

Richard Cousins, Chief Executive of Compass Group, has died in a plane crash in Australia that also killed four of his close family members. Compass on Monday confirmed that Cousins, 58, was killed on New Year’s Eve when a seaplane ...

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