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Interserve wins space on national framework

Interserve has secured a place on a new national car park framework, launched by procurement specialist, Pagabo. The Total Car Park Solutions Framework, launched in October 2017, allows organisations to bid for contracts to design, build, finance and operate car ...

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In the frame

Public and private sector organisations alike are turning to frameworks to procure planned maintenance services. Richard Sutton, General Manager of Horbury Property Services, explains why Procurement can be an expensive process, especially in the world of planned maintenance. Public sector ...

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CCS releases new details about FM Marketplace

The new Facilities Management procurement framework developed by Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will use simplified terms and conditions and increase SME participation by restricting the number of Lots on which suppliers can bid for places. CCS is set to issue ...

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BIFM publishes FM procurement guide

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched a new guidance on the buying process for goods or services that support facilities management delivery. The new Good Practice Guide to Facilities Management Procurement helps FM professionals to understand how ...

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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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Procurement: Who does it better?

More consolidation, less resource, limited finances. Does this sound familiar? Julian Fris, Director, Neller Davies, discusses whether recent market changes have contributed to smaller margins and, in turn, more pressure on the profitability of outsourcing contracts. In the past 10 ...

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NEC annual seminar to unveil the NEC4 suite of contracts

The official unveiling of the NEC4 suite of contracts at the NEC annual seminar on 22 June, will see the first copies of the new contract being made available to attendees. NEC4, the next evolution of the NEC suite of contracts, ...

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1 in 2 buyers require CSR in procurement process

Almost half of buyer documents (48 per cent) seen by electrotechnical businesses with turnover above £1 million now ask about engagement with corporate social responsibility (CSR), according to new survey findings from the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Considerate ...

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New Retail 2020 report looks at the future of retail FM and procurement

Retail supply chain specialist, Altius VA, has published the Retail 2020 Report, providing a future insight into the trends that will affect facilities and property managers. Drawing on forecasts from the likes of PwC, Forbes, Deloitte and other global specialists, ...

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