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Career Ladder talks to the FM director at ACS Facilities

Q: What was your first ever job? Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Apprentice. Well technically it was fine, culturally I think they weren’t quite ready for me in 1992, with that said it certainly made me stronger. Q: What was your first job ...

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First wave of training courses to be delivered by the BIFM Academy are unveiled

This autumn will see the BIFM Academy commence its first wave of training courses which will be made available to FM professionals both face-to-face and online. The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) released the dates as it nears the ...

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BIFM Ireland Summit returns to Belfast

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Ireland FM Summit will return to Belfast on 17 November 2017, where FM professionals will gather at the newly refurbished National Football Stadium at Windsor Park. Now in its 21st year The BIFM Ireland ...

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South Africa’s Bidvest acquires Noonan

Bidvest Group has completed an agreement with Alchemy Partners LLP, the majority shareholder in Noonan, and management, which will see Bidvest acquire the entire shareholding in Noonan for a consideration of €175 million. Noonan is a provider of facilities management ...

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Safety first

FM plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and protection of any visitors to a building, whether a commercial building or a public place such as a transport hub, leisure and events environments, or retail parks. What can FM ...

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World Workplace Europe 2017 Stockholm

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities June saw me attend World Workplace Europe (WWE) in Stockholm on behalf of the RICS, an event that looked to build on the collaboration between IFMA and the RICS. The World Workplace ...

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Career Ladder talks to the Senior Assurance Specialist at Altius VA Ltd

Q: What was your first ever job? My first paid job was a paper round but my first “proper” job was a bakery assistant for Morrison’s Supermarkets in Derby at 16 years old. Q: What was your first job in the FM sector?
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FM sector urged to get ready for £1 coin ‘Changeover’

With less than 100 days to go until the old round pound loses legal tender status, The Royal Mint and HM Treasury are encouraging all those within the facilities management sector who are yet to prepare for the new 12-sided ...

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Mace Group sees 26th year of consecutive growth

Macro’s parent company, Mace has reported another solid year of results for the company in its recently published 2016 annual report. The international consultancy and construction company’s results showed a 14 per cent increase in turnover to £1.97 billion, putting the ...

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Cleaning Logistics rebrand with a new corporate identity & website

Berkshire-based Cleaning Logistics has rebranded as Intelligent Workplace Solutions Ltd – WORKPLACE for short – reflecting the company’s evolution into a provider of multiple business contract services. It is now supporting clients across the UK with comprehensive facilities management solutions ...

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