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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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Pushing the boundaries

One of the key themes to emerge from RICS strategic FM conference held in June, was the institute’s aim to help redefine the boundaries of the discipline, from conversations about cost to those of value creation – helping to define ...

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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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Morton appointed to take care of healthcare excellence at OCS

Paul Morton has been announced as the new Director of Healthcare Centre of Excellence at OCS Group UK. Reporting to Petra Moss, Managing Director of Healthcare and Education, Morton will spearhead best practice in FM service delivery across all OCS healthcare contracts, and ...

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ThinkFM gets Smart for 2017

During a session on how technology is changing the face of FM, Andrew Wilkinson Marketing Director at Sodexo asked delegates “Is this the most frightening or challenging time for FM?” It was the opening salvo in a day unashamedly dedicated to the ...

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Capital idea

In an exclusive interview, Billy Allan tells Sara Bean what prompted him and his partners to launch Aliter Capital, a new private equity investment firm focused on the support services sector, and why he believes it is uniquely placed to ...

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Servest buys stake in Getronics

Servest has partnered with Bottega InvestCo, in the acquisition of integrated ICT services company, Getronics.  The transaction, which is supported by Investec, will enable Servest to play a leading role in the workplace technology market and provide a seamless FM ...

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