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Redefining value

Phil McClennon, CEO of Leadec, explains why the outsourcing market must become a race to the top if the industry is to thrive and grow in difficult times With several high-profile outsourcing businesses hitting the headlines for all the wrong ...

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Life after Carillion

FMJ and leading FM company Salisbury Group brought together a group of senior client-side FMs under Chatham House rules to discuss the sustainability of FM contracts and how to deliver mutually beneficial partnerships for clients, service providers and subcontractors PARTICIPANTS ...

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RICS launches its first UK procurement of FM professional statement

Today sees RICS launch its professional statement to reduce risk, increase transparency, and further trust in procurement in facilities management. The RICS Procurement of facility management, professional statement, UK 1st edition, was worked on in collaboration with IMFA, and also the ...

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CCS launches FM Marketplace framework agreement

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has launched the Facilities Management Marketplace agreement – giving the public sector access to a wide range of suppliers for their FM requirements. In total, 47 companies have been awarded places across three value-banded lots. The ...

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ICE and BIFM collaborate on creating a new form of FM contract

The Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) and the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) have announced a joint initiative to explore the potential to develop a completely new form of contract explicitly for facilities management. The initiative comes in the ...

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One year on and TMT2 is proving a real success

One year on from being awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s Traffic Management Technology 2 (TMT2) framework Clearview Intelligence is enjoying the results of being part of the easier procurement process. Clearview’s range of proven count and classify ...

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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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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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CCS Annual Report: Thousands of SMEs bidding successfully to become government suppliers

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced a steady year of progress following the publishing of its Annual Report and Accounts for 2016/17. The report shows £12.4 billion of common goods and services are now being procured through CCS, whose aim is to ...

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