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Anabas in x+why win

Boutique facilities management provider, Anabas has won a new three-year total facilities management contract with x+why, the UK’s first flexible co-working space. Anabas provides FM support at the serviced offices in Whitechapel, London, and is responsible for performing hard and ...

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United Utilities appoints Costain as sole maintenance provider

Smart infrastructure solutions company, Costain, has been appointed as sole maintenance service provider by United Utilities across its operations under a framework contract. The contract award marks the first time United Utilities has outsourced its maintenance activity as it seeks ...

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Compliance: Benchmarking to improve recycling and waste management practices

Given the constant pressure to improve service and demonstrate added value, it would be fair to assume that most traditional disciplines within facilities management have now been perfected. Recycling and waste management seems an obvious candidate for this argument, yet ...

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BW: Workplace Experts appoints third MD 

London-based BW: Workplace Experts (BW), has announced the appointment of a third Managing Director. After 10 years at ISG, Max Steward joins Kevin Mulligan and Peter Nagle, to take the business to its next stage of growth. All three managing directors, ...

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Eliminate washroom odours, improve hygiene & save money! It can’t be true, but it is!

We all know smelly washrooms can cost contracts, get ahead of the game and satisfy your clients. No matter how regularly you clean a well-used aging washroom with traditional cleaning methods, airborne and surface bacteria will always build up quicker ...

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Sodexo to develop network for ex-military and reservist employees

Sodexo has announced its intention to create and launch an employee network specifically aimed at employees with a military background, and/or are a reservist. The global services company has worked with the British military for over 30 years delivering services ...

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Taking the heat

Neil Budd and Robert Thilthorpe, Technical Managers at the Fire Industry Association (FIA), explain the core responsibilities involved in fire protection management Among facilities managers’ many responsibilities, fire protection is one of the most important. All non-domestic buildings are required ...

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Sowing the seeds

Jane Bell of Quadrilect explains how putting the emphasis on management in Facilities Management training means equipping facilities professionals for future success Attracting the next generation into FM and ensuring a strong feed of new talent into the profession is ...

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Willmott Dixon to refurbish landmark offices by the Thames

Willmott Dixon Interiors has followed up recent appointments at the National Gallery and London Screen Academy by being chosen to create Grade A office space at Riverside House in London. Willmott Dixon Interiors will work with Riverside House owner Chiswick ...

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UK flexible office space continues to evolve

The latest research from JLL, Disruption or distraction, where next for the UK flex market sector, cited that the real revolution of flexible office space lies in the variety of solutions now on offer and that the market has seen ...

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