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New managing director for B&I at Compass

Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed Morag Freathy as Managing Director for Business & Industry. Freathy previously held the role of MD at workplace catering firm, Eurest, where she showed great leadership and results, growing top line sales. Freathy ...

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J S Wright awarded £4m contract for Paradise Birmingham

Mechanical and electrical building services specialist, J S Wright, has secured a deal to fit out the first phase of the Paradise Birmingham development. The contract, worth in excess of £4 million, was awarded by BAM Construction for the M&E ...

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Sensata launches new White Paper on role of pressure sensors in new water pump design

Sensata Technologies, one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensor, industrial control, power management and electrical protection solutions, has published a new white paper that shows how new technology water pumps with pressure sensors are meeting the needs of 21st ...

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NIC takes delivery of Hermes contract

NIC Services Group has secured a new multi-million pound contract with delivery solutions company, Hermes. The contract will see NIC delivering cleaning and associated services across the entire Hermes estate. Hermes is an independent courier network delivering over 335 million ...

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Have your say on RICS’ Code of Practice: Procurement of FM

RICS is inviting comments on its new draft Code of Practice: Procurement of facility management. A global industry Code of Practice, Procurement of facility management is aimed at property professionals involved in a facility management procurement process either within their ...

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Amey agrees on a settlement of £215m to end Birmingham roads contract

Amey, the UK services arm of Spanish infrastructure firm, Ferrovial, has agreed a £215 million settlement to end its Birmingham Highways PFI (private finance initiative) contract with Birmingham City Council. Under the agreement, Amey will pay £160 million in 2019 ...

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Incentive FM bags three-centre retail deal with British Land

Incentive Facilities Management has expanded its retail portfolio after securing a three-year contract with property development and investment company British Land to provide services at three shopping parks. Under the terms of the agreement, Incentive FM will deliver a range ...

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Survey reveals 4 in 5 firms in rented property struggle to switch to clean energy 

A survey of some of Britain’s biggest building occupiers has revealed that 80 per cent find it difficult to engage landlords in switching to renewable energy. The finding is part of a report released by edie and Big Clean Switch, ...

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Arcus partners with Bsquare to create FM multiplexed data rich platform

Facilities management company, Arcus, has joined forces with Bsquare, a provider of next generation intelligent devices and systems, to create an “industry-first” platform, designed to “revolutionise” the way FM organisations operate. Accelerated by Bsquare’s suite of software and services, the ...

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Martin Bell takes over as new chair of the IWFM

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has named Martin Bell as its new Chair. He succeeds Stephen Roots who announced he was stepping down after two years in the role earlier this month. A Fellow of the Institute, ...

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