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Serco signs Abu Dhabi National Oil Company contract

Serco has signed a contract for the provision of facilities management (FM) consultancy services and FM operational oversight for the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (ADNOC) new corporate headquarters building on the Corniche in Abu Dhabi. The contract will see ...

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VFA appoints new UK business director

VFA, a provider of end-to-end solutions for facilities capital planning and asset management, has announced the appointment of Chris Low as director of business in the UK. In his new role, Low will be responsible for developing business and increasing ...

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Honeywell Enterprise Buildings Integrator simplifies facility management, helps cut operator demands and costs

Latest Release Promotes Operational Efficiency with Enhanced Mobility, Increased Automation and Intelligence, and an Intuitive User Interface Honeywell (NYSE:HON) has updated its flagship building management system, Enterprise Buildings Integrator (EBI), enabling facility personnel to view and enhance core building technology ...

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EFA reveals shortlisted bidders

The Education Funding Agency (EFA) has shortlisted 3 bidders to move forward to the next stage of the procurement process, for the midlands private finance batch of schools, under the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP). The PSBP midlands private finance project is ...

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Cloudfm nets fish and chips contract

Iconic British fish and chip brand Harry Ramsden’s has awarded its UK Facilities Management (FM) contract to Cloudfm. Serving generations of families for over 85 years and with almost 30 outlets across the UK, Harry Ramsden’s has achieved global recognition for ...

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TMT companies lead the way on workplace trends

The British Council (BCO) has released new research which shows TMT businesses (Technology, Media, Telecoms) are leading the way on workplace trends for the rest of the commercial property market. Assessing the impact of the TMT sector on the commercial property ...

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Compass Instore wins coffee shop deal with Homebase

A new five-year partnership has been secured between Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Instore business and home enhancement retailer and garden centre expert, Homebase. The multi-million pound deal will see Compass’ Instore team, introducing coffee shops in up to 30 ...

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Office workers yearn for a feel good factor at work

A new study of more than 800 office workers across the UK, has revealed that when it comes down to creating the ideal work space, the requests made by office staff are relatively simple, and will contribute to them achieving their desire ...

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Give Your Front of House Added Sparkle with P&G Professional and Celebrity Designer Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen

It’s not every day that independent businesses get to have a celebrity interior designer grace their establishment. P&G Professional (www.pgpro.co.uk) is giving one lucky business the chance to transform their front of house with a £3,000 “memorable makeover.” Fronted by ...

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It pays to plan

The FM Index KPI Survey, compiled by FMJ and Causeway, has been looking at how PPM is managed It is a general truism that the best problems are the ones that are prevented – making planned preventative maintenance (PPM) an ...

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