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Incentive FM wins shopping centre deal

Incentive FM has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to deliver total FM services at Middleton Grange Shopping Centre in Hartlepool, by property management company, Jones Lang Lasalle (JLL). The terms of the deal will see Incentive FM responsible for ...

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BIFM confirms key speakers for FM Careers Conference

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Rising FMs Special Interest Group has announced some of the key speakers who are participating at its 2014 Careers Conference. The speakers, who will cover topics from facilities management (FM) career opportunities to ...

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Guardians provide empty property security solutions

The security of empty commercial or social housing properties is a major concern for any landlord, however, according to a new white paper from vacant property experts Orbis, the introduction of property guardians, who essentially act as baby-sitters for inhabitable ...

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Norse grows Joint Venture portfolio

Facilities Management (FM) services provider Norse, has further expanded its portfolio of Joint Venture (JV) Companies with the formation of Newport Norse. Valued at £7.3 million, the 10-year agreement with Newport County Council will involve cleaning and FM services, including planned ...

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New sales director appointment at Mitie

Mitie has appointed Andrew Smith as sales director for its total document management business. Smith joins the company after 25 years managing sales teams in document management, putting him in good stead to focus on strategically transforming the sales operations ...

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Nottingham NHS Trust formally signs Carillion

Carillion has been awarded an estates and facilities management (FM) contract by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust at its three main sites which include Queen’s Medical Centre, Nottingham City Hospital and Ropewalk House. The win follows an announcement by Carillion last ...

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Registration now open for Sustainable FM Index 2014

Registration for the 2014 Sustainable FM Index is now open to all organisations delivering facilities management (FM) services, whether in-house or external service providers. Due to new legislation and increased corporate responsibility reporting, the delivery of sustainable FM services to clients ...

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Ban on exclusivity clauses for zero hours contracts

Under new rules announced by the government, employees on zero hours contracts will be able to find work with more than one employer. Business secretary,Vince Cable has announced plans to ban exclusivity clauses which prevent individuals from working with another ...

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Brayborne expands into Facilities Services

Contract cleaning company, Brayborne is expanding its business into Facilities Services to meet customer demand for a wider range of services available from one source. Established as Brayborne Cleaning Services, the company is re-branding to Brayborne Facilities Services to reflect the ...

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A double health and safety win for Lanes

The Thames Water Health and Safety Excellence Awards 2014 saw Lanes Group’s Utilities Division score a double win, receiving awards for Innovation of the Year and Young person of the Year. The team successfully won the innovation category for developing ...

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