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G4S looks into separation of its cash solutions business

Global integrated security firm, G4S, has commenced a review for the separation of the Group’s Cash Solutions businesses from the Group, following the establishment of the Global Cash Solutions division on 1 January 2018. Since 2013, G4S’s portfolio management programme ...

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NG Bailey moves to new flagship London office

Engineering and services business, NG Bailey, has relocated to a new flagship office in the capital. The Yorkshire-headquartered business has chosen the BREEAM Excellent rated 20 Farringdon Street as its new base in London. The company will be occupying two ...

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Interserve shares plunge as rescue plans revealed

Following speculation over the weekend, including a piece in the Financial Times that reported Interserve is in rescue talks as its tries to avoid the fate of Carillion, its shares plunged more than 70 per cent. The support services and ...

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CBRE Excellerates Africa and Middle East JV

CBRE Group has agreed to form a joint venture with Excellerate Property Services to meet the growing demand for high-quality real estate services in Africa and the Middle East. The joint venture, CBRE Excellerate, will merge CBRE’s facilities management operations ...

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NHS Shared Business Services launches new framework

A new framework agreement is set to make the provision and maintenance of car parking simpler and cheaper for the public sector. The “Car Park Management and Infrastructure” framework agreement, managed by NHS Shared Business Services, has been designed to ...

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Sodexo recognised for gender diversity

Sodexo has been ranked #2 for gender balance within its governing bodies among all publicly-listed companies on the SBF 120 French stock market index. The ranking (the Palmarès de la féminisation des instances dirigeantes) is published by the French State ...

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Service Works Global expands in FM and PPP arena

Integrated workplace management system (IWMS) and public-private partnership operation and maintenance (PPP O&M) (operation and maintenance) software provider, Service Works Global (SWG), has announced a merger with the FM division of its Scandinavian sister company, Symetri, which will enable the ...

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ThinkFM makes way for the new IWFM Conference

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has announced a new national summit for the profession that will replace ThinkFM and operate as the IWFM Conference. The first national IWFM Conference, which will take place on 24 April 2019 at ...

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Mitie fights against climate change by going electric

Mitie has announced it will launch an electric fleet and has pledged to run at least 20 per cent of its company small van and car fleet using electric vehicles within the next two years. The company, which runs 3,587 ...

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Name change for Active FM

Active FM has refreshed its brand image and changed its official trading name to Active Workplace Solutions in order to be more aligned with the services it currently delivers. The name change comes as a strategic move towards providing bespoke ...

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