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Serco appoints growth MD in the Middle East

Serco Middle East has expanded its Growth team in the region by appointing Ayesha Sultan as Managing Director Growth. Serco Middle East has been delivering a fully integrated service in the Middle East for over 60 years to governmental and ...

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Lord Adonis to deliver NEC Users’ Group Annual Seminar keynote

Lord Adonis, Labour peer and former National Infrastructure Commission chair, is to deliver the keynote address at the 2018 NEC annual seminar on Wednesday, 20 June, where finding a better approach to delivering high-performing infrastructure across the UK will take ...

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Is FM a risky business?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities  The theme for this year’s RICS FM strategic Conference in June poses the question as to whether facilities management is an inherently risky business. I’m looking forward to chairing the event and ...

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Assist Group secures maintenance partnership with Kier

National FM specialist, Assist Group, has won a seven-year contract with Kier Group to deliver streetscene and grounds maintenance services as part of its new Highways Alliance with Shropshire Council. Assist provide a wide range of highways and facilities services ...

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RICS and IFMA launch new strategic guidance

New guidance has been developed by RICS and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) through their global collaboration. The “Strategic Facility Management Framework” was launched in Dubai during the annual IFMA-RICS World Workplace Forum – Middle East. The framework, authored ...

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Norse Building appoints operations director

Gary Atkins has been named as the new Operations Dirctor of Norse’s building services. Atkins, who was previously with Norse’s partnership with Norwich City Council, NPS Norwich, has responsibility for the day-to-day running of both Norwich Norse Building and Great ...

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Capital’s best workplaces honoured at the British Council for Offices’ annual Regional Awards

Five London businesses celebrated success last night, with Bloomberg, White Collar Factory, Havas UK, Here East and 10 Lower James Street all recognised as some of the best workplaces in the capital at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) regional ...

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Understanding the changing business model

The first of the 2018 series of Quora Consulting’s Smartworking Summits, which took place in March, resulted in a fascinating series of talks that encompassed gig working, diversity, multigenerational working and a call for Senior Managers to take key decisions ...

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ESS wins three-year offshore deal

The offshore specialists of Compass Group UK & Ireland, ESS Support Service Worldwide (ESS) Offshore, has been awarded a three-year framework agreement with COSL Drilling Europe AS (CDE) to deliver hotel and catering services on its drilling rigs. The contract, ...

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Norse secures Migsolv contract

Norse Security has won a contact worth £140,000, to provide 24/7 Static Guarding and twice-nightly Patrols at Migsolv, a £12 million data centre located in Norwich, Norfolk. The 12-month deal, will provide employment for five full-time staff and an operations ...

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