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Wates announces new MD for Smartspace division

Scott Camp has been named as the the new Managing Director of Wates Group’s £145 million specialist fit-out and refurbishment division, Wates Smartspace. Camp, currently the division’s Commercial Director, was appointed after a competitive recruitment process and will take up ...

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The Co-operative Bank selects Expansive FM

The Co-operative Bank plc has appointed facilities management firm, Expansive, as its FM digital partner for the next three years. With a property portfolio of over 75 sites worth over £40 million, and 1.4 million customers across the UK,  Expansive ...

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Research finds UK FM’s more ‘people-focused’ than international

As the facilities management profession continues to evolve at a rapid pace, Service Works Global (SWG) has conducted research in partnership with leading journals FMJ (UK) and FM magazine (Australia) to understand how FM professionals are using technology in their ...

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Saltire branches out in the Midlands

Glasgow-based Saltire Facilities Management has secured a 15-year servicing, maintenance and installations contract with Leicestershire-based social housing provider, Stonewall. Saltire, a national central heating and electrical services provider will be delivering services across Stonewall’s ‘West region’ which includes properties in ...

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Wates rises high with 200 tower block refurb projects

Wates Living Space has been appointed by The Guinness Partnership to deliver planned maintenance works to two high rise schemes. The contracts total £7 million and will include high quality timber aluminium window replacements at the 13-storey Waverley Court in ...

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Sodexo adds 40 Covid-19 testing sites to its existing portfolio

Global services provider, Sodexo is now responsible for a total of 59 testing sites following the transfer of 40 mobile testing units (MTUs) from the Ministry of Defence. MTUs travel around the UK, increasing Covid-19 testing capacity in remote areas, ...

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RFM Group announces two key senior hires

RFM Group, a growing property group specialising in construction, facilities management and maintenance, has appointed two new business development specialists to support ambitious growth targets and a growing pipeline of opportunity. Shannon Sugden joins the team in the newly created FM ...

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Mitie maintains its place in the FTSE4Good Index

Mitie’s sustainability credentials have again been recognised, with the company maintaining its position in the FTSE4Good Index Series, following the June 2020 index review. Mitie joins just 103 other UK businesses that are constituents of the global FSTE4Good Developed Index, ...

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Anthony Walker appointed to Topscan board

Anthony Walker has joined the board of Topscan to lead new project management, contract administration and fire safety services for facilities management. The appointment marks a major step forward for Topscan. The company is best known for its asset services ...

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Serco posts ‘strong’ first-half year results

In its first-half year results 2020, support services business, Serco, has reported financially its performance has been “exceptionally strong”, with Covid-19 having “little effect” on profits. Revenue grew by 24% to £1.8 billion,  largely due to contract wins in 2019 ...

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