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Sodexo awarded hygiene verification at Richmond University

Sodexo’s team at Richmond, the American International University in London has received the Rise Safe label from Bureau Veritas. Introduced in June 2020 the Rise Safe label provides reassurance that Sodexo’s team has successfully implemented measures to ensure the University ...

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AM Services Group enters contract catering market

The northern-based facilities services provider has expanded its service range with the addition of workplace catering. With the launch of the company’s AM Food brand, the company said that it “aims to disrupt the UK contract catering market”. Michael Wilkinson, Masterchef The ...

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Precision FM snaps up commercial roofing contractor

Leicester-based Precision FM has acquired commercial roofing contractor Internal Xternal Solutions, to further consolidate its commercial maintenance service division. The acquisition expands Precision FM’s roofing repair and maintenance service which forms part of the company’s existing facilities management portfolio, which ...

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New IFMA research advisory committee focuses on the future of FM

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has created a new Research Advisory Committee to help reshape the built environment through a future-oriented research agenda. This international panel of multidisciplinary subject matter experts will reshape the built environment to improve both ...

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First Response Group co-founders crowned Black British Businesspeople of the Year

The co-founders of security and facilities management company, First Response Group, have been named ‘Black British Businesspeople of the Year’. Jamal Tahlil and Edgar Chibaka were awarded the top prize at this year’s Black British Business Awards (BBBAwards), which celebrate ...

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Penguin FM appoints new MD for London and the south

Penguin Facilities Management has appointed Paul Gisby as Managing Director for London & The South, heading up the company’s southern division from its new central London office. Gisby joins the Leeds-based provider in this senior strategic role, bringing with him ...

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IWFM announces Impact Awards winners 2021

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has revealed the winners of its IWFM Impact Awards 2021. The awards underline the impact the profession has on the organisations it serves and to celebrate the people, processes and products making ...

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Pinnacle acquires residential and social housing specialist

Facilities and property management service provider, Pinnacle Group, has acquired residential and social housing specialists Orchard & Shipman. As one of the UK’s leading multi-tenure residential service providers, the acquisition will see Pinnacle expanding its geographical footprint and service capability ...

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Wates FM awarded new deal at University of Leeds

Wates FM has expanded its higher education portfolio following a new contract award with the University of Leeds. Building on its 10-year relationship with the university, the new contract will see the Wates FM team provide building maintenance at the ...

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Measure to measure

The SFMI and BAM FM have teamed up to develop a framework to help the FM community achieve net zero carbon by providing a standardised approach that measures emissions from services. SFMI’s Chris Havers and BAM’s Reid Cunningham and Anthony ...

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