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IWFM reveals 2019 award winners

Last night (14 October) saw the FM industry come together at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London for the inaugural IWFM Awards. Hosted by BBC comedy star Hugh Dennis, 2019’s occasion was the first since the Institute’s name change last ...

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Kingdom expands in the recruitment sector

Support services firm, Kingdom Services Group, continues with its strategic expansion plans having acquired Manchester-based Contact Industrial Recruitment Ltd, a specialist in the recruitment sectors of driving, industrial, waste and recycling and managed services. Founded in 1997, Contact Recruitment has ...

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AM Services dazzles in NEG win

AM Services Group has won a cleaning contract with global manufacturer of special glass, Nippon Electric Glass (NEG). The appointment will see AM Services deliver cleaning and washroom services at NEG’s UK production site based in Wigan. Managing Director for ...

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Churchill awarded first international deal

Churchill has been awarded its first multi-national deal in the hospitality sector, which sees the support services provider branch into the US and EMEA markets. Brought in to support a leading market disrupter within the hospitality industry, the year-long contract ...

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Smart deal: Wates FM secures TFM contract

Wates FM has been appointed by Smart DCC to deliver a total facilities management solution (TFM) to its new secure facility in Greater Manchester. Smart DCC is the data communications company responsible for establishing and managing the infrastructure necessary to ...

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New head of energy sparks growth at Core Facility Services

Huddersfield-based Core Facility Services has launched its new financial year with the appointment of Dru Widdowson as Head of its energy division. The appointment follows a recent merger with FM Energy to bolster the firm’s energy management division as part ...

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Sodexo teams up with WWF to create more sustainable menus for students

Sodexo has teamed up with conservation organisation WWF-UK to encourage students at universities across the UK and Ireland to choose foods that are more sustainable and have a lower environmental impact. From 7-25 October, ‘Finer Diner’ pop-up restaurants, created by ...

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The sky is the limit for Apleona charity fundraiser

A daredevil member of the Apleona UKFM team recently took to the skies to make an amazing grand gesture for charity. Uel Readioff, Regional Cleaning Specialist, raised £1175 when jumping an incredible 15,000ft from an aeroplane over the skies of ...

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Pattenmakers opens nominations for 2020 Young Manager Award

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award, and is on the search to find a talented young facilities manager deserving of the unique training and development opportunities it provides. The award ...

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Norwich City Council serves notice to bring services back in-house

Norwich City Council has formally started the process of bringing a number of services back in-house by serving notice on its environmental services contract with Norwich Norse Environmental (NNE). Norse has delivered services across Norwich in recent years however, the ...

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