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Strong demand continues to fuel growth in the FM sector

Workloads, profit margins and employment opportunities are set to continue to grow for the year ahead due to increasing demand for facilities management services, according to the latest RICS UK Facilities Management Market Survey. The Q3 2021 survey shows demand ...

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FRC issues formal complaint against KPMG over Carillion and Regenersis audits

UK audit watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has delivered a disciplinary Formal Complaint, under the Accountancy Scheme, against KPMG LLP, a former KPMG partner and certain current and former KPMG employees. The Formal Complaint alleges “misconduct against KPMG and ...

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Bellrock awarded place on CCS Estate Management Services framework

Bellrock Property & Facilities Management has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Estate Management Services (EMS) framework. The EMS framework, organised by Crown Commercial Service (CCS), is available to all UK public sector bodies offering a broad ...

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Nearly two thirds of FM still use spreadsheets to manage estates finds Idox survey

Facilities managers understand the value of innovative tech but 62 per cent remain tied to spreadsheets, according to a new survey from Idox, a leading developer of specialist Computer-aided Facility Management (CAFM) software. The new research identifies how Facilities Management ...

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Bouygues awarded TFM contract extension with City of London Academies Trust

Bouygues Energies & Services Solutions has successfully tendered to provide total facilities management services for the City of London Academies Trust (CoLAT). The three-year contract extension commences on 1 September 2021 and includes an increase in service offering to nine ...

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Pinnacle wins deal with Canary Wharf Group

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Facilities and property management service provider, Pinnacle Group, has secured a five-year contract to provide housing management and resident repairs at the affordable rented homes development in Wood Wharf, the new neighbourhood in the heart of Canary Wharf, London. The ...

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Mitie secures new life systems contract with DWP

Mitie’s Central Government and Defence team has been awarded a new life systems contract, worth £29 million, over a 19-month period, with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). Under the contract terms, Mitie will be responsible for ensuring essential ...

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Webinar: The Sustainable Office – how FM can prepare for the future

FMJ has teamed up with global water filtration and dispenser brand, BRITA VIVREAU, to host a webinar ‘The Sustainable Office – how FM can prepare for the future’ on the 22nd September at 11am. Sustainability and employee wellbeing go hand ...

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Career Ladder talks to Chris Burroughs, director at Unified-Support

Q: What first attracted you to working in FM, did you have much awareness of the profession? I’ve always enjoyed ‘making the show happen’, this has modified over the years to ‘making the show happen and the clients happy’ through ...

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BESA backs union’s calls for urgent action over ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. In a letter to the Education Secretary, the unions have warned that there will be ...

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