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FM’s role in helping to reduce single-use plastic across the built environment

According to Sky Ocean Rescue, more plastic was made in the first decade of the 21st century than the whole of the 20th. Eight million tonnes of plastic are thrown away each year and washed out to sea, causing untold ...

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Interserve announces deleveraging plan details

Following its 6 February 2019 announcement, the Interserve Board has  provided details of its proposed Deleveraging Plan, which it states has been agreed with all of the company’s lenders, bonding providers and the Pension Trustee. The key elements of the ...

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Churchill launches Portfolio

Independent support services provider, Churchill Group, has launched Portfolio, a high specification cleaning service for organisations who regard the workplace environment as critical to their core business. Portfolio has been designed for companies who see a direct link between their ...

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FRC extends probe into Carillion financial statements

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has extended its investigations into the preparation, approval and audit of the financial statements of Carillion plc to include certain matters relating to the financial statements for the year ended 31 December 2013. The FRC ...

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Professionalising FM

There are a series of clear career pathways to professional development in facilities management available from RICS/IFMA, explains Paul Bagust, Global Property Standards Director, RICS The IFMA-RICS collaboration was established in 2016 to advance standards and professionalism in FM worldwide. ...

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Workers unite today in the first national day of action against outsourcing

Hundreds of mainly migrant workers are expected to march through London today (26 February), in the first national day of action against outsourcing. The workers are demanding an end to outsourcing, as well as the insecurity, discrimination and low pay ...

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Interserve rescue plan to be set out in full this week

Interserve has announced it will publish shareholder documents this week which will include the notice of a general meeting of Interserve at which shareholder approval of the Deleveraging Plan will be sought. The documents will also set out the full terms of ...

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Career Ladder talks to the MD of RFM Group

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? At the age of 26 I was lured into the profession to suit my child care needs. I started life as an area supervisor and worked my way ...

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2018 marks an ‘inflection point’ for Serco

In its full year results 2018 Serco has announced revenue at constant currency declined 5.6 per cent in the first half of the year, but grew 2.5 per cent in the second half, resulting in a decline for the full ...

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ENGIE awarded 22-year FM deal at Queen Alexandra Hospital

Energy and services group, ENGIE, has secured a long-term contract, worth £1.3 billion, to provide total facilities management – including property and building services management, energy services, construction project works and asset lifecycle replacement at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust’s Queen ...

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