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The Cap Explosion

The economic downturn has created a lengthy period of corporate cost control. In many instances savage reductions and deferrals in commercial property maintenance have been instigated. Campbell Devine, head of hotels and European consulting at interdisciplinary surveying and property practice McBains ...

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Maxim FM grows in the North East

Maxim Facilities Management Ltd has become the largest independent contract cleaning and facilities management company in the North East following its acquisition of a regional competitor. The Sunderland based company recently acquired the contract cleaning division of New Life Cleaning Systems (North) ...

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Catering for allergens

Around 10 cases hit the UK news each year of deaths caused by severe anaphylactic allergen shock and many more go unreported. The number of recognised deaths, caused by the unsuspected consumption of allergens in food from restaurants, schools, colleges ...

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The real Germ Warfare

FMJ explores how to go about preventing the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses, as well as explaining some of the requirements, regulations and products in the industry When people think of specialist cleaning, they focus on things such as high-up ...

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Axis favours sector approach strategy

Axis Cleaning and Support Services has chosen to take an innovative approach to delivering its services, as it moves away from the ‘traditional’ geographical structure in favour of segmenting its client portfolios by sector and appointing sector leaders to meet the ...

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Serco appoints government division CEO

Serco has announced the appointment of Kevin Craven as the new chief executive officer for its UK Central Government division, and will be a member of the Group’s Executive Committee. In 2013, the division had revenues of £1.6 billion and ...

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Chartwells feasts on Bournemouth University contract

Chartwells, Compass Group UK & Ireland’s specialist provider of catering to schools, academies, colleges and universities, has been awarded a new 10 year contract at Bournemouth University (BU). Starting in September 2014, the new deal which is worth an estimated ...

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ISS wins FM contract with Edinburgh College

ISS Facility Services has been awarded a contract to provide hard and soft facility management services to one of the UK’s largest regional colleges, Edinburgh College in Scotland. The contract which commences on 1 August 2014, sees ISS Education not ...

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Agents4RM invests in Workplace Law

International facilities management consultancy, Agents4RM has acquired a 50 per cent stake in the Workplace Law Group. The joint venture which brings together two well-known industry figures – Lionel Prodgers and David Sharp – aims to create a global learning ...

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Sodexo Education enrols new director

Sodexo has appointed Candice Eves as business development director for Independent Education. Eves joins Sodexo following three successful years at BaxterStorey where she worked as a business development manager, and will report directly to Jeremy Alderton, managing director for Sodexo Independent ...

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