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Elior signs up to London Academy

Elior UK has been awarded a five-year deal, to provide catering services at London’s Chelsea Academy. The Academy has been open for five years and the new term will see it operating close to its full capacity for the first time, with ...

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Government publishes its Paris 2015 vision for global climate deal

The UK government’s new vision for for a global climate deal has been published, setting out that prosperity and carbon reduction can go hand in hand to grow the world economy. In December 2015, the world will come together in Paris ...

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M&A activity bounces back in the FM sector

The UK’s facilities management (FM) sector has bounced back in activity relating to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) according to analysis carried out by business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP. In its latest ‘Insights into Facilities Management‘ report, a total ...

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The Prodigal Son

In the 2012 autumn statement, the government announced reforms to the Private Finance Initiative, through a new model called PF2. Eighteen months since its introduction Angela Mackay explores the technical content of PF2 reform, focusing on the substantive changes which ...

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Births, marriages and… Ferraris?

Somerset House means different things to different people. Ask a dozen men and women what goes on there and you could quite possibly get a dozen different answers. In its centuries of history Somerset House has been a private residence, ...

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New ethical workplace standard is launched

A new comprehensive ethical workplace standard has launched this week which allows businesses to demonstrate their commitment to both people and the planet. The fairplace Award, launched by UK property charity, the Ethical Property Foundation has been in development since ...

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Balfour Beatty gets on board at Woolwich

Balfour Beatty has been awarded a £70 million contract to complete and fit-out the new Crossrail station at Woolwich. The project which will commence work this month and complete in 2018, supports regeneration in the Thames Gateway area, and will ...

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Fasset fares BEST with Kent Science Park deal

Facilities management company, Fasset, has been awarded a hard and soft facilities management (FM) and space management contract at Kent Science Park. Part of BEST Network which supports the growth of science and technology businesses by providing environments and business communities ...

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ISS serves up catering deal at ELUTEC

ELUTEC College of Design & Engineering in Essex, has awarded ISS Facility Services a contract to provide catering services for 250 staff and students. The deal which commences this month (September 2014), will see ISS Food & Hospitality serving a ...

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Select Security acquires BDi’s IFM companies

Paul Flint and Brian Green from KPMG’s Restructuring practice in Manchester were appointed joint administrators last week of six BDi companies which provide a range of integrated facilities management (IFM) services, including manned guarding, key holding, cleaning, CCTV installation and ...

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