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Investigation in to tragic incident at Liberton High School continues

Further to this week’s tragic incident at Liberton High School, where a 12-year-old pupil died on Tuesday (1 April) after a freestanding wall collapsed on her, the main school building has been closed pending the completion of a Police and ...

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A co-operative approach to FM

This month the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, together with its partner Workplace Law, launched a series of case studies about the FM industry, with the aim of demonstrating to people outside of the sector the contribution that strategic FM ...

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FM case studies to sell FM benefits to business

In an effort to highlight the relevance of the facilities management (FM) profession to those outside the industry, six case studies will today be launched at an RICS event, held at the BBC facilities at Salford Quays. There is widespread agreement ...

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Halt on supplier price & cost increases to deliver £150m NHS savings

In order for the NHS to continue to provide critical services efficiency savings, in the region of £2 billion must be secured through better procurement, calculations confirm. In the light of this revelation, healthcare products and food supplier to the ...

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Green vision brings future cities alive

Often green space is employed as an after-thought in urban development, either due to costs, a lack of space, or a lack of understanding of the benefits it can deliver, but its impact on the health and wellbeing of citizens ...

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Buying into food procurement – BIFM forum debates

Facilities management delegates met recently to debate catering sector procurement trends and how best to manage the catering function. The latest British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) FM Leaders Forum opened up debate to both foodservice providers and clients, to ...

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CH&Co gets its Apostrophe right

CH&Co has announced it is taking full ownership of stylish high street café group Apostrophe. The multi-brand catering business, which already owns 50% of the leading coffee shop chain, says it is buying the remaining 50% stake in the business, ...

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UK braced for highest level of air pollution

Very high levels of air pollution are expected in the South of the UK today, and over the next few days, as our current, already polluted air mixes with sand in the atmosphere, blown in on storms from the Sahara ...

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Invitation to participate: FM Salary Survey 2014

Facilities management (FM) and built environment specialist recruiter Build Recruitment UK has commissioned its FM Salary Survey for 2014. The recruitment firm’s annual survey, which runs until Thursday 17 April 2014, will, once again provide an up-to-date representation of the facilities management (FM) ...

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Incentive FM skates into Somerset House deal

Somerset House, the major arts and cultural centre in the heart of London, has selected Incentive FM to deliver a new, three-year facilities management service contract. Somerset House’s estate is run by the Somerset House Trust, which was established in ...

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