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Getting turned on at Rising FMs

Speaker challenges FMs about what turns them on and urges using ‘Four-play’ in career development TV presenter and motivational guru David McQueen, founder of Magnificent Generation, led a provocative and highly entertaining workshop on ‘What turns you on?’ to a ...

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Norland’s Ian Townsend voted BIFM deputy chair elect

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced that Ian Townsend is to be the new deputy chair. He will be deputy to chair elect Julie Kortens, who also commences her two year term in July for the professional ...

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FM integration early in BIM process plays pivotal role in new facilities for West Yorkshire Police

Building Information Modelling (BIM) is playing a pioneering role in the realisation by Interserve of three new facilities for West Yorkshire Police in Wakefield and Leeds, and facilities management (FM) has a key part to play. The revolutionary approach to ...

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Cross-sector partnership urged to improve quality of NHS contracts

Senior National Health Service (NHS), private and third sector leaders have called for a dramatic rethink of healthcare contracting models. A new report urges all three sectors to seize the potential of cross-sector partnership in improving quality of care for patients. ...

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HSE publishes revised guidance for workplace managers

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published new help for employers on how to protect the health, safety and welfare of their workers. Following consultation, HSE has reviewed and updated the Workplace Regulations Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) (L24) ...

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New guide to help companies report their climate policy positions

A new guide is providing business with tools to align their corporate sustainability initiatives and climate policies. The UN Global Compact, in cooperation with seven leading international organisations, has released guidelines to help companies engage in climate policy in a transparent ...

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MITIE wins contract to operate Ashford International station for HS1

Facilities and support services company MITIE has been awarded a facilities management contract with HS1 Ltd, the owner of the high speed railway between St Pancras in London and the Channel Tunnel. Under the terms of the deal valued at ...

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Servest buys Facilities Services Group

Facilities management (FM) service provider Servest has bolstered its building maintenance and services division with the acquisition of privately-owned firm, Facilities Services Group (FSG), The acquisition, which increases Servest’s nationwide coverage for building maintenance services, comes off the back of several ...

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BIFM announces its next corporate member event – 27 November

The next British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Corporate Member Monthly Event, scheduled for 27 November, will address whether contracts between clients and suppliers in the facilities management (FM) sector are failing. The professional body for facilities management will be asking ...

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Top FM service provider social media rankings revealed

Sodexo, Carillion and Mitie have been revealed as the top three users of social media among facilities management service providers. That’s according to the second annual research report from facilities management (FM) communication specialists Magenta Associates. The report, Social Media in ...

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