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Hammersmith & Fulham Council awards Wates with £3.5m housing repairs deal

Social housing repairs and maintenance provider, Wates Living Space, has won a contract valued at approximately £3.5 million, for the repairs and maintenance of 7,000 homes on behalf Hammersmith & Fulham Council. The work forms part of the council’s maintenance programme, ...

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EFMC 2019 in Dublin at a glance

From 12-15 June the city of Dublin, in Ireland, will host the 27th edition of the European Facility Management Conference (EFMC). The event, which will be held at the Aviva Stadium, saw delegates from 50 countries across four continents in attendance ...

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Cofely Besix FM appoints new UAE GM

FM and energy services solutions provider, Cofely Besix Facility Management (CBFM), has appointed Bart Holsters as the UAE’s new General Manager. Holsters brings over 15 years of experience working in FM and construction in Europe and the Middle East across ...

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EFS strengthens its presence across Saudi’s educational sector

EFS Facilities Services has been appointed as the managing agent for facilities management services with Tatweer Buildings Company (TBC) for 2,714 schools across the Western Region in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah, Makkah and Madinah. The three-year contract award, solidifies EFS’s position as ...

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Cleaning up our act

Aaron Sagar, Account Manager at Anabas, makes the case for rewarding cleaning staff fairly for their efforts   As FM providers, we expect our clients to pay a fair contract price, which often includes multiple services, overheads and a management ...

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Former Wates boss to take up CEO role at Kier

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Kier Group has appointed Andrew Davies as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 15 April 2019. From 2014 to 2018, Davies was the CEO of Wates Group, the construction, developments and property services group. In October 2017, Davies was announced ...

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Sodexo’s Foundation charity dinner raises £174k

Sodexo’s annual Foundation charity dinner has raised £174,000 for Stop Hunger, a campaign that aims to tackle poor nutrition in local communities across the UK and Ireland. Around 500 guests were at The Dorchester Hotel, London, on 19 March, to ...

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Norse’s cleaning division scoops £550k in new business

Norse’s cleaning division has reported adding £550,000 of new business in the first two months of 2019. The company has been awarded a three-year contract, worth £3000,000 with the British Antarctic Survey to clean its research, offices and training centre ...

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Contract win sees Cordant Services enter shopping centre market

Cordant Services, part of Cordant Group, has won a three-year contract to deliver a soft services solution across eight UK shopping centres managed by Capital & Regional, the specialist community shopping centre property investment company. The contract award represents the ...

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Taking responsibility 

Blog from Rory Murphy Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Richard Edelman the CEO of Edelman research who recently issued the 2019 trust barometer survey concluded that “People have low confidence that societal institutions will help them navigate a turbulent world, so ...

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