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Martin Steele promoted to acting CEO of NHS Property Services

The Board of NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has announced the appointment of Martin Steele as its acting Chief Executive Officer with effect from 1 April 2020. Steele assumes the role having been Chief Operating Officer since 2017. Since January of ...

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How to attract and retain future leaders in the FM sector

According to a recent report by The Institute of Leadership & Management 47 per cent of recipients who said they are dissatisfied in their current role feel undervalued by their managers. Other factors linked to dissatisfaction include a lack of ...

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Compass supports its frontline employees

Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced new measures to recognise the “exceptional efforts” of its colleagues and to support its communities during the coronavirus crisis. The food and support services company says its colleagues are “playing an invaluable role ...

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Platinum offers support with remote building monitoring

Technology led hard FM service provider, Platinum Facilities, is making its Remote Building Monitoring Solution available to organisations in London and the South East as building closures increase due to the coronavirus pandemic. The system is linked to the building ...

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Mitie provides update on the impact of Covid-19

Mitie has issued an update in relation to the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak reporting that whilst it is unable to to predict with any accuracy the long-term operational impact of Covid-19 on its business at the present time, it ...

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Leesman & RICS-IFMA launch joint Covid-19 response group

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) collaboration is to throw its weight behind an emergency initiative by workplace assessment specialist Leesman, building a global pan-industry response group to the threat posed to ...

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ISS to deliver soft FM services at the Nightingale Hospital

ISS is to deliver cleaning, portering, waste management and other ‘soft’ FM services at the NHS Nightingale Hospital which will provide support for thousands more patients with coronavirus at the end of March 2020. Based at the ExCeL conference centre ...

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Path to success

A new upskilling support programme is being offered to front line FM employees to help enhance their learning pathways and broaden their career options FutureFit is an initiative delivered by charity, East London Business Alliance (ELBA) which aims to help ...

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VINCI Facilities diverts teams to support the NHS and its key workers

VINCI Facilities, a major provider of FM to the NHS, has announced it is diverting volunteers from its mobile repair teams (MRTs) to support existing facilities management services across several hospitals in the North West, Midlands and South East. As ...

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IWFM calls on ministers to recognise FMs as ‘Key workers’

In a letter to the Secretaries of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Linda Hausmanis, IWFM CEO, has called for for workplace and facilities management professionals, and their contractors, to be recognised as ...

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