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CCS launches FM Marketplace framework agreement

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has launched the Facilities Management Marketplace agreement – giving the public sector access to a wide range of suppliers for their FM requirements. In total, 47 companies have been awarded places across three value-banded lots. The ...

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BIFM Sustainability in FM survey is now open

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has launched its 12th annual Sustainability in FM Survey. Led by the BIFM Sustainability Special Interest Group (SIG),  the survey, which is now in its 12th year, provides invaluable information about what aspects ...

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RICS conference discusses dealing with the risky business of FM  

In the wake of recent high-profile developments and continuing trends such as the impact of digital technology, this one-day conference – held last month in London and in partnership with IFMA – addressed the key risks faced by the sector. ...

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New board appointments bolster IFMA UK and RICS collaboration

Four new Board appointments have been confirmed by the International Facility Management Association UK Chapter, which further strengthen its ties with the RICS FM Professional Group as part of the collaboration between the world’s two largest organisations representing the profession. Joining ...

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Lack of apprenticeship awareness is limiting career choices

Thirty-six per cent of parents of young people aged 11 to 16 in the UK don’t know what an apprenticeship is according to new research commissioned by facilities management solutions provider, ABM UK, signalling a wider awareness problem which is ...

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Facilities Show 2018

The annual fest which is the Facilities Show took place this week, 19 -21 June and it was the busiest we’ve seen. FMJ was there for the whole three days, meeting our readers, other exhibitors and some of the leading ...

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Global FM Awards class of 2018

As part of World FM Day which took place yesterday (16 May), Global FM, the worldwide alliance of facilities management (FM) membership organisations, announced its Awards of Excellence in FM 2018 winners. This year’s Awards were hosted by the South ...

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Atalian and Servest formally merge

Following the creation of a joint venture in 2016, international facilities services companies, Atalian and Servest, have merged to form Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest FM outsourcing companies. The new organisation has a turnover of €3 billion, employs more ...

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IFMA in the UK launches member survey to mark World FM Day

To celebrate World FM Day, IFMA in the UK has launched a survey to explore how the new chapter, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), could better support IFMA members moving forward. IFMA has more than ...

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Carillion ‘ripped off suppliers’ finds damning Parliamentary report

Carillion used its suppliers to “prop up a failing business model” is the damning conclusion of two influential Parliamentary committees, which ahead of the launch of the final report of their inquiry into the collapse of Carillion has published evidence ...

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