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Strong demand continues to fuel growth in the FM sector

Workloads, profit margins and employment opportunities are set to continue to grow for the year ahead due to increasing demand for facilities management services, according to the latest RICS UK Facilities Management Market Survey. The Q3 2021 survey shows demand ...

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Salisbury Group commits to being a Climate Positive Company

The facilities management business has unveiled a plan to go beyond net zero and be a Climate Positive Company from this year onwards. Alongside a detailed plan to move to sustainable operations, Salisbury Group has committed to investing 110 per ...

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IFMA EMEA is officially launched

IFMA has announced the official formation of the International Facility Management Association Europe, Middle East, Africa (IFMA EMEA). The association which became a legal entity as of 1 July 2021, will be governed by a board of directors and led ...

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RICS survey sees a rise in demand for FM services

The latest RICS UK Facilities Management Survey results have revealed for the first time since the pandemic profit margins in the sector are expected to rise. It also found there is a greater demand for services across all sectors, apart ...

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Visitor registration opens for Facilities Show Connect and Facilities Show in-person

Visitor registration has opened for Facilities Show Connect 2021, a brand new digital event running throughout the month of June, and Facilities Show in-person, which will take place at ExCeL London from 12-14 July, providing the first opportunity in over two ...

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Carrillo begins term as Chairman of Global FM

Immediate Past Chair of the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) John Carrillo, CFM, IFMA Fellow begins his two-year term today (1 February) as Chairman of the Global Facility Management Association’s (Global FM) Board of Directors. Carrillo’s appointment as Chair Elect ...

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FM outsourcing estimated to have declined 6% due to Covid

The facilities management outsourcing market value is projected to have decreased by around six per cent in 2020, largely due to Covid-19 and the lockdown measures introduced to attempt to halt its spread. This is according to a new report ...

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European FM Provider report launched to improve market transparency

The current pandemic has brought the importance of facility management into the spotlight, as organisations around the globe reassess their real estate requirements. Within this climate, Drees & Sommer in collaboration with RICS has launched the first ever European FM ...

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CMA provides merger clearance for Mitie’s acquisition of Interserve FM

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published an update on its review of Mitie’s acquisition of Interserve’s Facilities Management business giving clearance for the transaction to proceed. The CMA has decided on the information currently available to it, “not ...

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Mitie slashes price for Interserve FM acquisition by £81m

Outsourcing firm Mitie has announced the final terms of its acquisition of Interserve Facilities Management which sees the original amount it was willing to pay for the business cut from £271m to £190m. In a statement, Mitie said that it ...

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