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BCC publishes latest industry research

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has published its most comprehensive research into the UK’s cleaning industry, and for the first time has also broadened the scope of its research to include data from across the cleaning, waste management, landscaping and ...

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FM sector debt set to rise by £1bn in 2019

The FM market has slipped to its lowest level of growth for eight years according to the new Facilities Management Market Report from MTW Research. FM sales have declined to levels not seen since 2012, according to MTW, with pricing pressure ...

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Facilities Show moves forward in 2020

Facilities Show has today (19 February) announced a move in dateline from June to May, taking effect from 2020. Taking place 19-21 May 2020, the decision to change the date for Facilities Show has been taken in collaboration with the ...

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IFMA UK invites collaborative input from FM community

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) is the world’s largest and most widely recognised association for facility management professionals. Its mission, in collaboration with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), is to improve the practice and visibility of facility management on ...

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Entries open for IWFM Awards

Entries are now open for the 2019 IWFM Awards, the first since the launch of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management last November. The Awards – formerly known as the BIFM Awards – were first established in 2001. Entries demonstrate ...

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MoJ outsourced service workers set to strike over pay

The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is expected to be forced to close for the duration of a 48 hour strike by security guards, cleaners and receptionists between 21-23 January organised by the trade union United Voices of the World (UVW). ...

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FM outsourcing market set to grow by £2bn in 2019

A new report on the UK Facilities Management Outsourcing market from MTW Research suggests that outsourcing will grow by £2 billion in 2019, with the FM market forecast to rise by more than £10 billion by 2022. Based on data ...

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Mitie named as the leading FM employer for inclusion and diversity

Mitie’s approach to diversity and inclusion has been praised, with the company named on the list of the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers. Mitie was the only facilities management company to receive the accolade at a ceremony at the Midland ...

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Business leaders call for mandatory mental health first aid at work

An Open Letter to the Prime Minister signed by more than 50 leaders of some of Britain’s biggest employers including Mace, PwC, Royal Mail, WHSmith, Ford and Thames Water is today calling on the Government to prioritise its manifesto pledge ...

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Mitie sells off social housing business

Mitie Group plc today announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its social housing business to Mears Group plc for a consideration of up to £35 million in cash. The deal will be structured as a sale of ...

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