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Hoults Yard contract win for Concerto

Project and facilities management company, Concerto, has won a new contract with Hoults Yard, a modern and vibrant office and studio complex situated in the Ouseburn area of Newcastle upon Tyne. Currently, over one hundred businesses occupy space within the Yard, ...

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Calls to improve regulatory framework for energy efficiency after Brexit

Sunil Shah, Chair of the Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) Carbon Management & Sustainable Buildings Working Group, has warned of weaknesses in the regulatory framework designed to improve energy efficiency in commercial buildings and argues that Brexit should act as a ...

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Global report highlights shifting workplace trends

A new global report which looks at the drivers and perceived benefits of alternative workplace programmes, has uncovered leadership and workplace strategy implications for organisational leaders. The 10-year study, entitled ‘The Once Alternative Workplace Strategies’, was conducted and released by Advanced ...

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New JV offers UK businesses free energy storage

Renewable energy investment company, Thrive Renewables, and global developer of renewable energy projects, Aura Power, are launching a joint venture today (14 June) that will offer thousands of UK businesses the chance to use battery energy storage systems to cut ...

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Plumber’s win in Supreme Court will impact on FM contractors

A decision by the Supreme Court regarding the rights of a self-employed contractor is expected to have huge implications for the gig economy. Pimlico Plumbers lost its appeal this morning against a Court of Appeal ruling that one of the ...

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Interserve secures £2.5m deal with Instant

Interserve has won a two-year facilities contract worth £2.5 million with flexible offices provider, The Instant Group. The deal will see Interserve consolidate services across 13 of Instant’s flexible workspaces in England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Services to be provided ...

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OCS awarded FM deal with Yorkshire hospital trust

OCS has won a soft service facilities management contract with Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust (HEY). The terms of the five-year deal will see the international facilities management services provider deliver domestic cleaning services encompassing daily scheduled, rapid ...

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BDO’s head of FM honoured with an MBE

Satvir Bungar, Managing Director of M&A and Head of the Facilities Management Sector at BDO LLP, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018 for his services to corporate finance, receiving an MBE. Bungar joined BDO more than a decade ...

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Farnek wins new deals in Dubai and across the UAE

Farnek has been awarded new contracts worth over AED157 million (£32 million) from several major organisations throughout Dubai and the United Arab Emirates. The UAE-based facilities management company and sustainability consultancy’s newly signed contracts include a three-year agreement with The ...

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VINCI Facilities confirms London Overground FM deal

VINCI Facilities has secured an initial 12-month contract with Arriva Rail London (ARL) to deliver FM services across the London Overground network. The team began mobilising in late April and the works went live 13-days later in early May. The ...

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