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Improving evacuation with adaptive exit guidance

More than 70 per cent of people won’t notice your building’s conventional exit signs in an emergency. So how can you make sure they evacuate safely? A new white paper from Eaton looks at high-risk factors, current exit sign requirements, ...

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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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Sutherland steps down at Interserve

Dougie Sutherland, Managing Director of Interserve’s development division has stepped down from the Board of Directors with immediate effect, a week after a major shareholder of the company called for the removal of eight board members, which included Sutherland. Sutherland ...

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Mitie links with Connect Group in £7.5m deal

Mitie has secured a five-year integrated facilities management contract, worth £7.5 million with specialist distribution and logistics company Connect Group. The deal will see Mitie manage a host of services including engineering, cleaning, security, reception and landscaping across 78 distribution centres ...

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Imtech Inviron expands Parliamentary Estate deal

Imtech Inviron has retained and extended its technical facilities maintenance contract at the Houses of Parliament. The new eight-year deal will see the Imtech Inviron team provide planned preventative maintenance and reactive support, along with undertaking additional project work, across ...

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Atalian Servest appoints chief marketing & development officer

Atalian Servest has named Matt Chapman as its Chief Marketing & Development Office for the UK and Ireland. Having previously worked for the Guardian Media Group and Arsenal Football Club, Chapman originally joined then Servest in 2011 as Retail Sales ...

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Skanska headlines at the Financial Times

Skanska’s facilities management team has won a contract in London worth £1.7 million, with the Financial Times. The  three-year deal will see the team deliver hard FM services at Bracken House, London. The contract was secured in competitive tender following ...

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AEG Facilities and SMG merge to create global FM and venue management business

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AEG Facilities, the venue management subsidiary of AEG, and SMG, an Onex portfolio company have signed a definitive agreement to merge, creating a new, standalone global facility management and venue services company that will operate as ASM Global (ASM). ASM will ...

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Is your workplace good for your health?

AJ Products launches a new study into workplace health A 2018 report from the World Health Organisation suggested that just over a quarter of adults worldwide do not do enough physical activity. The comprehensive study, which surveyed 1.9 million people ...

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Compass serves up growth in Q1

Compass Group has reported organic revenue for the three months to 31 December 2018 grew by 6.9%. According to the catering and support services firm, this was driven by strong levels of new business wins, continued good retention rates and ...

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