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Aramark commences £2.4m food services contract at Wirral campus

Aramark has commenced a new contract with Wirral Metropolitan College which sees the company investing in refurbished dining space, a new Starbucks café and an innovative food offer. The five-year, £2.4m contract is based at the college’s split campus site ...

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Govt consults on private security accountability goals

Plans to make private security businesses across the UK more accountable for quality and standards have been unveiled by the government. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) currently regulates the private security industry through the compulsory licensing of individuals who work ...

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MITIE launches guide to social housing maintenance

MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has teamed with performance improvement specialists, HouseMark, to jointly launch ‘Smarter Ways of Working’, an innovative guide to delivering efficient social housing maintenance. Smarter Ways of Working gives organisations across ...

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Landlords reminded of their safety obligations during carbon monoxide week

As part of Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, the National Landlords Association (NLA) is reminding all landlords of the dangers of carbon monoxide and to check their appliances as winter draws in. Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week, which began on 19 November, ...

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Housing provider awards £5m East Midlands repairs deal

Forming one part of six long-term asset management contracts in total worth over £55 million, Housing and regeneration provider asra Housing Group, has chosen repairs and maintenance specialist Lovell for a five-year contract to repair and refurbish unoccupied homes in ...

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Interserve wins integrated facilities management contract with Carphone Warehouse

Interserve, the international support services and construction group, has won a three-year, integrated facilities management contract with Carphone Warehouse, the largest independent telecommunications retailer in Europe. Interserve will support more than 3,000 staff across Carphone Warehouse’s 32,000 square metre commercial ...

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MITIE to focus on ‘higher margin’ services as M&E profits stall

MITIE has this morning announced a major restructure as it withdraws from unprofitable ‘large, one-off mechanical and electrical engineering installation projects’ in an attempt to restore healthy profit margins in its divisions. The company also admitted to spending £4.8m on ...

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ISG secures Bolton Town Hall redevelopment

Bolton Council has appointed ISG as its contractor partner for the redevelopment and refurbishment of Bolton Town Hall. The redevelopment of the Town Hall is part of a rationalisation programme, which aims to move more council staff into the building, ...

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New publication in CIBSE’s Knowledge Series looks at data centre concepts and design

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) has published a new document in its Knowledge Series called Data centres: an introduction to concepts and design. As the volume of digital data processed and stored continues to rise worldwide, the ...

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Can you address ‘The Leadership Challenge’ at ThinkFM 2013?

‘The Leadership Challenge; Raising our game, making our case – realising our value’ will be the focus of ThinkFM 2013 when it returns to The Royal College of Physicians on 10 June 2013. Submissions are sought from individuals and organisations ...

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