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Webinar: Outsourcing to help win the race for talent

There are over one million positions lying vacant in the UK job market – the most since records began. With recruitment potentially taking months, this places even more pressure on existing staff to ‘pick up the slack’ and on FMs ...

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Sodexo reports strong half-year results

Sodexo’s results for first half Fiscal 2022 show Group revenue was 10,262 million euro, up +19.4%, with strong recovery coming through in all segments that were severely impacted by Covid. Group organic revenue growth was +16.7%, back up to 95% ...

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VestedUK launches to the FM and hospitality sectors

VestedUK, a new organisation spearheading the Vested contracting model has launched, which will offer support to facilities management and hospitality businesses, and those looking to work in a more collaborative way with their supply chain or service provider. A collaboration ...

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Sigma Group appoints Group CEO to drive growth

Sigma Group, a provider of outsourced solutions to blue chip retailers, leisure, office and hospitality businesses, has appointed experienced business leader David Dignam as Group CEO. In the newly created position, Dignam will lead the Sigma Group executive team, ensuring ...

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National survey finds business switchboards have fallen short during pandemic

Two thirds of UK businesses expect call volumes to increase once more staff return to offices and the economy reopens, yet research by outsourced communications provider, Moneypenny, reveals that they’ve struggled to manage their switchboards throughout the pandemic – failing ...

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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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Serco increases 2020 forecasts following strong revenue growth in Q3

Outsourcing firm, Serco Group, has provided an unscheduled update on the outlook for trading in 2020. In a recent trading update statement, the international provider of services to governments says it has achieved “strong revenue growth in the third quarter” ...

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UK FM market research: outsourcing is set to outperform the UK economy in 2020

A new report on the UK Facilities Management market from MTW Research concludes that outsourcing is set to outperform the UK economy in 2020, with 85 per cent of FM contractors having healthy finances despite the Covid-19 pandemic. Based on ...

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Central Government updates Outsourcing Playbook

The Outsourcing Playbook, which was launched in February 2019, to make sure the government and the private sector work well together has been updated to help guarantee good services for the public. Designed to improve the way the government works ...

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Customer expectations are playing a key role in corporate FM development

AMA Research’s latest ‘Facilities Management Outsourcing – Corporate Sector Market Report’ has revealed in 2019, the corporate sector accounted for 61 per cent of overall FM market value, having risen from 58 per cent in 2015. According to the report ...

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