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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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HMPPS fails to deliver savings by outsourcing FM services

The government is failing to provide and maintain safe, secure and decent prisons and its flagship initiatives to address this have not delivered, according to a new National Audit Office (NAO) report. More than 40 per cent of inspected prisons ...

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Active Workplace Solutions publishes outsourcing white paper

Bespoke workplace specialists, Active Workplace Solutions, has launched “Does today’s market favour the smaller player?” – a new white paper produced to explore the difficult paths of outsourcing in FM. The piece dissects the battle of internal contracts, external outsourcing, ...

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Insourcing vs outsourcing debate: What’s best for business?

The insourcing of FM services is growing in popularity. The report ‘Rebuilding Capacity: The case for insourcing public contracts’ from the University of Liverpool, recommends it for providing service flexibility and the ability to allocate resources where they are needed. ...

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Outsourced services: Best practice survey

FMJ & resource management company, Veolia, are carrying out a short survey of our readers to discover how the way they manage their outsourced services has changed in recent years. We want to find out how people perceive the modern ...

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Interserve owed creditors in excess of £100m

Companies House filings show Interserve owed its creditors in excess of £100 million when it went into administration in March 2019. In total, Interserve owed £55.4 million to its secured creditors and another £50.5 million to its unsecured creditors. The ...

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Construction industry holds auditors accountable for Carillion collapse

The construction industry views the collapse of Carillion as a result of aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG. A survey of the supply chain conducted by public sector procurement specialist, Scape Group, finds that 93 per cent ...

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Workplace Law publishes legal update on FM outsourcing

Workplace Law, the employee relations division of International Workplace, has issued a white paper on the employment law aspects of outsourcing in the facilities management sector. The white paper – Joint employer status: implications for outsourcing in the FM sector ...

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