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Government urged to prioritise repair and maintenance despite economic challenges

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) is calling on the government to address the many urgent issues in the repairs and maintenance sector (R&M). BCIS is forecasting R&M output will fall seven per cent in 2024 before recovering in 2025 ...

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Neglected car parking facilities can dent your business reputation

Businesses are overlooking the importance of well-maintained parking facilities, which could have a damaging impact on overall reputation. This is according to a new report titled ‘You Can’t Park There‘ by line markings, surface treatment and highway safety specialist, WJ ...

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New report shines a light on the state of play for MRO procurement professionals

A new report which shines a light on the state of play for MRO procurement professionals across a wide range of key economy sectors has been released today by RS, a global provider of product and service solutions for industrial ...

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Richard Irvin FM secures two key wins

Richard Irvin FM’s Housing Services division has landed two prestigious contracts with two new clients in Scotland. Through the PFH Framework the hard services specialist has been successful in tendering the Annual Heating Servicing and All Inclusive Repairs & Maintenance ...

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Mears Group wins with A2Dominion

UK housing association, A2Dominion, has appointed Mears Group as its new repairs and maintenance contractor, as part of the joint venture Pyramid Plus. The contract, which commenced on 1 October, sees Mears taking responsibility for responsive repairs work across A2Dominion’s ...

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Wates wins £35m major works contract in Brent

The Wates Group’s social housing repairs and maintenance division, Wates Living Space, has secured a £35 million contract to deliver Brent Council’s Major Works programme across its social housing portfolio. The contract, which commenced in July will run for 80 weeks ...

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UKCM in Cardiff Council win

Cheshire-based container repair and refurbishment specialist, UK Container Maintenance (UKCM), has secured a two-year contract with Cardiff Council, with an option to extend for a further 12 months. UKCM will support the local authority to achieve significant cost-savings, with the ...

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Planning advice

To maintain, or not to maintain? Repairs and maintenance are still the right answer says James Fiske, CEO of the BCIS With maintenance costs rising seven per cent (6.7 per cent) in 2022 and set to rise by five per ...

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Second CCS win for Richard Irvin FM

Richard Irvin FM Ltd has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Housing Maintenance & Management Services DPS. This DPS provides a compliant, ‘one stop shop’ for all aspects of housing maintenance & repair for both tenanted ...

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SPIE UK secures housing association win

SPIE UK, a division of the Imtech Group, has been awarded an initial 36-month framework contract with Maryhill Housing Association to service and repair the door entry systems across its estate in Maryhill and Ruchill in northwest Glasgow. The technical ...

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