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ISS mobilises abrdn workplace services contract

ISS has mobilised a contract with global investment company, abrdn, to deliver services across 10 sites in Scotland and England.

The new contract, won earlier in 2022, commenced on 1 June and sees ISS delivering technical, catering, support, workplace, and cleaning services. The three-year deal, covers 3,000 desks and 130,000 ft², and will focus on delivering a technologically enabled and superior workplace experience for all of abdrn’s UK colleagues.

Headquartered in Edinburgh, abrdn has around 5,000 employees globally and manage and administer £542 billion of assets for clients. ISS will support a positive workplace culture through continuous service development, data-led delivery, and effective change management.

Tracey Hahn, Chief People Officer – abrdn, said:
 “After an extensive market search, we’re delighted to select ISS as our strategic partner in providing workplace services across the UK. Through our new collaborative partnership, ISS will help in our ambition to create sustainable and future-fit workplace environments that enable our colleagues and clients alike.”

Nicola Morris, Managing Director – Banking for ISS UK & Ireland, commented:
 “We are thrilled to have been chosen by abrdn as their workplace services partner – this is a partnership built on a foundation of shared values. We are excited to be embarking on this journey with abrdn and deliver positive employee and customer outcomes through our service delivery. It’s brilliant to have been given the opportunity to build this fantastic partnership.”

FMJ has teamed up with leading outsourced communication provider, Moneypenny, to host a webinar ‘Outsourcing to help win the race for talent’ on June 28th at 11am.

This webinar will look at how outsourcing is a cost-effective and highly relevant strategy to not only counter the race for talent, but to build greater agility, expertise, infrastructure and resource into business. In particular it will acknowledge the operational challenges facing FMs as the UK starts its return to the workplace.

To register for the webinar click here.

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