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Philippa Couttie gets on board at Mitie

Mitie Group has announced its appointment of Philippa Couttie as a Non-Executive Director of the company, with effect from 15 November 2017. Couttie has extensive experience in both the public and private sectors. She spent five years leading Westminster Council, prior ...

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Glyn Barker to step on Board at Interserve

Interserve has announced that Glyn Barker is to join its Board from 1 January 2016 and will become chairman on 1 March 2016. The appointment follows Lord Blackwell’s announcement last February that, after nine years as chairman, he planned to stand ...

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PHS makes changes across the board

PHS Group Investments Limited, the holding company of workplace service provider ‘PHS’, has announced its appointment of a new board, following the completion of the Scheme Arrangement last month. Justin Tydeman has been appointed the new chief executive of PHS. ...

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Serco hit with board changes as the Lyon steps down

International service company, Serco, has announced today (17 November) that chairman, Alastair Lyons has informed the Board of his intention to step down once a replacement has been appointed. This serves as yet another blow to the troubled company which ...

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Balfour Beatty rejects Carillion’s third merger offer

Balfour Beatty has rejected a third merger proposal by Carillion, after consulting with its major shareholders. On Tuesday (19 August), Carillion put forward improved merger terms, offering Balfour Beatty investors an increased share of the company to 58.3 per cent ...

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Carillion and Balfour Beatty in possible merger talks

The Boards of Carillion and Balfour Beatty have confirmed that, following an approach from Carillion to Balfour Beatty, the two companies are engaged in preliminary discussions in relation to a possible merger of Carillion and Balfour Beatty. The Boards of ...

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Businesses issued profit warning over built environment shortcomings

In a dire profit warning to big business, a new report warns the UK will become less competitive if business leaders fail to ‘ramp-up’ their understanding of built environment and facilities management issues. According to the market survey commissioned by University ...

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Interserve completes acquisition of Initial Facilities

Interserve has completed its acquisition of Initial Facilities, Rentokil’s facilities management division for £250 million. Interserve shareholders voted in favour of the acquisition, which the firm’s board claims would make it one of the largest providers (top three by revenue) of ...

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Norland’s Ian Townsend voted BIFM deputy chair elect

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has announced that Ian Townsend is to be the new deputy chair. He will be deputy to chair elect Julie Kortens, who also commences her two year term in July for the professional ...

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Aston named G4S UK and Ireland CEO

In an executive reshuffle, international security and facilities management outsourcing firm G4S, has today announced the appointment of Eddie Aston to the role of Regional CEO – G4S UK. Aston, joined the group as group chief operating officer in July this year ...

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