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FM: The skills gap and responsibility

The UK’s ongoing skills shortage is nothing new, yet the ‘gap’ also shows no sign of closing any time soon. Bryan McLaggan, MD at corporate building services maintenance specialist CTS, looks at how the FM industry can align with wider ...

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Behind closed doors

Sara Kassam, Head of Sustainability Development at CIBSE, explores the contribution of maintenance and engineering to creating healthy internal environments Too hot, too cold, too stuffy, too bright, too dim…we’ve all experienced spaces that just don’t feel right. The amount ...

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Mitie wins FM deal with Yorkshire Building Society

Mitie has been awarded a facilities management contract with Yorkshire Building Society, worth £14.5 million over a five-year term. The contract, which covers engineering, catering and security, will see Mitie deliver these services to 147 of Yorkshire Building Society’s sites, ...

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Could you support Eastwood Park’s mechanical | lift training?

Do you have the experience and knowledge to become a technical trainer in specialist areas across engineering and estates & facilities management? Eastwood Park Training is searching for individuals to support the delivery of its training, in particular, its lift ...

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Compliance – Engineering 

Companies can achieve greater efficiencies and control by planning statutory compliance alongside maintenance visits says Tim Beardsmore from electrical safety testing specialists Calbarrie Compliance Services All electrical systems deteriorate due to factors such as damage, wear, tear, corrosion, excessive electrical ...

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Lack of apprenticeship awareness is limiting career choices

Thirty-six per cent of parents of young people aged 11 to 16 in the UK don’t know what an apprenticeship is according to new research commissioned by facilities management solutions provider, ABM UK, signalling a wider awareness problem which is ...

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VINCI Energies acquires M&E services firm in Singapore

VINCI Energies has acquired Wah Loon Engineering from its management and Dymon Asia Private Equity Fund. The company specialises in turn key electrical and mechanical projects including design, supply, installation, testing, commissioning and maintenance. It has extensive expertise in electrical ...

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ABM UK launches programme to tackle skills gap in FM and engineering 

Facilities management services provider, ABM UK, has launched a pilot programme and media campaign to the younger generation in a bid to change perceptions that facilities management and engineering is about oily rags, overalls and ‘no prospects, when in fact it offers a pathway ...

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The next generation of NEC contracts will be available in June 2017

      NEC4, the next evolution of the NEC suite of contracts will be made available for the very first time at the largest ever gathering of the NEC Users’ Group Annual Seminar on 22 June 2017. A progression of NEC3, the full ...

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ISS secures global IFS deal with Shire

ISS has won a five-year integrated facility services contract with global biotechnology company Shire. The contract award builds on an existing customer relationship between the two firms and has been expanded in both scope and geographical footprint to include more ...

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