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Is FM a risky business?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities  The theme for this year’s RICS FM strategic Conference in June poses the question as to whether facilities management is an inherently risky business. I’m looking forward to chairing the event and ...

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Okappy – The New Network For Facilities Management

The World of Work is Changing Decentralisation, flexi-hours and the gig economy are now the norm. More and more the workplaces of today are increasingly likely to be working in autonomous groups or virtual teams, rather than working a nine ...

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OCS awarded MoJ multi-service deal

OCS has secured a multi-service contract with The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) as part of the government department’s integrator service delivery model. The model services the MoJ, Crown Prosecution Service, Department for Education, Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government ...

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CBRE stays on at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has been reappointed to provide facilities management for the Royal Hospital Chelsea, home of the iconic Chelsea Pensioners, who are all retired soldiers of the British Army and provides care and comradeship to over 300 veterans. ...

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Ruby Wax OBE & Sir Clive Woodward join Facilities Show’s Inspirational Speaker Series line-up

Facilities Show 2018 has announced comedian and mental health expert Ruby Wax OBE and English rugby legend Sir Clive Woodward as the final two headliners to the event’s keynote speaker line-up. Joining Nicky Moffat CBE who was the British Army’s ...

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Royal Papworth Hospital contract win for OCS

OCS has won a five year soft services facilities management contract with Royal Papworth Hospital (RPH) in Cambridgeshire. The contract will see OCS deliver a range of services, including cleaning, catering, portering, and security, when the newly-built site on Cambridge ...

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Mitie wins FM contract with West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Mitie has secured a five-year multi-service facilities management contract, worth £55 million, with West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Mitie will provide a range of services including cleaning, catering, portering, pest control, linen and helpdesk services. These will be supported across ...

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Senior FM figures launch new boutique FM company

A new boutique FM company called Q3 has been created for the UK market with the express aim of changing the way corporate clients benefit from outsourced services. Q3 is the brainchild of senior figures from the FM sector, including ...

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FM Clinic: What lessons can FM clients take following the demise of Carillion?

Following the demise of Carillion, what lessons should FM clients take from the fallout to ensure that their key suppliers’ finances are sound? If they do encounter a major problem how can they ensure the project or service is still ...

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ThinkFM to tackle key issues facing the industry over the next two years

The full programme for ThinkFM, taking place in London on 1 May, is now live on the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) website. Packed with alerts, insights and suggestions to help FMs prepare themselves and their organisations for the next two ...

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