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New IFMA research advisory committee focuses on the future of FM

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has created a new Research Advisory Committee to help reshape the built environment through a future-oriented research agenda. This international panel of multidisciplinary subject matter experts will reshape the built environment to improve both ...

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IWFM AGM determinedly upbeat despite membership concerns

Outgoing chair Martin G Bell admitted there has been a fall in membership numbers to around 12,000 during the Institute for Workplace and Facilities Management AGM which was held on Thursday. He also added that: “much needs to be done ...

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FM Clinic: Keeping on top of compliance

As organisations prepare to welcome their people back to the workplace, they must meet compliance standards in order to be able to reopen their facilities safely. Staying on top of the usual legal and statutory compliance at the best of ...

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Career Ladder talks to director of Seeclear Facilities

Q: What first attracted you to working in FM, did you have much awareness of the profession? I started at the age of 16 as an aircraft cleaner working at Heathrow Airport in the mid 80s. Back in those days ...

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Westgrove bags new shopping centre deals

Shopping centre specialist facilities management company, The Westgrove Group, continues its growth in the sector following new contract awards in Kent and the West Midlands. The company, which provides soft and hard services to centres across the UK, has secured ...

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Pattenmakers opens nominations for 2022 Young Facilities Manager Award

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Facilities Manager Award. A unique career development opportunity, the award is open to managers aged 21-32 working in the workplace and FM sector, with no cost ...

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Anne Lennox-Martin publishes her life in FM

Anne Lennox-Martin, a well-known figure in the facilities management sector, has released her autobiography Self-Made Woman to celebrate her transition into retirement. The book, which is already receiving praise from both those in the sector and elsewhere, is an extraordinary account ...

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WorkWave to expand service software dominance with TEAM Software acquisition

WorkWave a provider of SaaS solutions that support every stage of a service business’s life cycle, has signed an agreement to purchase TEAM Software, a global provider of software and solutions for cleaning, janitorial, security, and facilities management service providers.  ...

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Mitie kicks off five-year FM deal in Swansea

Mitie has commenced a new five-year contract, worth £2.4 million a year, to deliver facilities management services for Swansea University. Mitie will deliver services, such as cleaning, waste management and grounds maintenance, across all of the University’s buildings, including offices, ...

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EQUANS wins 10-year FM and net zero services deal

ENGIE’s services-led business, EQUANS, has won a new 10-year contract worth £97 million with Cheshire East Council. Having successfully worked together for seven years, the new contract will see EQUANS not only deliver facilities management, capital projects and compliance services ...

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