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How to attract and retain future leaders in the FM sector

According to a recent report by The Institute of Leadership & Management 47 per cent of recipients who said they are dissatisfied in their current role feel undervalued by their managers. Other factors linked to dissatisfaction include a lack of ...

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Research reveals UK cleaning industry makes up 5% of the national workforce

New research by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has revealed that there are approximately 1.63 million workers in the sector, making up around five per cent of the UK workforce. This total, calculated for the first time by including cleaning ...

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FM firm Richard Irvin reports strong performance

Provider of technical management and energy solutions for commercial property and domestic housing, Richard Irvin FM Limited, has reported a strong performance for the trading year, January to December 2019, following its acquisition by private investment firm Rcapital in December ...

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Atalian Servest extends multi-service deal with the Post Office

Atalian Servest has extended its multi-service contract, worth £3.7 million, with the Post Office for a further two years. The contract between the global facilities management provider and the Post Office originally commenced in 2014 to provide waste and cleaning ...

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IWFM Conference postponed until September

In the light of recent developments concerning Covid-19, IWFM has announced it is postponing the IWFM Conference 2020 until the autumn. The event, which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday 24 March 2020 at etc. Venues St Paul’s in London ...

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Serco signs £370m contract extension in Western Australia

Serco Group through its Australian subsidiary has signed a six-year contract extension with the Government of Western Australia to continue delivering support services at the Fiona Stanley Hospital in the city of Perth. The contract extension has an estimated value ...

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Sitemark releases coronavirus workplace risk assessment tool to all FMs

The independent benchmarking service for the facilities management industry, Sitemark, has released an FM workplace risk assessment tool in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The risk assessment tool will help FMs to identify the control measures to consider to minimise the ...

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Mitie stays in top gear at BMW Group

Mitie has expanded its service offering for BMW Group with a new five-year engineering and energy contract as well as securing a five-year extension of its cleaning and landscaping contract with the premium car manufacturer. Mitie’s Engineering division will provide ...

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VINCI Facilities adds to its portfolio of Welsh Government contracts

VINCI Facilities has been awarded a three-year total facilities management contract with Cadw, the Welsh Government’s historic monument service, across its entire estate throughout Wales. The work was secured via the Crown Commercial Services framework and is mobilising right now. ...

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Our duty of care

The 2020 Workplace Futures Conference focused on wellness and our industry’s responsibilities towards the wellbeing of our people and planet  “FM is all about people,” said i-FM’s MD David Emmanuel in his introduction to the Workplace Futures conference, which took ...

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