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‘Excitement building’ as industry merger progresses

Asset Skills, the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) and the Facilities Management Association (FMA) – the three remaining industry bodies still in merger talks after the British Institute of Facilities Management pulled out of the process – are moving forward ...

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Derwent takes on student accommodation FM at Brunswick House

Derwent FM has signed a £5 million contract to manage student accommodation at Brunswick House in Cambridge. The 15-year deal signed with Apache Capital Partners LLP on behalf of their jointly managed Social Infrastructure Strategy with Tadhamon Capital, involves facilities and ...

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A focus on growth as Servest appoints new COO

UK-based facilities management provider, Servest Group, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Johan Venter as chief operating officer. Venter will lead Servest’s operational functions to support the company’s further innovation and growth. Working collaboratively to achieve some ...

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Malaysian university named first BIFM recognised centre in South East Asia

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has reached into new international markets with the announcement of a new collaboration with a university in Malaysia. The Universiti Teknologi Malaysia’s (UTM) Faculty of Geoinformation and Real Estate has not only become ...

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MITIE’s FM managers training course gets IOSH accreditation

MITIE has had its FM managers training course accredited by The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH), the world’s largest professional health and safety membership organisation. MITIE’s accredited course “Safety Health and Environmental (SHE) Responsibilities for FM managers” has a ...

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Curve secures place on Kent County Council’s approved contractors list

Kent-based facilities management (FM) and Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) design and installation provider, Curve has secured a place on the Kent County Council’s ‘Select List’ of approved contractors. The ‘Select List’ is for use by Kent County Council sites, which ...

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Vinci Facilities secures five year support services deal with Cancer Research UK

Vinci Facilities has secured a five year contract with Cancer Research UK, the leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. This contract will see Vinci Facilities deliver a flexible and integrated hard facilities management (FM) solution to the charity’s nationwide ...

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Pest Assured

With new legislation on the horizon aimed at reducing the length of time bait is left out for pests, freelance journalist Jackie Bennett Shaw explores what the proposed new rules mean for facilities professionals. Effective pest control is key for ...

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Norland swoops in to Scottish highlands and islands deal

  Facilities management provider, Norland, has been appointed by Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) to provide facilities management services to three of its airports. HIAL is a public corporation, wholly owned by the Scottish ministers. The company operates and ...

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What FMs need to know about accessibility and equality good practice

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today launched another Good Practice Guide (GPG). The Inclusive Access, Disability and the Equality Act GPG, is the latest launch in a series of new and improved guides to support standards and ...

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