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IFMA names IFMA fellows at World Workplace 2013

During a celebration that capped off IFMA’s World Workplace 2013 Conference and Expo in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the USA last week, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) announced its 2013 class of IFMA Fellows at its annual ‘Awards of Excellence’ banquet.. ...

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FM students from Leeds college take top two spots in BIFM competition

Two facilities management apprentices studying at Leeds College of Building, have been named the best in their field having won first and second place in a competition designed to celebrate a wide range of facilities management competencies and judged by the British ...

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Retail FMs meet in Basel, Switzerland for facilities roundtable

Nine major retail brands met in Europe recently to share common challenges and solutions in retail facilities management (FM). The Professional Retail Store Maintenance Association (PRSM), the US-based membership organisation for retail, vendors and multi-site facilities management, hosted a roundtable discussion ...

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AXA UK appoints new group property director

Deborah Parker has joined the operations team at global financial services firm, AXA UK, as group property director. There, she will take up responsibility for the group real estate function encompassing asset and facilities management. Parker is a Fellow of the Royal ...

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Sodexo MD highly commended at European Diversity awards

Sodexo’s managing director for Ireland has been highly commended in the Diversity Champion of the Year category of the European Diversity awards which were held at the Natural History Museum in London last week. The European Diversity Awards are independent ...

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Consortium to build and operate Glasgow college’s two new campuses

A consortium, led by Sir Robert McAlpine Ltd, has been awarded the contract to design, build, finance and maintain two new city centre campuses for City of Glasgow College. The Glasgow Learning Quarter (GLQ)  consortium, which includes the construction and civil engineering company’s capital ventures ...

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FM firms help shape GPS’ Facilities Management Contracting Model

The Government Procurement Services has announced it’s delighted with the positive feedback from attendees of its first supplier conference on the proposed new Facilities Management Contracting Model (FMCM) and the great input they gave which will help shape the procurement. ...

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FM apprentices learn their craft across Luton’s schools

Several facilities management (FM) apprentices are embarking on a year-long course which will take them into a county-wide network of primary schools. The apprenticeship scheme being run by Luton Borough Council, working in partnership with Jigsaw Training, one of the ...

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Free KPI Benchmarking report for FM Index KPI Survey 2013 participants

The FM Index KPI survey, organised by FMJ and Causeway, is now in its eighth year and continues to generate useful data and fascinating statistics about the FM industry. We are now carrying out the annual survey and would appreciate ...

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WPL’s Peter Watts to shape 2050 Group from FM perspective

  Peter Watts, head of environment at Workplace Law, the employment law and health and safety compliance specialists, has announced he will be representing the facilities management (FM) industry following his appointment to the 2050 Group – a dynamic industry group comprising ...

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