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ISS, MITIE and OCS target supply chains to clean-up emissions

Collectively, facilities management firms ISS, MITIE and OCS have over 30,000 suppliers. All three, which have individually adopted sustainability and environmental policies are now targeting their respective supply chains to collect and analyse energy and carbon emissions data. The FM companies have teamed-up with ...

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Win-win as Europa’s acquisition of workplace consultancy BGM saves 29 jobs

A new acquisition has seen Europa significantly expand its capabilities within its workspace division as well as geographically in the London and southeast regions following the acquisition of the assets of The BGM Group Limited in a pre-pack deal. BGM provided strategic ...

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It’s a WRAP

With growing pressure on natural resources and sharply rising costs for raw materials, a fundamental shift is needed in the way we buy, use and dispose of goods, as Tom Robinson, chief sustainability officer at Carillion, explains. Waste management is ...

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Asset Skills and the CSSA discuss merger

Asset Skills, the industry skills body for FM and cleaning, is investigating the benefits of a merger with the Cleaning and Support Services Association. Asset Skills has reached an agreement in principle with the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) ...

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NHS could save £2.3bn on estate procurement and FM running costs

Despite improvements being made to the way in which the NHS is managing its property, there is still £2.3bn worth of annual savings available if better facilities management and procurement practices were adopted. According to the latest annual report by ...

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Ten ways commercial property professionals can go green for Earth Day

The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has published some top tips for commercial real estate professionals to make energy efficiency and sustainability a priority on Earth Day and every day. With the office building industry accounting for a ...

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New FM foundation degree launched

A new two year Foundation Degree in Facilities Services has been launched by Sheffield Hallam University in partnership with Westminster Kingsway College. The degree was launched at an event entitled How strong are your Foundations in FM? for the Facilities ...

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Aramark on board with £25m Airbus contract win

Aramark has scooped a prestigious contract to provide food service to international aircraft manufacturer Airbus across its UK sites at Filton, near Bristol and Broughton, near Chester. The five-year contract is worth around £25m. Aramark will take over in late spring ...

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FM sector drives organic growth in ‘difficult’ market for Sodexo

Sodexo, the international facilities and support services firm has announced that the development of its facilities management sector has, once again, driven the Group’s organic growth +2.1% in a period the service provider describes as a ‘particularly difficult economic environment’ for the first half ...

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Exceeding expectations

Great service doesn’t depend on the amount of stars a facility may hold. Instead, it boils down to the customer’s expectations, says MITIE Client Services’ Tom Robinson. I am a self-confessed foodie. There’s nothing I enjoy more than going out ...

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