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Third time lucky

While the third sector may share many of the same challenges as its public and private sector cousins, Andy Christophi, head of facilities management at Shelter and founder of the FM Charity Network Forum, believes an engrained culture of sharing ...

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FM sector performance goes from strength to strength for Balfour

In contrast to its construction arm, facilities management results have given no cause for concern for international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, as it announced its 2012 Q3 interim management statement, covering the period 30 June to 7 November 2012. Its ...

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Market demands more innovation from facilities management

A cost-conscious, service-led approach to outsourcing facilities management is delivering value but may be failing to achieve the levels of innovation required, according to the FM Market Survey 2012, a new research study commissioned by Interserve and undertaken by Sheffield ...

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Sky goes for £100m integrated FM package from MITIE

MITIE has secured a contract to provide integrated facilities management (FM) for British Sky Broadcasting Group (Sky), the UK’s largest entertainment and home communications company. The contract, with a total value in excess of £100m over a five-year period, will ...

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Living Wage campaign could affect how FMs procure

One in five workers in the UK – some 4.82 million people – are paid less than the ‘Living Wage’. Of these, 70% of cleaners (440,000) and 75% of kitchen and catering assistants (340,000) – are estimated to fall into ...

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Interserve’s work in learning and career development wins at BIFM Awards

Interserve has won the Learning and Career Development award at this year’s British Institute of Facilities Management awards, in recognition of the company’s commitment to professional skills training across the organisation. The company was also highly commended in the Service ...

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The FM insider considers the challenge of managing building services projects

In this month’s FM Insider, Phil Brompton, managing director of Powrmatic, steps into the shoes of a facilities manager and considers the challenge of managing building services projects. FMJ: How does it feel to be wearing the facilities manager’s shoes? ...

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The economy won’t go away, stupid!

If 1914 was the year when the world changed forever, then 2008 was the year it all changed again, so said Gareth Tancred, CEO of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), in his closing slot at this year’s FM ...

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FMs’ strategic importance recognised but not utilised report finds

A new report has found that the average Head of Facilities spends less than one day a week dedicated to planning and strategy, despite the clear importance of strategic Facilities Management (FM) to business. The RICS report, “Raising the Bar: ...

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FM engagement is key to realising full potential of BIM

Facilities management professionals must engage with the developing building information modelling (BIM) agenda to realise the full potential that BIM holds for delivering value and cost savings over a building’s lifetime. This was a central theme to come out of ...

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