SPIE, a European leader in electrical and mechanical engineering and HVAC services, energy and communication systems, has today announced the acquisition of Garside & Laycock to further grow its UK business SPIE UK, develop its UK facilities management offering and expand its presence in the North of England.Read More »
Kier has been awarded a five-year contract to provide planned preventative maintenance (PPM) and reactive facilities management (FM) services to approximately 400 council buildings across West Surrey.
As the NHS undergoes one of the most radical and controversial changes in its history by committing toRead More »
This month, the FM Index KPI Survey, compiled by FMJ and Causeway, looks at the views of various FM service providers and some aspects of their use of technology.Read More »
Following the release of the UK Government's draft regulation mandating the corporate reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions yesterday, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) applauds this important first step but will make recommendations to ensure the regulation meets long term market needs, is not viewed as a reporting burden for companies and has a positive impact on the Earth's climate.Read More »
Zurich Insurance Group, one of the world's leading insurers, has published a report, which raises profound questions about the future direction of the Corporate Real Estate and Facilities Management (CRE&FM) industry.Read More »
20 July 2012 saw the 'Facilities Manager of the Year' category closing - signalling the close of all entries in the BIFM Awards for another year. Without doubt, 2012 looks set to be very competitive, with the total number of entries received across 11 categories up by 50%. This year has seen the highest number of entrants ever received in the history of the BIFM Awards.Read More »
Tyco Fire Protection Products has recently launched a new open protocol fire detection solution, FireClass. The product is the latest innovation in fire detection technology, which integrates a full range of detectors and ancillary units with both conventional and addressable panels. This new system provides installers and fire system integrators with advanced fire detection products designed with ease of installation and simplicity in mind available from a single provider.Read More »
OCS has chosen the grocery and fresh food company Brakes as its new supplier of frozen and grocery foods including fruit and vegetables, which will be used by all OCS sites across the UK.Read More »
FM specialist, Kier, has been closely supporting education trust, Oasis Community Learning, as it expands its national network of primary and secondary schools.
Created in 2004, Oasis Community Learning manages and administers the running of 17 academy schools across the country and has ambitious plans to open more schools in the coming 12 months.