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.
FMJ aims to support technical expertise in the FM market.
As part of this, we offer FASTFacts - a series of specialist summaries that give no-nonsense information on topics of importance with signposting to further sources for the expert reader. This month, Stephen Warnock, managing director of Coolmation, walks us through some of the new regulations set to impact the installation of air conditioning systems.
A Kier consortium has been selected by Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire Authority as preferred bidder in aRead More »
Too many businesses are being put at risk by not having their roof systems on their buildings tested and inspected regularly, reports Eurosafe Solutions, fall protection systems specialist.Read More »
Workplace Law managing director, David Sharp, is hoping to emulate the success of Bradley Wiggins - minus the sideburns - by cycling from Lands' End to John O' Groats this month.Read More »
ISS, a leading global provider of facility services, will become the future supplier of facility services to Novartis sites in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and Slovenia. Novartis, an international provider of innovative healthcare solutions based in Basel, Switzerland, has awarded ISS the delivery of integrated facility services at 22 sites, including production plants and other facilities, across the four countries as of 1 January, 2013.Read More »