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Atalian and Servest formally merge

Following the creation of a joint venture in 2016, international facilities services companies, Atalian and Servest, have merged to form Atalian Servest, one of the world’s largest FM outsourcing companies. The new organisation has a turnover of €3 billion, employs more ...

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Carillion ‘ripped off suppliers’ finds damning Parliamentary report

Carillion used its suppliers to “prop up a failing business model” is the damning conclusion of two influential Parliamentary committees, which ahead of the launch of the final report of their inquiry into the collapse of Carillion has published evidence ...

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Derwent FM selected for student accommodation project

Derwent FM, as part of the Civitas consortium, has been selected as the preferred bidder for delivering FM services on a major student accommodation project for the University of York. The 50-year contract, worth circa £1.5million per annum, will see Derwent FM ...

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Facilities Show 2018

From June 19 to 21st, over 11,000 FM professionals from across the globe will gather at ExCeL London to identify new suppliers, source the latest innovative solutions, hear from leaders in the field and network with their peers The world’s ...

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ISS protects jobs on former Carillion trains contract

Northern, part of Arriva Trains UK, has saved almost 250 jobs from collapsed Carillion by bringing its Customer Experience Centre in-house and through securing a new contract with global facilities management company, ISS. Based in Sheffield, the customer excellence team ...

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Macro wins at Middle East FM Awards

Macro, the facilities management arm of Mace, has won two trophies at the 2018 Middle East Facilities Management Awards. The first, for FM Manager of the Year, was given to Macro’s Orla Phillips, who is the Middle East Regional Account ...

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ThinkFM: McGregor-Smith calls for an effective industry voice

One of the most interesting proposals at this week’s ThinkFM event, the annual BIFM conference, was that of one of the sector’s biggest names, Ruby Mcgregor-Smith, now a Senior Advisor at MACE. In a discussion on how outsourcing and FM ...

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IFMA approves move for a regional chapter within the UK

The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has approved a petition for the formation of a regional chapter within the UK. The new chapter will offer FM professionals direct localised support that taps into the global industry in ways not currently ...

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Ethical FM: RICS & FMJ breakfast seminar

One of the most shocking revelations of the Carillion debacle was that it was not an isolated anomaly. It soon appeared that many of its competitors may have taken on too much risk, making decisions that have left them with ...

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Is FM a risky business?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities  The theme for this year’s RICS FM strategic Conference in June poses the question as to whether facilities management is an inherently risky business. I’m looking forward to chairing the event and ...

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