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Luddites and the future of FM

The monthly blog from Martyn Freeman, managing director, facilities management at Mitie This may surprise you, but I don’t have a PC – nor a laptop, nor a desktop. This doesn’t mean I’m a Luddite! In fact, I do have ...

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Career Ladder talks to CBRE’s alliance director, EMEA

Q: What was your first ever job? I couldn’t wait to get out of education once I had finished at college. I had studied up to GNVQ Level 3 in Business Management, but classroom learning just was not for me. I ...

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Kier picks up two FM deals

Kier Group’s workplace services business has been awarded two new facilities management contracts with the Imperial War Museums (IWM) and the Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) worth a combined £13.2 million. The five- year deal valued at £12 million with the IWM ...

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Reporting transparency

“A lack of transparency results in distrust and a deep sense of insecurity” Dalai Lama. So said the Dalai Lama at any rate. Here at the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) when we are trying understand an FM firms operations ...

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Economic pressures see Mitie issue profit warning

A number of “significant economic pressures” have led to Mitie warning that its first half sales and profits would be “materially lower” than the previous year, falling below management’s previous expectations. In a trading update released yesterday (19th September) Mitie ...

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Exploring the future of CAFM

FMJ takes a close look at the trends impacting CAFM, talking to industry experts about their views on outsourcing, mobile technology, access requirements, hot desking, early adoption of technology and more Earlier this year, FMJ sat down with Claire Visser, ...

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Servest exhibits success with Imperial War Museums soft FM deal

Servest has been awarded a five-year contract with Imperial War Museums (IWM). Commencing 1 November 2016, Servest will provide soft services to the unique property portfolio: Imperial War Museum London, the Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast, Duxford and the iconic Libeskind ...

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Interserve lands £11m contract extension with the Environment Agency

Interserve has received a two-year contract extension with the Environment Agency valued at more than £11 million. The international support services and construction group’s partnership with the Environment Agency first began in 2013 when it started providing a range of tailored facilities services including ...

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Surveying FM

Earlier this year Hannah Davis became the latest member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Facilities Management Professional Group Board. In 2015 she also clinched the Women of the Future Award for Real Estate, Construction and Infrastructure. After ...

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Future FM – Learning to adapt in the face of change

Once upon a time ago, the world of work was very different. Managers had offices and secretaries. It was all pencils and pencil skirts and big hair. Dolly Parton wasn’t joking about 9 to 5 either. Life was slower; and ...

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