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RICS launches six new FM case studies

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is to launch six facilities management case studies developed for them by International Workplace at an event taking place today (19 June), at the NEC in Birmingham. The case studies which cross a ...

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Vivark wins grounds maintenance contracts

Liverpool based facilities management and refurbishment company, Vivark, has been awarded contracts with two Knowsley Parish Councils to manage maintenance activity at Halewood’s Eaton Street Park and Prescot’s King George V Playing Fields. Vivark, part of the First Ark Group, will cover ...

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New report reveals FM must focus on people, not buildings

A new report commissioned by facilities management company, Mitie, has revealed that half of the UK’s service sector employees are being hampered by inadequate workplace management and design. Based on a nationwide survey of 2,443 service sector employees, the findings ...

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BIFM creates African regional group in Nigeria

A new regional community group has been created by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) to support its members based in Nigeria and the wider facilities management profession in the region. The new group will provide Nigerian BIFM members with ...

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New international standard for FM gets the go ahead

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has formally approved to proceed with a new international standard for facilities management – ISO 41000. The decision was taken following a poll of ISO’s 159 member organisations earlier this year. It is expected ...

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JLL takes top prize at Global FM Awards

Commercial and residential property services company, JLL has scooped this year’s coveted Global FM Award having been named winner of the Platinum Award of Excellence in Facilities Management 2015. JLL, whose entry was submitted through the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), ...

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RICS launches FM sector ‘Aspire to Lead’ campaign

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched its Aspire to Lead campaign, dedicated to professional Facilities Management (FM) education. Aspire to Lead is a campaign to encourage both aspiring and established FM professionals, in all stages of their ...

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BSRIA publishes new building owner’s guide to implementing BIM

BSRIA, the test, instruments, research and consultancy organisation that provides services in the construction, building services and facilities management sectors, has published a new BIM Roadmap guide which provides a method for organisations to chart or map their corporate BIM ...

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Counter terrorism expert joins Kingdom’s director team

Kingdom, a provider of security, facilities management and cleaning services has announced the appointment of Dr Michael McDonagh, a counter terrorism expert to its team of directors. Formerly a detective chief superintendent with the Metropolitan Police where he was commanding ...

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Food for thought

When food is manufactured, there is inevitably some left over. Crisps that are the wrong shape, cereals that have broken, biscuits that are too heavy. For whatever reason this perfectly good food is deemed not worthy of human consumption. Have ...

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