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Career Ladder talks to facilities director, Lucy Hind

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? I started as a building service engineer progressing into service management and into FM. The industry has opened up many doors for me as I have become embedded ...

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Inspirational Speaker line-up announced for Facilities Show 2019

Facilities Show has announced the three inspirational keynote speakers set to enthral and inform audiences at this year’s event, held on 18-20 June at ExCeL London. The event will host presentations from a rugby legend, a sporting icon and an ...

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VINCI Facilities awarded DfE FM contract

VINCI Facilities has won a four-year facilities management contract with the Department for Education (DfE). The contract will be administered by LocatED, the government-owned property company, responsible for buying and developing sites in England for the DfE free schools programme. ...

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Another strong year of growth for Westgrove Group

Warrington-based facilities management specialist, Westgrove Group, has recorded another year of strong growth, with turnover rising from £20 million to £25 million – and profits increasing by almost 30 per cent – in the 12 months to the end of December ...

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Incentive FM extends stay at Bluewater with new 5-year deal

Incentive FM has secured a new five-year contract with Bluewater, Europe’s leading retail and leisure destination. The new contract has been awarded on the strength of the operational delivery and strategic management of the contract for the last three years. ...

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Procurement passage

Mark Whittaker, Facilities Management Solutions Consultant at Thomson FM Limited and Chair of the IWFM, North Region argues that FMs must ensure to create a clear procurement journey First, a true story. One of my close friends recently arrived at ...

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IFMA unveils 2019 scholarship programme

Applications for the 2019 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) scholarship programme are now open. The scholarship offers practising and aspiring facility managers a route into higher education. Students who receive the scholarship are also given complimentary registration to IFMA’s World ...

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HMRC appoints Bellrock for technology-led hard FM services

Bellrock will be supporting HMRC in its northern region to deliver HMRC’s smart building vision. HMRC’s transformation is the biggest modernisation of the UK tax system in a generation. It involves making fundamental changes to the way the department works ...

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Protecting the past

The unique challenges of historic buildings make the new generation of building management systems ideally suited for retrofit projects, says Gavin Holvey of Priva UK Building management systems (BMS) are helping to maintain historic buildings with the same control-based technologies ...

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FM’s role in helping to reduce single-use plastic across the built environment

According to Sky Ocean Rescue, more plastic was made in the first decade of the 21st century than the whole of the 20th. Eight million tonnes of plastic are thrown away each year and washed out to sea, causing untold ...

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