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Pattenmakers opens nominations for 2020 Young Manager Award

Livery company the Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers has opened nominations for its annual Young Manager Award, and is on the search to find a talented young facilities manager deserving of the unique training and development opportunities it provides. The award ...

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Career Ladder talks to University of Manchester’s Library Space Development Manager

Q: How did you progress through the profession to your current role? Having run businesses in the music sector, I decided to transfer my project management, working with people, event management and marketing experience to the education sector. It was ...

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Derwent fm enrols in university contract

Derwent fm has been appointed preferred bidder by Coventry University for delivery of facilities management services at its Scarborough campus. Under the terms of the three-year deal Derwent will provide a diverse range of services including 24/7 reactive maintenance, fire ...

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The effect of TUPE on FM is multifaceted

Blog from Laura Ryan, Legal Director UK & Ireland, Atalian Servest For almost 40 years businesses have had to consider the Transfer of Employment (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) when transferring a relevant undertaking or implementing a service provision change. ...

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Career Ladder talks to Pareto’s Francesca Laugier-Davies

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? I applied for an FM apprenticeship with a charity I was volunteering for at the time. Q: What made you choose FM as a career? I wasn’t exactly clear on ...

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Uberisation of FM

Could using the latest smart technology to offer an Uber-style response service revolutionise the way the FM industry manages reactive services? Do you agree that service capabilities and costs would be transformed if FM services suppliers completely digitalised their processes ...

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Integrate or Isolate

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities This year’s RICS/IFMA flagship conference for Facilities Management took the brave step of changing its name from the ‘Strategic FM’ conference to a more inclusively titled ‘Integrated Property Services conference’ undoubtedly raising ...

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Sodexo Energy & Resources wins new business worth £6.5m a year

Sodexo Energy & Resources has secured three new FM contracts, worth a combined £6.5 million a year. The contracts are with Total E&P UK Ltd, Doosan Babcock Ltd and a major player in the energy market. As part of a ...

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Career Ladder talks to Simone Fenton-Jarvis, Workplace Services Consultancy Development Director

Q: What was you first job in the FM sector? Facilities Assistant in a Leisure Centre. Q: What made you choose FM as a career? I had a passion for health and fitness and started to work in Leisure without ...

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Have your say on RICS’ Code of Practice: Procurement of FM

RICS is inviting comments on its new draft Code of Practice: Procurement of facility management. A global industry Code of Practice, Procurement of facility management is aimed at property professionals involved in a facility management procurement process either within their ...

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