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Norwich City Council serves notice to bring services back in-house

Norwich City Council has formally started the process of bringing a number of services back in-house by serving notice on its environmental services contract with Norwich Norse Environmental (NNE). Norse has delivered services across Norwich in recent years however, the ...

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Performance reporting is key to FM success

Facilities management (FM) software provider, Service Works Group has published a new guide which identifies the benefits of performance reporting in the FM sector. ‘A facilities management function that performs well is like a world-class orchestra where players and instruments ...

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Bouygues brings BIFM training in-house

Facilities management and infrastructure services firm Bouygues Energies & Services (Bouygues) has become a BIFM Recognised Centre, capable of delivering the BIFM qualifications in facilities management (FM) in-house for its employees. Bouygues, which has worked with BIFM for many years ...

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Is self-delivery emerging as the future FM model of choice?

After years of outsourcing are large real estate firms now looking to self deliver FM services and bring them in-house? Guy Palmer, lead director for real estate strategic sourcing at Deloitte, investigates When CBRE bought Norland in December some thought ...

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Good call as BT’s expanding facilities arm brings 282 external staff in house

Telecommunications giant BT has today announced its facilities services business is to insource 282 front desk security and reception services staff, currently employed by external security firm Securitas, into its BT Facilities Services Limited (BTFS) business. The move is designed to deliver ...

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Soldier, rest – Cathy Hayward talks to the FM about his expansive role at Royal Chelsea Hospital

Behind the bustle of London’s fashionable King’s Road with its trendy bars, restaurants and chic shops, and just a stone’s throw from the hub of Victoria station, lies a 66-acre haven of tranquillity, order and beauty which stretches majestically down ...

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Direct Works Forum membership tops 100

The Direct Works Forum (DWF) welcomed its 100th member in December 2012, confirming that social landlords are increasingly choosing to manage the provision of repairs and maintenance in-house. Both Leeds City Council and Stafford and Rural Homes joined the DWF ...

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TRAINING Higher or lower?

In today’s market, FM procurement teams are being forced to consider one of two options when it comes to buying in services; either the low-cost-low-quality route or high-cost-high-end risks. In this month’s column, Tom Robinson, training & development manager at ...

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Moving out

The recession has had a huge impact on the way companies view outsourced services, as the temptation to save costs by taking provisions in-house plays on the mind of many business owners. RFM Group’s Timothy Platt explains why people should ...

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Challenging landscape for integrated facilities management

A new report has cast doubts over the continued growth of integrated facilities management in the UK as public sector organisations battle to reduce core costs and cancel outsourced contracts to realise identified savings. However, it is not all doom and gloom for integrated service offerings...

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