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Construction industry holds auditors accountable for Carillion collapse

The construction industry views the collapse of Carillion as a result of aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG. A survey of the supply chain conducted by public sector procurement specialist, Scape Group, finds that 93 per cent ...

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Workplace Law publishes legal update on FM outsourcing

Workplace Law, the employee relations division of International Workplace, has issued a white paper on the employment law aspects of outsourcing in the facilities management sector. The white paper – Joint employer status: implications for outsourcing in the FM sector ...

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Reform outsourcing, don’t ban it, says think tank

Government needs private firms and charities to deliver public services but should improve the rules for outsourcing, says the Reform think tank. A new report by the think tank calls for more training for civil servants dealing with private companies ...

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Workers unite today in the first national day of action against outsourcing

Hundreds of mainly migrant workers are expected to march through London today (26 February), in the first national day of action against outsourcing. The workers are demanding an end to outsourcing, as well as the insecurity, discrimination and low pay ...

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Government revamps outsourcing measures

The Cabinet Office has launched new outsourcing guidance which has been designed to improve how government works with industry and deliver better public services. The Outsourcing Playbook will ensure that the government gets right more projects from the start, engages ...

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ISS recognised on IAOP’s 2019 ‘Best of The Best’ Global Outsourcing 100

Every year, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) releases a ranking of global outsourcing companies, highlighting the ‘best of the best’ across all industries. ISS, has received a special recognition for being at the very top of The Global Outsourcing ...

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Mount Charles boasts 30% growth in Ireland

Outsourcing company, Mount Charles, has seen its turnover grow by just over 30 per cent in the Irish market in the last year, with almost €2.5 million in new cleaning and catering contracts won from its Dublin base. Overall turnover ...

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ISS signs 7-year vested partnership agreement with Vattenfall

ISS and energy firm, Vattenfall, have entered into one of Sweden’s and the Nordic countries’ largest agreements for facility management services, a flexible outcome-based partnership designed to deliver on the parties’ mutually developed vision and objectives. After working together since ...

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Source of strife

Outsourcing has had somewhat of a bad press this year. Here Valerie Bonnin, Director at Incendium Consulting explains why she thinks it still works and how to avoid its pitfalls The demise of big firms such as Carillion has left ...

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The benefits and challenges of the TFM model

According to AMA’s ‘Facilities Management Outsourcing Market Report – UK 2016-2020’ the TFM sector was forecast to reach over £21 billion by 2020. This has resulted in greater demand for ‘bundled service’ and TFM contracts. However, it has been argued ...

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