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Derbyshire proposes JV with Suffolk for public sector services provision

Derbyshire County Council is proposing to set up joint venture companies with Suffolk County Council to look after its cleaning and caretaking services, and some design and construction services. Changes to the way that Derbyshire County Council will manage its ...

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The future is smart for facilities management

Organisational transformation is big business these days as retail, commercial and other sectors recognise that changing and evolving is key to their sustainability. It’s easy to focus on sectors like retail where there is a more obvious shift to new ...

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A call to arms

The RICS Integrated Property Services Conference 2019, which took place in London on 1 July, focused on how to build trust in the facilities management profession With a change in name from ‘Strategic FM Conference’ to ‘Integrated Property Services Conference’, ...

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Interserve owed creditors in excess of £100m

Companies House filings show Interserve owed its creditors in excess of £100 million when it went into administration in March 2019. In total, Interserve owed £55.4 million to its secured creditors and another £50.5 million to its unsecured creditors. The ...

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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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