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FM Clinic: Future of outsourcing public services

Is the rush to outsource public services in central and local government going to slow down as a result of the public becoming disillusioned by management consultants and major service providers securing large profits amidst claims of very poor levels ...

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The year ahead

Andrew Preston, CEO of recruitment outsourcing specialist, de Poel, looks at 2017 – and predicts on what the New Year has in store for the facilities management sector The FM market is increasingly competitive, currently estimated to be worth £111 billion ...

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Europe’s FM sector to get a boost in revenues from increased outsourcing

Over the next two years, organic revenue in the EMEA facilities management sector will grow in the low to mid-single digits (including market share gains) on the back of increased outsourcing, according to a new report published by Moody’s Investors Service. Titled ...

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Exploring the future of CAFM

FMJ takes a close look at the trends impacting CAFM, talking to industry experts about their views on outsourcing, mobile technology, access requirements, hot desking, early adoption of technology and more Earlier this year, FMJ sat down with Claire Visser, ...

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New study reveals requirements when procuring security

At a time when businesses are increasingly alert to security threats, outsourcing is the most popular option according to independent research conducted on behalf of facility services specialists, Grosvenor Services. Key findings from the study revealed that 80 per cent of ...

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Demystifying performance based contracts

The increasing trend for outsourcing FM services, with the sector predicted to grow by five per cent annually over the next couple of years, has added a new dimension. Failure to manage supplier relationships correctly can have major financial and ...

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The trends of 2016

The facilities management sector is an important contributor to the UK, employing roughly 10 per cent of the UK working population and estimated to be worth £111bn a year to the national economy. Stuart Linington, managing director, NG Bailey’s Facilities ...

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Edinburgh Council rejects plans to outsource FM services

Plans to outsource the City of Edinburgh Council’s facilities management services have been rejected as it seeks to provide a framework to address a £126 million shortfall over the next four years. The decision was taken at a recent meeting of ...

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Carillion secures three places on FM Services Agreement

Carillion has been selected by UK government for all three lots of its new Facilities Management Services Agreement, under which up to £4.1 billion of services will be outsourced over the period to 2019. In total, 19 suppliers (see box below) ...

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Mobilising to success

Effective mobilisation, implementation and transition are vital to the long-term success of any facilities management outsourcing relationship. Julia Edmonds, managing director at Lexington, explains how organisations can reduce the complexity and stress to ensure a smooth transition as well as ...

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