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ISS paper evaluates FM market development – past, present and future

ISS has published a new white paper, looking at the evolution of the facility management (FM) industry from the 1980s to the present and offers a number of predictions about where it sees the sector heading in the future. The white ...

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Delivering in the MAILROOM

The mailroom was the heart of the organisation 20 years ago – handling hundreds or thousands of letters and parcels every day. The mailbox was a standard fixture, being pushed around the floors twice a day. But with the advent ...

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FM expert leads JLL’s IFM business in the Americas

JLL has strengthened its integrated facilities management (IFM) team in the Americas with the appointment of Maureen Ehrenberg as executive managing director of the business and chair of its IFM Global Speciality Board. Internationally recognised as an expert with the ...

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FM and corporate real estate

Anyone looking back at the industry reports from Zurich Insurance, JLL and IFMA into the facilities sector and its main customer, corporate real estate, might be struck that they all say similar things. But we should not be depressed by ...

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Sodexo strengthens its corporate services 
team

Sodexo has made two new appointments to its executive 
team for its corporate services business. Andy Vaughan joins as business development director 
and Andrew Wilkinson takes up the role of strategy and marketing director. Vaughan, having recently held the position ...

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UK public sector spend of £51 billion almost double that of commercial sector

The UK public sector is spending almost twice as much on outsourcing as the commercial sector, a result of governmental services striving to cut costs. New research by Information Services Group (ISG) reveals that the total contract value (TCV) of ...

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Cultural fit ranks high with FMs

According to a new survey carried out by Lexington Reception Services, 86 per cent of facilities managers (FMs) say cultural fit is important when choosing a facilities management (FM) provider however, less than half (45 per cent) of them assess ...

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Return of “mega deal” gets 2014 outsourcing off to an egg-cellent start

The global outsourcing industry is off to a egg-ceptional start this year, with the return of the “mega deal”, which is fuelling double-digit growth in first-quarter contract value.  According to new figures, 10 “mega-contracts” worth more than $100 million (£59.42m) in ...

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FM is top of the class

Twenty years ago, facilities management wasn’t a term that would have been used by any school management team. There were of course caretakers, cleaners and dinner ladies all with very distinct roles. The landscape, however, is changing as secondary and ...

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A co-operative approach to FM

This month the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, together with its partner Workplace Law, launched a series of case studies about the FM industry, with the aim of demonstrating to people outside of the sector the contribution that strategic FM ...

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