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A double win for Wates FM

Wates FM has been appointed to deliver two major contracts on behalf of Brooks Macdonald and Harbottle & Lewis LLP, which will see the business expand its presence within the private sector. The new three-year contracts include a package of ...

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Survey reveals Carillion sub-contractors face huge losses

Following the collapse of construction giant, Carillion, a recent snap poll of its engineering sub-contractors shows that many companies are set to face huge financial losses. That’s according to new data obtained by the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and the ...

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In the frame

Public and private sector organisations alike are turning to frameworks to procure planned maintenance services. Richard Sutton, General Manager of Horbury Property Services, explains why Procurement can be an expensive process, especially in the world of planned maintenance. Public sector ...

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Procurement: Who does it better?

More consolidation, less resource, limited finances. Does this sound familiar? Julian Fris, Director, Neller Davies, discusses whether recent market changes have contributed to smaller margins and, in turn, more pressure on the profitability of outsourcing contracts. In the past 10 ...

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Arc Partnership appoints its first MD

Daniel Maher has been appointed managing director of the Arc Partnership – a joint venture developed by public sector owned built environment specialist, Scape Group and Nottinghamshire County Council. As the JV’s first appointed MD, Maher will oversee the delivery of Arc’s £200 ...

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Cleanin’ up attitudes

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has recently launched The Cleaning Taskforce. Supported by industry bodies like the British Cleaning Council and a multitude of firms, including Servest, the taskforce aims to: • Promote employers’ compliance with employment law and ...

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BIFM and ITN continue collaboration to demonstrate FM’s impact

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) and ITN Productions have joined together in a unique communications partnership to produce a news and feature programme showcasing the latest innovations and best practice in facilities management (FM), which will be launched ...

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Healthcare Estates 2014 attracts the main decision makers…

This year’s Healthcare Estates takes place in Manchester on the 7th & 8th October. Key senior directors, managers and their teams from healthcare facilities across the UK will enjoy two days of debate and discussion on key issues affecting the ...

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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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Report warns there is still work to to be done on government contract management

A new report by the National Audit Office (NAO) ‘Transforming government’s contract management’ has concluded that whilst significant improvement programmes have been introduced by central government, since recognising the magnitude of the problem they face in managing their annual £40 billion of ...

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