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SFMI helps WWF-UK win ethical procurement award

Work by the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and support services company ENGIE led to a win for WWF-UK in the Ethical Procurement category of the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply’s 2019 Supply Management Awards.  The award recognised the ...

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Atalian Servest keeps CIPS ethics accreditation

Atalian Servest has been awarded the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Corporate Ethical Mark, for a third successive year. The global services provider is one of 59 companies worldwide to achieve the accreditation, joining the likes of the NHS ...

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Pagabo predicts trebling project numbers through second term frameworks

National framework organisation Pagabo is predicting to deliver millions of pounds of social value for communities with support from its two newest frameworks going out for tender this month. Pagabo is introducing the second terms of its National Framework for ...

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SWG named as supplier on the Crown Commercial Service G-Cloud 11 framework

Service Works Global (SWG) has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) G-Cloud 11 framework under Lot 2: Cloud services. The G-Cloud 11 allows all UK public sector organisations to choose and buy cloud computing services ...

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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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Backup plan

We’re going through some uncertain times, what with Brexit and the collapse of leading players in the FM sector. Here, Julian Fris, Director at Neller Davies explores the role of emergency procurement in helping to weather the storm There seems ...

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Businesses urged to place more emphasis on ‘social value’ to secure Government contracts

Businesses who want to secure future government contracts are being urged to show they can also help improve society by tackling issues such as modern slavery and climate change. During yesterday’s Social Value Summit in London,  the government launched a ...

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Procurement passage

Mark Whittaker, Facilities Management Solutions Consultant at Thomson FM Limited and Chair of the IWFM, North Region argues that FMs must ensure to create a clear procurement journey First, a true story. One of my close friends recently arrived at ...

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University of Westminster enrols Sitemark for procurement support

Sitemark has been chosen by the University of Westminster to support its procurement of cleaning services across its London estate. The multi-milllion pound contract will cover four main campuses, including both academic and residential buildings, which service more than 19,000 students ...

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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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