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Pagabo elects to waive framework fees for projects using COVID-19, PPN 1/20

National procurement organisation Pagabo has announced that framework fees will be waived for any projects procured via its frameworks using the government’s procurement policy note. Issued by the UK Cabinet Office on Wednesday 18 March, COVID-19, PPN 1/20 explains what procurement options are ...

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CAFM considerations

Whether investing in CAFM for the first time or thinking about changing vendors, it’s important to select the right system for your needs as a mistake can be costly. Our panel of experts advise on the factors involved in a ...

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Fusion21 announces £80m Lifts Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the renewal of its national Lifts Framework. Worth up to £80 million over a four-year period, the framework is the newest part of Fusion21’s Building Safety and Compliance offer. Designed to meet ...

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SEC calls on Government to enhance powers for new building safety regulator

Construction

As the board charged with implementing the new Building Safety Regulator meets this week and Government begins to frame its legislation, a leading UK construction body has called for enhanced powers for the Regulator. The Specialist Engineering Contractors’ (SEC) Group ...

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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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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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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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Redefining value

Phil McClennon, CEO of Leadec, explains why the outsourcing market must become a race to the top if the industry is to thrive and grow in difficult times With several high-profile outsourcing businesses hitting the headlines for all the wrong ...

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Life after Carillion

FMJ and leading FM company Salisbury Group brought together a group of senior client-side FMs under Chatham House rules to discuss the sustainability of FM contracts and how to deliver mutually beneficial partnerships for clients, service providers and subcontractors PARTICIPANTS ...

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