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NEC and IWFM launch the new suite of NEC4 Facilities Management Contracts in its final edition

Launched by NEC, the construction industry’s leading procurement contract suite, and the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), the new set of contracts are specifically for the procurement of facilities management services and to help identify best practice in the ...

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Pagabo issues PIN for new civils and infrastructure framework

National procurement organisation, Pagabo, has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for its newest framework designed for civils and infrastructure projects within the built environment. The framework will run for four years, with the option to extend to a further ...

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Military provision

Sara Bean talks to David Brewer, COO of the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), who explains the huge benefits of a recent overhaul to the procurement of MoD training estate, built estate and accommodation contracts, worth around £3 billion per annum ...

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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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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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