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JLL predicts how real estate businesses can adapt and thrive in a future city

Over the next 20 years the ideal cityscape will have adapted to the trends driving the real estate sector and will include co-working and living space, smart and healthy buildings, Wi-Fi trees, reverse vending machines, driverless transport and multi-generational housing ...

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The social value of facilities management

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Much has been spoken throughout this year about the value of FM and our relentless drive to demonstrate the importance of our profession not just in terms of cost reduction but more ...

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FM: it’s all about give and take

Social Value

The government’s 2013 Social Value Act presents a huge opportunity for the FM sector, which is well placed to deliver a variety of initiatives that can, in turn, honour the guidelines contained within the Act and give back to the ...

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Interserve moves closer to achieving 2020 sustainability targets

Interserve has published its annual report on the progress made against its sustainability targets, following the launch of its SustainAbilities plan in 2013. The comprehensive business-wide sustainability plan incorporates, five outcomes, 15 goals and 48 ambitious targets for the business ...

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Government unveils social procurement initiative

The Buy Social Corporate Challenge is to be launched at Downing Street today (18th April), which will see a number of high profile businesses, supported by Social Enterprise UK and the Cabinet Office, commit to procuring goods and services to the value ...

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JLL identifies eight sustainability trends critical to the UK property industry

A new report from commercial and residential property services company, JLL has identified a number of sustainability megatrends that will impact on the success of UK real estate over the next 15-20 years. Analysing a total of 40 themes, JLL’s ...

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Procuring to protect the local community

Service provider, Willmott Dixon has published a report setting out how public authorities and registered providers can leverage construction and housing repairs contracts to deliver additional social value to local communities and gives examples of how the service provider itself ...

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