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FM Clinic: What lessons can FM clients take following the demise of Carillion?

Following the demise of Carillion, what lessons should FM clients take from the fallout to ensure that their key suppliers’ finances are sound? If they do encounter a major problem how can they ensure the project or service is still ...

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CHSA goes live with new website

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has announced the launch of its new website which is now live. Run by its members for its members the CHSA represents all the major manufacturers and distributors supplying cleaning and hygiene products into ...

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Capita acquires Constructionline for £35m

The Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has announced outsourcing group, Capita, as the successful bidder in the sale of Constructionline, following an open competitive sales process which launched last summer. Constructionline, one of the UK’s largest procurement and ...

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Balfour Beatty recognised as an ‘A grade’ supplier for action on climate change

Balfour Beatty has been recognised as a leading supplier for action on climate change and has been awarded a position on the CDP Supplier Climate Performance Leadership Index 2014. The infrastructure company is one of only five in its sector to ...

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BIFM publishes new guidance on supply chain management

In a series of new and improved guidance to support standards and professionalism with the facilities management sector, the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published a new set of guidance which outlines the key concepts vital for successful supply chain ...

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How to assess new contractors fast, but thoroughly

With construction output on the rise, is it time to expand your supply base in case existing contractors are too busy? But how do you select, assess and pre-qualify new suppliers speedily and thoroughly? Traditional paper-based assessments that have simply ...

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Mindful of the future

FMs are inundated with advice on how to choose the right CAFM system for their organisation. How to get the most out of the system they do have. Issues of installation, training, maintenance and a hundred other things. FMJ looks ...

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Leading companies turnout at Facilities Show 2014

UBM Live, organisers of Facilities Show, has announced tremendous growth in international visitors and leading companies attending the event. The exhibition, run in exclusive partnership with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), is the world’s leading event dedicated to ...

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The Prodigal Son

In the 2012 autumn statement, the government announced reforms to the Private Finance Initiative, through a new model called PF2. Eighteen months since its introduction Angela Mackay explores the technical content of PF2 reform, focusing on the substantive changes which ...

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Facilities Show 2014 attracts cream of the crop

UBM Live, organisers of Facilities Show, has announced tremendous growth in international visitors and leading companies attending the event. The exhibition, run in exclusive partnership with the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), is the world’s leading event dedicated to ...

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