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Construction industry holds auditors accountable for Carillion collapse

The construction industry views the collapse of Carillion as a result of aggressive accounting policies and a close relationship with KPMG. A survey of the supply chain conducted by public sector procurement specialist, Scape Group, finds that 93 per cent ...

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FM sought for evidence on construction product information

The Construction Products Association’s (CPA) has extended its Call for Evidence on construction product information to 23 April 2019, and in particular is seeking responses from the facilities management sector. The survey forms a critical part of the construction industry’s ...

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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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Majority of councils are breaching rules on payment

Six months on from the collapse of Carillion, new data obtained by the Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) and the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has revealed that almost nine in 10 (89 per cent) local authorities are not monitoring if their supply ...

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FMJ roundtable discusses achieving transparency, sustainability and value in FM

“We’ve got to trust our supply chain is delivering what we asked them to and that will only come about if we’ve got a good contractual relationship,” was the consensus of a group of FMs who came together for a ...

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Foundations in place for new CCS Construction agreement

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has announced engagement is underway on a major new commercial agreement to support public bodies to build, maintain and dispose of their buildings. A Prior Information Notice (PIN) has been published for a new Construction Works ...

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EMCOR’s Alison Bettany named new chair of FM at Supply Sustainability School

EMCOR UK, has announced that Alison Bettany, the company’s Commodities, Operational and Sustainable Procurement Manager has been appointed the new Chair of the Facilities Management (FM) Leadership Group of the Supply Chain Sustainability School, of which EMCOR UK is a ...

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ISS signs Courtauld Commitment 2025 to help tackle food waste

ISS Facility Services UK has signed up to Courtauld Commitment 2025, a 10-year voluntary agreement that brings together organisations across the food system – from producer to consumer – to make food and drink production and consumption more sustainable, from ...

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New Retail 2020 report looks at the future of retail FM and procurement

Retail supply chain specialist, Altius VA, has published the Retail 2020 Report, providing a future insight into the trends that will affect facilities and property managers. Drawing on forecasts from the likes of PwC, Forbes, Deloitte and other global specialists, ...

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Interserve encourages supply chain to join ‘Ban the Box’ campaign

Interserve together with its supply chain is to open up thousands of job opportunities for ex-offenders through ‘Ban the Box’, a campaign driven by the charity, Business in the Community (BITC), which works with businesses to help tackle some of ...

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