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Supply Chain Sustainability School to launch People Matter Charter

In response to the fact that organisations across the construction industry are increasingly facing more people challenges, relating to both their own workforce and their supply chain, the Supply Chain Sustainability School and its delivery partner Action Sustainability are launching ...

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Government must tackle late payment issues, says BESA

The new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains, according to the Chief Executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) David Frise. He told the Association’s ...

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Safety chain

Mike Wood, Product & Technology Director at Constructionline explains the ways in which health and safety standards can be better managed throughout the supply chain Many facilities managers – particularly those working on large building and construction projects – will ...

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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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