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  • ISS positive at halfway mark

    ISS positive at halfway mark

    The ISS group has delivered solid figures for the first half of 2015, buoyed by strong growth in integrated facilities services operations.

  • The Secrets of Successful Recruitment and Training

    The Secrets of Successful Recruitment and Training

    Despite businesses investing significantly in leadership and development courses, a recent poll by research firm Gallup revealed that only a third of employees based in the UK are satisfied in their jobs.

  • Brands talk, and people listen

    Brands talk, and people listen

    'Brand' is one of those ideas that can seem a bit too trendy for their own good. Of course this particular concept means something in the fast-paced and increasingly global commercial world; but what's it got to do with real life?

  • Changing for the Better

    Changing for the Better

    Andy Fry moved across from Initial Facilities to Interserve when the latter bought the former last year. In this interview, he tells Simon Iatrou about the post-acquisition changes he's trying to make.

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  • ISS positive at halfway mark

    ISS positive at halfway mark

    The ISS group has delivered solid figures for the first half of 2015, buoyed by strong growth in integrated facilities services operations.

  • Imtech UK in acquisition talks

    Imtech UK in acquisition talks

    Dutch business press reports indicate that Imtech UK and Ireland is on the brink of being acquired by a private equity investment group.

  • Closing date for CIBSE awards looms

    Closing date for CIBSE awards looms

    Only two weeks remain to enter the CIBSE Building Performance Awards 2016. There is still time to enter, but you will have to move fast.

  • Bakery treat for Servest

    Bakery treat for Servest

    FM services provider Servest has been awarded a new three-year contract with existing client, the bakery group Frank Roberts & Sons Ltd.

  • University place for Galliford Try

    University place for Galliford Try

    The construction group's facilities management business has secured a 10-year reactive maintenance contract with Anglia Ruskin University.

  • Churchill wins Lottery, again

    Churchill wins Lottery, again

    Churchill Services has secured a renewal of its cleaning contract with the Big Lottery Fund.

  • Carillion confident at mid year

    Carillion confident at mid year

    The construction to support services group has reported solid figures for the six months to 30 June and says it is on track for a good year.

  • Norse jv renews cleaning contracts

    Norse jv renews cleaning contracts

    Enfield Norse has been re-awarded two schools cleaning contracts with a combined value of over half a million pounds.

  • BSI updates FM briefing standard

    BSI updates FM briefing standard

    BS 8536-1, Briefing for Design and Construction: code of practice for facilities management, has been revised and extended.

  • Landmark to get 'world-first' management system

    Landmark to get 'world-first' management system

    Sydney Opera House has named global professional services firm AECOM to lead a team that will deliver a groundbreaking interface between traditional building management control systems, building information databases and building information modelling.

  • Deloitte prefers Mitie

    Deloitte prefers Mitie

    Mitie has been appointed preferred bidder for a five-year integrated FM contract with professional services firm Deloitte.

  • Spectrum extends Exova deal

    Spectrum extends Exova deal

    The support services group has landed an extension to its cleaning contract with the expert testing organisation Exova.

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Features

  • The Secrets of Successful Recruitment and Training

    The Secrets of Successful Recruitment and Training

    Despite businesses investing significantly in leadership and development courses, a recent poll by research firm Gallup revealed that only a third of employees based in the UK are satisfied in their jobs.

  • Sleeping Giant Awakes

    Sleeping Giant Awakes

    Saudi Arabia has the potential to be far and away the largest FM market in the Gulf region. Trends in both the private and public sectors suggest that it is now poised to realise that potential and shed its historic low-cost, low-quality image.

  • Keeping Pace with Energy Management

    Keeping Pace with Energy Management

    2015 has already proved to be a significant year for anyone operating in the energy sector.

  • Real-world Asset Management

    Real-world Asset Management

    Records of processes and assets are important, but assets need managing and that's the key role of FM providers.



Interviews

  • Changing for the Better

    Changing for the Better

    Andy Fry moved across from Initial Facilities to Interserve when the latter bought the former last year. In this interview, he tells Simon Iatrou about the post-acquisition changes he's trying to make.

  • Filling a Gap in the Market

    Filling a Gap in the Market

    Chris Kenneally believes there is space to exploit in the facilities management market. He spoke to Simon Iatrou about Cordant Group's ambitious new plans for growth.

  • Service Management 3.0

    Service Management 3.0

    What does it take to become a great service organisation? Richard Sykes talks to Simon Iatrou about ISS's journey, both locally and globally.

  • A Commercial Guide to Saving the Planet

    A Commercial Guide to Saving the Planet

    When it comes to reducing carbon a commercial brain is just as important as an environmental conscience, Keith Pedder tells Simon Iatrou.



Comments

  • Brands talk, and people listen

    Brands talk, and people listen

    'Brand' is one of those ideas that can seem a bit too trendy for their own good. Of course this particular concept means something in the fast-paced and increasingly global commercial world; but what's it got to do with real life?

  • The value of establishing a brand

    The value of establishing a brand

    There is no question about it: facilities management is the 'secret service' driving UK business forward.

  • The business benefits of hard data

    The business benefits of hard data

    Simon Iatrou's recent comment piece titled 'Where's the proof?' prompted a few thoughts on the analysis of data to make a case and how that applies particularly in FM.

  • Going digital for reduced food miles

    Going digital for reduced food miles

    Nowadays sustainability is an ingrained business practice and nearly every organisation has green policies in place to reduce its impact on the environment.



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