Sustainability School confirms launch
The Supply Chain Sustainability School, well established in the construction sector, will launch its dedicated offer for FM and the services sector next week.
Testing the value of engagement
Employee engagement is one of those concepts that every manager would list as a good thing; but what does it mean exactly and how do we achieve it?
Mitie signs with Turner Broadcasting
The broadcasting group has awarded a three-site multi-year FM contract to Mitie.
Centerplate takes early lead at Rotherham
Rotherham United Football Club has awarded an early contract extension to its catering partner.
SFG20 launches with new functionality
This week marked a milestone in the development of SFG20, the definitive standard for building maintenance.
What's the point of design?
Anything to do with 'workplace design' often gets a bad rap in the hard-headed commercial world. If you're not Google or some bleeding-edge media company, do you really need to spend money on designers?
Servest names MD for building services
Facilities management provider Servest Group has appointed Mike Proctor as Managing Director for the Building Services division.
More on the ISS/GSH deal
Following the announcement yesterday that ISS has acquired key parts of GSH Group, more information about the deal and the buyer's motivation has come from the Copenhagen headquarters.
2015 BIFM awards open
The BIFM has opened entries for its prestigious industry awards. This year sees the awards featuring three overall themes: People, Impact and Innovation.
Birmingham FM event welcomes new cleaning show
Facilities Management 2015, the only event for the UK facilities industry held outside of London, returns to the NEC for its second season on 24 to 26 March. And it won't be alone.
Churchill still riding the rails
The soft services group has won a three-year contract extension with East Midlands Trains.
ISS acquires key GSH operations
ISS UK Limited has confirmed the acquisition of the UK, Ireland and European technical services division of GSH Group plc, putting to bed rumours that have been swirling through the industry for many months.
Employee Engagement: A Game-Changer in Facilities Management?
Donna Brown discusses how her research into employee engagement can have a far-reaching impact on facilities management within healthcare and beyond.
Strategic Facilities Management Skills to Prioritise in 2015
William Betts discusses the skills and qualifications that employers will be looking for in 2015 and beyond.
The i-FM News Review 2014
The great thing about facilities management is that it is not like waiting for a bus: two or three big stories may occasionally come along together, but almost never are you left standing on the street corner waiting for something interesting to happen.
The Google Effect: How Workplace Design Drives Business Performance
Stephen Shallcroft says that facilities management needs to understand not only the needs of a business but also its workforce if it is to provide the most effective workplace.
Servest and The Three Bears Principle
Rob Legge and Andrew Sugars tell Simon Iatrou why being somewhere in the middle is just right.
A Clear Line of Site
Just why has iSite's brand of 'building intelligence' made such an impression on the facilities management community? Martin Ward and Graham Perry tell Simon Iatrou it's because their message of convergence is only now being taken seriously.
The Exit Interview
After more than two years as CEO of PHS, Gareth Rhys Williams is stepping down, proud of the progress the workplace services provider has made in his tenure. Simon Iatrou asked him to reflect on the journey.
Incentive FM's Martin Reed tells Simon Iatrou why his organisation feels at home managing some of London’s most prestigious buildings.
Don't over design it
Adam Burtt-Jones argues that design has to ask difficult questions of other professional disciplines to make sure a space is effective.
Shattering glass ceilings
The WIFM Conference has always had a penchant for empowerment. In its third year the event did not disappoint, bringing together a range of speakers to discuss some of the keys to overcoming adversity.
What now for the BFG?
For many, the announcement that the CSSA had decided to reverse its merger into the Building Futures Group will have come as a complete shock.
Changing of the seasons
The season of excess is almost upon us, but before we are permitted to give in to gluttony, it would be useful to reflect on the past 12 months.
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