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  • Mitie acquires screening company

    Mitie acquires screening company

    Mitie has bought Procius Limited, a UK pre-employment screening company, as an extension to its Total Security Management business.

  • Moving Closer to the Centre

    Moving Closer to the Centre

    As more and more companies look to outsource their data storage, David Mcleod considers the benefits of migrating to a data centre and where this trend is taking us.

  • Workplace management is NOT 'non core'

    Workplace management is NOT 'non core'

    Another year has gone and we're within a short hop of this year's Workplace Week Convention, entitled 'The work/place revolution… taking human performance to new levels'.

  • Master of All Trades, Jack of None

    Master of All Trades, Jack of None

    Simon Ball has held nearly every position there is in the facilities management sector. He tells Simon Iatrou why this should be standard operating procedure for all FM professionals.

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Sodexo 2013

  • Facilities management DNA

    Facilities management DNA

    The BIFM's People Management Special Interest Group has set the date for its second annual DNA of a Successful Facilities Manager event.

  • Energy Institute to provide first ESOS asessors

    Energy Institute to provide first ESOS asessors

    The Energy Institute has been approved by the Environment Agency to qualify Lead Assessors under the government's Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme.

  • ISS named best FM company in Asia Pacific

    ISS named best FM company in Asia Pacific

    Global market research firm Frost & Sullivan has named ISS the Best Facilities Management Company of the Year in Asia Pacific for the second consecutive year.

  • We have a winner

    We have a winner

    Chris Treen has won the iPad prize draw following the completion of our 2014 FM Brands Survey.

  • Workplace Week: get involved

    Workplace Week: get involved

    The annual celebration of innovative workplace ideas, combined with the opportunity to go inside and nose around a bit, has established its place on the calendars of both workplace specialists and FMs.

  • Making the case for outsourcing data storage

    Making the case for outsourcing data storage

    What is an organisation's most valuable asset? The stock response is 'people'. But if it's not data, that's certainly a close second.

  • Cofely Besix Mannai FM in Qatar win

    Cofely Besix Mannai FM in Qatar win

    The still-new Cofely Besix Mannai Facility Management has won its first contract, a deal with Qatar Petroleum.

  • Mitie acquires screening company

    Mitie acquires screening company

    Mitie has bought Procius Limited, a UK pre-employment screening company, as an extension to its Total Security Management business.

  • BaxterStorey group strengthens board

    BaxterStorey group strengthens board

    WSH, the parent company for six catering and hospitality brands, has announced the appointment of Edward Griffiths, Deputy Master of the Royal Household, to its board.

  • Technology Awards: one month to go

    Technology Awards: one month to go

    The 2015 i-FM Technology in FM Awards are open for entries, but submissions are due in by 14 November. Act now to be in with a chance.

  • Chartwells retains Derby contract

    Chartwells retains Derby contract

    Compass Group UK & Ireland's education business, Chartwells, has retained a catering and hospitality contract with the University of Derby in a five-year deal worth £9m.

  • Brands: who's getting the message?

    Brands: who's getting the message?

    The results of this year's i-FM Brands Survey confirm that UK facilities management is as big, dynamic and confusing a marketplace as ever. Size appears to count in terms of recognition, but that doesn't mean the message is being received as intended.

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Features

  • Moving Closer to the Centre

    Moving Closer to the Centre

    As more and more companies look to outsource their data storage, David Mcleod considers the benefits of migrating to a data centre and where this trend is taking us.

  • Room for improvement

    Room for improvement

    Our cities are developing at such an incredible rate that space is now at a premium. In response, Paul Statham says, organisations should turn to resource scheduling systems.

  • Not All EPCs are the Same

    Not All EPCs are the Same

    Marcus Brodin explains why an energy performance contract from an experienced solutions provider can offer a number of advantages over traditional procurement models.

  • Evolve or Regress: What is Our Pleasure?

    Evolve or Regress: What is Our Pleasure?

    Much of what we casually describe as FM outsourcing is in reality out-tasking. True outsourcing is a more challenging process. Is the industry ready for that, asks Neil Longley.



Interviews

  • Master of All Trades, Jack of None

    Master of All Trades, Jack of None

    Simon Ball has held nearly every position there is in the facilities management sector. He tells Simon Iatrou why this should be standard operating procedure for all FM professionals.

  • Scottish Power

    Scottish Power

    Arthur McKay is a successful Scottish FM business with designs on expansion south of the border. But competition is fierce. Simon Iatrou speaks to the man responsible for leading the charge.

  • Going Soft

    Going Soft

    Norland has a big reputation when it comes to hard services. But now the organisation is building its facilities management capability, under a new name, to deliver soft FM. Kirsten Bradbury discusses her role.

  • Integrating Waste

    Integrating Waste

    While it may not seem so on the surface, waste management can be an incredibly emotive issue in the workplace. Ian Baxter tells Simon Iatrou just why this is the case.



Comments

  • Workplace management is NOT 'non core'

    Workplace management is NOT 'non core'

    Another year has gone and we're within a short hop of this year's Workplace Week Convention, entitled 'The work/place revolution… taking human performance to new levels'.

  • Looking younger

    Looking younger

    The more conspiratorial amongst us have always seen a streak of competition in FM, specifically in the jockeying for position and influence that may (or may not) be going on between various industry bodies.

  • Taking ownership

    Taking ownership

    If facilities management has such a fundamental role in the workplace, why is it struggling to take ownership of this area?

  • Name and shamed

    Name and shamed

    While helpdesks may get a bad rap, changing hats is not the solution, says Ian Robertson.



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