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ISS July 2014 Ed

  • Sodexo targeting universities market

    Sodexo targeting universities market

    Sodexo has appointed Tracey Smith as Business Development Director for its universities business.

  • Building services market continues to improve

    Building services market continues to improve

    Business is continuing to improve for members of the Building & Engineering Services Association, with increased order books and enquiries being reported more or less across the board, according to the latest research carried out among members.

  • Big names to support Workplace Week 2014

    Big names to support Workplace Week 2014

    Google, Mintel, Innocent Drinks, BDO, Edelman, Lloyds of London, Guardian Newspapers, CBI, Invesco, Prostate Cancer and PWC are all set to participate.

  • Procurement: what could go wrong?

    Procurement: what could go wrong?

    The first stage in the facilities management contracting process opens the door to all kinds of questions. What are you buying and why? Who should be involved? When? Who's actually making the decisions?

  • Lend Lease recruits King for sustainability lead

    Lend Lease recruits King for sustainability lead

    The construction group has appointment Paul King as Managing Director of Sustainability for its European region.

  • Companies should act now on security

    Companies should act now on security

    Corps Security CEO Peter Webster has issued a warning to organisations that the increased likelihood of terrorist attack means they must recognise the threat, take it seriously and do everything possible to minimise danger to people, property and assets.

  • Vinci has affinity for water

    Vinci has affinity for water

    Vinci Facilities has won a three-year, £4.5m contract to provide planned and reactive maintenance and project works to Affinity Water.

  • Mount Charles names cleaning services director

    Mount Charles names cleaning services director

    Jonathan McKinlay has been appointed as Director of the cleaning and support services division at the Mount Charles Group.

  • McDonald to lead FM at EIC

    McDonald to lead FM at EIC

    Hard services specialist EIC has appointed Steve McDonald to lead its facilities management team as part of plans to grow this side of the business.

  • Wearable technology will revolutionise CRE

    Wearable technology will revolutionise CRE

    ​​Reacting to Apple's latest product launch, global real estate firm JLL has declared that wearable smart technology is 'the next big thing' for the corporate real estate sector.

  • Talking trash: uncovering the value of waste services

    Talking trash: uncovering the value of waste services

    Waste management is often the facilities service listed last in the string of terms that reflects an organisation's priorities. But that could be a mistake, the result of misjudging both the waste and what effective management could achieve.

  • CBRE names Jackson to EMEA role

    CBRE names Jackson to EMEA role

    Richard Jackson has joined CBRE's EMEA Global Corporate Services business as Sales Director within its Client Solutions team.

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Features



Interviews

  • 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.

  • Magic Moments

    Magic Moments

    Throughout his career, John Ellis has been an exponent of top quality service delivery, applying his ideas in every organisation where he has worked.

  • BAM & Robin

    BAM & Robin

    Is building information modeling just one in a long list of reasons why facilities management is changing for the better? BAM FM’s Kath Fontana tells Simon Iatrou why her organisation is desperate to stay ahead of the curve.

  • Standing in the Client's Shoes

    Standing in the Client's Shoes

    While facilities management services might be stuck in something of a rut, Martin Holt believes there is a better way. He shares his vision of a better tomorrow with Simon Iatrou.



Comments

  • Name and shamed

    Name and shamed

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

  • Wellbeing doesn't need to cost the earth

    Wellbeing doesn't need to cost the earth

    Christopher Pedersen offers his top 10 tips on implementing wellbeing at a very low cost

  • The challenges of being in FM

    The challenges of being in FM

    I was recently asked for my views on the greatest challenges that face the facilities management sector over the next few years. How long have you got, I thought.

  • The customer comes second!

    The customer comes second!

    Yes, you have read it right; it really does say 'The customer comes second'. Frazer Rendell, an expert on employee engagement, explains.



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