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  • Go green: you'll be happier

    Go green: you'll be happier

    New research has added more weight to the case for plants in the office: a workplace enriched with plants makes staff happier and boosts productivity by 15%, says the study.

  • Bank of England banks on Compass

    Bank of England banks on Compass

    LSS, Compass Group UK & Ireland's specialist provider of support service solutions to venues and events in the sport and leisure market, has won a five-year contract at the Bank of England Sports Centre.

  • Robinson lands Belfast FM deal

    Robinson lands Belfast FM deal

    Herbert Smith Freehills Solicitors has appointed Robinson Services to deliver a range of support at its Ormeau Gasworks offices in Belfast.

  • Sodexo scoops Belfast college contract

    Sodexo scoops Belfast college contract

    Sodexo has won a three-year contract to provide catering, vending and hospitality for Campbell College, one of Northern Ireland's premier grammar schools.

  • 10 ways to tackle the wellbeing challenge

    10 ways to tackle the wellbeing challenge

    Wellbeing in the workplace has been climbing up the corporate agenda in recent years; but can you take any significant action towards improvement objectives without a significant budget to go with it?

  • ISS named top FM company in New Zealand

    ISS named top FM company in New Zealand

    ISS has been crowned New Zealand Facilities Management Company of the Year in the annual Frost & Sullivan New Zealand Excellence Awards.

  • FM exhibition planning return to NEC

    FM exhibition planning return to NEC

    Preparations for Facilities Management 2015 are well underway, following what the organisers call a 'hugely successful launch' in March of this year.

  • Murray joins London investment company

    Murray joins London investment company

    Iain Murray has joined Criterion Capital as director for the private rented sector.

  • Cleaning up the cleaning industry

    Cleaning up the cleaning industry

    The Equality and Human Rights Commission report on conditions in the UK cleaning industry raised a series of concerns that need to be addressed, both across the industry and contract by contract.

  • Maxim makes second acquisition

    Maxim makes second acquisition

    Independent service provider Maxim Facilities Management has made its second acquisition within months, again in the cleaning sector.

  • Ian Williams in 4-year Exeter win

    Ian Williams in 4-year Exeter win

    Exeter City Council has awarded a four-year, £3.7m maintenance contract to property services provider Ian Williams.

  • Elior secures place at University of West London

    Elior secures place at University of West London

    Elior UK has won a 10-year contract worth £13m to provide catering and hospitality services at University of West London.

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Interviews

  • 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.

  • Good Things Come in Small Packages

    Good Things Come in Small Packages

    After many years of working with some of the UK's largest FM service providers, Alistair Craig believes he has found the perfect sized business.



Comments

  • 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.

  • Which is the strongest FM brand?

    Which is the strongest FM brand?

    Formed by philosopher John Locke in the 17th century and developed by the existentialists nearly 300 years later, there is a powerful school of thought that says what we perceive to be reality is, in fact, our own subjective construction of the world.



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ISS named top FM company in New Zealand

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