Sodexo targeting universities market
Sodexo has appointed Tracey Smith as Business Development Director for its universities business.
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
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?
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
The construction group has appointment Paul King as Managing Director of Sustainability for its European region.
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 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
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
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
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
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
Richard Jackson has joined CBRE's EMEA Global Corporate Services business as Sales Director within its Client Solutions team.
The Procurement Challenge: Practical Advice
Phil Ratcliffe offers service buyers some guidance on getting the outcomes they want from one of the most fraught stages in any outsourcing exercise.
A Shared Vision
Many service providers already appreciate the positive impact that sustainable actions can have on carbon footprint, but realising this is an issue is only half the battle.
Standards, and opportunities, in the cleaning industry
Training and career development are crucial in any professional company or organisation that seeks to progress within its industry sector. And that is certainly true in cleaning, as Daniella Paolozzi explains.
Listen up: delivering great customer service in facilities management
Sam Hockman suggests that one of the best ways facilities managers can deliver great customer service is by listening to their clients.
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.
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
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
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.
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
Christopher Pedersen offers his top 10 tips on implementing wellbeing at a very low cost
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!
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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ISS has been crowned New Zealand Facilities Management Company of the Year in the annual Frost & Sullivan New Zealand Excellence Awards.
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