Facilities Show ups the ante on speaker selection
The exhibition organisers have completed their line-up of inspirational speakers with the addition of Sir Chris Hoy MBE.
Bellrock takes a slice of the action
Domino's Pizza has appointed Bellrock to manage a range of property services across its franchised restaurants in the UK.
New strategy director for G4S FM
Gordon Brockington has been appointed Strategy and Business Development Director at G4S Facilities Management.
NHS Property Services partners with BIFM
NHS Property Services Ltd has announced a new partnership with the British Institute of Facilities Management to provide membership and professional development for 1500 of its FM employees.
Rachel Dick joins Macro
Macro has appointed Dr Rachel Dick to its UK-based facilities management consultancy team.
Churchill boasts catering success
The support services provider says its rebranded catering business is 'in fine fettle' following a series of contract wins.
RICS launches climate change risk toolkit
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has published a new research report and an online tool designed to help built environment professionals understand climate change risk and plan to reduce detrimental impacts.
JLL unveils its Plan A
Taking inspiration from Marks and Spencer, the property services group has launched its own sustainability campaign.
The incredible shrinking government estate
The Cabinet Office has published its latest State of the Estate report, highlighting the fact that the government has exited over 2000 buildings since 2010.
G4S and VPS in strategic partnership
Security services group G4S and VPS, the vacant property specialist, have teamed up to launch what they are calling 'an unparalleled new solution' in the vacant property services market.
Bilfinger Europa books into leisure complex
Resorts World Birmingham, a new £150m development set to open in the summer, is due to benefit from a TFM deal awarded to Bilfinger Europa.
Sotheby's puts a value on Servest
The FM service provider has won a three-year contract with global art business Sotheby's to provide cleaning services at two locations in London.
Waste Management and FM: a Growing Partnership
Steve Lee reports that waste management is climbing rapidly up the legal and business agendas. There's an opportunity here for facilities management to take a lead on strategy and implementation.
Driving Sustainability Across Major Estates
Facilities managers are ideally placed to drive innovation and profitability. Identifying and exploiting the hidden value in surplus resources can lead to significant savings and unique promotional opportunities.
Beware False Economies: Appliance Safety Testing
Jim Wallace encourages a common-sense approach to ensuring the safety of electrical equipment, as cutting corners can carry considerable risks.
Neil Longley introduces the Peer to Peer Club, a new group formed to help like-minded facilities management practitioners share ideas and best practice.
How do you engender staff loyalty in an organisation? Simon Iatrou finds out from Angela Williams how Sodexo has been engaging with its employees in a new and refreshing way.
Entering a World of Pane
Ian Whittingham explains how a lengthy career in facilities management has helped him apply customer-centric practice within a specialist glass repair and maintenance business.
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.
Where are the innovators?
Who is making things happen in the built environment sector? Who's stimulating change?
Business Confidence Monitor: why you should join in
Confidence across the UK economy generally has fallen recently as businesses become more cautious about their prospects in the year ahead. Does that trend apply to the FM sector, too? It would be good to know.
Brave New Workplace
The future of working will be defined by the convergence between people, workplace and the mass of data this produces.
Time to move on
At times, facilities management can seem to be its own worst enemy. Andrew Brown shares his views on progress and limitations, spurred by discussions at the recent Workplace Futures conference.
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