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  • ISS lands Manchester Airports deal

    ISS lands Manchester Airports deal

    Manchester Airports Group has appointed ISS on a five-year multi-site FM contract.

  • Supply power

    Supply power

    Simon Iatrou visits power supply company National Grid to see how facilities management services there are breaking new ground and winning accolades for its smart working programme.

  • Is facilities management ready for change?

    Is facilities management ready for change?

    Disruption of traditional industry has been a buzz-phrase for a while now. Is FM ripe for disruption? Dave Wilson looks at some of the possibilities.

  • The deal maker

    The deal maker

    Satvir Bungar helps to seal some of the biggest M&A deals in the FM market. He shares his unique perspective on the future of the sector, and its transforming landscape, with Simon Iatrou.

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  • CBRE in five-year Pearson win

    CBRE in five-year Pearson win

    CBRE has secured a five-year deal to provide a range of facilities management services for educational publisher Pearson.

  • Carillion builds services business

    Carillion builds services business

    The company has announced two senior appointments to provide greater focus and support to customers in its core markets.

  • 14forty awarded collaborative partnership certification

    14forty awarded collaborative partnership certification

    Compass Group UK & Ireland's integrated facilities management business has been recognised with the BS 11000 Collaborative Partnership certification.

  • Top tech trends for FM in 2017

    Top tech trends for FM in 2017

    The FM industry is modernising and technology will drive the change, says software group SWG.

  • ISS lands Manchester Airports deal

    ISS lands Manchester Airports deal

    Manchester Airports Group has appointed ISS on a five-year multi-site FM contract.

  • Mitie extends insurance coverage

    Mitie extends insurance coverage

    The facilities management provider has been awarded a three-year extension to its integrated facilities management contract with Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty at their office in London.

  • Serco signs 600m Barts contract

    Serco signs £600m Barts contract

    Serco has confirmed its appointment on a 10-year soft services deal with Barts Health NHS Trust. 

  • All change?

    All change?

    Disruption is a concept that's on every business pundit's list of interesting things to talk about. But is this relevant in FM? Can you have disruption in a business that was so recently itself a disruption of a traditional marketplace?

  • Elior tackles Scottish Rugby deal

    Elior tackles Scottish Rugby deal

    Elior UK has landed a 10-year extension to its contract at Murrayfield, which will see it continuing to provide catering and hospitality for match days and for non-match day events.

  • Catering jv scores at Watford

    Catering jv scores at Watford

    A joint venture between the UK's One Event Management group and the US-headquartered Legends has won a 10-year contract with Watford Football Club. 

  • FES in five-year deal with Aberdeenshire

    FES in five-year deal with Aberdeenshire

    Aberdeenshire Council reports that it has awarded a property and facilities maintenance contract with 'a strong community focus' to FES FM.

  • Small FM business gets bigger

    Small FM business gets bigger

    Ellesmere Port-headquartered Cooperative Facility Support has doubled its size with the acquisition of M&R Facilities Management.

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Features

  • Supply power

    Supply power

    Simon Iatrou visits power supply company National Grid to see how facilities management services there are breaking new ground and winning accolades for its smart working programme.

  • Securing the retail experience

    Securing the retail experience

    The modern retail experience is about so much more than a simple transaction. It is no longer enough to have the product a customer wants and sell it to them. After all, they can buy goods that way on the internet.

  • Making an impact

    Making an impact

    Everyone loves a marriage proposal broadcast by a plane trailing a 'will you marry me' banner, right? Cathy Hayward reviews the highs, metaphorically and literally, at this year's World Workplace.

  • Facilitating the perfect shopping centre experience

    Facilitating the perfect shopping centre experience

    Bernard McCauley outlines current trends in the management of shopping centre facilities.



Interviews

  • The deal maker

    The deal maker

    Satvir Bungar helps to seal some of the biggest M&A deals in the FM market. He shares his unique perspective on the future of the sector, and its transforming landscape, with Simon Iatrou.

  • A smarter way to work

    A smarter way to work

    Emmanuel Chautemps tells Simon Iatrou about how his organisation is fully embracing smart working and the wider implications this may have for the FM industry.

  • Creating the art of the possible

    Creating the art of the possible

    Paul Crilly tells Simon Iatrou why FM services such as cleaning could deliver so much more, if only organisations were prepared to take the necessary risks.

  • The intelligent client

    The intelligent client

    Zurich Insurance is on a journey to reimagine the relationship its employees have with their workplace, while Sodexo is the service partner helping to make that a reality. Simon Iatrou speaks to both organisations about an ambitious change programme.



Comments

  • Is facilities management ready for change?

    Is facilities management ready for change?

    Disruption of traditional industry has been a buzz-phrase for a while now. Is FM ripe for disruption? Dave Wilson looks at some of the possibilities.

  • Triggering a reaction

    Triggering a reaction

    There's a lot of knowledge and experience behind the idea that certain words catch our interest almost automatically, conjuring up a variety of associations and/or spurring us to action. The history of advertising is the history of key word development.

  • In defence of the middle man

    In defence of the middle man

    Chris MacDonald makes the case for a long maligned position in the facilities management world.

  • Fad or future

    Fad or future

    History has a funny habit of repeating itself. Trends emerge, die and are sometimes inexplicably resurrected.



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