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  • NHS: huge scope to reduce energy consumption

    NHS: huge scope to reduce energy consumption

    Millions of pounds could be cut from NHS running costs if estate managers take a closer look at how their heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are performing.

  • A Call to Arms

    A Call to Arms

    Dave Wilson writes: When someone suggests that an entire industry needs a 'call to arms' that rather implies some deep-seated lethargy or, worse, complacency.

  • Power to the people

    Power to the people

    In recent months we've seen frequent declarations that FM is about people, not buildings. True, but this isn't news: FM has always been about people.

  • A Commercial Guide to Saving the Planet

    A Commercial Guide to Saving the Planet

    When it comes to reducing carbon a commercial brain is just as important as an environmental conscience, Keith Pedder tells Simon Iatrou.

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  • New security standard published

    New security standard published

    BSI has published BS 16000 Security Management: strategic and operational guidelines.

  • Swansea Bay tender opportunity

    Swansea Bay tender opportunity

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc has launched the tendering process for three main operations and maintenance contract packages to support its billion pound project.

  • NHS: huge scope to reduce energy consumption

    NHS: huge scope to reduce energy consumption

    Millions of pounds could be cut from NHS running costs if estate managers take a closer look at how their heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems are performing.

  • OCS confirms Chepstow extension

    OCS confirms Chepstow extension

    The Aneurin Bevan University Health Board and SPV company Kintra have confirmed that OCS will continue to provide a total facilities management service to Chepstow Community Hospital until 2020.

  • Organisers confirm plans for Facilities Management 2016

    Organisers confirm plans for Facilities Management 2016

    Easyfairs says the show will definitely be back at the NEC next year, building on the success of this year's event.

  • ISS secures major deal with Danish Railways

    ISS secures major deal with Danish Railways

    DSB has awarded a five-year, multi site integrated facilities services contract to ISS Denmark.

  • Incentive guards Gherkin

    Incentive guards Gherkin

    Incentive Lynx Security, part of the Incentive FM Group, has been awarded a three-year contract to provide security services at 30 St Mary Axe, The Gherkin, in the City of London.

  • MBO at Emprise

    MBO at Emprise

    The management team of Emprise Services Holdings Limited has announced their acquisition of the Emprise group from its existing shareholders.

  • Putting more energy into FM

    Putting more energy into FM

    There's a strong argument to be made for more integration in the delivery of FM and energy services. Apart from the logic of complementary service areas, there's the opportunity to strengthen the case for both through greater impact on the bottom line.

  • Open-book accounting a closed book to Whitehall

    Open-book accounting a closed book to Whitehall

    The National Audit Office is calling for government to negotiate greater access to, and to make better use of, information about how much outsourced public services are actually costing suppliers and therefore how much profit they are making.

  • Bellrock in NCP win

    Bellrock in NCP win

    NCP, the UK's largest car park operator, has awarded a new maintenance management contract to Bellrock.

  • Levy Restaurants in 15 year deal with Wasps

    Levy Restaurants in 15 year deal with Wasps

    Compass Group UK & Ireland's sports, leisure and hospitality division has secured a 15-year extension to its existing partnership with Wasps, owner of the Ricoh Arena in Coventry.

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Features

  • A Call to Arms

    A Call to Arms

    Dave Wilson writes: When someone suggests that an entire industry needs a 'call to arms' that rather implies some deep-seated lethargy or, worse, complacency.

  • Keeping Check

    Keeping Check

    Matthew Parr expounds on the latest developments in remote workforce electronic monitoring systems and how they can benefit facilities managers employing field-based staff.

  • How Secure Do You Feel?

    How Secure Do You Feel?

    With IT security breaches on the rise, Greg Rayburn looks at why the FM sector is at particular risk and why it needs to toss out the 'good enough' approach.

  • Understanding How We Got Here

    Understanding How We Got Here

    Life, wrote the philosopher Soren Kierkegaard, can only be understood backwards, but must be lived forwards. That sums up our understanding of some of the key trends in office environments over the past 20 years, writes Colin Watson.



Interviews

  • A Commercial Guide to Saving the Planet

    A Commercial Guide to Saving the Planet

    When it comes to reducing carbon a commercial brain is just as important as an environmental conscience, Keith Pedder tells Simon Iatrou.

  • Gaining Energy

    Gaining Energy

    Juergen Kulka tells Simon Iatrou why energy is becoming an intrinsic part of integrated facilities management.

  • Noodle Fatigue and Other Food Service Challenges

    Noodle Fatigue and Other Food Service Challenges

    i-FM's Editor, Simon Iatrou, recently took a trip to Sky HQ in West London to meet Rob Fredrickson, the man responsible for feeding 8000 hungry stomachs.

  • Brand Ambassadors

    Brand Ambassadors

    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.



Comments

  • Power to the people

    Power to the people

    In recent months we've seen frequent declarations that FM is about people, not buildings. True, but this isn't news: FM has always been about people.

  • Going cashless for increased security

    Going cashless for increased security

    Over recent years technology has developed rapidly and with so many different types of solutions available, it can often be tough for facilities managers to find the right one to suit their needs.

  • First impressions count

    First impressions count

    Ana Canabarro asks whether you can afford not to have a professional front of house service.

  • An FM profession in unison?

    An FM profession in unison?

    On World FM Day, Simon Iatrou explores just how globalisation is shaping the facilities management profession.



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