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Saltire bags 15-year Midlands deal

Glasgow-based Saltire Facilities Management has won a long-term hard services contract with social housing provider Stonewater.

Sodexo takes on 40 more testing sites

The services provider is now responsible for a total of 59 Covid-19 mobile testing units following the latest transfer from the Ministry of Defence.

BMG delivers for NHS Scotland

Business Moves Group, the commercial relocation specialist, has completed a different sort of project for NHS Scotland.

New MD at PHS division

PHS Group has appointed Emily Vernon as the new managing director of its horticulture services company, Greenleaf.

Imtech Inviron reports strong 2019 growth

The hard service provider's newly available figures show both turnover and profit up substantially.

Different sort of virus hits data centre plans

Cyber attacks will always be a worry, but Covid-19 has pushed its way towards the top of the list of issues shaping decisions around sourcing and managing data centre space.

Mitie continues FTSE4Good listing

The strength of its sustainability credentials has seen the FM group maintain its position in the FTSE4Good Index Series, following a June review.

Incentive staying on at Lakeland

The UK kitchenware group has renewed its contract with specialist facilities services provider Incentive Tec.

Serco happy with H1 figures

The support services group has reported first-half revenue up 24% over H1 2019, with underlying trading profit up 53%.

Covid-19: the long-term impact on workplace dining

London caterer Vacherin has published its predictions for the future workplace and its proposals for a more fluid and flexible approach to catering.

i-FM WF20 White paper

People, organisations and buildings all need to work towards the same aim, an aim expressed in the idea of wellness and the benefits this brings to both people and the organisations they work for. This was the goal of Workplace Futures 2020.

Trends and opportunities Report 2020

Our authoritative annual market overview provides clear and helpful analysis of the UK FM industry.

Insight: FM Audit Report 2019

The FM Audit Report series, which we first launched more than 10 years ago, aims to provide accurate and informative insights into our industry – something that has huge benefits for in-house FMs, service providers, advisors, individual professionals and anyone thinking about joining this business.

Managing a safer post-pandemic environment

Rodrigue Zbinden looks at how hosted security solutions such as access control systems can support facilities teams in dealing with the challenges of the 'new normal'.

Managing safety and risk in workforce transition

With the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic far from over, facility owners and managers need to stay up to date with the latest information, and stay flexible in their return-to-work planning.

Key to the future: staying flexible and creative

We know a lot about the state of the FM market these days, but what have lockdown conditions meant for FM suppliers? We spoke with one to find out.

Technology: what is it doing for FM?

For several years now the general view has been that technology would be a game-changer for the facilities management sector. So, has it been? How? Or if not, why not and when will it be?

Facilities management has to change

But are large, traditional deals like Mitie's acquisition of Interserve FM the answer, Guy Hewett asks.

Unlocking the FM deal market: Mitie & Interserve

On the 25 June Mitie announced its intention to acquire Interserve’s facilities management division following the signing of a conditional share purchase agreement.

Collaboration in crisis

David Carr, Chief Executive of Bouygues Energies and Services Solutions and chairman of the Business Services Association, says that from the tragedy of the pandemic some changes should sustain, including a more collaborative approach.

The employee-centric will survive

It’s companies that have put communication and colleague welfare at the top of the agenda that will survive in the ‘new normal’ of facilities services, Graeme Hughes and Andy Massey of Innovise tell Fiona Perrin.

Zooming in on innovation

Simon Titchener stopped travelling the world for a new role on the board of ISS UK, and then coronavirus hit. The challenge has led to innovation, he tells Fiona Perrin.

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