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Atalian Servest in HMRC's sights

A new contract award positions the company as a critical engineering services provider to HMRC across its central region within the UK.

Gather & Gather lands Edinburgh College deal

Mitie's catering business has won its first FEHE sector contract, a long-term deal to handle student and staff catering and hospitality across four campuses.

Diamond reports £1m uplift in turnover

Birmingham-based Diamond Facilities Support Group has seen turnover grow for the ninth consecutive year, hitting £9.5m.

Europe set for growth in connected HVAC market

Europe is seeing rapid growth in the market for smart connected HVAC systems that enable performance to be monitored and analysed.

Kier: a work in progress

Last autumn, Kier unveiled its future-proofing strategy. Six months on, the group's interims bring a reminder of what needs to be done.

Cordant scoops first shopping centre contract

Cordant Services has been awarded a three-year contract to deliver soft services across eight UK shopping centres.

Mitie in five-year Law Society win

The Law Society has awarded the FM group a new document management and logistics services contract, covering work areas previously delivered in-house.

New group MD for Aston

Soft FM specialist Aston Services Group has appointed Nick Atkinson to steer the business through the next phase of its growth plans.

£174,000 raised at Sodexo's Foundation dinner

Around 500 guests were at The Dorchester Hotel, London, to attend the annual charity dinner, the grand finale to the year's fundraising activities for Stop Hunger.

The FM market: optimistic? pessimistic? not sure?

The 2019 FM Business Confidence Index, supported by Barclays and IFMA UK, is up and running, with this unique survey building a picture of frontline experiences and views. And there's a special reward on offer this week.

Making facilities management easier

The continuous evolution of FM methods and techniques has given rise to more efficient and cost-effective solutions in recent years. Shailendra Jain outlines developments in one key area of practice, FM apps.

Smart start for smart buildings

The benefits of smart buildings are well recognised but organisations in the public and private sectors are under pressure to focus their capital on other investments. Gary Thompson outlines a solution.

Solving the productivity puzzle

Leadership is what impacts productivity the most, but not enough attention is paid to it and anyway, asks Sion Davies, do we have the right calibre of leaders in the FM and workplace sectors?

What next for FM?

If there is one thing that FM knows a lot about, it's change. Change has been the story of facilities management since its earliest days.

A new approach to sustainability in the built environment

Sunil Shah looks at the current practice of responsible business in the built environment and explains the collaborative approach that RICS is taking to create the new model necessary to transfer knowledge of sustainability through the property lifecycle.

Time for change in government outsourcing practice

On exactly the same day that yet another key supplier of services to the government ran into financial problems, last week saw a speaker from the Cabinet Office tell the Workplace Futures conference that "we need significant cultural change on all sides".

FM: a human business

Andrew Hulbert tells Fiona Perrin that it is Pareto FM's approach to people that is driving success; and he's determined to foster this ethos as the company grows.

Opportunity knocks

Serial entrepreneur Mark Purnell tells i-FM why his latest venture in the facilities management sector is ready to take the next big step.

Vision, clarity, energy

Lucy Jeynes' witty wrap-ups at the annual Workplace Futures conference are famous for their insight. As she prepares to take to the stage this year, she tells Fiona Perrin about what's coming next in the world of workplace.

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