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Mitie projects modest growth for the year

The facilities management group has issued a largely positive pre-close statement for the year ending on 31 March, though the costs of its transition programme are climbing.

Adding value through FM: conference white paper published

The annual i-FM-organised Workplace Futures conference, held in February, took on the challenges and opportunities around an increasingly important subject: how FM can add value to clients and communities.

Frise named CEO at BESA

The Building Engineering Services Association has appointed David Frise as its new Chief Executive Officer. He takes on the job with immediate effect.

Property world gathers to look at the big issues

Mipim, the annual property fest, acts as a useful barometer for the real estate sector. Cathy Hayward reports from Cannes.

Kier confident at mid-year

The construction and services group is reporting solid figures for the first half of its year, with both revenue and operating profit up.

Walker named MD at Ashridge

Emma Walker has been promoted to the role of Managing Director at security specialists Ashridge Group.

Over 100 cleaners, porters, receptionists and other outsourced workers of the University of London plan to strike on 25 and 26 April.

Charity ball raises £16,000

The Northern Charity Ball, held last week in Sheffield, was a resounding success, setting a new record for funds raised.

Sodexo named Supplier of the Year in healthcare awards

Sodexo has scooped the Facilities Management Supplier of the Year award at the inaugural event held in London last week.

Singapore backs IoT developments for FM

International Enterprise Singapore, a government agency, has brought together two specialist companies with the goal of targeting new markets for an Internet of Things facilities management solution.

Making a mobilisation work

John Paul Pearson discusses the stages of a mobilisation, the process and the most common challenges faced by facilities managers.

Biophilic design: sorting the facts from the myths

Ahead of The Facilities Event this April, i-FM talks to sustainable architectural and interior design guru Oliver Heath about biophilic design, separating the fact from the fiction about this deep connection between humans and nature.

The ISS story

i-FM charts the history of ISS to see how a small Danish security business became one of the biggest service companies on the planet.

Technology and people: An uneasy relationship

Videos of dogs doing tricks are always cute. But what if those dogs are actually quadrupedal robots that can open doors?

You can't handle the truth

That memorable line from A Few Good Men, a drama about two US Marines accused of murder, resonates with me every time I hear politicians speaking about the 'truth'.

What's the point of marketing in FM?

In these uncertain times, how can CEOs and managing directors hope to deliver shareholder value, drive long-term profitability and create stability for their businesses?

Finding your voice

Simon Iatrou talks to Nicola Lovett, CEO of ENGIE Services, about how her organisation is adapting to the changing landscape of support services.

Changing with the times

Sean Haley, Regional Chair for Sodexo UK & Ireland, tells Simon Iatrou why a changing world should mean a change of business.  

From rags to riches

Joel Briggs tells Simon Iatrou why the rapid growth of his FM business won’t be punctuated by the mistakes of his competitors.

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