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Carillion fallout continues

Following news of Carillion’s liquidation on Monday, question marks over the stability of another government supplier have emerged.

BIFM calls for change

In a press statement, BIFM’s CEO claimed that the circumstances surrounding Carillion’s liquidation should be used as a “catalyst for change”.

Huge food order for ISS

The support services business has signed a five-year deal with a major international food & beverage company.

Churchill in the spotlight at Birmingham venues

Churchill Services has been awarded a three-year cleaning contract with Performances Birmingham Ltd.

Incentive lands Luton Airport deal

Incentive FM Group's consultancy division has been appointed to help improve the standard of cleanliness at London Luton Airport.

Interserve gains in Spain

The support services and construction group has been awarded a £37m passenger support contract with Spanish airports operator AENA.

Jongbloet joins British Cleaning Council

Experienced FM consultant and trainer Patrick Jongbloet has been appointed to a newly created role to support the BCC Executive and the group's membership.

Corporate real estate: where to from here?

January is the traditional time to make predictions and resolutions for the year ahead and so it was that CoreNet's UK chapter took on the challenge. Cathy Hayward reports.

Carillion impacts roll out across services and sectors

The construction to services group may not have been too big to fail, but the implications of its demise are likely to be felt for quite some time.

University of London outsourced staff case rejected

A bid by the Independent Workers' Union of Great Britain to challenge the law around the rights of employees working for outsourced service providers has failed at the first hurdle.

Cyber hacking and FM: no longer just an IT problem

Cyber-attacks, such as last year's NHS Wannacry ransomware breach, are not the sole concern of an organisation’s IT department. Paul Djuric explains.

Is the price of surveillance too high?

Richard Jenkins looks at the challenge of balancing security needs with personal freedoms.

The i-FM News Review 2017

As always in UK FM, it's been a busy year. It has also been a year notable for its mixed messages, with many service providers reporting growth but a significant number of others, including some of the biggest in the business, reporting problems.

The demise of Carillion and what it means

Even before there was a Carillion, stretching back into the days of its Tarmac predecessors, this business was a pioneer of the facilities management industry. Now that it has crashed so spectacularly what should we take away from this sorry situation?

How ready for change is FM?

Could we be on the road to a completely new approach to buying and selling FM, something which might end the price-based tendering that has dragged the industry so much downhill?

Making the case for adding value through FM

Welcome to 2018, the year that is likely to see profitability at facilities management companies coming under more pressure than perhaps ever before.

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.

Being green isn't so black & white

Simon Iatrou sits down with Bouygues Energies & Services’ Steve McDonald to discuss how the business is shaping its sustainability strategy in an increasingly uncertain world.

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