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ISS lays out revised strategy

The global facilities services group says it intends to increase organic growth to 4-6% per annum by accelerating its focus on key account customers. 

Wilson James takes multi-service Wellcome deal

Wellcome Trust, the health research foundation, has appointed Wilson James to deliver security, reception and logistics services at its central London headquarters.

Interserve awarded hospital contract in Wales

Interserve has been awarded a £25m contract by Cwm Taf University Health Board, as part of the next phase of the £36m redevelopment of Prince Charles Hospital in Merthyr.

Interserve: busy weekend for speculation

Reporting by the Financial Times was behind a number of fresh stories over the weekend, focused on strategy at the construction to services group and its prospects for the future.

Grounds for celebration: IPM scoops national deal

Hampshire-based IPM Facilities has secured a three-year, multi-site contract to deliver cleaning, grounds maintenance services and civil works.

CBRE and Excellerate announce joint venture

CBRE Excellerate will merge CBRE's FM operations in Africa and the Middle East with some of Excellerate's businesses, including corporate real estate services, FM, valuation and project management services plus property management outside of South Africa.

FM market set for £2bn boost

A new report on the UK facilities management market suggests that outsourcing will grow by £2bn in 2019, with the market forecast to rise by more than £10bn by 2022.

Appliance of science: Pareto's Institute of Physics win

The Institute of Physics has appointed Pareto FM to provide workplace services for their newly built headquarters in London's Caledonian Road. 

Double recognition for gender balance at Sodexo

The services group has won praise for the representation and presence of women at senior levels across the business.

What's driving this industry?

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Efficiency: where does the money really go?

Resourcing in the world of facilities management certainly comes with its challenges. Juggling timesheets through multiple staffing agencies and a substantial payroll is without doubt an administrative headache.

A better answer to customer satisfaction

Gary Jones looks at how facilities management software can boost satisfaction levels and retain customers.

How tech is transforming property markets

Over the past five years, new tech has drastically transformed the way B2B and B2C businesses operate. Ritam Gandhi looks at what’s available now and what's on the horizon.

The productivity gap: what are we missing?

Last week Mace Macro launched a new report analysing our work environments and uncovering a series of problems, along with associated opportunities for improvement. That set me thinking.

The advantages of hire for the FM industry

Carl Webb reviews the importance of considering whether a hired climate control arrangement makes more sense than a traditional purchase.

Is technology FM's game-changer?

It's a common view in FM these days: we're on the brink of fundamental, widespread change in what we do and how we do it. The driver is clear: rapidly developing technology. But is this really the case?

We are what we do

He's proud of his big outsourcer background, Martyn Freeman tells Fiona Perrin; but he's back with a new version of FM.

What does good feel like?

It's time we looked at our workplaces through a new lens, Nicola Morris, Sodexo's Divisional MD for Corporate Services, tells Fiona Perrin.

Standard mission

Sodexo is committed to 'Quality of Life Services'. Keith Hamer, its Global VP of Engineering and Asset Management, tells Fiona Perrin why operating to a global standard for hard services is so integral to that vision.

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