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CBI offers Outsourcing Playbook follow-up

A new report from the business group outlines a series of measures both the public and private sectors can take to improve the management of contracts.

Climate change soars up CEO agenda

Almost two-thirds of UK CEOs believe that climate change is a threat to their organisation, with a quarter being extremely concerned about the issue.

Central Hall appoints new catering services provider

Central Hall Westminster, central London's largest conference venue, has turned to independent supplier Green & Fortune.

Salisbury books CAA deal

The Civil Aviation Authority has awarded a total facilities management contract to Salisbury Group.

OCS on a winner at Newbury

Newbury Racecourse has appointed the facilities services group to provide cleaning and customer services on a three-year contract.

Companies spending £60m on wasted energy

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes.

Serco in London waste management win

Richmond Council confirms the award of a 10-year waste and recycling collection contract to Serco.

Amey names new MD for FM division

Craig McGilvray has been appointed managing director of the group's Facilities Management, Defence and Justice business.

Platinum adds to business development team

Platinum Facilities, the hard services provider, has appointed Peter Brooks to the position of business development director.

Compass backs mental wellness programme

Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined forces with Hospitality Action to support the industry charity's major new mental health awareness programme.

Business Confidence Index 2019 Report

The FM Business Confidence Index is a landmark annual study launched by i-FM in 2004. Over many years we have been pleased to work in partnership on this with Barclays; and this year we are pleased to welcome IFMA UK to the partnership, too.

i-FM WF19 Whitepaper

If facilities management is to continue on its broad track of successful development, we need to know more about the business of FM, its challenges and opportunities, what works and what doesn’t. This was the goal of Workplace Futures 2019.

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.

A moving experience

An office relocation is an exciting time for an organisation. Whether it’s as a result of expansion and growth, acquisition, or the consolidation of existing buildings into one new space, it's a chance for a fresh start in new facilities.

Technology in FM: news from the frontline

i-FM's annual award scheme regularly draws entries from a wide range of organisations, all focused on a single broad goal: meeting the challenge of doing things in better ways through the application of new technologies.

Combatting the January blues with nature

Every January many head back to work after the excitement of Christmas, braving cold and wet weather and committed to ambitious diets and New Year’s resolutions. It’s no wonder many consider this their least favourite month.

Are you well?

Wellness has quite quickly gone from being something one asks about almost automatically (and often with little interest in the answer) to a key concept in current management thinking.

Women in FM

Recent research looking at women in facilities management relayed the disappointing finding that half of FM businesses in the UK have no female representation at board level.

Waste: hero or villain?

If organisations were to remove their commitments to recycling from annual reports, would they risk an adverse judgement? And how does this reflect on the role of waste management?

Sustainable solution

Atalian Servest is about to invite all of its 27,000 employees to join in a competition that will identify the company's top in-house entrepreneur. We talked with Matt Chapman to find out why and how, and what this means to him in particular.

Whole workforce innovation

Technology really delivers competitive advantage when used to bring a whole organisation together, Graeme Hughes, MD of FM software company Innovise, tells Fiona Perrin.

Changing business, person by person

Chris Kenneally, CEO of Cordant Group, is 18 months into the journey to turn a commercial giant into a social business. Fiona Perrin met him to discover it's all about improving individual lives.

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