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  • ISS in multi-country win with Shire

    ISS in multi-country win with Shire

    The global biotechnology company has awarded a new five-year contract to ISS, building on an existing relationship that now extends to 40 countries.

  • Using technology to improve service experiences

    Using technology to improve service experiences

    Technology will change how services are managed, how end-users interact with service providers, and how service employees interact with end-users. But what are the opportunities and risks in using technology to improve service experiences?

  • The long view

    The long view

    A new year is a time for looking forward, of course. But looking forward is inevitably built on a foundation of looking back, at things left undone and things that perhaps aren't going quite as planned. And then there are regrets.

  • Designing for competitive edge

    Designing for competitive edge

    Simon Iatrou talks to Tim Oldman about how Leesman's client, The Boston Consulting Group, has turned its latest and decidedly non-corporate office into a tool for competitive advantage.

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  • ISS reports solid 2016

    ISS reports solid 2016

    Full-year results from the facilities services group show organic growth up 3.4%, while total revenue and net profit both held largely stable.

  • Churchill mobilises at Portsmouth

    Churchill mobilises at Portsmouth

    Churchill Services has mobilised a new three-year cleaning contract at the University of Portsmouth.

  • Axis secures St Paul's contract

    Axis secures St Paul's contract

    Axis Security has been appointed to provide manned guarding services to one of London's most iconic landmarks, St Paul's Cathedral.

  • Have FMs seen the light?

    Have FMs seen the light?

    Cost control, effective use of resources, safety and comfort for employees and visitors, environmental responsibility: these are the objectives at the top of every FM's agenda. Can LED lighting contribute to all of them?

  • Serco: progress despite the 'potholes and boulders'

    Serco: progress despite the 'potholes and boulders'

    Revenue at the support services group was down by 13% in 2016 but the transformation strategy is working, the company says, as other key indicators were looking more positive.

  • All change, Man

    All change, Man

    The facilities services scene on the Isle of Man has changed substantially, with the hard services specialist Prospero Holdings acquiring support services group Strand.

  • GVA secures Birmingham multi-service deal

    GVA secures Birmingham multi-service deal

    The property services provider has been appointed to handle property and facilities management as well as accounting services at 54 Hagley Road in Birmingham.

  • Leanne Williams named Young Manager of the Year

    Leanne Williams named Young Manager of the Year

    Williams, Sustainability & Social Value Manager for ISS Healthcare at The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust, has been named Young Manager of the Year in FM by The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers.

  • ISS in multi-country win with Shire

    ISS in multi-country win with Shire

    The global biotechnology company has awarded a new five-year contract to ISS, building on an existing relationship that now extends to 40 countries.

  • New MD at ISS Restoration

    New MD at ISS Restoration

    ISS has announced the appointment of Steve Mitchell as Managing Director of the group's disaster recovery business.

  • Vertas adds transport to its service offer

    Vertas adds transport to its service offer

    The facilities services group has signed a five-year deal with Suffolk County Council to provide school transport services for children with special educational needs.

  • POE: power to the people

    POE: power to the people

    Post occupancy evaluation frequently seems to be one of those things that sounds better in concept that in practice, to both clients and contractors. Sounds good, they often say; maybe we'll try that next time.

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Features

  • Seeing the light: FMs' views on LEDs

    Seeing the light: FMs' views on LEDs

    LED lighting could offer a good solution to a number of the big challenges facing all organisations and their facilities management teams. But how much do FMs know about LEDs and what are their views on the pros and cons?

  • Using technology to improve service experiences

    Using technology to improve service experiences

    Technology will change how services are managed, how end-users interact with service providers, and how service employees interact with end-users. But what are the opportunities and risks in using technology to improve service experiences?

  • One FM's journey to see the LED light

    One FM's journey to see the LED light

    Whatever facility you manage, no doubt you are judged by the bottom line. Whether you run a hospital or a warehouse, operating buildings at a lower cost is a continual challenge that often looks to new technology for a solution.

  • Unlocking energy bill savings

    Unlocking energy bill savings

    Energy efficiency doesn't need to cost the earth. With some savvy planning, a few easy wins can help initiate a cascade of money-saving projects. Brendon Airey explains.



Interviews

  • Designing for competitive edge

    Designing for competitive edge

    Simon Iatrou talks to Tim Oldman about how Leesman's client, The Boston Consulting Group, has turned its latest and decidedly non-corporate office into a tool for competitive advantage.

  • Transformers

    Transformers

    Change is bold but it's not easy. Sometimes it needs a specific kind of leader. In our latest featured interview, Simon Iatrou talks to Bellrock CEO David Smith about his role and his plans for the company.

  • Redefining health & safety

    Redefining health & safety

    Dave Parker tells Simon Iatrou why the workplace wellbeing trend is the change of image health & safety needs.

  • Foodie service

    Foodie service

    Simon Iatrou talks to John Hamill about the challenges catering providers face to stand out in a competitive market.



Comments

  • Disruption in FM: competing in a Google world

    Disruption in FM: competing in a Google world

    Colin Kenton explains why the FM discipline needs to scenario plan for the future of work and create the flexibility to deliver services in uncertain times.

  • The long view

    The long view

    A new year is a time for looking forward, of course. But looking forward is inevitably built on a foundation of looking back, at things left undone and things that perhaps aren't going quite as planned. And then there are regrets.

  • Scrubbing up on security

    Scrubbing up on security

    Are the personnel who clean your facilities really who they claim to be? There may be more chance that they're not than you think. Security vetting needs to be improved across the professional cleaning industry, says Chris Parkes.

  • Is FM bulletproof in 2017?

    Is FM bulletproof in 2017?

    Happy New Year! In some ways, it feels particularly good to be moving on from 2016, which brought with it a few changes and challenges that many of us may be happy to see recede into the past.



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