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Senior appointment for Diamond division

Diamond Facilities Support has recruited Greg Beech to lead ambitious growth plans at its recently launched Jet Through business.

UK outsourcing falls as EMEA grows

The sourcing market in Europe, the Middle East and Africa grew in the final quarter of 2018 despite unsettling macro-economic and political events across the region.

Bin it, but be careful when you do

New research indicates that waste collection systems used throughout the UK could be causing significant long-term musculoskeletal issues for workers.

2019: what should we expect?

January is the traditional time for planning for the year ahead. Cathy Hayward reports from CoreNet UK's annual Predictions and Resolutions event.

Wilson James named for expo security services

The firm is to be the official security provider for the Heathrow-hosted British-Irish Airports EXPO 2019.

ISS seals Trust deal

After an extended period of competitive dialogue with a number of potential partners, Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust has awarded ISS Facility Services, Healthcare a five-year contract.

Mitie lands £17m Gatwick extension

London Gatwick Airport has renewed its relationship with Mitie with a new five-year contract.

PHS names FM and property lead

The support services group has appointed Darren Hawkins as head of facilities management and property.

Charity ball returns to Sheffield 

Members of Sheffield's business community are once again set to enjoy the annual FM charity ball, due to take place Friday 22 March at The Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Sheffield Park.

Speakers confirmed for February conference

Under the title 'Surviving FM: making tomorrow a better place', Workplace Futures 2019 will be looking at what it takes to build and run a successful business in this continuously changing and challenging marketplace.

The i-FM News Review 2018

Another busy 12 months for UK FM, this time marked by extremes: from the positive news of innovations, contract wins, growth and acquisitions to the negative, with the worst of that being the stunning collapse of Carillion at the beginning of the year.

Great expectations

James Clark looks at what you should expect from a vendor when it comes to large electronic security system projects.

Productivity: new insight into an old problem

New UK research shows high CO2 concentrations in offices are decreasing people’s cognitive capability. John O’Brien explains the background to this and what the findings mean.

Responsible FM

"May you live in interesting times" is a Chinese curse that we would do well to consider long and hard right now.

Happy New Year?

A new year is traditionally a cause for celebration, marked by optimism, determination and positive thinking. How long all that lasts, of course, is another matter. And this year there's a question mark over whether any of it even gets started.

Mental health first aiders: a benefit for us all

Wednesday December 19th will see a debate in the Commons, pushing for the implementation of a mental health first aider in every workplace to help bridge the gap between mental health and physical health care legislation in business.

A productive conversation

A great workplace experience is not going to double the share price, Mace Macro's Ross Abbate tells Fiona Perrin, but it's time to talk to buyers about how it can help close the productivity gap.

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.

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