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Imtech Inviron extends Anglian Water deal

The hard services specialist has been awarded a three-year contract extension with utilities company Anglian Water, building on a 20-year relationship.

NIC secures Yorkshire Water deal

The Leeds-based facilities services group has been awarded a new contract with the regional water supply and treatment company.

Serco lands five-year extension at Basingstoke and Deane

Serco's Leisure division has secured a five-year extension to its contract with Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council to manage three major sites.

Roof safety: tell us how you handle it

Safety is a critical aspect of all facilities management policy and practice, of course, but nowhere more so than on a building's roof. Heights, edges, tripping hazards: it's a dangerous place up there. So what's the best solution?

New senior ops man at Norse

Norse Commercial Services has promoted Justin Galiford to the newly created role of Group Director of Operations for Development and Strategy.

Compass: change of direction

Compass Group CEO Richard Cousins has announced his intention to retire, leaving his job at the end of March and the board at the end of September 2018. 

Churchill in £6m South Bank win

Churchill Services has won a three-year cleaning, waste and window cleaning contract at London South Bank University.

The why and how of flexible working

On-demand workspace has been in the mix for years, until recently a small part of the workplace landscape. But suddenly, flexible accommodation seems to be booming. Why? What's driving that and how far will it go?

New frameworks and FM wins support Kier results

Kier Group has reported solid full-year results for the period ending 30 June, helped along by a good performance at Kier Workplace Services.

Continued record trading at Robertson

The Stirling-headquartered construction and services business reports growth at all group companies for the year ending March 2017, pushing turnover up 28% to a record £580m.

Flexible workspace: drivers and the direction of travel

Things are obviously changing fast in the world of work. Business centres, serviced offices and similar flexible options have been around for years; but suddenly the coworking phenomenon is taking off. Sector expert Kurt Mroncz explains why.

Sustainable strategies

Amanda Williams reports on energy management initiatives introduced on the Defence National Training Estate.

The ultimate finger on the pulse

Richard Savage looks at why intuitive, cloud-based systems are the future of contract cost and performance management.

Smart talking

Jess Edwards explains how the right technology can help organisations communicate better while saving time and money.   

Breaking free from the echo chamber

The ultimate aspiration for any FM function is to align itself with an organisation's core business. This is a sound bite facilities management professionals hear often.

Adding value

Is this the most important goal in facilities management? Has value become the key deliverable and success in delivering it the key message for the industry?

FM with a conscience

Simon Iatrou talks to Chris Kenneally about Cordant Group's switch to social enterprise and the wider implications for an FM industry in need of change.

Reporting up

Simon Iatrou talks to Jeff Flanagan about the importance of an evidence-based approach in any effort to promote the FM profession.

Tech Talks

Is technology a friend or foe to facilities management? Graeme Hughes tells Simon Iatrou why scary new concepts like AI and automation are nothing to be afraid of.

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