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Mitie seals Home Office deal

Mitie's Care & Custody business has been awarded a 10-year contract with the Home Office worth an estimated £525m.

More consolidation in the property software sector

MRI Software, a global leader in real estate software solutions, has announced the acquisition of MDA Property Systems, a property management and accounting software company based in Cape Town.

ABM plugs into ChargePoint

Facilities services provider ABM UK has struck a deal with the leading electric vehicle charging network, granting it the rights to distribute, install and maintain ChargePoint solutions throughout the country.

New integrated FM tender opportunity

Ambitious about Autism, the national charity for children and young people with autism, is gearing up to launch a tender for integrated facilities management services.

Carillion confirms sale to Serco

Carillion has moved on a key stage in the sale of a large part of its UK healthcare facilities management business, with heads of terms now signed with Serco Group.

Serco looking for good profit growth

In a trading update ahead of its close period the public sector specialist said that profit performance for 2017 is expected to be around the top end of previous guidance.

Interserve powers up 5-year RWE deal

The support services and construction group has won a five-year contract extension worth over £2m with power generation company RWE.

New Compass coffee brands target workplace consumer

The catering and support services company has launched two new coffee brands in an effort to recapture some of the market share that has been taken be high street coffee chains in recent years.

Mount Charles puts on £37m in new business

The Belfast-based services provider has announced that new contracts won over the past 12 months have boosted this year's turnover by 18%.

Specialist manufacturer links up to BaxterStorey

The catering group has won a new contract with TechnipFMC Umbilicals Ltd, supplier of specialist equipment used in on-shore, off-shore and sub-sea environments.

Brexit and employee engagement

Graeme Hughes explains why connecting with your staff works whatever the outcome of Brexit.

Next Gen CCS Framework: an FM opportunity

As the market prepares itself for the government's next-gen FM CCS framework, Baskar Sundaram helps providers ascertain if the framework is the way forward for them.

Creating Incentives

i-FM looks back through the archives to explore the story behind Incentive FM and its leader Jeremy Waud, one of the FM sector’s most enduring figures.

Outsourced workers' rights: what does the test case mean?

The facilities management industry is familiar with the use of outsourced workers, of course. Currently, collective bargaining can only take place with the direct employer of those workers. Could that change?

Enduring narratives

While it seems almost unfathomable now, more than 2,000 years ago the Greek philosopher Plato was warning his peers of the dangers the written word posed to intellectual society.

The Elemental Workplace

The relationship between facilities management and the emerging discipline of Workplace has always been slightly awkward.

Changing with the times

Sean Haley, Regional Chair for Sodexo UK & Ireland, tells Simon Iatrou why a changing world should mean a change of business.  

From rags to riches

Joel Briggs tells Simon Iatrou why the rapid growth of his FM business won’t be punctuated by the mistakes of his competitors.

Being green isn't so black & white

Simon Iatrou sits down with Bouygues Energies & Services’ Steve McDonald to discuss how the business is shaping its sustainability strategy in an increasingly uncertain world.

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