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Mitie sells catering business

Mitie has announced it has entered into an agreement to sell its catering and hospitality business to CH&CO for up to £85m in cash. 

Vinci on-board with Transport for London

TfL has awarded Vinci Facilities a three-year TFM contract covering 2,000 properties across its commercial estate in the capital.

ISS reports strong organic first-half growth

Copenhagen-headquartered facilities services group saw revenue climb by 5% over the first six months of 2019.

Securitas to feature at the O2

Securitas UK has been awarded a five-year contract to deliver security services for London's O2 arena.

ISS renews stay at West Middlesex Hospital

ISS Healthcare has secured a five-year contract renewal at West Middlesex University Hospital, part of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

ISS Germany extends Vattenfall contract

The group has secured an extension to its integrated facility services contract until the end of 2021.

Cloudfm partners with Essex on AI

Cloudfm and the University of Essex have formed a technology-driven partnership to bring state-of-the-art artificial intelligence and internet of things capabilities to some of the company's key clients.

Jaguar stalks London deals

Jaguar Building Services has been appointed on two M&E maintenance services contracts in recent weeks.

ISS divestment programme swings into action

The global facilities services provider says it is divesting in Israel in a move in line with its new focus on key accounts.

Norse in another school win

The facilities services specialist has won a three-year cleaning contract at the 1200-pupil Watford Grammar School for Boys. 

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.

Bidding with the end in mind

Management guru Stephen Covey was always challenging people to think ahead and clearly define what they wish to achieve. He called it ‘starting with the end in mind’. Colin Dulson looks at what this idea means for FM.

Facilitating a unified approach to data compliance

Ian Osborne looks at the challenges awaiting facilities managers faced with the complexities of GDPR compliance.

Top tips to keep staff and premises secure

Darren Hyde offers a top-ten to ensure the safety of your people and property in a world where challenges seem to grow steadily.

Playing on a global FM stage

I've been reading the IWFM's ISIG white paper 'Contracts across Borders'. There are some great insights in it from some very knowledgeable people, but also an inescapable sense of déjà vu and a bit of disappointment.

Productivity: a growth industry

UK productivity rates are below par; we all know that.  But as one more ‘why & what to do about it’ survey lands on our newsdesk, we can’t help but wonder: why don’t all the proffered solutions get implemented, thus delivering huge gains for the nation?

The challenges of being in FM

I was recently asked for my views on the greatest challenges that face the facilities management sector over the next few years. How long have you got, I thought.

Start-up in a crowded marketplace

Is this a crazy time to start a new business? When ‘uncertainty’ is the word used to describe everything from the economy through politics to work, and ‘mature’ certainly describes the catering sector? Maybe it is crazy; but then again, maybe not.

Keep calm, and focus on culture

Against the challenge of ongoing change, Amanda Fisher is tackling culture head on at Amey FM, Defence and Justice, as she tells Fiona Perrin.

Converting FM to workplace management

Peter Titus tells Fiona Perrin how his company, DCT Facilities Management, combines FM with personal assistance for a total support service at a top legal firm.

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