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Leesman singles out key workplace issues

Leesman, which holds the world's largest independent database on workplace effectiveness, has published a new report highlighting where things are going wrong for most people and what companies can do about that.

Nviro reports £4m of new business

The cleaning services provider says it has won a string of new contracts, marking a successful start to its new financial year.

Just Ask: Bridges has the answer to growth 

Specialist investor Bridges Fund Management has taken a £9m majority stake in Just Ask, the facilities management business working exclusively with housing associations.

Bartlett Mitchell launches entrepreneur programme

The independent caterer has launched BM Inc,  a young foodie entrepreneur programme aiming to encourage supplier innovation and help enterprising new talent to flourish.

Interserve secures prison training deal

The services group has signed a £12m contract with the Ministry of Justice to run a series of employment workshops at HMP Berwyn, a large new prison in Wrexham.

Mitie rebrands front of house business

Signature is the new name for the group's division that provides reception, telephony, AV support and associated services.

Interserve names new CFO

The support services and construction group has announced the appointment of Mark Whiteling as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 1 October.

New CEO at Cardinal Security

The Essex-based provider of security solutions has appointed Simon Chapman as its new Chief Executive Officer as it pursues plans for growth.

Kingdom grows with cleaning buy

The support services group has acquired Lincolnshire-based cleaning services provider Superclean.

Australia names three big winners

The Australian government has awarded three major contracts for the provision of integrated property and facilities management services, each encompassing multiple government clients.

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.

Getting the most from your investment in office space

Here's what we know. The world of work is rapidly changing. If people are happy at work, they will deliver the goods and achieve their potential. Happiness at work builds a solid foundation that enables a thriving, agile workplace. Julia Lindsay explains.

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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