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Anglian Water IFM deal for EMCOR

EMCOR UK has been appointed by the water utilities company on an integrated facilities management contract covering 84 sites.

CBRE office named first WELL building in Spain

The real estate services group's Madrid office has been awarded Spain's first WELL Building Standard certification. 

BIFM: new guidance on space planning and management

The British Institute of Facilities Management has published updated guidance to help in-house FM teams understand what is involved in managing and changing space.

Kingdom moves into recruitment services

The facilities services group has acquired Rugby-based recruitment specialists FRS-Staff Solutions.

Robertson secures multi-site Perth deal

Perth & Kinross Council has awarded a three-year contract covering more than 200 buildings to Robertson FM.

Flappers and dappers raise funds for children's charity

Tuesday night saw more than £26,500 raised by the FM Industry Ball for The Children's Trust, the leading UK charity for children with brain injury.

GSH names UK Regional Manager

The GSH Group, formerly a significant player in UK facilities services, has appointed Michael Rooney to lead its return.

Macro's Heath leaving on a high note

Macro Chairman and Managing Director of Macro International Bill Heath, who is set to leave the business this year, was named FM Executive of the Year at last month's fmME Awards, held in Dubai.

Servest launches campaign to develop internal talent

The FM services provider has launched a company-wide learning and development initiative as part of its new Hidden Talent programme.

Bouygues lands three-country FM deal

Bouygues Energies & Services has been awarded an integrated FM contract covering multiple sites for the German technology group Bruker BioSpin.

The trouble with moving house

Commercial relocation projects can turn into a real headache. Here Nigel Dews offers some advice to help things run smoothly.

What's the deal with productivity?

Can workplace design improve productivity, and is that measurable? Simon Iatrou talks to some of the key players behind The Stoddart Review about the report, its aims and the workplace puzzle.

Women on the board: FM behind the trend

About 10% of facilities management service providers have women serving as board directors. That puts FM out of step with the wider trend: the average across all companies in the UK is over 20%.

It's the ethos, not the stats

I have been fortunate enough to meet some innovative leaders in their inspiring corporate offices over the past couple of weeks. All very different businesses, but they do have one big thing in common: a clear commitment to their people.

BIM means us too

There's no escaping the fact that FMs are part of the government’s BIM drive, says Kath Fontana.

Election chatter

Buried beneath the clamour of the snap election and its surprising results last week was a story about something called the Naylor Review.

One-club man

How does it feel to spend 40 years in the same organisation? Phil Hooper talks to Simon Iatrou about his journey in the world of catering and FM.

Experience counts

Simon Iatrou looks at how one FM service provider is redefining what it means to be a customer.

FM: from east to west

Tenon FM is on the rise and Simon Iatrou recently caught up with Tim Hancock and Manjit Rajain, two of the key actors behind the company's success.

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