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Pareto confirms expansion

The FM business reports it is now operating in Europe and North America.

Professional bodies weigh in on climate policy

More than a dozen bodies have backed a statement expressing concerns about net zero policy changes planned by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak.

Arcus releases EDI strategy

The company also says that the FM industry more broadly could do better

ABM collaborates with Disability Rights UK

The focus is on developing and certifying new induction materials for its Persons with Reduced Mobility team members.

Security: mental health event announced

The event, the second this year, will address the stigma around mental health in the industry.


Network Rail frameworks for Amey

Amey has been appointed to agreements that span the rail infrastructure group’s North West & Central regions. 

Wates lands Procure framework place

The framework will see public sector bodies procuring contractors for a wide range of projects.

Lancer Scott restructures

The Bristol-based construction and FM company reorganises in response to growth.

This Week

CBRE targets supply chain emissions

The property services group has announced a strategic partnership with Emitwise, a carbon accounting software provider.

Oxford win for Palmer & Howells

Oxford’s Wychwood School has awarded its catering contract to the independent schools specialist.

Right first time: the mobilisation challenge

An online workshop, coming up in October, aims to tackle some of the common problems and share strategies for success.

New contract with The Christie for Dalkia

Dalkia UK has been awarded a multi-service contract with The Christie NHS Foundation Trust.

CIPD publishes ‘Manifesto for Good Work’

The focus is HR but much of this extends into FM, too.

ISS confirms GPA contract wins

The facilities services business has secured three FM contracts for the Government Property Agency.

GPA names COO

The Government Property Agency has appointed Lisa Commane as chief operating officer.

Jaguar in pair of wins

The London-based building services company has won a new contract and renewed another.

Barnet Hospital achieves triple exemplar status

Portering, catering and cleaning services at the hospital have been recognised as NHS exemplars.

NJC bringing robotics to window cleaning

The firm has teamed up with a Dutch specialist to bring a new solution to the UK and Ireland.

Top workplace system integrators named

Market research and advisory firm Verdantix has identified five systems integration leaders.

Global edition of RICS carbon standard out

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has launched the second edition of its Whole Life Carbon Assessment for the Built Environment standard.

Net zero: UK nations need to work together

Effective working relationships between the UK and devolved governments will be key to achieving net zero by 2050.

Building Safety Alliance looking for input

The cross-sector group is focusing on the building occupation phase and inviting input on golden thread tools.

This Month

BAM expands education portfolio

BAM FM has won three new contracts in the education sector.

Green Property Alliance sharpens focus on commercial sector

A relaunch includes a renewed purpose to stimulate industry-wide engagement on sustainability issues.

Flexspace: sustainability index launched

In a sector first, the index aims to ensure quality data on building performance, helping operators and occupiers track and report on sustainability initiatives.

ISS partners on carbon reduction

The move comes as an acceleration of progress towards full-scope net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040.

14forty marks 10th anniversary

The FM business has relaunched its brand as it moves into its second decade of operating.

Anabas restructures for growth

A series of internal promotions and new appointments has been announced by the corporate office FM specialist.

ISS championing workplace sustainability

ISS UK & Ireland has been approved as an official training centre for the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment.

10-year Dublin deal for Levy

The Compass sports and venues business has secured an extension to its Convention Centre Dublin contract.

Research questions net zero progress

Fewer than 50% of organisations expect to meet decarbonisation targets by 2030.

Companies see security threats increasing

Almost 9 in 10 UK chief security officers anticipate an increase in physical security threats over the next 12 months.

Sodexo revamps offshore services

Sodexo Energy & Resources has reworked its offer to provide a best-in-class experience for offshore workers.

Extended airport stay for Mitie

New contracts involve multiple services at four UK airports.

ISS opens innovation lab

The facility services group has officially inaugurated its new Future of Work Innovation Lab in Porto.

Rail and Road deal for Pareto

The facilities services provider has won a long-term TFM contract with the Office of Rail and Road.

Senior appointment at Kingdom

Paul Worsley has been appointed director of service at Kingdom Systems.

Best Business Award for On Verve

Churchill Group’s specialist guest services provider has been named Disruptor of the Year.

Sodexo in long-term MoD win

The contract renewal at Project Allenby/Connaught is worth £730m over an initial 10-year period.

New chief information officer at ISS UK&I

The appointment of Leanne Lynch follows a rigorous search process, the FM service provider reports.

New CFO for OCS

Gary McGaghey has joined the FM services provider as group chief financial officer.

Expanded contract for Caterplus

The Elior business has retained and grown its contract with housing specialist Anchor.

Entry opens for Technology in FM Award

i-FM’s long-established award scheme focuses on applications that benefit companies and their people.

GPA wins for ISS, Atalian Servest and Mitie

The Government Property Agency says the contracts are part of its UK-wide workplace services transformation programme.

Mitie in five-year GPA win

New contract covers 19 sites across the Government Property Agency’s Central region.

Mitie buys Spanish security business

The FM services company has extended its operations in Spain with the acquisition of Biservicus Group.

NG Bailey secures framework place

The engineering and services business has been appointed to the £8bn Procure Partnerships National Framework.

ISS: Benison to leave UK&I for group role

Liz Benison, ISS UK&I CEO since 2021, has been appointed chief people & transformation officer at group level.

Bidvest Noonan names MD for transport

Keith Middleton joins to lead the group’s growing transport sector business.

Surrey hospital named exemplar

Royal Surrey County Hospital have been awarded the first NHS Exemplar status for outstanding portering services.

£346m improvements framework open

Social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the renewal of its national Building Improvements Framework.

Sustainable procurement: new advice

New report offers fresh insights into the current state of sustainable procurement adoption in the UK.

ISS targets digitisation of asset operations

The FM services group has announced a global strategic partnership with tech start-up ToolSense.

London Met contract for BaxterStorey

The London Metropolitan University contract covers catering for its 13,500-strong student population.

AWA expands into India

The workplace consultancy is opening its first hub in the country in recognition of India’s status as an economic powerhouse.

Unique networking event returns

Tomorrow Meets Today focuses on promoting diversity and creating unique opportunities for FM’s future leaders.

Property services: changing landscapes

Change is the theme for Barclays’ annual property services conference this year.

Royal Parks contract for OCS

The hard services contract covers all eight London Royal Parks and Brompton Cemetery.

Dalkia secures Lincoln extension

The University of Lincoln has extended its three-campus technical hard services contract.

Wates in £35m major works win

Established client returns with a new social housing works programme.

Mitie acquires engineering firm

JCA Engineering, based in Stevenage, is a critical environment project designer and principal contractor.

Apleona buys technical FM provider

The Germany headquartered company has acquired Royston-based JCW Group Limited.

CRUK contract extension for Vinci Facilities

The deal will see Cancer Research UK continuing to benefit from hard FM services across 600 locations.

New energy procurement advice

New guidance on making informed procurement decisions aims to help accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon electricity grid.

Cleaning apprenticeship approved

Proposals for an apprenticeship standard for the cleaning and hygiene industry have been approved.

NG Bailey reports £150m of new business

The new contracts span a range of sectors, including healthcare, education, film, television and rail.

SBFM appoints chief strategy officer

Dale Line joins the board to lead company growth and development.

Compass partners on Birmingham initiative

The services group is joining forces with The Ladder for Greater Birmingham to support and promote apprenticeships.

Landmarc reaffirms commitment to SSAFA

The services provider pledges support for the duration of its latest seven-year contract.

Novus in trio of wins

Novus Property Solutions has secured three contracts in the south of England.

RSK teams up with Cardiff Rugby on sustainability

The environmental services group is on board to help the club achieve its sustainability goals.

JLL in Rolls-Royce win

The property services group has been appointed to run global facilities management operations in six countries.

Sodexo retains two in Scotland

Independents by Sodexo has secured contract extensions with Edinburgh Academy and Strathallan School.

Welcome for indoor air quality standard

The Building Engineering Services Association has praised the creation of the first British Standard for health and wellbeing in buildings.

Amulet signs Good Employment Charter

The Churchill security business has signed up as a supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.

Amey in SWAPs role for DWP

Amey is working with the Department for Work and Pensions to deliver a Sector-Based Work Academy Programme.

Dudley Zoo extension for Amadeus

A two-year extension marks a 12-year relationship with the venue.

This Quarter

Is homeworking bad for your health?

Homeworkers are more likely to make questionable dietary decisions, but they are also likely to get more exercise.

Contract catering: Q2 sales up

Sales in the second quarter of 2023 finished 18.5% above the same period in 2022, but costs are an issue.

Engineering services: rising demand, skills shortages

Concern is growing in the building services engineering sector about labour shortages amid a continuing economic squeeze.

Building services: taking the message to schools

New initiative in Wales will introduce students to the building services industry with a view to tackling the skills gap.

CBRE: 1bn sq ft using AI-powered FM

Smart solutions are being used to improve operational reliability and drive efficiency at more than 20,000 client sites.

Compass in £500,000 apprenticeships gift

The funds go to the West Midlands Combined Authority to boost hospitality and professional services apprenticeships for the region.

NatWest partners on retrofit learning

Teaming up with the Supply Chain Sustainability School will provide a free learning platform to build capabilities.

Mitie partners on major solar project 

Set to be one of the largest solar parking canopy projects in the UK, solar PV and battery installation has been confirmed in Portsmouth.

Sewell appointed for shops portfolio

Sewell Facilities Management will provide reactive maintenance for stores across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Rye hospital first to achieve carbon neutrality

Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital has become the UK’s first community hospital to achieve carbon neutrality.

Graham appointed on DfE pilot programme

Graham Asset Management will install low-carbon heating solutions and improve the fabric of selected Cheshire schools.

Amey supporting MoJ net zero goals

The services group is leading on a smart meter installation project across 36 prison sites.

Mrs Buckét scoops Dow deal

The cleaning services company has been appointed by Dow Silicones at its Barry site.

Churchill in Yorkshire Housing win

The social housing association has awarded a three-year cleaning deal to Churchill.

CH&CO grows education business

The independent catering group has extended its reach with the acquisition of education specialist Pabulum. 

Cleanology launches third fundraiser

The beneficiary will once again be the charity The Hygiene Bank.

Suppliers announced for M&E framework

Procurement services group Pagabo has confirmed the 47 suppliers appointed to a new £545m framework agreement.

Sustainability: four keys to transformation

New survey looks at the current status and global trends around sustainability transformation in the business world.

First social value manager for CBRE

The property services group has appointed its first corporate social value manager in the UK.

EMCOR initiative generates social value

EMCOR UK has partnered with Access Community Trust to create employment opportunities and enhance mental wellbeing at work and in the local community.

Mitie to stay on at Arsenal

The company’s security vetting contract has been renewed for a further five years.

Bidvest Noonan names GB sales director

Nick Platt also joins the company’s executive committee.

‘World-class’ accolade for BaxterStorey

The caterer is the first business & industry sector company to achieve this status.

New site offers SMEs help with sustainability

The UK Business Climate Hub, launched this week, aims to be a one-stop-shop to help businesses save money and go green.

Arcus acquires Trios Group

The move adds to its mobile engineering, technology and project delivery strength, Arcus says.

Study finds employers cutting back on space

Global research indicates many workers are still coming into the office less than two days a week.

Eric Wright on NHS SBS framework

Eric Wright Partnerships has been appointed to a new NHS healthcare planning framework.

Social housing frameworks live

Frameworx, the not-for-profit procurement organisation, has announced another round of new frameworks for a range of services.

Churchill moves to employee ownership trust

The group says the change will ensure it remains true to its founding entrepreneurial ethos and its core values while it continues to grow.

Compass launches career hub

The new platform is designed specifically for people who are struggling to gain employment.

Senior FM appointment for Momentum

The Liverpool-based property services group has appointed Matthew Pilling as director in its facilities management business.

Veolia on side at MCC

Marylebone Cricket Club has appointed the resource management company to deliver recycling services.

SWG extends BIM resources

Radu Boeriu has joined software company Service Works Global as building information modelling consultant.

ISS extends Capgemini contract

The extension covers services delivered in Europe and North America.

Amey locks up MoJ extension

The Ministry of Justice has extended its contract for prison maintenance services in the north of the country.

Sustainable makeover at University of Dundee

Recycle Scotland is re-engineering the university’s furniture as a sustainable alternative to disposal.

IWFM unveils mentoring service

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management has launched a new mentoring programme for members.

Amey trials robotic technology

Amey’s facilities management business is testing a new means of capturing data across its education portfolio.

ISS upgrades outlook, plans to cut French business

Against positive results for the first half of the year, the group has announced plans to retain only the key accounts business in France.

FM M&A: still strong

The facilities management sector continues to defy a global M&A downturn.

BPF calls for clarity on EPC targets

The British Property Federation says delay is slowing down the transition to net zero.

Spectrum in local win

The soft services firm has been appointed by its Renfrewshire neighbour, engineering group Altrad Babcock.

Novus extends North Wales work

Novus Property Solutions has secured a £1.45m refurbishment contract in Gwynedd.

RSK sets out big plans for the future

The ambitious sustainable solutions business intends to quadruple its turnover to more than £5bn in 2030.

National Gas turns to 14forty

A new contract covers soft and hard services for the gas network operator’s GB estate.

Mitie extends ports deal

Associated British Ports has extended its security services contract for a further year.

Equans appointed for estate regeneration

Remedial works will bring 1000 homes back into use.

New group MD at Westgrove

Glenn Wilson has joined the Warrington-based facilities services group.

Wates in housing upgrade win

The four-year contract focuses on maintenance and improvements.

Research highlights living wage challenge

Insecure employment is widespread in the UK labour market and costly to workers grappling with the cost-of-living crisis, says the Living Wage Foundation.

ESS onboard at Felixstowe

Compass Group’s defence, marine & aerospace business has won a new Port of Felixstowe contract.

Serco ‘making good progress’

Half-year results for the public services specialist show figures up on all key measures.

Ecoserv expands executive team

Stephen Jones and Jim Humphrey take on new roles at the sustainable commercial cleaning specialist.

King's planning to in-source FM

King’s College London has announced the decision to in-source services at two key sites.

JLL unveils GPT model for property

JLL GPT aims to provide private, secure generative AI services to amplify insights and client outcomes.

New MD for TSS

Adam Smith has been named managing director at Total Security Services.

Compliance Group confirms second buy

It’s water and air this time, following June’s move in the fire sector.

SBFM tackles employment challenge

A new initiative from the soft FM specialist aims to provide sustainable employment opportunities for people from disadvantaged groups.

Dover fire compliance contract for DMA

DMA Group has secured a major project worth in excess of £2m at the Port of Dover.

Mitie expands electrical engineering capabilities

The group is welcoming the former G2 energy team into its business.

New MD at 4 Site Security Services

The Leeds-based security group has appointed Ashley Kirk as its new managing director.

CH&CO adds Blue Apple to its portfolio

The independent catering group has brought onboard another workplace specialist.

LGBT+ in FM flags key dates

The LGBT+ in FM network is highlighting a series of events coming up over the next several months.

Mitie seals MoD deal in Germany and Italy

The £150m contract to provide services for the UK Armed Forces has been awarded by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation.

Robertson scoops NHS contract

Robertson Facilities Management has been selected for the delivery of hard services at the University Hospital of North Durham.

New FD for Cloudfm

Cloudfm has appointed Kate Chamberlain as group finance director to support its international growth plans.

MyTAG wins with Zip World

The technology firm is delivering solutions for health & safety, statutory compliance and employee engagement needs.

ABM lands Heathrow cabin cleaning deal

LATAM Airlines has awarded ABM a new three-year cleaning contract.

Two contracts for Saltire Facilities Management

As the Glasgow-headquartered hard services firm closes out one deal two more are launched.

BESA backs call on retrofit recruitment

The Building Engineering Services Association has called for a major injection of planning and funding into addressing skill shortages.

Peacock adds colour to asset management group

Asset management solutions provider BPD Zenith has acquired Peacock Engineering Limited.

CCS helps NHS identify savings

A Crown Commercial Service-funded digital platform has identified millions of pounds of potential savings in its first year.

Equans earns second gold

Equans has been awarded a gold EcoVadis medal for the second year running.

Commercial property: good news and bad

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Q2 UK Commercial Property Monitor is reporting a renewed downturn in the market.

Swindon extends Amey partnership

Swindon Borough Council will retain Amey for a further year to support its carbon reduction strategy.

BigChange marks ‘record breaking’ first half

Leeds-based job management software provider celebrating its best ever six months for customer acquisition and contract wins.

EMCOR publishes first sustainability report

Highlights include the creation of a new carbon team to tackle emissions and support customers to achieve net zero.

Good start to the year for Mitie

The facilities management group is reporting good figures for what is traditionally its lowest revenue quarter.

Strong organic growth continues at Compass

Group revenue was up 15% for the third quarter overall, 17% in Europe.

OCS team pioneers MudCam

New system addresses legislative and safety concerns for construction sites and mitigates the multi-million-pound risks of site shutdowns.

Bidvest Noonan buys in NI

Acquisition of Robinson Services and its specialist security business Sword Security boost the group’s position in Northern Ireland.

Sodexo slashes waste at Oasis academies

Since 1 September 2022 WasteWatch has reduced food waste by 43%, the equivalent of 30,249 meals.

Net zero: industry faces skills challenge

The UK's net zero ambitions are currently hindered by an acute skills shortage.

Clifton College expands Sodexo’s role

Independents by Sodexo has been awarded a new four-year, expanded services contract.

Danhouse Security relaunches with new team

The London-based security services provider is pairing a new senior management team with a new purpose.

Amey unveils leadership D&I programme

Amey has launched its inaugural Multicultural Leadership Development Programme. 

Double win for Sodexo in Scotland

The group’s Corporate Services division has secured three-year contract extensions with Scottish-based businesses Devro and Edrington.

Medirest and Moorfields seal partnership

The Compass healthcare business has signed a three-year contract with Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Phoenix renews Mitie deal

The new, expanded contract covers delivery of integrated facilities management services across the Phoenix Group estate.  

BCIS offers five-year FM forecast

The cost information advisor sees the market facing restricted budgets as inflation comes down slower than expected and interest rates rise.

Wates signs with Yorkshire Building Society

Wates has been appointed to deliver services across the society's UK-wide estate.

Amulet turns five

Churchill Group’s security services business is marking its fifth birthday with news of a 2023 turnover of £60m.

Nearly 20% of office space could be unlettable

Without investment, this stock is unlikely to be fit for purpose in terms of meeting the needs of occupiers and complying with MEES legislation.

Partnership unlocks jobs potential

OCS has teamed up to offer new careers to previously unemployed jobseekers.

Beds Police contract for ESS

Compass Group’s ESS division has won the Bedfordshire Police catering contract.

ABM presence at Manchester Airport takes off

The firm has more than doubled the number of airlines it serves and increased headcount by 163%.

HR “should lean into AI”

That will put it in a position to drive principles about ethical and responsible use to ensure a just and fair transition, says the CIPD.

Johnson Controls acquires FM:Systems

The acquisition adds complementary cloud-based software-as-a-service workplace management capabilities to the buyer’s existing portfolio.

Second Carillion director disqualified

Richard Adam, the group’s finance director between 2007 and 2016, has been disqualified for 12 and a half years.

EMEA outsourcing bounces back

Europe’s demand for IT and business services reached an all-time high in the second quarter of 2023.

Acas consulting on flexible working code

The workplace advisory group has opened consultation on updates to its statutory Code of Practice on handling requests for flexible working.

Social value: Arcus delivers with employability schemes

The FM provider is one year into a five-year social value strategy and is already highlighting the results.

Sustainability: Reconomy cracks £1bn mark

The circular economy specialist has reported record annual turnover of over £1bn in 2022, more than doubling its 2020 figure.

Workplace: connection is key to retention and wellbeing

Three-quarters of office workers are more likely to stay in a job if they’ve built connections with colleagues.

Workplace: what do people want?

Workers increasingly view their work as more than just a source of income, as they seek a deeper relationship with their workplace.

Buildings: new guidelines on inclusion

Guidance will ensure that inclusion is considered at every stage of the design and construction process.

Strong start to 2023 for Lewis & Graves

The Atlas Group cleaning business has secured 11 contract wins in the first half of the year.

Katsikakis elected president at BCO

Despina Katsikakis has been elected as president of the British Council for Offices with immediate effect.

FM missing from whole-building carbon assessments

Rectifying this could help to position FM as a pivotal player in driving decarbonisation efforts.

Morgan Sindall Property Services in retrofit win

Housing provider Longhurst Group turns focus to improving energy efficiency in hundreds of homes.

Curran named BESA president

Claire Curran, managing director of building services specialists Linaker, has been elected president of the Building Engineering Services Association.

Administrators appointed at J Tomlinson

The Nottingham-based construction to services group has collapsed, with most of its 400 employees facing redundancy.

Integral partners to deliver defibrillators

The hard services specialist is currently installing defibrillator units at 154 train stations.

Atlas Security launches people strategy

New strategy aims to demonstrate a commitment to improving the wellbeing of all employees, including frontline officers.

EV: easy money?

A new report says that commercial landlords could be missing out on a new income source.

Imtech rebrands as Dalkia

The move sees the majority of the technical and energy solution provider’s UK operations adopting the new brand.

SBFM joins government advisory board

Supporting the rehabilitation of ex-offenders, the firm will help prepare, train and advise prison-leavers.

Reconomy donates £22,000 of IT gear

The circular economy specialist hands redundant equipment to The Turing Trust.

Public sector deals jump in value

The number of contracts procured in Q2 2023 fell against Q1, but total value was up more than £250%.

New CTO for Arcus

Alan Wright has been appointed as chief technology officer at Arcus FM.

Compass named Living Wage Champion

Compass Group UK & Ireland has won the Living Wage Champion Award in the Recognised Service Provider Category.

Contractors charged following serious fire

Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service is prosecuting six companies for failing to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

idverde renews Olympic Park deal

As its first 10-year contract ends, another begins.

Westgrove success in Birmingham

The Warrington-based services provider has been appointed on a hard FM contract at a new build-to-rent development.

Janguar in Covent Garden win

Jaguar Building Services has secured the M&E contract at a new development in central London.

ISS survey reveals worrying workplace trends

While most feel a sense of belonging at work, many worry about sharing opinions and about being treated unfairly.

Wycombe Wanderers win for BaxterStorey

BaxterStorey says it will revolutionise stadium catering operations for the football club.

London flexible office space: growth market

A new market report shows costs down with space available up significantly.

Mitie lands expanded deal with Network Rail

Following a competitive tender process, Mitie has been awarded a new £280m contract.

Merger creates UAE’s largest property & FM operation

A three-way merger will bring more than 1m sqm of commercial space under a single source of management.

FM livery dinner details announced

The annual dinner celebrating facilities management and the wider built environment sector takes place in September, but early booking is advised.

1m meals saved by Compass partnership

Compass Group UK & Ireland, along with its procurement business Foodbuy, has worked with FareShare to redistribute the equivalent of 1 million meals.

Vinci wins in Wales

Vinci Facilities has been awarded a three-year hard FM contract with Transport for Wales.

Former Carillion director banned

Almost six years after its collapse, the construction to services group is still finding its way into the news.

Awards: calling all young facilities managers

The Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers is looking for the next winner of its annual Young Facilities Manager Award.

Wates joins forces to boost retrofit

Wates has become one of the first members of the National Homes Decarbonisation Group.

GPA appoints ISS in two regions

The Government Property Agency has awarded new security contracts to ISS as part of its Workplace Services Transformation Programme.

BAM wins at Tudor Grange Academies Trust

BAM FM has been awarded a contract to deliver integrated FM services across 13 sites.

UKGBC guidance on carbon offsetting and pricing

The guidance urges industry to view carbon offsetting more comprehensively, accompanied by an ambitious approach to internal carbon pricing.

New CEO named at ISS Group

Following a three-month internal and external search process, Kasper Fangel has been appointed Group CEO, effective 1 September.

JLL extends role with FCDO

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has appointed JLL to provide FM and property-related services in multiple countries across Europe.

Serco reports strong first half

The public sector-focused services group has upgraded guidance for the full year following a good H1.

SFMI criteria move with the times

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index assessments for 2023 will contain more scoring around mental health and wellbeing as behaviours become a reporting must.

ESS unveils frictionless store 

The Compass Group business has opened its first fully frictionless store, at the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

RICS back in the headlines

And not in a good way, as the entire Standards and Regulation Board resigns.

Research: building a future-proof workplace

New research from Sodexo aims to answer the how-to question in the face of continued change. 

Accruent and ServiceChannel partner up

The two tech platforms are aiming to deliver a unique integrated real estate and facilities management solution.

Emerging Workplace Leaders new podcast

The community platform for young professionals in FM has launched the premier episode of its new monthly podcast.

Met Police win for Churchill

A new contract with the Metropolitan Police Service covers cleaning at 351 buildings across all 32 of London’s boroughs.

Tech companies partner to extend service offer

Two field service management software providers have formed a strategic partnership to strengthen their offer across the UK and Ireland.

Caterer partners on sustainability workshops

The initiative sees BM Caterers become the first company to pilot a new sustainability awareness educational programme.

Companies will pay more for sustainable offices

More evidence that there is a premium on green space, this time from the occupant side of the equation.

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