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Dell puts Facilicom on-line

Facilicom UK has been appointed via CBRE to deliver cleaning services for the technology company's UK office portfolio.

Oxford Direct wins university extension

Oxford Direct Services has secured a two-year extension, worth up to £400,000, to its recycling and waste management contract with Oxford Brookes University.

KBR secures two US Army deals

The international services group has announced its appointment on two support contracts, one focused on Europe and the other on the Middle East.

Wilson James sharpens focus on airports sector

The security and logistics specialist has appointed Sam O'Dwyer to the newly created role of strategic director, aviation services.

Sodexo extends education business with acquisition

Alliance in Partnership, the Birmingham-based specialist education caterer, is now part of the Sodexo group.

PHS targets public sector growth

Hygiene services group PHS has appointed Chris Brown to the newly created role of head of public sector as it strives to grow business in this area.

Woosh checks in to London's Bankside Hotel

Washroom management specialist Woosh has secured a contract with the new boutique hotel in Southwark.

CleanEvent Services joins the Wolves

The specialist venue and stadium cleaning services provider has scored a three-year deal with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.

ISS lays out revised strategy

The global facilities services group says it intends to increase organic growth to 4-6% per annum by accelerating its focus on key account customers. 

Wilson James takes multi-service Wellcome deal

Wellcome Trust, the health research foundation, has appointed Wilson James to deliver security, reception and logistics services at its central London headquarters.

Why open standards are vital for the future of access control

John Allen explains how IoT enabled access control solutions can deliver security and business benefits for almost any organisation.

Efficiency: where does the money really go?

Resourcing in the world of facilities management certainly comes with its challenges. Juggling timesheets through multiple staffing agencies and a substantial payroll is without doubt an administrative headache.

A better answer to customer satisfaction

Gary Jones looks at how facilities management software can boost satisfaction levels and retain customers.

The productivity gap: what are we missing?

Last week Mace Macro launched a new report analysing our work environments and uncovering a series of problems, along with associated opportunities for improvement. That set me thinking.

The advantages of hire for the FM industry

Carl Webb reviews the importance of considering whether a hired climate control arrangement makes more sense than a traditional purchase.

Is technology FM's game-changer?

It's a common view in FM these days: we're on the brink of fundamental, widespread change in what we do and how we do it. The driver is clear: rapidly developing technology. But is this really the case?

We are what we do

He's proud of his big outsourcer background, Martyn Freeman tells Fiona Perrin; but he's back with a new version of FM.

What does good feel like?

It's time we looked at our workplaces through a new lens, Nicola Morris, Sodexo's Divisional MD for Corporate Services, tells Fiona Perrin.

Standard mission

Sodexo is committed to 'Quality of Life Services'. Keith Hamer, its Global VP of Engineering and Asset Management, tells Fiona Perrin why operating to a global standard for hard services is so integral to that vision.

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