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i-FM turns 20

We are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year, and to mark that we have produced a couple of articles that will delight anyone who is interested in how FM became the marketplace that we know today.

CH&CO turnover jumps almost 20%

Annual accounts for the catering services group covering the financial year ending 31 December 2018 show turnover up to £286m.

Big names in venue services merge

AEG Facilities and SMG are coming together to create a new, standalone facilities management and venue services company operating across five continents.

Compass reports strong Q1 performance

A trading update issued ahead of last week's AGM shows a group with a bright outlook based on a good start to the year.

B38 acquires maintenance provider

Wakefield-based B38 Group has completed the acquisition of Leeds-based Woods Building Maintenance Limited.

Emrill future post-Carillion secured

The UAE-based facilities management company, which has grown year on year since it was founded in 2002, looks set to continue on that track.

i-FM Top 50: 15 years of change

Remember Stiell, MacLellan, Workplace Management, Mowlem, Citex, CBX? Do you know what became of them, how the FM service provider landscape became what it is today?

Features - Search found 9 features

Working from home: mixed messages, mixed success

Homeworking has rocketed up the agenda at many, if not most, organisations across the public and private sectors as covid-19 forces so much change. But the transition will not be easy for all.

What next for Interserve?

The group is very much in the news these days, mainly for the wrong reasons. As it continues to grapple with stabilisation and recovery, we've been looking back at its path over the past couple of decades.

The ISS story

i-FM charts the history of ISS to see how a small Danish security business became one of the biggest service companies on the planet.

BIFM: a long and winding road

The latest in our occasional history series looks at the path of the British Institute of Facilities Management, definitely a case of moving forward though with a fair few potholes and switchbacks along the way.

Creating Incentives

i-FM looks back through the archives to explore the story behind Incentive FM and its leader Jeremy Waud, one of the FM sector’s most enduring figures.

Apleona: tracking the path from cleaning to FM

Apleona appeared on the UK FM scene in mid 2017. Who is this company with the unusual name and where did they come from?

A brief history of Carillion

Recently, Carillion reported pre-tax losses of £1.153m for the first half of 2017. It is the latest chapter in the sometimes tumultuous history of one of the FM market's most active businesses.

The Complicated Lineage of SGP

SGP Property & Facilities Management is a fine example of business evolution in the FM marketplace. For all the big names that have always been themselves, there are plenty of others that grew and changed through the busy M&A scene typical of UK FM.

10 Years of Rentokil

Rentokil Initial has been in the news with the £250m sale of its FM business to Interserve, which in a way signals the close of a remarkable and not always comfortable decade of change.

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