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Apleona lands PLA job

Apleona HSG Facility Management UK has been awarded a new contract to deliver FM services for the Port of London Authority.

Amey secures extension

North Lanarkshire Council has added three years to an existing highways maintenance and management contract.

The cost of Carillion's collapse

The National Audit Office has published the findings of its investigation into two PFI hospitals that Carillion was building at the time it failed in January 2018.

UK companies: more ambitions than plans for net zero

New research by Mitie Energy has found that protecting the environment is a target for over a third of UK businesses, who now have or are planning a strategy to reach net zero carbon emissions.

SSCS to launch People Matter Charter

The Supply Chain Sustainability School's new charter is designed to help organisations up and down the built environment supply chain to bring critical challenges together into one workforce strategy.

Incentive in Canada Square win

Incentive FM Group's cleaning business has won a new contract at One Canada Square following a competitive tender.

Cornwall names Biffa for waste management

The nationwide waste services provider has been awarded a new contract by Cornwall Council.

New advice for offices targeting net zero

The UK Green Building Council has published new energy performance targets for commercial offices that are aiming to achieve net zero carbon in operation.

Aramark lands seven-year college deal

The catering specialist has been appointed to provide services for students and staff at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College. 

Student accommodation manager plans for growth

Homes for Students has appointed two regional asset managers, new roles required for anticipated growth.

Business Confidence Index 2019 Report

The FM Business Confidence Index is a landmark annual study launched by i-FM in 2004. Over many years we have been pleased to work in partnership on this with Barclays; and this year we are pleased to welcome IFMA UK to the partnership, too.

i-FM WF19 Whitepaper

If facilities management is to continue on its broad track of successful development, we need to know more about the business of FM, its challenges and opportunities, what works and what doesn’t. This was the goal of Workplace Futures 2019.

Insight: FM Audit Report 2019

The FM Audit Report series, which we first launched more than 10 years ago, aims to provide accurate and informative insights into our industry – something that has huge benefits for in-house FMs, service providers, advisors, individual professionals and anyone thinking about joining this business.

Combatting the January blues with nature

Every January many head back to work after the excitement of Christmas, braving cold and wet weather and committed to ambitious diets and New Year’s resolutions. It’s no wonder many consider this their least favourite month.

Data-driven design to stand the test of time

Getting your workspace right can be a game-changer for any business. But how do you know what style will stand the test of time? What will the workplace of the future look like?

The i-FM News Review 2019

The key themes of the year are clear: the nature of work, climate change & environmental responsibility, wellness & responsible business; plus the 'normal' challenges of FM, such as efficiency, effectiveness, innovation and professionalism.

Are you well?

Wellness has quite quickly gone from being something one asks about almost automatically (and often with little interest in the answer) to a key concept in current management thinking.

Women in FM

Recent research looking at women in facilities management relayed the disappointing finding that half of FM businesses in the UK have no female representation at board level.

Waste: hero or villain?

If organisations were to remove their commitments to recycling from annual reports, would they risk an adverse judgement? And how does this reflect on the role of waste management?

Whole workforce innovation

Technology really delivers competitive advantage when used to bring a whole organisation together, Graeme Hughes, MD of FM software company Innovise, tells Fiona Perrin.

Changing business, person by person

Chris Kenneally, CEO of Cordant Group, is 18 months into the journey to turn a commercial giant into a social business. Fiona Perrin met him to discover it's all about improving individual lives.

What I've learned along the way

Andy Chappell, now head of global corporate clients for ISS, has risen fast up the corporate ladder. As he settles into his new role, he shares advice for young FMs who might hope to emulate his success.

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