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Sourcing & Procurement

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    Yunusa Aminu  - 27.11.2019, 12:10

    From Service Provider to Strategic Partner

    Yunusa Aminu, FM consultant with Dubai-based Gregory & Jones Consultants, makes the case for the wider adoption of ISO 41001:2018 as a benchmark for customer collaboration in facilities management.

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    FM Editor  - 01.11.2019, 11:57

    UK Construction Industry Supports Common Assessment Standard

    CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) is reporting widespread support for a new prequalification scheme for construction supply management.

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    FM Editor  - 16.10.2019, 18:36

    Does Today’s Market Favour the Smaller Player?

    A new white paper from Active Workplace Solutions examines the pathways to outsourcing within facilities management and barriers, as well as opportunities, for smaller providers bidding on contracts.

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    Mar Beltran  - 18.06.2019, 03:28

    PFI Not to Blame

    Despite often vociferous claims by its detractors, Mar Beltran, S&P Global Ratings’ senior director for infrastructure, EMEA, argues the private finance initiative (PFI) model wasn't to blame for Carillion's demise.

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    FM Editor  - 10.04.2019, 11:45

    G4S Stripped of Birmingham Prison Contract

    The UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is permanently transferring management of Category B men's prison HM Prison Birmingham from G4S to Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) with effect from 1 July 2019.

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    Online Editor  - 18.10.2018, 11:16

    FM Magazine and ProcureCon Facilities 2019 in Media Partnership

    Facilities Management Magazine™, the oldest multi-edition periodical in the global facility services sector, and Worldwide Business Research (WBR), organisers of the biggest event in the United States for sourcing professionals from the real estate, facilities, construction and utilities sectors, have entered into a promotional partnership for ProcureCon Facilities 2019 which will take place at The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Florida, from 28 to 29 January 2019. Discounts on conference passes are available to www.fmindustry.com visitors.

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    Martin Reed  - 27.04.2018, 16:42

    Why the UK Government is Pricing Smaller FM Companies Out

    Martin Reed, CEO of Incentive FM Group, says systemic barriers to the procurement of facilities management services from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), make it highly unlikely the government of the United Kingdom will meet a promise to award £33 billion of public sector contracts to smaller industry players.

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    Oxford Direct Services (ODS)  - 03.04.2018, 12:28

    ODS to Generate £10.4 Million Funding for Oxford City Council

    Oxford Direct Services (ODS), the newly launched commercial division of Oxford City Council, plans to deliver £10.4 million back to the Council over the next 4 years to support additional council services. The commitment is the next step in Oxford Direct Services’ plan to grow its commercial services business, alongside improving the efficiency of services provided for the Council.

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    Oxford City Council  - 03.04.2018, 08:59

    Launch of Oxford Direct Services (ODS)

    Oxford City Council has today transformed its direct services operations into a wholly-owned social enterprise called Oxford Direct Services Ltd (ODS).

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    Barry Jenner  - 09.11.2017, 15:10

    Reconciling Fuel

    Cameron Forecourt's managing director Barry Jenner argues Fuel Stock Reconciliation is one of the most useful tools available to fuel operators fighting leaks and theft.