Facilities Management

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Global Healthcare Company Expands FM Partnership with ISS

A leading global healthcare provider has expanded its long-standing facilities management partnership with ISS to include the delivery of a full range of Integrated Facility Services (IFS). The new partnership agreement which came into effect on 1 January will end in 2027, and includes provision for self-delivery of curated workplace experiences including cleaning, food, office…

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Investment Manager Selects Polyteck for Hard Services Contract

Polyteck will deliver integrated hard services under a 12-month contract with UK asset and investment management firm, APML Estate, From January 2023, the construction and facility services provider will oversee two of APML’s portfolios, covering a total of 16 buildings with more than 100 tenants. Services will include plumbing and gas, lighting, building and fabric, HVAC, drainage and water hygiene, as well as fire safety, mechanical, electrical and roof safety systems. …

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Compass Reduces Emissions from Animal Proteins

Compass Group UK & Ireland has reported a 36.11 per cent reduction in emissions from animal proteins in the first 18 months of a targeted climate action programme. According to the company, the reduction in animal protein emissions has contributed to a significant 187,084 tCO2e absolute reduction in emissions (-20.37%) reported in its food and…

Case Studies

Case Study: Consolidating 426 Vendor Outsourcing Contracts into a Single-source Solution

EMCOR Facilities Services (EFS) provided a pharmaceutical client with an integrated facilities management (IFM) solution capable of meeting the demanding requirements of their high-performance, energy-conscious businesses. At the same time, the solution met the operational reliability and cost management required for a successful outsourcing relationship, helping the client to standardize its facility processes, reduce costs,…

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BASF Extends IFM Contract with Sodexo

BASF has awarded a two year extension to Sodexo’s soft and hard services contract at six sites in the UK and Ireland including its UK head office in Stockport. The foodservice and facility services provider has delivered services to BASF for over 30 years, with the current agreement for integrated facilities management (IFM) services at…

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Supporting the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology

Facility services provider Bidvest Noonan has become a supporting member of the Society of Food Hygiene and Technology (SOFHT) which promotes best practices through its research and training in the United Kingdom. The food industry encompasses the production, processing, and distribution of foods and beverages, and employs hundreds of thousands of people.  Bidvest Noonan hygiene…

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Mace Announces Senior Internal Appointment

Mace has appointed Davendra Dabasia to the new role of Chief Operating Officer of its consulting division. Dabasia, who previously served as managing director of the construction and consulting firm’s international division, also becomes a member of the group’s Executive Board and assumes responsibility for boosting Mace’s global delivery capability and growth, and transforming its…

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Churchill Appoints Head of Social Value

UK soft-services provider Churchill Group has announced Julie Hollins, a former Colleague Engagement Partner at Barclays, as its new social value lead. Hollins will oversee initiatives that create social value, including the group’s on-going support for the employers domestic abuse, armed forces and care leavers’ covenants – in addition to encouraging colleagues to explore their…

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One of America’s Most Responsible Companies

Aramark has been named in Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies for 2023 following an assessment of publicly-available key performance indicators derived from CSR and sustainability reports, and an independent survey by Statista Inc. KPIs used for the assessment included company performances in the environmental, social, and corporate governance areas, while the independent survey…

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Mitie Joins NHS London Procurement Framework

Mitie has been named as a supplier on the NHS London Procurement Partnership Total Facilities Management (TFM) Framework. The facility services provider has been approved to bid for six lots covering hard, soft and total facilities management, cleaning, catering and security services, with the appointment additionally providing Mitie with the opportunity to pursue facilities management…

Engineering

What Can the FM Industry Expect in 2023?

John McPherson, Managing Director of ABM in the United Kingdom, shares his thoughts on what ‘s in store for the facilities management sector this year. At the beginning of a new year, it’s always useful to consider what will influence the facilities management industry during the next 12 months and prepare for what could challenge…

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Cloudfm Eyeing Scope 3 Net Zero Reductions

Cloudfm has announced a target date of 2035 for eliminating full-scope net zero emissions, having already met its scope 1 and 2 science-based emissions targets. In common with other service providers, a large part of Cloudfm’s carbon footprint is in scope 3, which includes indirect emissions produced by a business as a result of factors…

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Anabas Appoints Employee Experience Manager

UK facility services provider Anabas has announced Owen Gooding as its new Employee Experience Manager. With over 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Gooding will support the provider of facility services to the corporate office space with service delivery across its many sites by leveraging a wealth of  customer service experience gained predominantly…

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Wates FM Announces Senior Appointments

Wates has appointed divisional managing directors at its facilities management and southern planned housing maintenance businesses. Antony Collett joins as managing director of the housebuilder’s facilities management business and replaces James Gregg, who has moved into the role of managing director of its southern planned division, housing maintenance, having been managing both businesses since December…

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Churchill Recognised for Environmental Governance

Churchill Services has achieved a Silver award in the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) annual assessment of UK facility services providers’ environmental, social and corporate governance. Run by sustainability consultancy Acclaro Advisory, the SFMI is a sustainability benchmark for the FM sector which is dedicated to embedding sustainability into the management and operations of organisations…

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EMCOR UK Enters Partnership to Support Customer Net Zero Ambitions

A partnership with energy management and sustainability consultancy Verco will provide customers of EMCOR UK with a tailored approach to achieving net zero.   Verco’s ‘Route Zero’ programme starts with an analysis of energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions from across a customer’s buildings and workplace. Also analysed is a measurement of scope 1,2 and…

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New Partnership Extends Fisco UK’s Managed Services Offering

A partnership between FM company Fisco UK and managed workplace services (MWS) provider Apogee Corporation is boosting machinery uptime by 28 per cent. Under the partnership, Fisco UK has joined Apogee’s Affinity Partnership Programme to incorporate  managed print services (MPS), managed IT services (MITS) and outsourced document services (ODS) into its expansive client offering. Fisco…

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STRABAG PFS Acquires ADOMUS Facility-Management

STRABAG PFS has acquired ADOMUS Facility-Management, an owner managed facility services provider with locations in Hamburg, Munich, Hanover, Cologne, Frankfurt and Düsseldorf. ADOMUS’ customer base of institutional investors and property owners attaches particular importance to self-delivery of services. “With the acquisition of ADOMUS, we are further expanding our client portfolio and growing in a strategically…

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A “Top 50 Inclusive UK Employer”

Mitie has been ranked 17th in the list of Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers, marking the fifth year it has been recognised by Inclusive Companies, the organisation which compiles the list. Mitie is the only facilities management company on the list, with its inclusion reflecting its significant investment in equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives such as…

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Mark This!

Episode 3 of Aramark’s new podcast series, Mark This, considers the role of the global foodservice and facility services provider’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) and the opportunities they afford volunteer members for networking, outreach and professional development. Or read transcript of podcast hhttps://pages.e2ma.net/pages/1778606/39529ere. Participants Margaret Fitzgerald, Vice President Operations, Lifeworks Restaurant Group Margaret is based…

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Ecolab Announces Non-Exec Appointment

Ecolab has appointed Eric Green as an independent director and member of its Compensation and Human Capital Management and Governance committees. A seasoned executive with nearly 30 years of life sciences experience with a proven track record of driving growth and creating value, Green currently serves as Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of West…

Best Practice

Green Apple Award for Ecoserv

Family owned UK facility services provider Ecoserv Group was a gold winner at the Green Apple Awards for Environment Best Practice 2022. The company was recognised for its commitment to sustainability and environmental improvement when the winners were announced at a presentation ceremony in the Houses of Parliament. Sally-Ann van Blerk, Group Sustainability Director, says:…

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Centrepoint Awards Maintenance Contract

Polyteck has secured a 36-month housing voids and repair contract under a new £250,000 framework agreement with the charity Centrepoint which provides accommodation and support to homeless people aged 16–25 in London, Manchester, Yorkshire and the North East of England. Under the terms of the agreement, the construction and facility services provider will assume responsibility…

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Sustainability Award for BAM’s FM Business

BAM’s integrated facilities management business has been graded ‘Platinum’ in the annual Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) evaluation of the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of UK facility services providers. The index is the only sustainability benchmark for the UK FM sector, with a Platinum award reflects a facilities management enterprise’s progress towards establishing…

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ABM Launches Pan-Disability Forum Ahead of Purple Light Up

Ahead of the UN’s #PurpleLightUp International Day of Persons with Disability on 3rd December, ABM has launched a Pan-Disability Team Member Forum strengthening its commitment to creating inclusive venues and workplaces.  With initial projects starting in the new year, the forum is a network of disabled team members working alongside identified champions across the Business…

FM

Cazoo Awards Hard Services Contract

Online car retailer Cazoo has appointed Pareto FM to provide hard services across its UK estate. Under the contract, Pareto will deliver all associated compliance and engineering services across Cazoo’s 40+ UK locations which includes supporting of all 22 national Customer Care Centres. Cazoo’s mission is to transform the car buying and selling experience across…

FM

Appointment Enhances Atalian Servest Digital Capabilities

Atalian Servest has appointed Andy Porter as digital solutions manager with the remit of extending its technology offering across its FM services portfolio. Porter, who brings over a decade of experience in project management, data analytics, logistics, innovation and process development to the role, will implement new solutions focused on elevating efficiencies and services to…

FM

Incentive FM Recognised for Contribution to Retail Shopping Centre Sector

Atalian Servest brand Incentive FM has been recognised with SCEPTRE Awards for implementing best practices in security and customer service at shopping centres it manages in the UK. A ‘Security Team of the Year Award’ ackowledged initiatives introduced by the facility services provider at Beaumont Shopping Centre which have been credited with reducing anti-social behaviour…

Canada

Celebrating Native, Indigenous and Aboriginal Cultures

With November designated as National Native American Heritage Month, Aramark employees are recognising the historical and cultural diversity of Indigenous and Aboriginal communities around the world. To help build and leverage a vibrant workplace inclusive of Indigenous people and to create impactful change throughout the organization and beyond, company employees launched the RISING SUN employee…

News

UKAS Accredits Spie Legionella Risk Management Systems

SPIE UK is the first facility services provider to secure ISO/IEC 17020 accreditation from The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for its management of Legionella risks. UKAS is the national accreditation body for the United Kingdom, appointed by government, to assess organisations that provide certification, testing, inspection and calibration services. SPIE UK’s successful accreditation under…

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Ian Baker to Chair Workspace SIG at IWFM

EMCOR UK‘s Head of Workplace, Ian Baker, has been named as the new Chair of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWMF) Workspace Special Interest Group. IWFM maintains 11 special Special Interest Groups (SIGs) which provide expert guidance and opinion in a range of areas including sustainability, technology and people management – with the…

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