Facilities Management

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Mitie Reaches EV Milestone

Mitie has welcomed the 4,000th electric vehicle, a Volkswagen ID Buzz, to its fleet. The vehicle was unveiled by Matt Western,Read More »

Austria

STRABAG PFS Enhances Building Services Capabilities

STRABAG Property and Facility Services (STRABAG PFS) has acquired Vienna-based Triburuzek Installationen GmbH, an installer of residential heat pump, heatingRead More »

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Senior Internal Appointments at Cloud

Cloud has promoted Stuart Ruthven as director of products and Katie Harvey as director of operations. Ruthven joined the technologyRead More »

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EMCOR UK Appoints Executive Board

A new executive board chaired by recently appointed EMCOR UK CEO Cheryl McCall will oversee the facility services provider’s responseRead More »

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Senior Appointment at Bidvest Noonan

Bidvest Noonan has appointed former Aramark executive David Barker as Chief Growth Officer. Barker who joins the group’s executive teamRead More »

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Transforming Facilities: Mitie Introduces the Science of Service

Mitie is offering a behind-the-scenes look at the workplaces and facilities of some of Britain’s biggest brands following the launchRead More »

Europe

AstraZeneca Extends Cross-border Sodexo Collaboration

AstraZeneca has re-awarded its integrated services contract to Sodexo in the UK, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. The collaboration betweenRead More »

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ABM Expands Senior Leadership Team

ABM has announced new Managing Director and finance leader appointments, and the further integration of head offices as it alignsRead More »

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A Rising Star

Churchill Group has received a ‘Rising Star’ award from UK sustainability benchmarking initiative the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI). TheRead More »

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Mitie Celebrates Winners of Inaugural Apprenticeship Awards

Mitie celebrated National Apprenticeship Week with its inaugural Apprenticeship Awards ceremony, recognising the outstanding efforts of apprentices and their champions.Read More »

Middle East & Africa

Emrill Uses Bluetooth and Geolocation Data to Secure Residential Communities

A new app from Emrill Services is improving security and emergency response times, and enhancing the living experience for residentsRead More »

France

CPD ‘A’ for Sodexo

Sodexo has joined the top tier of 346 companies out of 21,000 to be graded with an ‘A Score’ byRead More »

News

Top ESG Ratings for Mitie

Mitie has been included in CDP’s ‘A List’ for best-in-class carbon reporting and environmental stewardship.  At the forefront of environmentalRead More »

News

Compass Expands Apprenticeship Funding

Compass Group is supporting 250 apprentice programmes at 170 organisations across the UK after committing more than £3 million toRead More »

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Sodexo UK & I Appoints Chief Growth Officer

Sodexo UK & Ireland has appointed Dan Weiss to the newly-created role of Chief Growth Officer. Weiss has 25 years’Read More »

News

Buyout Gives Founders Control of FM Business

The founders of UK-based Diamond Facilities Support Group have bought out a 56 per cent stake from investor John GrayRead More »

Blog

Keeping Facilities Safe in Storm-hit Britain

Following the UK’s tenth storm of the 2023-24 season, Compass Group facilities management business 14forty has created a checklist toRead More »

News

Buckinghamshire Council Consolidates Leisure Provision with Multisite Contract

Serco Leisure and operating partner More Leisure Community Trust (MCLT) have been awarded a five-year contract by Buckinghamshire Council toRead More »

News

Fletchers Solicitors Extend Scope of Pareto FM Contract

Personal injury firm Fletchers Group have expanded a UK partnership with Pareto to include a full range of facilities managementRead More »

News

Polyteck Joins Fusion21 Building Improvements Framework

Polyteck is one of 70 suppliers to be included in Fusion21’s Building Improvements Framework for public sector organisations operating inRead More »

News

Underrepresented Groups Key to Ending Labour Shortages in UK’s FM Market

Soft services provider SBFM has launched a white paper on the facilities management sector’s continuing struggle to recruit and retainRead More »

France

Sodexo Opens Applications to Global Accelerator Programme

Sodexo is accepting applications for its 2024 Global Accelerator Programme, an initiative aimed at boosting its collaboration with innovative companyRead More »

News

OCS UK & Ireland Poised for Growth

OCS UK & Ireland has announced ambitious plan to double its revenue over the next five years as its parentRead More »

News

Mitie Celebrates Consecutive ‘UK Top Employer’ Accreditations

Mitie’s commitment to creating a better world of work through its HR initiatives and practices has been recognised with UKRead More »

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ABM Shortlisted for Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards

ABM has been nominated under five categories of the Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards programme for the FM and contractRead More »

News

SFG20 to Launch Smart Software Platform for FM Professionals

SFG20, the UK industry standard for building maintenance, will introduce Facilities-iQ, a smart software platform building on a thirty-year recordRead More »

Blog

Why Embrace Food Recycling in 2024?

Philip Simpson, commercial director at ReFood, says food waste recycling should be a priority for facilities managers in the UK.Read More »

News

Compass Appoints Chief People Officer

Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed Carol Sommerville as Chief People Officer (CPO). Sommerville joins from Watchfinder, a luxuryRead More »

News

The FM Tech Trends Shaping 2024

James Massey, Managing Director of Facilities Management at MRI Software, says AI, data-driven insights and the digitisation of everyday activityRead More »

News

EMCOR UK Completes First SFMI Assessment

EMCOR UK has received a Gold Award from the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) following an assessment of ESG performanceRead More »

News

Mitie’s Decarbonisation Forecasts for 2024

Mitie has launched Net Zero Navigator 2024, its latest research into decarbonisation trends and the measures organisations can implement onRead More »

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Government Minister Visits Novel Rehabilitation Programme at HM Prison Wealstun

The Rt Hon Damian Hinds MP, Minister of State (Minister of State for Schools) at the UK Department for Education,Read More »

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Aramark Announces Senior Internal Appointment

Aramark has appointed Jim Tarangelo to the newly created position of Senior Vice President of Finance and Treasurer. Tarangelo succeedsRead More »

News

OCS Bolsters Security Capabilities with UK Acquisition

OCS has acquired Profile Security Services strengthening its security proposition within the UK’s public sector, ports sector, utilities and manufacturing.Read More »

News

Bidvest Noonan Makes Senior Internal Appointment

Bidvest Noonan has promoted Olga Mitropoulou to the new role of Risk & Compliance Director. A lawyer by profession, MitropoulouRead More »

News

Mental Health and ‘Overwork’ Challenging FMs

A recent survey identifies mental health as the biggest challenge facing the facilities management sector in Europe. The survey of 750Read More »

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One of the UK’s Most Inclusive Employers

Inclusive Companies have recognised EMCOR UK as a Top 50 inclusive employer. The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers (IT50) is a definitive listRead More »

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Mitie Recognised as Top 50 Inclusive UK Employer

Mitie has been recognised as one of the UK’s 50 most inclusive employers for a sixth consecutive year. Ranked numberRead More »

News

Towards One ABM

ABM has relocated its UK & Ireland Head Office, confirmed senior appointments and introduced an integrated service offering as itRead More »

Denmark

ISS Appoints UK & Ireland CEO

ISS UK & Ireland has appointed Scott Davies as its new CEO. Reporting to Group CEO Carl-Fredrik Bjor, Davies willRead More »

News

Polyteck Awarded Hard Services Contract at One Berkeley Street

Polyteck Group has won a three-year contract to deliver mechanical and engineering (M&E) and associated services at the One Berkeley Street hotelRead More »

News

OCS to Support Passengers with Reduced Mobility at Edinburgh Airport

Edinburgh Airport has selected OCS to support passengers with reduced mobility (PRMs) as part of its commitment to ensuring facilities areRead More »

News

ABM Awarded Facility Services Contract for HS1 at Ashford International

ABM has secured a five-year contract at Ashford International Railway Station with HS1 Ltd, the owner and operator of theRead More »

News

Green Apple Award for Bidvest Noonan and Go-Ahead London

Bidvest Noonan and Go-Ahead London, a leading provider of passenger transport services, have claimed a prestigious Green Apple award for developingRead More »

News

Extension of Anglian Water Contract

Anglian Water has extended its integrated facility services contract with EMCOR UK. Anglian Water is the largest water and waterRead More »

News

Pareto FM Announces Investment Partnership

Pareto FM has entered into a new investment partnership with Pictet which supplements early investment capital provided by NVM PrivateRead More »

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Pareto Recognised with a Great British Entrepreneurship Award

Pareto FM has received an award in the ‘Scale-Up’ category of this year’s Great British Entrepreneurship Awards (GBEA). Launched inRead More »

News

StrEATfood Chef of the year

Matt Chapman, a Development Chef at OCS business Angel Hill Food Co, has been named “StrEATfood Chef of the year”Read More »

News

New Cohort of Young People Joins ABM’s Engineering Engagement Programme

ABM has launched the sixth year of its Junior Engineering Engagement Programme (J.E.E.P.) which allows students to explore the diverseRead More »

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Bidvest Noonan Welcomes Julie Mernagh as Chief People & Culture Officer

Bidvest Noonan has appointed Julie Mernagh as its Chief People & Culture Officer. Mernagh’s professional journey includes a role asRead More »

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Cloudfm to Launch GreenTech Asset Management Solution at Vistage EMEA Summit

Cloudfm will address an international audience of business leaders at the Vistage EMEA summit on 23rd November in Lisbon, PortugalRead More »

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Reducing Carbon Emissions at HMCTS Avon & Somerset

Amey has leverage its ISO 50001 Energy Management Systems accreditation to help HM Courts and Tribunal Service (Avon and Somerset)Read More »

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Acknowledging the Role of Cleaners in the UAE

Emrill Services and Kärcher marked the annual ‘Thank Your Cleaner Day’ with site visits and a dedicated event hosted atRead More »

News

Mitie Showcases Technology with Launch of Facilities Transformation Hub

Mitie has unveiled its Transformation Hub which demonstrates the cutting-edge technology it is using to drive Facilities Transformation. Based inRead More »

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ISS Whitepaper on AI in FM

ISS has published a whitepaper on the potentially transformative impact of Artificial Intelligence in facility services delivery. ‘Rising Above theRead More »

News

EMCOR UK Whitepaper on Social Value

A new whitepaper from EMCOR UK argues the FM sector can deliver £26 billion of social value by implementing programmesRead More »

News

HM Land Registry Awards TFM Contract

HM Land Registry (HMLR) has awarded a five-year contract to OCS to deliver total facilities management across its UK office estate. Under the term of the agreementRead More »

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Mitie Recertified as Gold Defence Employer

Mitie is celebrating its third consecutive year as the recipient of a ‘Gold Award’ from the UK Ministry of DefenceRead More »

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DEBRA UK Awards Integrated Services Contract

DEBRA UK, a national charity and patient support organisation for people with debilitating skin condition Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB), has awardedRead More »

News

Creating a Lasting Legacy: Why COP28 will be Important for Facilities Management

As Dubai’s Expo City prepares to host the United Nations Climate Change Conference from 30th November to 12th December, FarnekRead More »

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Cheryl McCall to Succeed Keith Chanter as EMCOR UK CEO

EMCOR Group (UK) plc has appointed Chief Financial Officer Cheryl McCall to succeed Keith Chanter as CEO when he retiresRead More »

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OCS to Support GPA Transformation Programme

OCS business Atalian Servest has provided information about its role in delivering the UK’s workplace services transformation programme (WSTP) followingRead More »

News

Mitie Welcomes 60 New Apprentices

Mitie’s #SignupSkillup programme has recruited 60 new facilities management apprentices from all over the UK. The new recruits have joinedRead More »

Germany

Dussmann Group Announces Executive Board Changes

Dussmann Group Executive Board member Jörg Braesecke will leave the company at the end of 2023 following two decades ofRead More »

News

Supporting Breast Cancer Awareness in the United States

Aramark Community Relations and the group’s EMPOWER employee resource group (ERG) coordinated a series of events for volunteers to supportRead More »

News

NHS Property Services Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Report

NHS Property Services (NHSPS) has released its first Climate-Related Financial Disclosure (CRFD) Report ahead of a 2024 deadline set byRead More »

News

Improving HSE Audits with Digitalisation

Ryan Mitchell, Farnek’s head of Quality, Health, Safety, Excellence and Wellbeing (QHSEW), was a speaker at the recent ‘Revolutionising HealthRead More »

Chile

Creating Opportunities for People with Disabilities

Members of Aramark employee resource group (ERG) Thrive supported people with disabilities throughout October as part of a program of activities markingRead More »

News

Port of Dover Awards Waste Management Contract

Mitie has secured a new three-year contract with Dover Harbour Board to provide waste management at the Port of Dover.Read More »

News

A New Approach to Hard Services at Loftus Road

Stadium Support Services has secured a contract to deliver planned preventative maintenance at Loftus Road and Queens Park Rangers FC’sRead More »

News

Office for Students Awards Multi-service FM Contract  

Pareto FM has won a long term multi-service contract with independent public body, The Office for Students (OfS), which regulatesRead More »

FM

14forty Awarded Three-year FM Contract by Solvay

Compass Group business 14forty has won a three-year contract to provide cleaning, security and managed services at a Solvay chemicalRead More »

News

IWFM Impact Award for VR Training

Churchill Services has received the IWFM Impact Award for Technology for its VR training programme for cleaning operatives working in the rail sector,Read More »

News

Supporting The Hygiene Bank with a £32,000 Fundraiser

A charity event in The Balcony Room of London’s iconic Globe Theatre has raised £22,000 in cash and £10,000 inRead More »

News

Industry Recognition for Frontline Hero

Jackie Kennedy, a cleaner at Compass Group facilities management business 14forty, has been honoured with an award in the ‘FrontlineRead More »

News

Carillion Workers who Lost Jobs Deserve Proper Answers

Why have bosses who may have been responsible for the failure of British construction major Carillion avoided trial? asks theRead More »

News

EMCOR UK Appoints New Head of Talent

EMCOR UK has appointed Rebekah Randall as its new head of talent. Randall joins the business at time when the bestRead More »

News

Cloudfm PropTech Platform Recognised for Innovation

Cloudfm has achieved second place in BusinessCloud’s annual ranking of ‘Top 50 PropTech Businesses’ recognising its Mindset PRISM solution forRead More »

France

Reimagining the Work-life Balance

Sodexo’s employee support business Circles is personalising more services to accommodate the challenges associated with maintaining a healthy work-life balance,Read More »

News

ISS UK&I Announces Senior Internal Appointments

ISS UK & Ireland has appointed Martin Wilson to drive transformation of its Key Account Network. The Key Account NetworkRead More »

News

Bidvest Noonan Honoured at European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

Bidvest Noonan has been named winner of the ‘Best Use of Smart Solutions’ category for its innovative Dynamic Cleaning solutionRead More »

COP

Paving the Way for a Sustainable Food Future

Leading retail giants across Europe are converging in Berlin on 24 October for ProVeg International’s inaugural Retailer Roundtable, a pivotalRead More »

News

Acquisition Expands Mitie’s Waste and Recycling Capabilities

Mitie has acquired Cliniwaste, a specialist provider of clinical waste collection, disposal and materials recycling services to NHS and pharmaRead More »

News

Atlas Group Expands Footprint Across the UK

Facility services provider Atlas Group has acquired Ayrshire-based Confida FM and Two Counties, a specialist supplier of cleaning services inRead More »

France

Office Concierge Rebrands as Anabas Welcome

Anabas has launched Anabas Welcome, a front-of-house (FOH) guest services and lifestyle brand for its facilities management clients in the UK.Read More »

News

Enter Pareto FM’s All-inclusive Virtual Medal Event

Pareto FM has re-launched free virtual medal event #FM10 with a renewed focus on inclusion. The initiative encourage people toRead More »

News

Churchill Group Appoints Subject Matter Expert

UK soft services provider Churchill has appointed Colin Marshall as subject matter expert for its transport division. Marshall has spentRead More »

News

ABM Awarded Winthrop Technologies Contract  

ABM has secured a major contract with Winthrop Technologies, a cutting-edge technology company specialising in data centre solutions. As partRead More »

News

Mitie Earns 5% Club Membership with Commitment to Apprenticeships

Mitie has been named as a member of The 5% Club which works to create a shared prosperity across theRead More »

News

MEFMA CONFEX 2023 Agenda Now Live

Online registration is open along with the full agenda for this year’s MEFMA CONFEX – the annual event of theRead More »

News

Manufacturer Selects Dublin Shopping Centre Robot for ‘Worldwide Best Performance Award’

Singapore-based robotics company Lionsbot International has named The Rex Cleaning Cobot, the latest large-scale cleaning solution in Bidvest Noonan’s portfolio,Read More »

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