Farnek Expands Abu Dhabi Operations

Farnek has expanded its business operations across the emirate of Abu Dhabi following a raft of new and retained contractRead More »

Event News

Cygnus Debuts SmartNet Solution in Birmingham

Cygnus is unveiling new remote notification and monitoring platform Cygnus ALERT at the Fire Safety Event in Birmingham. Cygnus ALERTRead More »

United Kingdom

Dewberry Repoint Sales Director Wins ‘Hospitality’s Got Talent’ Fundraising Competition

Stuart Barnett, group sales director at Dewberry Repoint, has been named winner of the inaugural ‘Hospitality’s Got Talent’ competition –Read More »

Event News

CIFF Guangzhou 2024

China International Furniture Fair (CIFF), the world’s largest furniture exhibition and FM Magazine partner event, will welcome buyers from theRead More »


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 »


Solar Farm to be Installed at UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

An innovative project is transforming the roof of the UK’s national battery manufacturing development facility into a solar farm capableRead More »


Aston University VC to Lead Global Place-based Innovation Network

Professor Aleks Subic, Vice-Chancellor and Chief Executive of Aston University, has been appointed by the Global Federation of Competitiveness CouncilsRead More »


Mitie Acquires GBE Converge Group

Mitie has acquired UK independent Fire & Security business GBE Converge Group for a maximum cash consideration of £27 million.Read More »


Unleashing Synergy: Pioneering ‘Hybridisation’ of Industries

Amit Chadha, CEO and managing director of L&T Technology Services, considers the ‘crosspollinovation’ of unassociated industry verticals, as AI andRead More »


ASM Global Announces Senior Internal Appointment

ASM Global has appointed Bob Papke to the newly created position of vice-president of industry relations and client development. PapkeRead More »


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 »


European Conference on Artificial Intelligence

An estimated 1,000 participants from from fifty-eight countries have gathered in Kraków for the 26th European Conference on Artificial IntelligenceRead More »

construction industry

Lord-Lieutenant of Bedfordshire Opens ACO Technologies Site Redevelopment

ACO Technologies has inaugurated the first phase of a £13 million redevelopment of its manufacturing site in Shefford. The siteRead More »


UK Supermarkets Set for Pizza Shortages as Workers Vote for Strike Action

Bakkavor Pizza in Harrow, a supplier to well-known supermarket chains including Sainsburys and Waitrose, faces severe disruption to supplies afterRead More »


Bidvest Noonan Announces Senior Transport Sector Appointment

Bidvest Noonan has appointed Keith Middleton as managing director of its transport sector business. With over three decades of experience,Read More »


Helping People and Planet

Aramark provides an update on ESG progress and shares recent accomplishments, including the validation of new global near- and long-termRead More »


Amulet Joins Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter

Security provider Amulet has taken a step towards promoting best employment practices by joining the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter,Read More »


Heliot Europe Makes Senior UK Appointment

Sigfox operator and IoT network Heliot Europe has appointed Gareth Mitchell as UK Partner Manager following its acquisition of WND UK’sRead More »


Australian Defence Force Re-awards Middle East Logistics Contrast

The Australian Defence Force (ADF) has signed a new contract with Serco further extending the provision of logistics and supportRead More »


Get Moving on Sustainability

The UK’s Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management has launched ‘Get moving on sustainability: a campaign for change’ which callsRead More »


Lifting Apprenticeship Now Available Via Open Delivery

The Level 3 Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship is now available in England as an Open Programme which delivers teaching viaRead More »


A New Era for Hygienic Heat Exchangers

Alfa Laval has sold its first gasketed plate heat exchanger (GPHE) from its newly launched hygienic line for businesses operatingRead More »


BCC Chair Calls for Further Government and Industry Support to Prioritise Cleaning and Hygiene

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has expressed gratitude to over 450 industry members who have endorsed its campaign to makeRead More »


14forty wins £20m FM contract with National Gas

Compass Group facilities management business 14forty has won a contract to provide soft and hard services for National Gas, theRead More »


CBRE Brokers Sale of Mixed-Use Multifamily and Retail Property in Costa Mesa

CBRE has arranged the sale of a mixed-use property comprising 12 residential apartment units and a street-front retail building inRead More »


Driving Innovation with Data as Students Return to Campus

This fall, Aramark Collegiate Hospitality is offering innovative new ordering technologies and food concepts, designed with industry and campus-specific data,Read More »


LiBiao Robotics Open European HQ

Autonomous post sortation company LiBiao Robotics has selected Frankfurt for its new European headquarters, inaugurating a new office space withRead More »


BCC Elects Chair and Deputy Chair

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has elected a new Chair and Deputy Chair at its recent Annual General Meeting. DeliaRead More »


ISS Appoints Group CEO

ISS has selected Kasper Fangel as Group CEO following the resignation of former incumbent Jacob Aarup-Andersen in March. The appointmentRead More »


Reactions to UK Spring Budget

UK Chancellor, Jeremy Hunt’s Spring Budget, has received mixed responses from industry leaders and company representatives across the built environment,Read More »

FM Magazine

What the UK’s Spring Budget Needs

Paul Wrighton, Regional Director for Sustainable Infrastructure at Johnson Controls UK&I, tells FM Magazine what he’d like to see fromRead More »


Jardine Motors Cuts Carbon with Circular Waste Oil Management

Jardine Motors is the first UK “top ten” dealership to reduce carbon emissions with Veolia’s fully circular waste oil managementRead More »


CIFF Guangzhou 2023: Where Furniture Responds to New Global Challenges

A preview of the China International Furniture Fair—the world’s largest furniture exhibition and FM Industry partner event, as over 4,000Read More »


All-Party Parliamentary Group Calls for New Cleaning Standards Following Pandemic

A new report by MPs in the United Kingdom into the role of cleaning and hygiene during the Covid-19 pandemicRead More »


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 itsRead More »


Driving the Future of the Connected Workplace

Utelogy Corporation is continuing to unveil platform enhancements, forge new partnerships and expand internationally as it redefines the user experienceRead More »


42nd GAI Education Awards

Allegion brand Briton will is co-sponsoring this year’s Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) Education Awards at iconic London sporting venueRead More »


Why Washroom Users Deserve Better Hand Drying Solutions

Dr Salomé Giao, Lead Scientist at Dyson for Business, says many existing hand drying solutions are ineffective despite there neverRead More »


ABM Secures LondonEnergy Cleaning and Security Brief

ABM has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide cleaning and security services at six sites operated by waste andRead More »


PPDS at InfoComm Southeast Asia 2022

PPDS will demonstrate a new ‘stretched’ 32:9 Philips digital signage solution at InfoComm Southeast Asia 2022 in Bangkok from 2ndRead More »


Kimberly-Clark Claims Global First for Recyclable Hand Towel Core Plug

Kimberly-Clark Professional™ has added 100 per cent bio-based and recyclable core plugs in its Scott® and Kleenex® hand towel rangesRead More »


Russelectric Appoints Washington Metropolitan Area Representative

Siemens power control systems business Russelectric have appointed Robert W. Chapman & Co (Chapman & Company) as official manufacturer representativesRead More »

Automation & AI

Improving the Airport Experience with AI

Soul Machines is making significant progress in implementing and integrating its AI-powered Digital Iris “Digital Person” solution with IBM WatsonRead More »


EFI at Printing United Expo 2022 (19-21 October, Las Vegas Convention Center)

Digital print technology provider Electronics For Imaging, Inc., is showcasing its expansive portfolio of innovative display graphics solutions this weekRead More »


Cash-back App Partners with Nielsen to Disrupt European Retail Data Market

Cash-back app Shopmium has announced a strategic partnership with global audience measurement leader Nielsen in a bid to improve data-drivenRead More »


GMB Union Calls on ASDA to Address Poor Supermarket Pay

ASDA is once again the worst-paying of the UK’s ‘Big Four’ supermarkets after Tesco, Sainsbury’s and Aldi increased wages toRead More »


New Partnership Extends Online Hospitality Training to MEA Region

United Kingdom-based online hospitality training provider The National Hospitality Academy will offer courses internationally after joining forces with UAE-based trainingRead More »


Cleaning Industry Calls for UK Government Support Ahead of Winter Flu and Covid-19 Resurgence

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is warning continuing staff shortages in the cleaning, hygiene and waste sector will amplify theRead More »


Roundtable: Refurb and Reuse vs Demolition and Rebuild

Stuart Byles and Lee Stuart, technical directors at UK contractor Pexhurst Services, discuss key take-homes on BREEAM standards from aRead More »


Cloudfm Makes Senior ESG Appointment

Cloudfm has appointed Katrina Christopoulos as head of ESG.Christopoulos will drive environmental and social policies within the company, working withRead More »

Automation & AI

The Future of Warehouse Automation

Nick Hughes, sales manager at UK intralogistics provider Invar Group, considers the key influences and technologies that are shaping fulfilmentRead More »


F3GROUP Announces New CEO

UK real estate developer F3GROUP has appointed Jon Dixon as its new CEO, with current CEO Gavin Gleave taking upRead More »


Evolution Director Elevated to Fellowship of The Security Institute

Brendan McGarrity, Director of Evolution Risk & Design, has been elevated as a Fellow of The Security Institute (FSyl), theRead More »

fire safety

BSA at CABE 2022

The Business Sprinkler Alliance (BSA) will be at the Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE) Annual Conference and Exhibition fromRead More »


BCC Hits Out at UK Opposition Parties

Angry and disappointed cleaning and hygiene industry leaders have hit out after opposition parties so far avoided meeting with themRead More »


Postponement of APPG Inquiry into UK Cleaning and Hygiene Industry

The remaining two sessions of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry inquiry into the roleRead More »


Celebrating 50 years of World-leading Climate Control Solutions

Seeley International, Australia’s largest air conditioning and heating manufacturer, is celebrat ing its golden jubilee in 2022. The Seeley familyRead More »


Bidvest Noonan Appoints UK CEO

Bidvest Noonan has named Jeff Flanagan as Chief Executive Officer of its business in the United Kingdom. Flanagan brings overRead More »

Case Studies

Case Study: Securing University Research Facilities

ASSA ABLOY’s ARX access control solution is helping secure new SafePod research facilities in universities across the United Kingdom. TheRead More »


Veolia and Miracle-Gro Launch Recycling Scheme for Plastic Compost Bags

A new UK recycling operation involving Veolia, garden product brand Miracle-Gro, and Dobbies Garden Centres is set to address theRead More »


UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation Launches Asset Information Management Common Data Environment

The United Kingdom Defence Infrastructure Organisation has launched the next phase of its Asset Information Management Common Data Environment (AIMRead More »


Launch of First Ever CIBSE-accredited On-demand Lighting CPDs

Lighting brand Signify has launched the first on-demand continuing professional development courses to be accredited by the Chartered Institution ofRead More »


Supporting Sustainable Storage and Handling

For many years, German storage bin manufacturer BITO-Lagertechnik has been puting sustainability into practice, supported by innovative technologies and state-of-theRead More »


Robertson Facilities Management Secures Place on New CCS FM Procurement Framework

Robertson Facilities Management has been awarded a place on the new Crown Commercial Services, Facilities Management and Workplace Services FrameworkRead More »


First-of-its-Kind Heat Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship

Pinnacle Group subsidiary Pinnacle Power is claiming a UK first following the development of a new Heat Maintenance Technician ApprenticeshipRead More »


Young Entrepreneur Launches New Engineering Academy

Clyne Albertelli, 25, who founded start-up Co-Lab Engineering in June, has launched an Engineering Academy to encourage collaboration between industryRead More »


Pioneering Collaboration

EMCOR UK’s collaborative practices have been recognised with a ‘Pioneers in Collaboration’ award from the Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW),Read More »


Sickness Absences Fall After Groundbreaking Flexible Working Pilot

Contractors BAM Construct, BAM Nuttall, Skanska UK and Willmott Dixon have reported reduced sickness absence rates in a follow-up studyRead More »


State of Access Control Report Highlights Demand for Future-Proof Mobile Solutions

According to a new 2022 State of Access Control Report from IFSEC Global and identity solutions provider HID Global, 42Read More »


Openreach Copper Switch Off: Are you ready?

At the end of 2025, Openreach, the infrastructure division of BT, will be switching off its copper network. This meansRead More »


New ROCKWOOL Product Extends Efficiency of Lambda Coefficient Insulation

As pressure mounts on the construction industry to deliver more thermally efficient buildings while preserving standards of fire and acousticRead More »


Mitas Launches New Tyre for Construction Industry

Mitas has expanded its GRIP’N’RIDE tyre offering for the construction industry with a new size for wheeled and backhoe loaders.Read More »

Foodservice & Catering

Aramark Nutritionists Recognised as Campus Food Allergy Champions

Gillian Kelly, a Nutrition Associate Manager on Aramark’s catering team at James Madison University (JMU), has been announced by MenuTrinfo®Read More »


SELECT Nominated for UK Trade Association Awards

SELECT, Scotland’s largest construction trade body has been shortlisted as a finalist in three categories of the Association Excellence AwardsRead More »


Aramark Partners with 2022 Green Sports Alliance Summit

Aramark provided dining and hospitality services for this year’s Green Sports Alliance (GSA) annual summit at U.S. Bank Stadium inRead More »


Blended Food Concept Wins Casual Dining Competition

New food concept Rama Social, which blends Japanese flavours with Latin soul, has been selected as the winner of EliorRead More »


The New Standard of Indoor Air Quality

John McPherson, managing director, ABM UK, explains why the absence of a consensus global standard for Indoor Air Quality presentsRead More »

Best Practice

Fire Crews Called Out to Bakery Fire on Same Street as Earlier West London Incident

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, comments on the response of fire crews in West London to aRead More »

Automation & AI

What Can FM Learn from F1?

Rogier Roelvink, Customer Strategy Director with Oracle Construction and Engineering, explains how processes and technologies from Formula One motorsport canRead More »


FSI Rebrands as MRI Software

FSI has begun trading as MRI Software following its August 2021 acquisition, with the Concept Evolution CAFM/IWMS platform also rebrandedRead More »


ABM Aviation Names New Managing Director

ABM has appointed Jim Niblock as Managing Director of its UK aviation business.   Previously the Operations Director at theRead More »

Automation & AI

Honourable Mention for Schneider Electric IntenCity Net-zero Carbon Building Operation

Schneider Electric has achieved an Honourable Mention in the Architecture category of Fast Company’s 2022 ‘World Changing Ideas Awards’ for IntenCity,Read More »


Schneider Electric Announces ETAP Digital Twin Integration

Schneider Electric has integrated its EcoStruxure Power Operation systems with ETAP’s Electrical Digital Twin on a continuous real-time basis toRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Raymond Blanc Partners with British Apples and Pears to Create Cake for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

To celebrate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Weekend, British Apples and Pears (BAPL) are partnering with celebrated chef Raymond BlancRead More »


Aura Blockchain Consortium Welcomes Mercedes-Benz

The Aura Blockchain Consortium has announced Mercedes-Benz as its fifth and newest founding member. The consortium was established to realiseRead More »


Knowledge at your Fingertips

Industry collaboration body the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum (CLF) has taken a major step towards achieving greater openness, transparency andRead More »


Rentokil Launches Novel Solution to Tackle Increase in Rats

Rentokil Pest Control is claiming an industry first following the launch of an intelligent rodent control monitoring system for useRead More »


CICV Calls for UK Conformity Assessed (UKCA) Mark Intervention

The Construction Industry Collective Voice (CICV) is calling on the Scottish Government to intervene and help address concerns raised byRead More »


Reckitt Appointed as Official Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games Partner

Dettol science-led protocols and products will enhance hygiene during the Games in Birmingham whilst Durex condoms will be available for athletes


Flyability Launches Indoor LiDAR Drone for Industry 4.0

Flyability has unveiled Elios 3, a collision-tolerant drone equipped with a LiDAR sensor for indoor 3D mapping. Powered by aRead More »


Beyond Document Q Compliance

Karen Trigg, business development manager, South East, at Allegion UK, considers Document Q approval requirements for security products used inRead More »

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