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  A Great Gut Feeling as CBRE Cracks Quadram

A Great Gut Feeling as CBRE Cracks Quadram

The Quadram Institute, a pioneering new food and health research and endoscopy centre based on the Norwich Research Park, has awarded CBRE a five year integrated facilities management contract.
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  Interserve To Suffer Complete Loss Of Power

Interserve To Suffer Complete Loss Of Power

ThisWeekinFM contacted Interserve on Wednesday Feb 21 morning when a spokesperson confirmed the closure of the company's power business
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  Big Brother Watch 19 Million Local Authority Cyber Attacks

Big Brother Watch 19 Million Local Authority Cyber Attacks

Local authorities face 19 million cyber attacks a year, an investigation by a civil liberties campaign group has revealed
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Bilfinger Supervisory Board To Seek Damages Against Former Executive Board Members

  Bilfinger Supervisory Board To Seek Damages Against Former Executive Board Members
On February 20, 2018, the Supervisory Board of Bilfinger SE has asserted claims for damages against former members of the Executive Board
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Servest Grows To £1 Billion With Aktrion Purchase

  Servest Grows To 1 Billion With Aktrion Purchase
Servest Group has acquired Aktrion, an international specialist in manufacturing support services. The acquisition sees the Group's annual turnover increase to over £1 billion globally
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  Shoulders Straight, Chests Out - FM Firms On New Missions

Shoulders Straight, Chests Out - FM Firms On New Missions

Health & Education FM in decline; Aramark goes alone for DIO; Mite confirmed at Heathrow T5; Sodexo at Trinity Dublin; and gender equality recognised - Feb 23 FM Digest

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Cleaning & Hygiene
  March 8 - Golden Service Awards - Get Your Tickets Now

March 8 - Golden Service Awards - Get Your Tickets Now

There's less than one week to go to book your place at the Kimberly-Clark Professional 2018 Golden Service Awards.

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Energy
  Washroom Challenge Is Party Favourite - REMINDER

Washroom Challenge Is Party Favourite - REMINDER

We recently announced that Savortex (hand dryers) had issued a Washroom Challenge to beat its cost saving record with the chance to win tickets to ThisWeekinFM's Summer River Boat Party.

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Workplace
  Swanky Move In Swanky Time

Swanky Move In Swanky Time

Less than 10 months after placing the contract for a relocation, design and fit-out of new swanky offices, wealth management firm, L&C have moved in

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People
   EUs Leaving Highlights Skills Shortage

EUs Leaving Highlights Skills Shortage

With overall UK net EU migration at its lowest rate in five years, contractors are under great pressure to fill skills shortages.

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Building
  Arlington Goes For SPIE Again On £2.5m Business Park Project

Arlington Goes For SPIE Again On £2.5m Business Park Project

SPIE UK has begun work at Arlington’s Gloucester Business Park, for a building services contract worth close to £2.5 million

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Education
  March 5 - BIFM London Conference - Get Your Tickets Now

March 5 - BIFM London Conference - Get Your Tickets Now

The programme for the BIFM London Conference is available, with the last few tickets available for the event on March 5 at the Institution of Engineering and Technology, Savoy Place, London

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Property
  Space, Life Sciences and Energy Take-off On Campus

Space, Life Sciences and Energy Take-off On Campus

Lettings figures announced on Thursday Feb 21 for the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire show that Harwell let 160,000sq.ft of new speculative Grade A space in 2017, which equals 40% of the total Oxford region

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Environment
  Pupils Help Their Schools Prepare For Flooding

Pupils Help Their Schools Prepare For Flooding

Children in the North East are helping their schools prepare for flooding in a series of 'Flood Weeks' run by the Environment Agency.

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   Electric Vehicles Boosted By Household Waste

Electric Vehicles Boosted By Household Waste

LondonEnergy has taken delivery of two new BMW i3 electric cars and powers them from their own waste plant.

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Safety
  Up, Up And Away - Drones Drafted In For Building Inspections

Up, Up And Away - Drones Drafted In For Building Inspections

The Sky has become the limit as a new partnership looks to take inspection strategy to, quite literally, a whole new level

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Products
  Off Grid Hybrid Power Unit

Off Grid Hybrid Power Unit

A new Universal Hybrid Power Unit was launched at this year’s Executive Hire Show on February 7 in Coventry

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Security & Fire
  Servator To The Four

Servator To The Four

Project Servator, the City of London Police scheme to deter crime and reassure people on the streets has just turned four and is being rolled out nationwide to ensure the whole of the UK is a hostile place for terrorists and criminals

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Technology
  Getting Gfast To Bristol

Getting Gfast To Bristol

Bristol will be one of the first cities to benefit from proposals by Openreach for a major acceleration of its ultrafast fibre broadband network assisted by Gfast technology

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