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Spotlight Interview – David Stevens | CIBSE

David Stevens is the first CIBSE Vice President with an estates and facilities bias in 20 years, marking a significant milestone for the FM sector.  David was...

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BESA and CIBSE Announce Strategic Alliance

The Building Engineering Services Association and the Chartered Institute of Building Services Engineers have pledged to collaborate more closely to transform the...

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MRI Software to Acquire Capita One 

MRI Software has announced its plans to acquire the UK public sector software solutions provider Capita One. Capita One, a subsidiary of Capita plc, operates across...

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FM Industry Reacts to Labour Election Win

After Keir Starmer’s Labour Party won a 172-seat majority in parliament last week, we take a look at the thoughts and reactions from the facilities management...

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Equans Extends Partnership With Manchester City Council

Equans, a subsidiary of the Bouygues group, will continue to work with Manchester City Council on a newly extended FM contract. The initial contract, signed in 2019,...

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CityLink Walking Route to Link Holt Town to Etihad Campus

A new walking route that links Holt Town to the Etihad Campus has launched. The new route will allow people to easily travel on foot between the Holt Town tram stop...

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Belgium’s First Circular McDonald’s Restaurant

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Spotlight Interview – David Stevens | CIBSE

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High Performing Buildings – June’s Roundup

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New Appointments in Facilities Management – June 2024

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Videos
MAD Architects Reveal Nanhai Art Centre Designs

Designs for the Nanhai Art Centre in Foshan City, Guangdong have been unveiled.   Watch the Video   >   MAD architects, working on...

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Contract Wins
Polyteck Wins FM Contract with SharkNinja

Home appliances business SharkNinja has selected Polyteck for an initial one-year FM contract. Polyteck will provide planned preventative maintenance as well as...

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Property
JPC by Samsic Expands British Land Portfolio to Include Norton Folgate

JPC by Samsic has been appointed as the cleaning specialist for the redeveloped Norton Folgate​ in East London. As part of their existing relationship with British...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Pareto FM Becomes Member of Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion

Pareto FM has joined The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion, coinciding with Pride Month. The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) helps...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Belgium’s First Circular McDonald’s Restaurant

The design of a McDonald's site in Bourse, Brussels has been praised for its circular approach.   Watch the Video   >   As part...

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Energy Management
SEE Services Assists Yorkshire Ambulance Service in EV Upgrades

SEE Services is working with the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust to support the setting up of its electric vehicle charging infrastructure. With more electric...

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Building Services
CIBSE Launches Management System Specialist Competency Scheme 

CIBSE Certification has unveiled its latest competency scheme, to assess individuals offering specialist services in management systems. The newly launched Management...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Cleanology Prepares for Fourth Annual Hygiene Bank Fundraiser

After raising over £78,000 for The Hygiene Bank in its first three years, the Cleanology Hygiene Bank Charity Evening is returning for 2024. Held at Old Park...

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Education & Training
EMCOR UK Appoints Six New Interns From 10,000 Black Interns Programme

EMCOR UK has engaged with the 10,000 Black Interns programme for the first time, appointing six new interns for six weeks. Interns Sofia Kamgang-Nkuitche, Ezi Obienu,...

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Environment & Sustainability
Global Green Building Alliance Publishes Sustainable Finance Guide

The recently formed Global Green Building Alliance has created a sustainable finance guide to drive the $35m investment needed across the globe to achieve...

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Facilities Management
Emotion Detection Analysis – Can it Help FMs?

Dan Teare examines the ethics around AI emotion detection analysis and looks at potential use cases for facilities managers. A recent article from Wired.com discussed...

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Fleet & Transportation
Census Data Reveals Impact of the Pandemic on Commuting

Shifts in commuting patterns driven by the COVID-19 pandemic continue to impact urban planning, according to the latest census data.   Watch the...

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People
Maxcene Crowe Shortlisted for Allica Bank Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2024

Maxcene Crowe, Founder of MCFM Global, has been shortlisted for the Service Industries Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2024. MCFM Global is recognised for its...

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Products & Projects
Waste Management Platform to Gamify Recycling in Workplaces

A waste management company is rewarding correct waste segregation in workplaces by linking it to a weekly prize jackpot. SmartSegregation offers entry into weekly...

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Safety & Health
Building Safety Act – Implications for FMs as Construction Clients

The 6 April 2024 deadline is approaching, marking the end of the transitional period for building control applications and a new regime which has implications for those...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Satia Rai Appointed Chief Operating Officer at Leverage Security

Leverage Security has announced that Satia Rai will join the company as its new Chief Operating Officer. Satia, who is the CEO of the International Professional...

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Smart Buildings & Technology
Liverpool Shopping Centre Installs ‘Digital Human’ as Part of Guest Services Team

“Liv”, an AI-enabled “digital human”, is now part of Liverpool ONE shopping centre’s front-of-house customer service offering. As part of...

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Build2Perform
Altecnic | CIBSE Build2Perform Focus Interview

Watch ThisWeekinFM’s interview with Steve Boyd, Head of Trade and Specification Sales at Altecnic at CIBSE Build2Perform Live. Altecnic produces hydronic...

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