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Andron FM Welcomes Third Generation of Family Leadership

Cheryl Stewart will take over as CEO of soft FM provider Andron – the third generation of the Stewart family to lead the business. Andron Facilities Management...

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Green Property Alliance Calls for Government Response on MEES

A group representing the commercial real estate sector is demanding that the government finalises its plans on energy efficiency standards for England's...

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Heatherwick Studio Publishes CGIs for First South American Project 

Renowned architecture practice Heatherwick Studio has named its first project to go to construction in South America.   Watch the...

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The Demand for Retrofit Advice

With retrofit remaining a key buzzword in the built environment, the demand for good quality guidance on the matter is growing.    Watch the...

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ICEL Emergency Lighting Conference Returns for 2024

The Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting is to host its next Emergency Lighting Conference on 12 September 2024. Held at the Cavendish Conference Hall in London,...

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News
Hygiacura Group Acquires Sector Support Services 

A new facilities management investment vehicle has acquired Bedford-based cleaning services provider Sector Support Services Limited. Hygiacura Group Limited, led by...

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Heatherwick Studio Publishes CGIs for First South American Project 

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The Demand for Retrofit Advice

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Immersive Waterfalls, Vertical Gardens and Digital Skies – Airports as Destinations 

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Spotlight Interview – Sunita Gordon | SaferSpace

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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
Kier Wins Facilities Management Contract at New Velindre Cancer Centre in Cardiff 

Kier Group has been appointed to deliver FM services at a new cancer hospital in Cardiff, via its place on the ACORN consortium. The new Velindre Cancer Centre will...

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Property
Can Buildings be Ranked on Social Value?

A building certification that measures the social value of a building has been launched by Fitwel.   Watch the Video   >   Investors...

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Workplace & Wellbeing
Annual Leave Hacks for 2024

64 per cent of Brits plan to go on holiday in the next year, and planning around England and Wales’ bank holidays can maximise that time off.   2024 Bank...

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Building, Refurbishment & Fit-Out
Immersive Waterfalls, Vertical Gardens and Digital Skies – Airports as Destinations 

Terminal 2 at Changi Airport in Singapore has had a major upgrade, setting a new standard for airport design.   Watch the...

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Energy Management
IWFM Publishes Energy Management Good Practice Guide

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management and Carbon Numbers have produced an updated guide to energy management in buildings for facilities managers. The...

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Building Services
Building Services Contractors Must Consider Changes to Legal Liabilities 

The Building Safety Act is already changing the legal landscape for the building services profession, according to BESA. The association considers the extension of the...

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Cleaning, Hygiene & Washroom
Bayleaf Facilities Management Acquires Kleen London

Commercial cleaning services provider Bayleaf Facilities Management has acquired Kleen London. Bayleaf Facilities Management Director, Paul Babai, says the move will...

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Education & Training
Equans Launches Data Literacy Apprenticeships 

FM provider Equans is giving its UK employees the chance to develop data analytics, AI and predictive modelling skills through new apprenticeships. Working with tech...

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Environment & Sustainability
Sodexo Embraces Carbon Labelling at 300 UK and Ireland Sites

As part of its sustainable catering plans, Sodexo is introducing carbon labelling on its menus. The new labels will show the carbon impact of a particular meal choice,...

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Facilities Management
Diamond Facilities Support Launches Major Works Team

Birmingham-based FM service provider Diamond Facilities Support has launched a major works team and a new intake of engineers. The new major works team will be led by...

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Fleet & Transportation
Europe’s First Low-Carbon Timber Framed Solar Car Park to Open in April

In Salisbury, a solar car park made from timber beams and glass solar panels is to open at a health and wellbeing centre. Situated at Wiltshire Council's Five...

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People
Amber Luscombe Appointed as Oxygen’s First Head of ESG

Asset and investment management firm Oxygen has appointed its first Head of ESG. Amber Luscombe, who joined the development team at Oxygen in 2022, will ensure that...

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Products & Projects
AJ Products Partners With WG Installations

Furniture and equipment supplier AJ Products has partnered with WG Installations to expand its current delivery and installation services. The new alliance means AJ...

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Safety & Health
Spotlight Interview – Sunita Gordon | SaferSpace

Sunita Gordon is the Co-Founder and CEO of SaferSpace, an app that allows employees to report unacceptable behaviour and harassment in the workplace...

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Security, Fire & Contingency Planning
Sham Security Training – Changing Practices

Mike Bullock from Corps Security outlines the changing landscape of security at a time of geopolitical and economic instability and how training practices must...

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Smart Buildings & Technology
Infraspeak Welcomes FM Community at Intelligence for Maintenance Summit 2024

The Infraspeak team has returned to London for its 2024 summit and to launch a new supplier management tool. Over 100 FM professionals gathered at the Queen Elizabeth...

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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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