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Security Officer Awarded Industry Distinction for Helping Distressed Student

Gaynor Iveson, a security officer working for Kingdom Security, has been recognised at an industry awards ceremony for supporting a distressed student in a critical...

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New Appointments in Facilities Management – July 2024

Take a look at the latest appointments in the world of FM, commercial real estate and the built environment, including appointments at EMCOR UK, ISS, OCS, and...

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News
Macro Promotes Three Executive Team Members to Directors

FM service provider Macro has announced three new director promotions from its executive team. The new directors, all women, are Adelaide Forbes, Group People...

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Spotlight Interview – Kelly Owbridge-Tasker | NHS Property Services

Kelly Owbridge-Tasker is a Senior Estates Manager for NHS Property Services Midlands who has worked in commercial property since she was 16 years old. Beginning...

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Mitie Becomes Beacon Member of The Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse

FM services outsourcing company Mitie has been named the first EIDA Beacon member in the facilities management sector.  Mitie joins a group of 14 UK...

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Worldwide IT Outage – What We Know So Far

A major IT outage caused major disruptions at airports, GP surgeries, and retail stores. Computer systems across the world crashed, experiencing the “Blue...

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New Appointments in Facilities Management – July 2024

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High Performing Buildings – July’s Roundup

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Spotlight Interview – Kelly Owbridge-Tasker | NHS Property Services

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Belgium’s First Circular McDonald’s Restaurant

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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
OCS Extends Contract With Great Western Railway

Great Western Railway has extended its FM contract with OCS for three years​ Around 360 team members will provide cleaning services on trains and at 197 stations...

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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
High Performing Buildings – July’s Roundup

This month’s high performing buildings roundup includes the winner of the 2024 BREEAM Lifecycle Award, the most sustainable office building...

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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
BESA Supports Extension of Social Housing Safety Rules

The Building Engineering Services Association has welcomed the new government’s pledge to implement Awaab’s Law into the private rental...

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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
Sunbelt Rentals Becomes Mitie’s Preferred Equipment Rental Supplier

Equipment rental supplier Sunbelt Rentals has signed a multi-year preferred supplier agreement with Mitie. Sunbelt Rentals will supply rental equipment across all...

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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
YorPower Restores Power to Blood Bank Refrigerators at NHS Hospital 

A recent power outage at a South of England NHS Hospital that disrupted blood storage facilities was resolved by back-up power solutions provider YorPower. The UPS...

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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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