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Online reuse scheme set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Universities have already saved £3 million by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment through the Warp It online scheme, which allows members of staff to post unwanted items online for others to claim. The Warp It reuse scheme ...

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BSRIA publishes procurement guide for maintenance contracts

BSRIA has released its new Maintenance Contracts: A Guide to Best Practice for Procurement Guide (BG66/2016) aimed at helping clients, facilities managers and their organisations to understand better the key success factors in procuring maintenance contracts. There are different ways in which building maintenance ...

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Kings Place scores highest BREEAM In-Use rating for Management in the UK

Savills, on behalf of Deka Immobilien GmbH at Kings Place, London, has achieved the highest BREEAM operational sustainability rating for property management ever accomplished in the UK, having scored 95 per cent. In addition, Kings Place also received a rating ...

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Service Works Group launches global PPP survey

Facilities, property and workplace management software provider, Service Works Group (SWG), has launched a new survey, exploring the operational phase of PPP (public-private partnership) projects, in collaboration with industry journal, Partnerships Bulletin and its sister publication, P3 Bulletin. PPP contracts now play ...

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BSI revises fire safety standard for commercial buildings

BSI, the business standards company, has revised BS 9999:2017 Fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings – Code of practice. The revised standard is intended to provide good practice to safeguard the lives of building occupants and ...

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Eden Brown recruits Glennister for ambassador role

Facilities management recruitment specialist, Eden Brown Built Environment, has partnered with FM professional Keith Glennister, who joins the business in an ambassadorial role. Glennister will be working closely with the senior management team, playing a significant role in the growth of the ...

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Interserve gains National Equality Standard

Interserve has been awarded the National Equality Standard (NES) for equality, diversity and inclusion in the UK. Developed by Ernst & Young (EY) alongside, the Equality and Human Rights Commission and the Confederation of British Industry (CBI), the NES is based ...

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Incentive FM appoints new regional manager

Incentive FM has appointed Kayleigh Thompson as the new regional manager for the North West. In her new role Thompson will be responsible for leading the facility managers within her designated region and their respective teams to ensure successful operations in the ...

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ISS signs business pledge to help raise literacy levels

ISS has signed the Vision for Literacy Business Pledge 2017 in support of helping to tackle the UK’s literacy gap. The initiative was launched at the turn of the year by the National Literacy Forum, a coalition led by the National Literacy ...

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Servest acquires Scottish pest control specialist

Servest has acquired Dundee-based pest control specialist Pro-Check Environmental Services Northern Limited as it looks to grow its geographical coverage in the growing pest control market. Operating mainly throughout Scotland, Pro-Check offers pest control, cleaning, hygiene services and environmental solutions, and ...

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