Sourcing & Procurement

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    News Editor  - 01.05.2020, 16:11

    Landmarc Awarded Place on CCS Training Estates Services Framework Agreement

    Landmarc Support Services, the JV between Interserve and PAE, has been shortlisted as a supplier for the new Training Estates Services Framework Agreement operated by Crown Commercial Service (CCS).

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    FM Editor  - 27.02.2020, 10:08

    First Standard for Snow & Ice Services Procurement

    The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) has released SIMA-10-2020 Standard Practice for Procuring and Planning Snow & Ice Management Services — a new American National Standard for the commercial snow and ice management industry approved by ANSI (American National Standards Institute).

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    FM Editor  - 20.02.2020, 15:14

    Appointment to Pagabo Professional Services Framework

    UK property and facilities management company Place Partnership has secured regional slots on Pagabo's Professional Services Framework which covers procurement of public sector projects worth up to £500 million.

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    Paul Lucas  - 11.02.2020, 14:56

    Facilities Management and Wellbeing in Your Workplace

    Paul Lucas, managing director of Artic Building Services, revisits the link between physical and mental wellbeing, and workplace performance.

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    Paul Lucas  - 11.02.2020, 13:28

    Multiskilled or Specialist? Why Not Both?

    Paul Lucas, managing director of Artic Building Services, explains why outsourcing hard services doesn't boil down to choosing between single- and multi- technical engineering service providers.

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    Yunusa Aminu  - 27.11.2019, 12:10

    From Service Provider to Strategic Partner

    Yunusa Aminu, FM consultant with Dubai-based Gregory & Jones Consultants, makes the case for the wider adoption of ISO 41001:2018 as a benchmark for customer collaboration in facilities management.

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    FM Editor  - 01.11.2019, 11:57

    UK Construction Industry Supports Common Assessment Standard

    CHAS (The Contractors Health and Safety Assessment Scheme) is reporting widespread support for a new prequalification scheme for construction supply management.

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    FM Editor  - 16.10.2019, 18:36

    Does Today’s Market Favour the Smaller Player?

    A new white paper from Active Workplace Solutions examines the pathways to outsourcing within facilities management and barriers, as well as opportunities, for smaller providers bidding on contracts.

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    Mar Beltran  - 18.06.2019, 03:28

    PFI Not to Blame

    Despite often vociferous claims by its detractors, Mar Beltran, S&P Global Ratings’ senior director for infrastructure, EMEA, argues the private finance initiative (PFI) model wasn't to blame for Carillion's demise.

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    FM Editor  - 10.04.2019, 11:45

    G4S Stripped of Birmingham Prison Contract

    The UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) is permanently transferring management of Category B men's prison HM Prison Birmingham from G4S to Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) with effect from 1 July 2019.