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Siemens joins Building Information Modelling alliance buildingSMART International

Siemens Building Technologies has joined buildingSMART International (bSI) as a member of the Strategic Advisory Council and several National Chapters. Siemens is the first building technology vendor to become part of this international not-for-profit organisation. bSI is the...
Posted On 11 May 2018
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Outsourcing projects “six times more likely to succeed” with excellence in change management

Research findings published by facilities management specialist ISS finds that those projects with ‘excellent’ change management in place are six times more likely to meet objectives than those with ‘poor’ change management – and even those using ‘good’ change management are five...
Posted On 11 May 2018
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Mike Still joins SIA Approved Contractor SecuriGroup’s Board of Directors

Glasgow-based Security Industry Authority Approved Contractor SecuriGroup is delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Still to the company’s Board of Directors. Still brings over 30 years of experience in the insurance and risk management industry to the role having...
Posted On 11 May 2018
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“Tough new rules” designed to protect UK’s critical infrastructure come into force

New measures put in place by the Government to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure and digital services from cyber attacks and computer network failure have come into force. Bosses of firms in the health, water, energy, transport and digital infrastructure spheres will...
Posted On 11 May 2018
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Kronos delivers for workforce management in FM sector with AI-powered solution

Kronos has launched Workforce Dimensions, a new workforce management solution that’s said to “represent the next generation of workforce technology”. Every dimension – the underlying architecture, user experience, functionality, integration, data access,...
Posted On 11 May 2018
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CBRE extends contract with Axis Security at major Rathbone Square development

CBRE has renewed its contract with Axis Security such that the latter will continue to provide security services at the new Rathbone Square development in central London. CBRE has been working with Axis Security at Rathbone Square since the beginning of 2017 when the development...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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Door supervisor prosecuted for ignoring requests for information from the SIA

On Tuesday 1 May at Nuneaton Magistrates’ Court, the Security Industry Authority (SIA) prosecuted Tallen Smith, a door supervisor from Nuneaton. Smith was found guilty of failing to provide information to the SIA, which is a Section 19 offence under the Private Security Industry...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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National Security Inspectorate certificates 500th approved company for BAFE scheme

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) has reached the significant milestone of recently certificating its 50oth fire approved company for a BAFE scheme. The 500th NSI approved company to be registered with BAFE is LogiScan Fire and Security based in Wellington, Somerset having...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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Top Five largest tech IPO of all time Avast now listed on London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange has welcomed Avast, a leading global cyber security solutions provider, to the Premium Segment of the Main Market, raising $200 million in primary proceeds and $616.6 million in secondary proceeds pre-greenshoe with a valuation of $3.23 billion. Avast is...
Posted On 10 May 2018
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Business in the Community urges UK SMEs to address vulnerabilities against disasters

To help tackle the potentially devastating consequences of a lack of business resilience, Business in the Community (which was founded by HRH The Prince of Wales) is launching a tool for businesses designed to check their robustness in the face of a crisis. SMEs make up 99.9% of...
Posted On 10 May 2018