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Mitie flying high with £17 million FM contract extension for London Gatwick Airport

Mitie has expanded its relationship with London Gatwick Airport’s management team by winning a five-year extension to its contract worth £17 million, which includes a new agreement to maintain electrical services. The facilities management (FM) and professional services...
Posted On 22 Jan 2019
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Global FM provider Atalian Servest unveils new senior Board for UK and Ireland business

Global FM service provider Atalian Servest has announced a new senior Board for the UK and Ireland business. Daniel Dickson has been promoted to CEO for the UK and Ireland, while Sean Fisher steps into the role of chief operating officer for Atalian Servest in the UK. Tom Evans...
Posted On 08 Oct 2018
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Mitie awarded two-year extension on existing FM contract with Vodafone UK

Mitie has been awarded a two-year extension (subject to formal contract) to its existing facilities management (FM) agreement with Vodafone UK. This builds on Mitie’s existing long-term relationship with the communications provider. The extension, which begins on 1 April 2020,...
Posted On 04 Oct 2018
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Churchill wins competitive bid for Meadowhall Shopping Centre multi-service contract

Following a competitive tender process, Churchill has been awarded a multi-service contract by the management team at Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield. The new contract sees Churchill providing FM services including security, cleaning and building maintenance for what is...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
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OCS moves to extend security guarding contract with Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

OCS has extended its contract to deliver security guarding and emergency helipad response services at Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool – a contract the business has held since 2011. The new agreement was awarded to OCS after a rigorous re-tender process and keeps the...
Posted On 17 Jul 2018
Darren Read
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The Race to the Bottom in Security Services: A Loser’s Game

Security can often feel like a sector that’s in the doldrums, much of which is down to the constant flurry of negative outsourcing stories unveiled within the national press. Sometimes, outsourcing’s condemnation is justified, writes Darren Read. Carillion’s collapse, for...
Posted On 04 Jul 2018
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Gazprom Energy selects Amulet as preferred security supplier for UK locations

Amulet, the specialist intelligence-led security division of Churchill Services Group, has been chosen by Gazprom Marketing and Trading to be the business’ preferred security provider. Amulet was selected in the wake of a competitive tender process carried out by GVA, with...
Posted On 26 Jun 2018
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Atalian and Servest merge to create “global leader in facilities management services”

Two international facilities management (FM) providers, namely Atalian and Servest, have merged to form Atalian Servest, in turn creating one of the world’s largest FM outsourcing companies. The new organisation has a turnover of  €3 billion, employs more than 125,000 people...
Posted On 24 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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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