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2019 UK OSPAs finalists “highlight exceptional industry talent and innovation”

The finalists for the 2019 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced by founder Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI. Now into their third year, the UK OSPAs specifically serve to acknowledge and recognise the creditable and infinite contributions that...
Posted On 30 Nov 2018
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Sodexo wins integrated facilities management contract at Richmond University

Sodexo has won a three-year, £3.5 million per annum contract with Richmond, The American International University, to manage and deliver all facilities services across its two campuses in South West London. One of the first of its kind for a UK university, this integrated...
Posted On 27 Feb 2018
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UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards 2018: Category finalists announced

The 2018 category finalists for the UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) have been announced. The OSPAs are currently offered in eight countries and showcase the excellent work and outstanding contribution that companies, teams and individuals alike are making to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017
Jane arrell: the new chairman of IPSA
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“Dynamic changes” announced by International Professional Security Association

Jane Farrell, head of security at Sodexo for the UK and Ireland, was unanimously elected chairman of the International Professional Security Association (IPSA), the longest-established security Trade Association in the UK’s security business sector, at the recent meeting of...
Posted On 03 Aug 2017
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BIFM incorporates Building Information Modelling within FM Professional Standards

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has now incorporated Building Information Modelling (BIM) into the Facilities Management Professional Standards to reflect the growing impact it has on the working practices of FM professionals. The addition follows a BIFM...
Posted On 20 Feb 2017
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Inaugural batch of Sodexo employees graduate from BIFM-accredited training programme

Sodexo has seen the first five employees graduate from its British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM)-accredited training programme. The Sodexo IFM Academy achieved recognition from the BIFM two years ago, and was viewed as a step forward in Sodexo’s development as a...
Posted On 16 Jan 2017
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Finalists announced for 2017 UK Outstanding Security Performance Awards

Professor Martin Gill CSyP, director of Perpetuity Research, has now unveiled the finalists for the inaugural UK edition of the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs), which are specifically designed to recognise and reward the achievements of both companies and...
Posted On 21 Dec 2016
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Sodexo announces support for Stoddart Review of FM and workplace productivity

The Stoddart Review was launched at the BIFM’s annual ThinkFM conference back in May and is an initiative with a single goal – to make the UK’s C-Suite appreciate the role of facilities management and real estate in ongoing workplace productivity. The Stoddart Review has...
Posted On 20 Jul 2016
Professor Martin Gill CSyP FSyI
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Security Research Initiative set to focus next study project on ‘Strategy for Change’

At a meeting of its member organisations* held in London on Thursday 30 June, the new Security Research Initiative (SRI) study was announced. This time around, the aim is to produce a ‘Strategy for Change for the Security Sector’. There’s a whole range of strategies that...
Posted On 04 Jul 2016
NSI CEO Richard Jenkins (left) and Sodexo's Simon Pears
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Sodexo gains NSI Guarding Gold approval for Control Room services

Sodexo – the world’s largest services company with over 420,000 employees – has gained further recognition of its commitment to employee safety and security by seeking independent certification of its Control Room services from the National Security Inspectorate...
Posted On 23 Jun 2015
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