“Urgent and immediate” building regs review needed – LGA

Lord Gary Porter

An “urgent and immediate” review of building regulations by the government has been called upon by the Local Government Association (LGA). Chair Lord Gary Porter said that the government should not wait for the Grenfell disaster inquiry or coroners report to begin work. “We have to act based on what we know now, while being […]

Are you ready to meet your new security partners?

Total Security Summit

If you’re thinking about changing your partners for Access Control, Business Continuity, CCTV, Fire Solutions, IP/IT Security, Loss Prevention, Perimeter Security, Transit Security and more, then you need to attend the Total Security Summit as a VIP guest. The special 20th Anniversary edition of this two-day event takes place on October 16th & 17th 2017 at […]

Register today for the FM Christmas Party!

FM Xmas Party

We’d like to invite you to join us for an evening of networking and festive cheer at the FM Christmas Party, which is being hosted by the team here at the Facilities Management Forum, along with our friends FMJ. Taking place at London’s stylish Grange St. Paul’s Hotel on Tuesday, 28th November, 200 of the FM […]

New energy technology plan to ‘save UK £40bn’

Electricity Pylon

A plan to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies as part of the Industrial Strategy has been outlined by Ofgem and Business & Energy Secretary Greg Clark. The proposal aims to transform how homes and businesses store and use energy, removing barriers to smart technology and ultimately reducing costs […]

Third facilities management standard published by ISO


The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published the ISO/TR 41013:2017, a technical report which outlines key standards within facilities management. Previous standards published by the ISO include ISO 41012:2017 Facility management – Guidance on strategic sourcing and the development of agreements and ISO 41011:2017 Facility management – Vocabulary. ISO/TR 41013:2017 is the third standard […]

Entier awarded £6.5 million by the British Growth Fund


Westhill-based catering and maintenance company Entier has been awarded £6.5 million by the Business Growth Fund (BGF) to expand overseas. The company currently works at 38 locations in 23 counties, including the US, Trinidad & Tobago, Australia and Singapore. Founded in 2008, Entier’s 760 employees service more than 4,500 staff on oil and gas rigs […]