Celebrating 20 years of the Facilities Management Forum!

This July, the Facilities Management Forum will not only take place in a new North of England location for its second event of the year – it will also be celebrating 20 years as the leading event in the FM sector. The Forum has passed an array of milestones during its first two decades, yet […]

Stay ahead of the game at the Sports & Leisure Forum

Keeping pace with change in the sports and leisure industry can be a tough job whether in terms of technological developments, rules and regulations, new activities and equipment, facilities, participation initiatives or training techniques. Which is why the seminar programme at the Sports & Leisure Forum is unmissable if you’re an operations or facilities manager […]

UK’s biggest ever coffee cup recycling scheme launched in the City of London

Square-Mile-Challenge

Over 100 high street coffee retailers and organisations including Lloyd’s, Prudential, The Barbican Centre and London Metropolitan University are offering recycling facilities as part of the City of London’s Square Mile Challenge, in a scheme that aims to recycle five million disposable coffee cups by the end of 2017. The organisers – environmental charity Hubbub […]

Water retail market open for business

Open Water

On April 1st the world’s largest competitive water market officially opened, allowing over a million businesses, charities and public sector customers in England and Wales to choose their water and wastewater retailer. The market has been structured to follow the success of a similar market opening in Scotland in 2008 and is expected to deliver […]

NG Bailey renews £50 million Land Securities contract

NG Bailey-Land Securities

Independent UK-based engineering, IT and facilities services company NG Bailey has renewed a five-year contract within its facilities services division to provide M&E building fabric maintenance and energy management for 31 buildings across Land Securities’ London portfolio. As part of the contract, worth £50 million, each building will have its own bespoke building specific maintenance […]

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: LCC Support Services

LCC Support Services

LCC Support Services is a leading national cleaning provider, independently owned with over 20 years experience in customer care. From LCC’s inception the passion led by its Chairman, Bob Vincent, has permeated through the business and created trust and solidarity simultaneously between the company and its clients. LCC Support Services is committed to building strong, long term relationships with […]

GUEST BLOG: SCA Survival – England vs The Rest of the World

defibshop

By Lindsay Atherton, defibshop manager, Imperative Training In present day, we’re able to get almost anything we want in an instant. Want a coffee? There’s a drive-thru just at the end of the street. Need a new book? You can download one instantly to your tablet. How about your weekly shop? A few clicks and […]

FORUM INSIGHT: Your checklist for taking a stand at an expo

Attending an exhibition in order to find new sales leads and create new business relationships can be a complicated process. It’s not an insignificant cost, so here’s a handy guide to ensure you get good value for money… Book your stand Well, obviously. But you need to consider the size of your stand – you […]

GUEST BLOG: What’s new in the world of FM? Here’s your opportunity to find out…

By Luke Webster, FM Portfolio Manager, Forum Events Here at Forum Events, we have a long history of working within the FM sector, having hosted our Facilities Management Forum for 20 years. That’s two whole decades of connection building, new business and, well, a lot of networking drinks. In that time, much has changed, of course – and […]

INDUSTRY SPOTLIGHT: Salisbury Group

Salisbury Group is one of the UK’s leading providers of commercial facilities management solutions. With a truly customer-focussed approach, Salisbury is trusted to deliver flexible, worry-free facilities management services that meet a varying array of operational and commercial needs. Salisbury Group currently manages more than 320 business premises and over 11 million sq ft across […]