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18 September 2014
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  • Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has awarded a five-year contract to total facilities management provider OCS to deliver the security and parking management services for its two large acute hospital sites.
  • Hul Royal Infirmary
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  • Is every workday being different a good thing?
    Every boss needs to study his team for signs that his people are not coping as well as they should, blogs John Bowen. 15 September 2014
  • The commercial Green Deal: worth reviving?
    Is there a future for any type of commercial Green Deal? asks Bill Wright, head of energy solutions at the Electrical Contractors Association (ECA). 12 September 2014
  • Question marques
    Just how similar is the FM sector to the state-owned car maker British Leyland's cacophonous clash of contrasting brands in the 1970s? Quite, writes Martin Read in his latest leader column. 11 September 2014
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  • Powering downFuture energy supplies are far from certain but FMs could become guardians of UK fuel economy by following the kind of energy-saving skills put into practice by the University of the Arts London (UAL), says Simon Francis.
  • Green versus leanKenneth Freeman, head of innovation at Ambius, discusses new research that demonstrates the tangible benefits of greenery in the office.
  • FM's trust dividendRecently published BIFM research suggests that a client's confidence in its facilities service department, and the FM service providers it works with, can generate an invaluable 'feel-good' factor. Martin Read reports.
  • Playing above parIt wasn't only victor Rory McIlroy who had to make the perfect pitch at the British Open last month. Sodexo's FM players start sharpening up their game at the course a year before the first tee-off, as David Arminas reports.