Featured Articles

Featured Articles

Don’t judge – listen to us

Don’t judge – listen to us

When you’re disabled everything impacts, but there’s nothing wrong with my brain and I have much to contribute; you might learn a thing or two.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

Retention of Smyths Toys contract

Don’t judge – listen to us

VINCI Facilities has been awarded a new contract by Smyths Toys, extending their current five year relationship with this fast growing company which is currently opening in the region of 15 stores per annum.

This item first appeared in Communiqué, the quarterly newsletter of VINCI Construction UK.

From past to Crescent: VINCI refurbishes a Georgian gem

From past to Crescent: VINCI refurbishes a Georgian gem

VINCI keeps things traditional to transform Buxton’s historic Crescent. “If you’re drinking a bottle of Buxton anywhere in the world, it’s sourced from about 3 m behind that wall,” says VINCI Senior Project Manager, Cary Hadfield.

This item first appeared in Construction News, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

Making Waves: VINCI’s work with the Canal & River Trust

Making Waves: VINCI’s work with the Canal & River Trust

The Canal & River Trust’s contract with VINCI doesn’t take a ‘one size fits all’ approach which is what the Trust was concerned about when it began to outsource services. What FM brings to the party is a lot of unseen value.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

 


The war for talent in Facilities Management

The war for talent in Facilities Management

If the FM industry were like Mutiny, the C4 re-enactment of Captain Bligh’s epic journey across the Pacific we would be stocking up on supplies, reefing our sails and preparing for stormy weather. Because, whilst the future is bright now, we face some serious headwinds.


This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

 


Supply Side: Outsourced Service Market

Supply Side: Outsourced Service Market

BCM has revealed a sense of cautious optimism within the facilities services sector. While there is a general sense of positivity about the business environment and potential for growth, a range of external factors have tempered expectations…

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

 


Apps are changing the Game

Apps are changing the Game

VINCI Facilities, like other service providers, is starting to see a shift in the role and impact of the facilities ‘user’ in the design and shape of the services they wish to receive, driven by social media and app technologies.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

 


Shaping the future, preserving the past

Shaping the future, preserving the past

After more than a century of use, the Institution of Civil Engineers closed last summer to allow the Building Solutions division of VINCI Facilities just three months to refurbish the Grade II-listed building and improve its energy efficiency and accessibility. The pressure was on from the outset.

This item first appeared in Communiqué, the quarterly newsletter of VINCI Construction UK.

 


Is the rush to outsource public services in central and local government going to slow down?

Is the rush to outsource public services in central and local government going to slow down?

If outsourcing is going to succeed in the longer run – i.e. not just balance the books in year one but deliver a sustainable, effective service for the five years of the contract term – then value must be the priority, not cost.

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.


Are you afraid of the dark?

Are you afraid of the dark?

We talk frequently about controlling energy expenditure, but what happens when energy supply fails entirely? What does full blackout protection look like, and to what extent can facilities managers help insure against the worst?

This item first appeared in FM World, the magazine of the British Institute of Facilities Management.

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Philip Russell
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VINCI Facilities
07971 191912
Philip.Russell@vincifacilities.com

or

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Frank & Brown
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