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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.

Perspectives: Why social value is a moral duty of care?

Perspectives: Why social value is a moral duty of care.

Our work with colleges over the years has helped to equip young adults for life not just work; but the term Social Value is a risk of going from buzzword to boredom. The problem is perception.

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

 

The £45 million property services contract in place with Lincolnshire County Council.

VINCI Facilities’ ‘Reading from the Start’ (RftS) project has won this year’s BIFM Awards 2016 Societal Impact category.

The £45 million property services contract in place with Lincolnshire County Council is seen by all parties as significant because of how transparency in communication between interested parties is adding intelligence to decision making.

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

 

VINCI Facilities’ ‘Reading from the Start’ (RftS) project has won this year’s BIFM Awards 2016 Societal Impact category.

VINCI Facilities’ ‘Reading from the Start’ (RftS) project has won this year’s BIFM Awards 2016 Societal Impact category.

In 2013 a team from Vinci Facilities entered into a 10-year contract to provide FM services at Peabody’s housing estates across London, where it began the largest single social initiative undertaken by the company, investing funds over three years into developing an early intervention literacy programme.

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

 

Building a sustainable argument.

Building a sustainable argument.

The way in which the sustainability performance of buildings is measured in the years ahead is likely to have a social as well as an environmental dimension. And that can only mean more involvement from FM in design.

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

 

Debenhams win pushes VINCI over £150m mark.

Debenhams win pushes VINCI over £150m mark

VINCI Facilities reports that a three year contract signed with Debenhams means it secured over £150m of new business in the first half of 2016.

Credit: iFM

 

Changes to the sentencing guidelines for health & safety at work will go further than just bigger fines and a threat of jail.

Changes to the sentencing guidelines for health & safety at work will go further than just bigger fines and a threat of jail.

What impact is this going to have on FM companies? Service providers need to assess current contract terms and conditions and maybe adjust procurement processes that up to now have paid lip service to the need to work collaboratively to reduce risk.

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

 

Housing and Regeneration: Dust to Dust.

Housing and Regeneration: Dust to Dust.

Construction dust is a killer, which is why Sandwell MBC took action to safeguard its contractors and its tenants during refurbishment works.

Reproduced with kind permission of LABM

 

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VINCI Facilities
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Philip.Russell@vincifacilities.com

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