September 2016

Balfour Beatty Rail

Acquisition enhances Balfour Beatty’s position in the UK Rail market and expands the global reach of Omnicom Engineering’s unique asset monitoring systems Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, today announces its acquisition of Omnicom Engineering Limited. Founded in 1995, Omnicom Engineering is an innovative UK company which specialises in the development of vehicle borne software and hardware platforms for asset survey, inspection and monitoring for use across the transportation sector

Amey Arup NSW

Leading consultancy firm, Amey, will be working with Arup to design a Smart Motorway solution for the M4 in New South Wales, Australia – the first project of its kind in the region.   The M4 Smart Motorway project will introduce intelligent technology to monitor traffic conditions, manage congestion and respond to incidents in real-time on the existing M4 Western Motorway. The project aims to increase traffic throughout, with a

Amey Sheffield

Pioneering solutions developed by urban entrepreneurs to re-energise Sheffield and to help its residents live independently will be unveiled at an event on Thursday 29 September.   The ’Demo Day’, which will take place at Sheffield Hallam University, is open to people interested in innovation, local businesses and entrepreneurs, and will showcase innovative ideas that have been developed in the city over the past year as part of the Sheffield

Balfour Beatty

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been awarded the ‘Inclusive Procurement Award’ at last night’s Minority Supplier Development UK (MSDUK) awards ceremony. The award recognises Balfour Beatty’s inclusive approach towards its supply chain and its engagement with minority owned and small businesses.   The MSDUK awards celebrate businesses which demonstrate success in the areas of innovation, sustainability, growth and commitment to diversity in their supply chain. The awards acknowledge


Earlier this month, 48 Balfour Beatty employees took to the saddle and raised over £185,000 for charity. The Deloitte Ride Across Britain totalled an impressive 969 miles, passing through some of the most remote and challenging countryside in the British Isles, beginning in Land’s End and finishing in John O’Groats.   All money raised will support a range of causes including Balfour Beatty’s charitable partnership, Building Better Futures, as well

NHS Trust

The winners of the 2016 CIPD People Management Awards were announced last night at a glittering awards ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, hosted by actor and comedian Stephen Mangan.   Delivered by the CIPD, the professional body for HR and people development, in partnership with People Management magazine, the awards are the most prestigious in the industry, celebrating outstanding achievement in people management and learning development, and the valuable


There are currently 258 graduates and 259 apprentices with leading public and regulated services provider Amey, following the latest intake who joined at the start of September.   Gaining key industry experience while receiving support from senior colleagues, there are now 258 graduates taking part in Amey’s Graduate Development Programme. This two-year programme provides a choice of career pathways for graduates from a wide range of degree disciplines, including engineering,


There are many different types of change and with all of them there will be an element of resistance, whether it is planned or unplanned, driven by the top or from outside the organisation.  As Facilities Managers, it is our job to embrace it whilst also encouraging others to welcome it too, so it is no surprise that how we respond to and drive change really counts towards success.