Innovation city

Innovation City will showcase cutting edge launches in the Waste, Energy, Recycling and Water industries The UK’s leading innovative companies are set to showcase ground-breaking products and services from the resource sector at Innovation City during RWM 2017, which takes place from 12 to 14 September at the NEC Birmingham in partnership with the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). Innovation City is hosted by Innovate UK, an executive non-departmental

SWG appoints Group CIO

Service Works Group (SWG) has announced the appointment of new board member, Richard Newell. Taking the role of Group Chief Information Officer, Richard will lead Service Works strategic plans to deliver product innovation and flexibility, ensuring that the company continues to meet the needs of its FM clients in a rapidly changing industry.   Leaving leading law firm Clifford Chance after almost 10 years, Richard was primarily responsible for leveraging

Facilities Management News - 2017 Trends

New advances and innovations in technology are paving the way for many businesses and industries; Facilities Management is no exception.   Technology is modernising the way we look at our industries and this exciting revolution has only just begun. Smarter technologies are enhancing business and investment more so than ever before, and improved connections and automations are having a crucial impact on all aspects of business. Let’s see what technological


CBRE Global Investment Partners’ (GIP) Programmatic Venture in the UK student accommodation sector, Curlew Student Trust (CST), has capped off another successful year with both the fund’s selected investment manager and specialist student operator winning their categories at Property Week’s inaugural Student Accommodation awards held in London on 7th December.   The Student Accommodation awards celebrate the achievements of all those involved within the market and recognise the very best


As your company’s facilities manager (FM), you certainly have a packed schedule. You’re responsible for office building maintenance, security, health and safety, to create the best working environment for your company’s employees, while improving efficiency, productivity and reducing costs. Even for the most organised FM, this is a lot to take on, and mastering productivity tools will give you and your company an edge. Depending on the size of your

Royal Bank of Scotland

The bank launched the Innovation Gateway in 2014 as a way to accelerate new property innovation, through opening up the RBS/NatWest buildings as a test bed for small innovators and inventors and the benefit for RBS in doing this would help us to achieve long term sustainability goals. The innovation gateway has become an efficient way to source a solution, outside normal procurement practice, that could potentially make a major

Balfour Beatty and Southampton City Council win prestigious V3 technology award

Balfour Beatty and Southampton City Council have received a prestigious technology award after winning a top accolade at the V3 Digital Technology Leaders Awards 2016. The partnership secured the award for ‘Best Public Sector Digital Project’, for their submission ‘Shaping Southampton through Digital Excellence’. The awards, which celebrate digital innovation and the people making it happen, were held in London with over 180 digital leaders in attendance. The project was

Balfour Beatty awarded £170 million Heathrow contract

Balfour Beatty, the international infrastructure group, has been awarded a £170 million contract to upgrade baggage screening and handling systems for Heathrow Airport Limited. The project, which has been awarded through the Heathrow Airport Limited Delivery Integrator Framework to which Balfour Beatty was appointed in 2014, will involve upgrading and installing baggage screening and handling systems at Heathrow’s eastern baggage facility. The Company will utilise its technological expertise across the