Are there better ways to define the goals that guide whether a service is made or bought? And, are ‘make’ and ‘buy’ the only sourcing alternatives? DR STEFAN GASSNER explores the issues surrounding the sourcing of maintenance services.
The steps to ensure compliance across multiple sites are noted by CHARLES HAMMERSLA, national compliance manager for facilities at Kmart Australia.
Facility Management interviews BRIAN PURDEY, associate professor of facilities management for the Institute of Sustainable Development and Architecture at Bond University.
There are a number of approaches to ensuring more consistent indoor air quality performance. But, this requires upfront planning and negotiations. RODNEY TIMM of Property Beyond discusses internal air quality and how to ensure a facility’s internal air quality meets the user’s requirements.
What the increased focus on new markets means for mergers and acquisitions in the global FM market is explained by RICHARD HOLDEN, director of Catalyst Corporate Finance.
Citi and ISS have entered into a new partnership agreement where ISS will oversee and deliver integrated facility services to all Citi operations across the Asia-Pacific region.
CHRIS WRIGHT, owner of Energy Partners Australia, shares how $100,000 is being saved at Wests Tennis Club and how these energy savings can be replicated.
The Fire Protection Association Australia is hosting a seminar series on AS 1851-2012 Fire Detection & Alarm Systems.
Property Assist Help Desk has won the AMP Service Provider of the Year award.
PHIL WADICK from Work Safety and Training, and MISCHELLE TICKNER from SAFcomm talk to Facility Management about minimising the risks associated with contractors through careful selection, monitoring and records management.
DAVID KRAMER, group manager of assets and maintenance for Spotless, explains how a safe work methods statement can be further supported through the creation of checklists and guides.
The results of the 2012 Bentleys Aged Care Survey reveal a sector in crisis and an urgent need to focus aged care reform on encouraging profitability in the sector and increase efficiencies through upgrading technology and group purchasing.
Anticimex has acquired 100 percent of ISS’s pest control activities in 12 countries, including Australia, as well as ISS’s washroom businesses in Australia, Italy and New Zealand.
New South Wales Health has released three new documents relating to cleaning that include KPIs for measuring performance and sample audit scoresheets.
KENT STUART, director of Grosvenor Management Consulting, explains how clients buy procurement services and shares the dos and don’ts of tender submissions.