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Year 2019
9 Oct 9 October

Blog | Inspiring the next generation

When I was a young boy, I dreamt of becoming a paediatrician. A career in cleaning and facilities certainly wasn’t on the radar. But after getting a taster of the industry as part of my universit...

5 Jun 5 June

Blog | Actions speak louder than words

Anyone who knows me will realise that I love winter mountaineering. It’s one of my lifelong hobbies and I’ve travelled around the world to visit some of the most beautiful glaciers and ice caps...

17 Apr17 April

Facilicom UK proud winner Tomorrow's FM Award

We are proud to announce that Facilicom UK is the winner of the Tomorrow's FM award 2019. Jan-Hein Hemke, MD of Facilicom UK, commented: “We are delighted to win this award. It’s an achievemen...

3 Apr 3 April

Blog | Lowering stress levels with the Living Wage

April marks both Stress Awareness Month and the time of year when the government’s national living wage is raised. Although the timing may be coincidental, we believe that rewarding colleagues wi...

15 Mar15 March

Blog | Happy people make happy people

‘Happiness, happiness, the greatest gift that I possess’… Chances are you sang the first line of this blog… and perhaps even with a smile on your face? A catchy number made famous by come...

1 Mar 1 March

Blog | Innovation is the key to success

The expression ‘innovate or die’ has been grasped by many businesses to mean that in order to succeed, or even survive, they must be more technologically progressive. Of course, innovation is a...

28 Jan28 January

Blog | Cleaning under the spotlight

The spotlight has been shining on the cleaning sector recently, thanks to the new TV drama, ‘Cleaning Up’ – and it has certainly got the industry talking! After the first show aired, many of ...

Year 2018
12 Dec12 December

Three tips for better procurement

When contracting goods and services, getting the right deal is essential for both client and supplier. The recent failure of a major building services company shows the impacts if this doesn’...

12 Dec12 December
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Facilicom UK clinches contract with Dell

Contract cleaner Facilicom has won the contract to service technology company Dell’s UK office portfolio as a part of a partnership with CBRE.

8 Nov 8 November

Facilicom UK appoints new director of operations

Facilicom UK has announced the appointment of Peter Buff as its new Director of Operations. He assumed responsibilities on 23rd July, succeeding Giles Wheeler, who will retire at the end of 20...

8 Nov 8 November

Vive l'evolution article in Tomorrow's FM

No matter what you do in life, change is constant. Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facilicom UK, says that the major period of change we’re experiencing offers many benefits and opportuniti...

18 Oct18 October

Blog | Brushing up inter-personal skills for success

The way we live and work is constantly evolving, and so, it seems, is the way we communicate. Thanks to the digital and technological evolution, together with millennials entering the workplace, so...

26 Sep26 September

The Bigger Picture

A clean environment is essential to the safety and wellbeing of residents and patients, and the importance of cleaning is universally respected. However, Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facili...

18 Sep18 September

Blog | Sustainability

This month, we are reminded of our environmental responsibilities thanks to events designed to raise awareness of, and boost sustainable efforts, including International Day For The Preservation Of...

21 Aug21 August

Blog | Holidays and well-being

The numbers of employees across offices and workplaces can be somewhat depleted at this time year as people go on their annual summer holidays. However, according to the Trades Union Congress (TUC)...

21 Aug21 August

A fresh approach

Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director of Facilicom UK, says that great cleaning is no longer enough to just keep leisure and hospitality facilities clean and safe: to be successful, commercial cleaners...