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BIFM Awards finalists revealed

Published 3rd October, 2014 by Neil Nixon

BIFM Awards finalists revealed

With just a few weeks until the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) Awards are presented on 13 October, the Institute has announced the list of finalists across 12 categories.

The awards, with headline sponsor Macro, recognise excellence and celebrate great facilities management through inspirational projects, teams and individuals.

The 2014 finalists have been confirmed as:

• Excellence in Customer Service
Cofely: Security team at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust.
Edge Hill University (FM): Welcome Sunday.
OCS Group UK Ltd: OCS and NEC Group 'Bringing live to life'.
Portico: Corporate reception management.
Real Estate Management (UK) Ltd: REM at London Bridge Quarter.
Sodexo in partnership with Unilever: Facilities management transformation.

• Excellence in Product Development
Carillion Plc: Asset integrity framework.
J+J Flooring Group: Kinetex.
Serco Healthcare Enabling Services: Portering In:Touch system.
Sodexo: Home office portal.

• FM Excellence in a Major Project
BT Facilities Services Ltd (BTFS): BT Sport Olympic Park.
ISS and Barclays: Project Unity.
King's College London and Bouygues Energies & Services: Accommodation PPP efficiency review.
Medical Research Council: New laboratory for molecular biology.

• FM Service Provider of the Year (Large)
Carillion Plc: British Gas/Centrica Facilities Team.
CBRE Corporate Outsourcing: McGraw-Hill account.
Cushman & Wakefield.
Medirest Soft Services (Compass Group UK and Ireland): Patients come first.
Mitie Client Services: Team engagement for service excellence.
Norland Managed Services.

• FM Service Provider of the Year (SME)
Cleankill Environmental Services.
DCT Facilities Management: Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP.
Palmaris Services.
Premier Workplace Services: Premier Moves.
Swiftclean Building Services.

• Impact on Organisation and Workplace
BT Facilities Services Ltd (BTFS): 'One BT' Changi Business Park.
DCT Facilities Management: Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP.
Mills & Reeve LLP: Botanic House.
National Grid & Aecom: Smart workspace.
Three: Every day wonderful.
Webmart Ltd: Onwards and upwards.

• In-House FM Team of the Year
Land Registry.
Tesco Maintenance & Energy: Format team.
University of Oxford: Estates services strategic facilities management.
University of the Arts London: The art of FM at UAL.

• Innovation in the Use of Technology and Systems
Arcus FM: Predictive maintenance.
Integral: Uptimeplus.
PHS Group Plc.
Tesco Maintenance & Energy: HVAC monitoring.

• Learning and Career Development
Carillion Plc: Facilities management practitioners certificate.
FES FM: Committed to knowledge and skills development.
Portico: Corporate reception management.
Sodexo: BG Group Aberdeen.
VINCI Construction: Empower.

• Profound Impact
Cofely and London Legacy Development Corporation: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
ISS UK Ltd: ISS employability and people development initiatives.
Landmarc Support Services Ltd: The Landmarc difference.
Mitie: How Mitie has created real social value.

• Finalists in the new category for 2014, Rising Talent in Facilities Management, are:
Owen Gower: VINCI Facilities.
Andrew Hulbert: Pareto FM.
Mark Leighton: Cofely UK.
Stacey Smith: Macro - Emirates Air Line.

• Sustainability and Environmental Impact
Carillion Plc: Zero waste to landfill.
Cheshire Constabulary: Operation Cleanup.
Premier Moves Ltd: Premier sustain.
Syngenta: Safe, simple, sustainable.

"The BIFM Awards showcase the FM industry at its very best,” says BIFM's chair of judges, Steve Gladwin. “This year's entries are no exception with strong competition across all categories. There are some truly inspiring projects here with so much for people working in the profession to be proud of. Our finalists demonstrate the increasing influence and impact of facilities management to business, the economy and society as a whole.”

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