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COP26: How can the FM sector help tackle global warming?

The COP26 summit, which takes place in Glasgow next month [November] hopes to secure agreements to meet 2030 emissions reductions targets that align with reaching net zero by the middle of the century. With 21-22 per cent of the UK’s ...

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Compass launches new industry academy

The food and support service provider has launched the Compass Group Academy, a multi-million pound investment designed to develop much needed skills in the hospitality industry with a focus on supporting young people from disadvantaged areas build careers in the ...

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BAM FM schools awarded high rating by sustainability body

Two of BAM FM’s PFI contracts – for Somerset Schools and West Dunbartonshire – achieved fourth and seventh place respectively in the latest GRESB assessments of infrastructure management and performance. The two BAM FM contracts were placed in the annual GRESB Infrastructure ...

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Beauparc acquires Manchester based JWS

The Beauparc Group, part of the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) fund has agreed to acquire Manchester-based JWS Waste & Recycling Services (JWS). Formed in 1983 and independently owned since, JWS employ a workforce of 90 and operate from ...

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Hospitality’s Tobun again named as one of UK’s top black Britons

Tevin Tobun, CEO and founder of GV Group (Gate Ventures), a multi-sector company focusing on food logistics within the education, social, healthcare, business & industry and retail sectors, has been named as one of the 100 most influential Black Britons ...

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dormakaba launches innovative new – LA GARD 700 Series

Leading supplier of security and entrance system solutions, dormakaba has updated its range of safe locks with the LA GARD 700 Series. The new series offers the ultimate in state-of-the-art electronic safe lock security combined with modern design for multiple ...

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Protected: How your defibrillators could save more lives

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Protected: A debrillator was the difference between life and death for Ripon

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Subsea 7 optimises the management of its car park in Sutton

  The management of company car parks is a big concern for Facilities Managers. Indeed, it represents a significant cost for companies (on average, a car park space can cost between £1200 and £1700 per year). In most cases, 10% ...

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BESA calls for skills plan to back up heat strategy

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the Heat and Buildings strategy published by the government this week but says while its members and the wider built environment sector are ready to step up to the challenge of developing ...

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