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Understanding the changing business model

The first of the 2018 series of Quora Consulting’s Smartworking Summits, which took place in March, resulted in a fascinating series of talks that encompassed gig working, diversity, multigenerational working and a call for Senior Managers to take key decisions ...

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ESS wins three-year offshore deal

The offshore specialists of Compass Group UK & Ireland, ESS Support Service Worldwide (ESS) Offshore, has been awarded a three-year framework agreement with COSL Drilling Europe AS (CDE) to deliver hotel and catering services on its drilling rigs. The contract, ...

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Norse secures Migsolv contract

Norse Security has won a contact worth £140,000, to provide 24/7 Static Guarding and twice-nightly Patrols at Migsolv, a £12 million data centre located in Norwich, Norfolk. The 12-month deal, will provide employment for five full-time staff and an operations ...

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Salisbury Group takes RoSPA Gold Award

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has awarded Salisbury Group a prestigious Gold Award for excellence in health and safety practices. The Gold Award recognises Salisbury Group’s high level of performance, well-developed occupational health and safety management ...

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Okappy – The New Network For Facilities Management

The World of Work is Changing Decentralisation, flexi-hours and the gig economy are now the norm. More and more the workplaces of today are increasingly likely to be working in autonomous groups or virtual teams, rather than working a nine ...

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OCS awarded MoJ multi-service deal

OCS has secured a multi-service contract with The Ministry of Justice (MoJ) as part of the government department’s integrator service delivery model. The model services the MoJ, Crown Prosecution Service, Department for Education, Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government ...

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Fluid workspace

When Morrison Utility Services took over smart metering operations for Thames Water, one of the team’s first moves was to create a workspace that supported its open, collaborative, customer-focused ethos Some of the most important organisations in the UK are ...

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CBRE stays on at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Global real estate advisor, CBRE, has been reappointed to provide facilities management for the Royal Hospital Chelsea, home of the iconic Chelsea Pensioners, who are all retired soldiers of the British Army and provides care and comradeship to over 300 veterans. ...

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Public Service Pledge: Sodexo commits to social targets

Sodexo has published its second Public Service Pledge, a strategic and ethical set of commitments to its customers, employees and communities. The 17-point pledge identifies key public service areas and initiatives which the facilities management provider promises to measure and ...

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SPIE wins hospital laboratory refurbishment deal

SPIE UK has landed a contract with Tameside Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, at Tameside General Hospital, worth over £500,000. The contract, which commenced mid-March and will take 10-weeks to complete, sees SPIE stripping out and refurbishing the Pathology laboratory ...

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