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There’s still much to do to embed 18th edition wiring regulation changes says Hager survey

Despite an intensive publicity campaign ahead of the mandatory introduction of the 18th Edition Wiring Regulations on 1st January 2019, an exclusive survey of electrical professionals carried out by Hager, shows that many still admit to lacking confidence when it ...

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Former Wates boss to take up CEO role at Kier

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Kier Group has appointed Andrew Davies as Chief Executive Officer with effect from 15 April 2019. From 2014 to 2018, Davies was the CEO of Wates Group, the construction, developments and property services group. In October 2017, Davies was announced ...

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Sodexo’s Foundation charity dinner raises £174k

Sodexo’s annual Foundation charity dinner has raised £174,000 for Stop Hunger, a campaign that aims to tackle poor nutrition in local communities across the UK and Ireland. Around 500 guests were at The Dorchester Hotel, London, on 19 March, to ...

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Norse’s cleaning division scoops £550k in new business

Norse’s cleaning division has reported adding £550,000 of new business in the first two months of 2019. The company has been awarded a three-year contract, worth £3000,000 with the British Antarctic Survey to clean its research, offices and training centre ...

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Jet Aire appoints business development manager

Richard Cooper has been appointed to the role of Business Development Manager at Leeds-based drainage and civil engineering firm, Jet Aire Services. Cooper has 15 years’ experience in sales and three years of industry experience through his previous position in business development ...

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Gather & Gather on the menu at Edinburgh College

Gather & Gather has won a three-year contract, valued at £10 million, with Edinburgh College for student and staff catering and hospitality across its four campuses. This is the first win in the further and higher education sector for Mitie’s ...

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Contract win sees Cordant Services enter shopping centre market

Cordant Services, part of Cordant Group, has won a three-year contract to deliver a soft services solution across eight UK shopping centres managed by Capital & Regional, the specialist community shopping centre property investment company. The contract award represents the ...

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Atalian Servest lands new deal with HMRC

Atalian Servest has extended its portfolio of work with Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for a further five years. The new contract award positions Atalian Servest as a critical engineering services provider to HMRC across its central region within ...

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Wates reports increased profits and record order book

Family-owned construction, development and property services company, Wates Group, has reported increased profits for the year ending 31 December 2018, with a record order book of £5.4 billion heading into 2019. Turnover for 2018 was within one per cent of ...

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Compass partnership supporting unemployed back to work

Food and support services provider, Compass Group UK & Ireland, joined forces with industry charity Springboard, One Housing Group and Your Story to host a UK Hospitality and Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Hospitality Works event to provide support ...

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