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Smartphone addicts are costing businesses time and money

The average British worker spends as many as 120 hours per year using their smartphones in the workplace, according to research. A study of 2,012 UK adults carried out by gadgets and technology retailer, LaptopsDirect.co.uk, has revealed more than three quarters (84 ...

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All aboard for Imtech Inviron at Hitachi Rail Europe

Imtech Inviron has been awarded a three-year contract with Hitachi Rail Europe to maintain its new purpose-built £80 million Train Maintenance Centre in South Yorkshire. Situated near to Doncaster Station, the depot is more than a mile long and equipped ...

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CIC launches building an inclusive environment guide

The Construction Industry Council (CIC) has published a guide for built environment professionals on creating an accessible and inclusive environment. The ‘Essential Principles Guide’ lists six principals as suggested by the Office for Disability Issues and has been designed to guide, support ...

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Robertson FM wins CSR award

Robertson Facilities Management (FM) has won the Corporate Social Responsibility award at the Cleaning & Support Services Association Awards (CSSA) 2017 in London. Robertson Communities, a not-for profit business within Robertson FM, picked up the award in a category that ...

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ISS to extend global facility services partnership with Barclays

ISS has announced the signing of heads of terms to extend its global agreement with Barclays, which sees ISS delivering integrated facility services to approximately 1,600 Barclays sites in 35 countries. Under the heads of terms, ISS will negotiate an extension of its ...

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Serco wins £38m Rushmoor deal

Serco has won a 10-year partnership deal with Rushmoor Borough Council to manage waste and recycling collection, street cleaning, and grounds maintenance and introduce a range of environmental services specifically developed to meet the needs of local people. The partnership has ...

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Carillion secures £90m defence contract in Cyprus

The UK Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has awarded Carillion a £90 million contract to design and build a communications centre in Cyprus. The centre will be a single story building, approximately 10,000 square metres in area, with temperature and humidity controlled ...

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Centerplate scores catering deal with Wigan Athletic FC

Centerplate has been selected to become the new concourse catering providers at the DW Stadium, home to Wigan Athletic FC. The international event hospitality company works in partnership with over 300 premier event venues across the United States, Canada, and ...

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Robinson takes charge of NIE Networks cleaning deal

Robinson Services has been awarded a contract with Northern Ireland’s leading electricity network provider NIE Networks to provide cleaning, hygiene and consumable product services. Effective from 1 April 2017, Robinson Services will provide office and window cleaning services as well ...

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Kier builds on its success in biotech sector

Kier has been selected to design and build a major new £46 million office and laboratory at Cambridge Biomedical Campus. The scheme, being delivered for Cambridge Medipark Limited, will consist of a three-storey laboratory building and a four-storey office building, connected ...

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