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Nearly two thirds of FM still use spreadsheets to manage estates finds Idox survey

Facilities managers understand the value of innovative tech but 62 per cent remain tied to spreadsheets, according to a new survey from Idox, a leading developer of specialist Computer-aided Facility Management (CAFM) software. The new research identifies how Facilities Management ...

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BESA backs union’s calls for urgent action over ventilation in schools

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has put its weight behind a call from six trade unions to take urgent action over ventilation in schools. In a letter to the Education Secretary, the unions have warned that there will be ...

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Sodexo announces three new appointments to strengthen Vital Spaces initiative

Sodexo has announced three senior appointments to bolster its Corporate Services leadership team as it strengthens its Vital Spaces proposition. Paula Stevenson has been appointed Managing Director, Libby Escolme has joined as Marketing Director & Brand Head, and Harpreet Cheema becomes Head of Workplace Services  For the past four years, Stevenson has worked in Sodexo’s ...

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Cluttons boosts public sector offering with place on crown commercial service framework

Cluttons has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Estate Management Services (EMS) framework for the first time, meaning it can take a share in an estimated £500m worth of contracts. The strategic property consultancy was appointed ...

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Artic awarded contract to provide FM services to The British Academy

Artic has won the contract to provide full hard FM at The British Academy following a competitive tender. Housed in the grade 1 listed Georgian townhouse at 10-11 Carlton Terrace, The British Academy is the United Kingdom’s national academy for ...

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Hybrid set to be future working model, while employers reluctant to mandate vaccination

Just three-in-ten employers expect to have their workforce fully back onsite in two years’ time, according to a study by Willis Towers Watson. While the vast majority (85 per cent) of businesses anticipate a return to the workplace for most ...

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Mitie to sell Document Management business to Swiss Post

Mitie Group has agreed to sell its Document Management business to Swiss Post Solutions Limited (SPS) in order to focus on its technology-led, ‘Science of Service’ strategy in core divisions. The sale, for £40m on a debt-free cash-free basis is ...

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Third of the people in survey concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work

A survey commissioned by measurement technology company Vaisala shows that people would feel safer with more data on indoor air quality. More than one third of the respondents are concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work, ...

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Willmott Dixon to deliver £9m Broadland Food Innovation Centre

Willmott Dixon has been appointed to deliver the £9.1m Broadland Food Innovation Centre, a joint partnership between Broadland District Council and the New Anglia LEP. The new centre will be at the heart of the Food Enterprise Park outside Norwich ...

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Over £1 million gifted from Sodexo to fund apprenticeships for SMEs and not for profits

Sodexo is helping numerous small companies and not-for-profit organisations to upskill their workforce by gifting more than £1 million of its apprenticeship levy to support 106 new apprentices. The money is helping train people for roles across many sectors including ...

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