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RICS research reveals sustainability within the UK FM Sector has moved up the agenda

Around three-quarters of contributors to the Q3 RICS Facilities Management survey believe that clients consider sustainability to be either the most important or an important issue in the tendering process, a rise from 70 per cent in the last quarter. ...

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First insight into new scope 3 framework from SFMI and BAM project is published

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) and BAM FM have released part 1 of an FM industry standardised approach to measure the full extent of emissions for the delivery of FM services. This is aiming to support customers on with ...

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Corps Security launches diversity and inclusion initiative

Corps Security has formally launched Corps Together, a comprehensive campaign to improve equality, diversity and inclusion engagement across the organisation. The programme, which began over a year ago, aims to create a culture where heritage and differences are valued and ...

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CIBSE publishes new Guidance on Electrification for Net Zero

New guidance on the design and operation of building electrical services that focus on the electrification of buildings in the drive to net zero carbon has been published by the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE). The UK’s drive ...

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Wates Smartspace expands DWP portfolio with a £4m refurbishment project

Wates Smartspace has begun work on a £4m refurbishment project on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), delivering mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering works at the DWP’s Blackpool Peel Park Offices, a hub designed to be at ...

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Flexible tech and wellbeing support is a priority for job seekers, particularly the younger generation

Three quarters (73 per cent) of UK workers believe that the provision of ergonomic work conditions, as well as support for their health would help determine whether to join an organisation. The survey by Ergotron, revealed that younger generations surveyed ...

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BaxterStorey and Social Bite join up to support those impacted by homelessness back into work

Charity Social Bite has partnered with BaxterStorey to launch a pioneering new initiative to help revolutionise the access people who have experienced homelessness have to job opportunities across the UK. Through its new ‘Jobs First’ programme, Social Bite will work ...

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ISS Restoration renews its contract with Ecclesiastical Insurance Group

ISS Restoration and partner Rainbow International, market leaders across the UK damage management sector have renewed a three-year contract with Ecclesiastical Insurance Group to provide restoration services.  This includes churches, cathedrals and heritage buildings as well as the Ecclesiastical growing ...

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BSI awards COP26 certification against sustainable events standard

The planning and delivery of this year’s COP26 event in Glasgow has achieved certification against ISO 20121: Sustainable Events Management following an audit by BSI, the business improvement and standards company. BSI sustainability experts conducted an audit and worked with ...

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Rye, Winchelsea & District Memorial Hospital appoints DMA Group to incorporate energy saving measures

Property maintenance specialist, DMA Group, has been appointed by Rye, Winchlesea & District Memorial Hospital to design and deliver energy saving measures across its site in East Sussex. The hospital, which is already an existing maintenance customer of DMA Group, is ...

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