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Mitie wins new £50m hard services contract with Halfords Group

Mitie has been awarded a new £50 million contract with cycling and motoring retailer, Halfords Group, to provide engineering maintenance services at over 950 of its sites across the UK and Ireland, including garages, retail stores and offices. The five-year ...

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Veolia to deliver waste and street cleansing services in Sutton from 2025

The London Borough of Sutton has appointed Veolia to deliver waste and street cleansing services as part of a new eight-year contract starting in April 2025. The new contract will be supported by new and more energy-efficient vehicles, an improved ...

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Agreement on common definition of “statutory” to drive up FM standards in contracts

Major professional bodies and firms comprising the Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA), SFG20 (part of Building Engineering Services Association (BESA)), Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) and Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) have agreed a ...

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Built environment should be a priority in this election says UK Green Building Council and RICS

Representatives of the built environment have responded to the announcement by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak that a general election will take place on 4th July. The UK Green Building Council – which represents some of the UK’s biggest names in ...

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ISS’s Livv business extends contract with iconic One Moorgate Place

Livv, the boutique workplace experience business from global FM provider ISS, has secured a three-year contract to deliver front-of-house and security concierge services at the iconic One Moorgate Place in London — a historic Grade II-listed building, home to Chartered ...

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Steve Kennedy joins security specialist Ward as Managing Director for London

Steve Kennedy has been appointed Managing Director for Ward Security’s London business unit. This area has successfully grown to over £40m a year, securing a diverse range of high risk, high profile, iconic and trophy locations, places and assets. Kennedy joins ...

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OCS wins Crown Commercial Service Framework Contract for RM6331 Healthcare Soft FM Services

OCS has been awarded a place on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Framework for RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services, strengthening its position in the public sector for its FM offering to the healthcare industry. The FM services recognised within ...

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Sodexo Government division retains key public sector contracts

​Sodexo UK & Ireland has successfully extended six government and police services contracts worth a combined value of some £34 million. Continuing its long-standing partnership with Transport for London, Sodexo’s 100-strong team will continue to provide catering services for employees ...

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Flexible FM staffing platform EarnFlex secures SFC capital funding to support growth

EarnFlex, the next-generation flexible staffing platform in front-line worker hiring, onboarding and management practices for the Facilities Management industry and beyond, has announced that it has been backed by the UK’s leading early-stage investment firm SFC Capital, via a recent ...

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Energy waste operator enfinium announces plans for up to £800m investment in carbon capture project

British energy from waste operator enfinium has announced its ambition to lead an investment of up to £800 million over the project lifecycle in carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology at one of its UK sites in West Yorkshire. With ...

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