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Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals unveils new catering services

Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has officially unveiled new staff and visitor catering services, as part of a move to offer a long-term food solution across its Chertsey and Ashford (Middx) sites. The services, which include a staff ...

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Engineering sector reports increase in mental health awareness

The vast majority of large electrotechnical and engineering services businesses now train staff as Mental Health First Aiders, according to a survey commissioned by engineering services trade body ECA. Twenty four of the largest ECA Members, with a combined turnover of ...

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Airborne risk of coronavirus indoors not being taken seriously warns report

Organisations are being called upon to do more to make their premises COVID-safe according to research from facilities services provider phs Group The new phs Index report was the result of a collaboration between phs air quality experts and a leading Cambridge University professor that examined ...

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Cleaning and hygiene industry to get a voice in Parliament

Following a year when the cleaning sector was in the front line in combating the spread of Covid-19, an all-Party Parliamentary Group for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry may be inaugurated by early 2021. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) is ...

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Mitie wins maintenance contract for UK’s largest telecoms estate

The contract, which covers maintenance and engineering for 20,000 telecoms assets, including every O2 and Vodafone cell site in the UK will last five-and-a-half-years. Cornerstone, a joint venture with Telefonica and Vodafone, is the leading UK mobile infrastructure services company. ...

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G4S Board agrees sale to US firm Allied Universal

Security firm G4S looks set to be acquired by US owned security firm Allied Universal for approximately £3.8 billion. This follows the Director’s agreement to accept an offer of 245 pence per share. The deal will see the creation of ...

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Construction Playbook has green recovery at heart

New plans on how government will work with the construction sector to make sure public sector works are delivered faster, better and greener have been launched. In 2018, public sector works contributed some £117 billion to the UK economy, as ...

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Mitie and Interserve FM combine forces in landmark deal

Mitie has today completed its acquisition of Interserve Facilities Management, combining forces to become the biggest FM operator in the UK. In an exclusive interview with FMJ Phil Bentley, Chief Executive, Mitie said that following the acquisition, “we aim to ...

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IWFM Virtual Awards honour ‘exceptional effort in exceptional times’

The Chairman of the IWFM has praised the winners of its 2020 FM awards, which took place online for the first time in its twenty year history, describing how workplace and facilities professionals have been helping their organisations confront unprecedented ...

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Majority of UK workers set to move to a ‘mixed’ home/office working routine

Once Government measures allow, Britain is set to move to a ‘mixed’ working style, with time in the office balanced with time at home, new independent polling commissioned by the British Council for Offices (BCO), suggests. The survey, which polled ...

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