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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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Sero shares new build specification to help others deliver net zero operations

Energy service and tech company Sero has launched a New Build Specification to support others in the industry to deliver truly net zero in operation homes – for all homes: social housing, privately owned and rented accommodation. The specification maps ...

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Shift to hybrid working fuelling surge in IWG franchise partnerships

A shift to hybrid working due to the impact of Covid-19 has seen franchise partnerships rise by 350 per cent in the first half of this year, according to flexible offices business IWG. It’s recorded a 350 per cent rise ...

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HFD Offices is first to achieve new global standard for FM

The serviced offices arm of HFD Group – Scotland’s leading commercial property and investment company – has become the first organisation in the UK to achieve a new global standard for facilities management. Awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI), ...

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Inviron to provide M&E services to Imperial College London

Inviron has secured a 5 year deal with Imperial College London for the provision of M&E Services to the Universities Academic Campuses including the Life Science facilities at Burlington Danes and White City. Imperial College London was established in 1907 ...

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Two thirds of employers considering pay cuts for staff who choose to work from home

More than two-thirds (68 per cent) of British businesses are contemplating pay cuts for staff who opt to work from home, suggests a new survey by HR software provider CIPHR. This is despite the fact that over half (53 per ...

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Willmott Dixon in £11m Passivhaus scheme with University of Oxford accommodation project

Willmott Dixon is to apply its extensive Passivhaus knowledge to a £11m project from University of Oxford’s St Peter’s College to deliver a student accommodation building. This follows its contract win with Spelthorne Borough Council to build a Passivhaus leisure ...

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