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The Balanced Food Co and Food First announce merger

Contract catering firms, The Balanced Food Co and Food First, are merging their businesses and backing a new team to create a new offering for progressive-thinking clients. Ian Summers of The Balanced Food Co, and Mark McCann, from Food First, ...

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European cities pledge their commitment to net zero buildings

A number of European cities and companies have pledged to slash carbon emissions from their buildings to net zero. Helsinki, Finland and Valladolid, Spain have signed the World Green Building Council’s (WorldGBC) Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment, alongside property sector ...

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Acuity enhances front-of-house professionalism at Broadgate Quarter

Axis Group’s front-of-house-division, Acuity, is providing reception, concierge and event support services at Broadgate Quarter, to further enhance front-of-house professionalism through employee training and management support. The flagship property, managed by global investment firm Blackstone Property Management, provides 460,000 sq. ...

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Willmott Dixon Interiors makes the grade at LSBU

Willmott Dixon Interiors has been appointed to deliver a £39 million refurbishment at London South Bank University’s (LSBU) London Road Building. The project will see Willmott Dixon Interiors transform LSBU’s London Road Building into a dedicated learning zone. It is ...

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Workplace ergonomics survey 2020

HSE legislation legally obliges employers to protect workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones; but the wider definition of workplace ergonomics is to increase the comfort, safety and ...

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DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2020 opens for entries

The 14th edition of the global competition will celebrate achievements of companies in workplace safety, sustainability and operations improvement DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has announced the call for entries for the 2020 DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards competition. As of ...

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Graham wins council water hygiene contracts

Graham FM has been awarded two compliance services contracts with Derry City and Strabane District Council and Ards and North Down Borough Council. The Derry City and Strabane District Council award for the provision of Legionella Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM), ...

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Wates Group puts the planet first

Construction, property services and development company, Wates Group, has supported the creation of, and appointed, an independent Social Enterprise – Planet First Energy (PFE) – to help it reduce CO2 emissions and meet long-term sustainability goals. Planet First Energy will ...

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Government must tackle late payment issues, says BESA

The new government must do everything it can to solve the late payment problems that continue to undermine construction supply chains, according to the Chief Executive officer of the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) David Frise. He told the Association’s ...

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Managing water-borne legionella

In many ways, water contamination seems like an issue consigned to history, yet outbreaks continue to occur causing illness and, in the worst cases, fatalities. In this article, Spencer Culley, Managing Director at Churchill Environmental discusses why thorough processes are ...

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