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SPIE takes M&E deal at the new Boclair Academy

SPIE UK has been awarded a new contract with McLaughlin and Harvey relating to the new Boclair Academy in Bearsden, East Dunbartonshire. The contract covers a range of mechanical and electrical work to deliver a state-of-the-art learning environment for 1,050 ...

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Standard Chartered Bank appoints JLL for workplace services across EMEA and the Americas

Standard Chartered Bank has appointed JLL to provide real estate solutions to support its workplace and workforce transformation and net zero carbon commitments. Under the five-year agreement, JLL will deliver facilities management, project management, security and health & safety services ...

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ISS pledges to reach full-scope net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040

ISS has committed to reaching net zero greenhouse gas emissions within scope 1 and 2 by 2030 and full-scope net zero emissions by 2040, including its full supply chain. The global workplace experience and facility management company has also pledged ...

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UK commercial landlords are struggling to find tenants

More than three fifths of the UK’s commercial landlords are struggling to attract tenants to traditional offices as businesses’ workspace demands have changed rapidly during the pandemic. This is according to new research by European flexible workspace provider, infinitSpace, who ...

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Baroness McGregor-Smith named new president of the CIPD

The professional body for HR and people development, the CIPD, has appointed British Business Executive and Politician Baroness Ruby McGregor-Smith as its new President. Renowned for her distinguished career as a business leader, McGregor-Smith held the role of CEO at ...

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BaxterStorey in Somerset County Cricket Club win

BaxterStorey has won a five-year contract at Somerset County Cricket Club. The deal will see the caterer running both hospitality and catering provisions for club members and those visiting the Cooper Associates County Ground. Following the announcement, SCCC CEO, Gordon Hollins ...

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Data reveals London office occupancy rates are increasing week-on-week

Data from workplace technology company, Freespace, shows that London-based offices with over 10 per cent occupancy, are steadily increasing back towards pre-Omicron levels. The data has shown: The average occupancy in November across London was 27 per cent The average occupancy ...

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Morgan Capital selects Workman’s Welcome team to manage three City office buildings

Morgan Capital, on behalf of AOG Real Estate, has appointed Welcome to manage three office buildings in the heart of the City, totalling circa 120,000 sq. ft, including a mix of retail and F&B operators on the ground floors. These ...

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UK employees want to return to their workplace for their mental wellbeing 

Research from Infogrid, the smart building platform, has revealed that nearly a third of working Brits (32 per cent) want to return to their offices in January because they feel it would improve their mental health, which has been impacted ...

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Landsec participates in the CUBE Competition to tackle building energy use

Landsec has become the latest participant to sign up to the UK-wide CUBE Competition, designed to help landlords, building managers and occupiers improve energy efficiency in their commercial buildings through gamification and behavioural change. The UK real estate company has ...

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