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Fire safety concerns in commercial property as incidents see 46% rise

Commercial properties left vacant or unattended throughout the pandemic are likely to have deteriorated over time, creating increasingly hazardous environments. Recent data has revealed that, despite a decline in fatal fire related incidents since 2011, there has been an increase ...

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EQUANS wins 10-year FM and net zero services deal

ENGIE’s services-led business, EQUANS, has won a new 10-year contract worth £97 million with Cheshire East Council. Having successfully worked together for seven years, the new contract will see EQUANS not only deliver facilities management, capital projects and compliance services ...

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Post Pandemic: The changing face of facilities management

The removal of Covid restrictions this summer carried with it the promise of a return to normal. No more masks, no more distancing and a return to the office to reconnect with colleagues. For facilities managers, the work has only ...

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Keysource enrols in critical FM services at Leicester University

Datacentre and critical environment specialist, Keysource, has been appointed by the University of Leicester to provide critical data centre facilities management services over a three-year term. This latest contract award builds on an 11-year relationship which started in 2009 when ...

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‘Colossal’ skills drive required for Government’s £650bn Infrastructure Pipeline plan

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has warned that whilst the government’s announcement of a record £650 billion investment in infrastructure projects over the next decade will be a massive boost for the buildings services sector, this will need to ...

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Apleona wins with Electricity North West

Apleona HSG Facility Management UK has retained its contract with Electricity North West for the delivery of cleaning, security and technical maintenance services. Electricity North West are one of 14 distribution network operators in the UK and are responsible for ...

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Sodexo retains Disability Confident Leader status

Sodexo has had its Leader status in the UK Government’s Disability Confident scheme re-accredited for a further three years. The Disability Confident scheme supports employers to make the most of the talents disabled people can bring to a workplace. A ...

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Novus takes maintenance deal with Leeds City Council

National maintenance and build contractor, Novus Property Solutions, has secured a significant contract to deliver essential maintenance works to social housing properties owned by Leeds City Council. The three-year deal, which comes with the option to extend for a futher ...

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The future of pressing is here! Introducing the RIDGID RP 350 & RP 351 Press Tools

RIDGID has been a trusted brand for pressing technology for over 25 years. This is a grant that RIDGID’s press tools perform at the highest expectations, making quick and reliable connections on copper, stainless steel, PEX and multi-layer tubing. The ...

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Smart access control and expanding cyber security needs feature in new 2N white paper on intelligent access control

Report helps professionals plan best-in-class intelligent access control solutions Companies’ growing realisation that cyber security and web-enabled smart building access are together becoming a single security priority for business heads the insights in a new white paper on the intelligent ...

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