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Fooditude partners with OLIO to combat food waste

This year, contract caterer Fooditude embarked on a mission to tackle the food waste problem in its business. One of the solutions the company has introduced is working with OLIO, a food surplus sharing platform. With OLIO’s help, Fooditude is ...

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Sodexo retains Avon & Somerset Police deal

Sodexo has retained its catering and cleaning contract with Avon & Somerset Police for a further five years. The new contract, worth £8 million, will see Sodexo teams support more than 2,500 police officers, and 500 police community support officers ...

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We must learn lessons from Grenfell

The golden thread of information must improve transparency and drive collaboration between project partners to make our buildings safer says James Connolly, Head of Partnerships at eviFile Today (14 June) marks the second anniversary of the Grenfell Tower fire – ...

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Baldwin Boxall leads the way to safety with VIGIL3

Voice alarm and life safety expert, Baldwin Boxall, is delighted to present its next generation EN54-certified voice alarm system, VIGIL3, at Firex 2019. Built on decades of experience, VIGIL3 is Baldwin Boxall’s most flexible, scalable and powerful system to date. ...

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Is there a silent danger in your water system?

Some bacteria such as Legionella, shut down functions when exposed to stressful conditions such as heat shock and superchlorination. Things such as reproduction, are put on hold until overall conditions improve, and the bacteria can resuscitate back to its normal ...

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Mitie drives off with integrated FM deal at Toyota

Mitie has landed a new five-year integrated facilities management contract with Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK. The contract will amalgamate many different outside contracts under one management structure and will include the provision of infrastructure maintenance, cleaning and grounds maintenance services ...

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Compass acquires Nordic food catering business

Compass Group has signed an agreement with Fazer Group to acquire Fazer Food Services for an enterprise value of approximately €475 million (£421 million). Fazer Food Services is a renowned food catering business in the Nordic region with operations in ...

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Grounds for improvement

GRITIT, a specialist in grounds maintenance, argues that taking a strategic, year-round approach to planning can help you stay in control – even in a changing climate For busy facilities managers, grounds maintenance is just one of many competing priorities, ...

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Jet Aire announces new head of division

Leeds-based drainage and civil engineering contractor, Jet Aire Services, has appointed Gavin Brook as Lining and Sales Operations Manager for a range of drainage remediation services provided nationwide. Brook joined Jet Aire five years ago as a Lining Supervisor and ...

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Moneypenny responds to growing demand from facilities managers with new product

AI powered Digital Switchboard was launched at London Tech week on the 11th June Leading outsourced communications provider, Moneypenny, has launched a new AI powered switchboard that the company promises will revolutionise communications within the sector. The innovative platform was ...

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