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High principles

A proactive culture around safety basics will stop preventable working at height deaths, says Ken Diable, Managing Director of Heightsafe Scan the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) list of recent prosecutions and the risks associated with working at height will ...

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Homes for Students lands £3.5m deal with Knight Frank

National student accommodation manager, Homes for Students, has secured an estimated £3.5 million, new 10-year contract with Knight Frank Investment Management LLP for student accommodation management services at St Leonard’s House in Lancaster. The brand new, purpose-built, scheme will be ...

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Corporate Receptionist of the Year 2019 winner announced

The inaugural Corporate Receptionist of The Year Award event took place on International Receptionists’ Day, Wednesday 8th May. The only award that recognises and celebrates the exceptional front of house receptionists working in the corporate sector. In total there were ...

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MBO of BG Energy Solutions

BG Energy Solutions (BGES), one of the UK’s leading independent BMS and energy solutions companies, has announced the successful completion of its management buy-out. Managing Director Gareth Barber and senior management colleagues Mike Dauris and Simon Shaw will head up ...

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J S Wright appoints mechanical project manager


Mechanical and electrical building services provider J S Wright has appointed Terry Anderton as a Mechanical Project Manager. Working from the London Office of the Birmingham-based company, Anderton was previously a member of the mechanical and electrical services installation management ...

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Portfolio by Churchill in English National Ballet win

Churchill’s high specification cleaning division, Portfolio has been awarded a three-year contract extension with English National Ballet (ENB). The agreement, which is due to commence late July, will see Portfolio deliver general cleaning services at ENB’s new premises at London ...

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Ultra Facilities Services delivers 25% cost savings for EWS Manufacturing

When Hadley Group acquired EWS Manufacturing they set out to improve its facilities services by turning to its own facilities management partner, Ultra Facilities Services, for assistance. The turnaround of services will now deliver a 25 per cent cost saving ...

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FSI release Concept Evolution CAFM / IWMS Version 5

FSI, the leading facilities management software provider, release version 5 of their Concept Evolution CAFM / IWMS solution. The rule book has been thrown away and FSI have designed their latest release from the ground up, primarily with the user ...

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Sodexo accelerates fight against food waste

Sodexo has announced the deployment of its data-driven food waste prevention program, WasteWatch powered by Leanpath, across 3,000 sites worldwide within a year. During the Tech for Good Summit, Denis Machuel, Sodexo’s Chief Executive Officer, reiterated the company’s goal to ...

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Aloud and clear

Andrew Thomas of Contacta Systems, and Chair of the International Hearing Loop Manufacturers Association (IHLMA), explains why assistive listening technology should be incorporated into every project Hearing loss affects one in six of the UK population (almost 11 million people), ...

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