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BSRIA and IWFM sign MoU

Building Services Research and Information Association (BSRIA) has signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) formalising the organisations’ relationship. The agreement outlines how BSRIA and IWFM will work cooperatively to improve the ...

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Amey partners with BuildForce to support Service leavers and Veterans

With around 14,000 personnel leaving the Forces each year Amey is keen to tap into this pool of talent and has formed an alliance with BuildForce, an industry led programme that aims to reduce the skills gap in the construction industry ...

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NHS Foundation Trust signs EDM Group for major digitisation contract

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) has awarded a major contract to the EDM Group for the scanning and digitisation of new and existing paper medical records. The digitisation transformation project will release space, time and resources ...

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Compass champions workplace mental wellness programme

Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined forces with Hospitality Action (HA) to support the industry charity’s major new mental health awareness programme. Launched yesterday (20 January – Blue Monday), the programme aims to dispel the stigma attached to mental ...

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UKGBC Future Leaders programme names class of 2020

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has revealed the names of 21 sustainability professionals who have been selected to embark on its Future Leaders programme 2020. Now in its seventh year, the five-month programme brings together professionals in the early ...

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Facilities Show launches sustainability survey

Facilities Show 2020 is putting the spotlight on sustainability and has launched a new survey to hear your thoughts. The short Sustainability Survey has been put together to help understand the facilities sector’s current views on this topic and the ...

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Orbis Protect expands its network

National security services provider Orbis Protect is investing in new premises and jobs to support its continued growth into 2020. The company has agreed terms on new depot and office space in the centre of Aylesbury following recent contract wins to provide ...

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Supply Chain Sustainability School to launch People Matter Charter

In response to the fact that organisations across the construction industry are increasingly facing more people challenges, relating to both their own workforce and their supply chain, the Supply Chain Sustainability School and its delivery partner Action Sustainability are launching ...

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Sodexo affirms its commitment to disability inclusion

Sodexo has reinforced its commitment to disability inclusion by joining The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda. The French multinational food services and facilities management provider has affirmed its ongoing commitment that by ...

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FRC announces delay on Carillion first-stage report

UK audit watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced the first stage of its investigation into the financial statements of collapsed British multinational facilities management and construction services firm, Carillion, is now expected to be completed by the summer ...

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