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Wates Group puts the planet first

Construction, property services and development company, Wates Group, has supported the creation of, and appointed, an independent Social Enterprise – Planet First Energy (PFE) – to help it reduce CO2 emissions and meet long-term sustainability goals. Planet First Energy will ...

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Principle Cleaning opens Centre of Excellence

London-based cleaning specialist, Principle Cleaning Services, has opened a Centre of Excellence for its window cleaning division. The new Principle Windows facility in Stratford has a training and classroom area for its high-level access team, secure and dry storage facilities for ...

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Workplace Futures: speakers confirmed

The first big industry event of 2020, the annual Workplace Futures conference, will take on one of the newest and biggest challenges for facilities management: wellness, and all that this means for future FM strategy and practice. It took two ...

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Environmental Services Association joins BCC

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the trade body representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry has joined the British Cleaning Council (BCC). The ESA has around 100 members, two-thirds of whom deliver recycling and waste services, and is working ...

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International Workplace launches new digital learning service

Learning provider International Workplace has launched Workplace DNA, an innovative news-driven digital update service designed to promote continuous learning at work. The launch took place today (28 November) at the Wellcome Trust in London in front of an audience of ...

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Rentokil Initial named best company to work for

UK-based pest control and hygiene firm, Rentokil Initial is the best company to work for in the UK, according to data released by job site, Indeed, pushing 2018’s winner, the global tech giant Apple, down into second place. The company, ...

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Mitie takes legal action against the Ministry of Justice

Mitie has lodged a High Court claim against the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) over what it calls a “botched tendering process” for a contact to clean and repair courts and tribunal buildings. The outsourcing firm lost the contract to French ...

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Atalian Servest keeps CIPS ethics accreditation

Atalian Servest has been awarded the Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) Corporate Ethical Mark, for a third successive year. The global services provider is one of 59 companies worldwide to achieve the accreditation, joining the likes of the NHS ...

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Debbie White to step down as Interserve announces restructure

Interserve Group Limited has today announced that Debbie White will step down from her role as Chief Executive Officer as of 31 December 2019, along with a new divisional operating structure for the Group and its three divisions. Having outlined ...

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IWFM launches “ground-breaking” degree-level Workplace qualification

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management’s (IWFM) has launched its newly created Level 6 Diploma in Workplace. Calling it a “groundbreaking qualification” sixty learners have enrolled in the ‘Level 6 Diploma in Workplace Leadership, Insight and Change’, the degree-level ...

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