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Sodexo achieves Disability Leader status

Sodexo UK & Ireland has achieved Leader status within the Government’s Disability Confident Scheme, following its commitment to promote the recruitment, engagement and development of people with disabilities. A key element of the accreditation is to show leadership, to challenge and ...

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CBRE to acquire majority interest in Israeli FM business

CBRE Group has entered into an agreement to acquire a majority interest in the Ramot Group, a leading facilities management provider in Israel. Based in Tel Aviv, and founded by Shlomo Margolin in 1993, Ramot employs more than 750 staff ...

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Stanley Security acquires Contract Fire Systems 

US-based Stanley Security has acquired Birmingham-based fire and security service provider, Contract Fire Systems (CFS), from its founders, Gary Quirke and Steven Quirke. The UK FM merger and acquisition specialist Morphose introduced the parties earlier this year and the deal ...

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Plumber’s win in Supreme Court will impact on FM contractors

A decision by the Supreme Court regarding the rights of a self-employed contractor is expected to have huge implications for the gig economy. Pimlico Plumbers lost its appeal this morning against a Court of Appeal ruling that one of the ...

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BDO’s head of FM honoured with an MBE

Satvir Bungar, Managing Director of M&A and Head of the Facilities Management Sector at BDO LLP, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018 for his services to corporate finance, receiving an MBE. Bungar joined BDO more than a decade ...

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OBE for BSRIA chief

BSRIA’s Chief Executive, Julia Evans, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Evans joined BSRIA in 2014 and during her time has become a recognised industry figure, using her position to raise awareness of and advance a ...

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BCO research reveals ‘Wellness Matters’

New research by the British Council for Offices (BCO) has revealed that wellness does matter following a year-long study into Health and Wellbeing in offices. The completion of of study “Wellness Matters: Health and Wellbeing in offices and what to ...

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Enhance crowned Living Wage Champion for service providers

Enhance Office Cleaning Limited has been announced as a winner of the Living Wage Champion Awards 2018 award for Recognised Service Providers.  The 2018 Living Wage Champion Awards celebrate individuals and organisations that have made an outstanding contribution to the ...

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World Environment Day: Sodexo defines its environmental commitments

Sodexo is celebrating World Environment Day (5 June) with the publication of its environmental commitments. According to the global services company, environmental protection is one of the key issues it focuses on from a global and regional perspective. It acknowledges ...

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Churchill transforms its security division

Churchill Services Group has today announced the launch of its new rebranded security division – ‘Amulet’. Amulet joins together Churchill Security Solutions and AOS Security as one cohesive brand; advancing the service capability of Churchill Services Group and strengthening its ...

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