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BCC elects two new directors

Delia Cannings of the ahcp and Kim Phillips of the ABCD have been elected to the board of the British Cleaning Council (BCC). Cannings, National Lead for Education & Training, the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (ahcp), Phillips, Chair of the Association of Building Cleaning ...

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Covid-19 safe training programme launches in the UK

An online employee training and business certification programme that is helping beat Covid-19 in Australia has been launched in the UK. Soul Safe has arrived in the United Kingdom from Australia to train, educate and certify thousands of UK businesses ...

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New award recognises efforts in the fight against Covid-19

The IWFM Impact Awards 2020 has created a new category in recognition of the work that workplace and facilities individuals have undertaken at the frontline of the nations effort to combat Covid-19 and protect the public. The Covid-19 Response Award ...

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Security industry to reset public’s perceptions of security officers

The British Security Industry Association (BSIA), has joined forces with the Security Institute and the Security Commonwealth to run an awareness campaign designed to reset public perception of the security professional and the essential role that they play in public ...

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BESA and SFG20 partner with UK BIM Alliance

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) and its facilities management solution SFG20 have become affiliates of the UK BIM Alliance. The aim is to support the adoption of building information modelling (BIM) across the building engineering sector to speed up ...

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Facilities Show rescheduled for next year

Facilities Show and its co-located events, originally set to be staged on 8–10 September 2020, will now be held at ExCeL London on 18–20 May 2021. This decision, taken as a result of consultation with exhibitors and other stakeholders, comes ...

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Senior staff at Sodexo join SSAFA mentoring scheme

Sodexo has extended its support to SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity with HR Director, Rachel Evans and HR Business Partner, Marc Vincent enrolling on its mentoring programme. SSAFA’s mentoring programme was launched as a trial in 2018 at Catterick Garrison to support ...

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Pinnacle launches Covid-secure cleaning service

Facilities and property management service provider, Pinnacle Group, has launched a Specialist Covid Cleaning Service to provide cost-effective antimicrobial surface protection. Using the latest electrostatic technology, the antiviral protection lasts for 25 days, ensuring that corporate, office, residential, and school ...

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Uncommon to become WELL Platinum certified co-working office

Uncommon’s newest space, Uncommon Holborn (81-87 High Holborn) opening in early 2021, has been registered for WELL Core Certification. The scheme aims to become the first Platinum Certified WELL Core office in the UK, and the UK’s first WELL Platinum ...

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Sodexo takes a different catering approach at Royal Ascot

Sodexo has provided thousands of lunches for everyone working at this year’s lockdown Royal Ascot. Approximately 3,000 packed lunches were produced by Sodexo’s 1711 for Ascot team for each of the 45 jockeys, the Trustee, the CEO, trainers, security, medical staff, ...

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