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Covid-19 crisis sees ENGIE withdraw its 2020 guidance

ENGIE has reported the Covid-19 health crisis is having a “significant impact” on some of its customers and operations, and as the impact on the Group’s financial statements remains at this stage unquantifiable and subject to uncertain assumptions regarding the ...

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Covid-19: Sodexo announces new employee relief programme

Sodexo has launched a €30 million (£26 million) relief programme to help its employees impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. Sodexo said: “Despite all our efforts, we know that this once-in-a-lifetime crisis currently confronting us will regrettably result in a reduction ...

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Kier continues to support residents in Barnsley

Kier has extended its Property Repairs and Improvement Partnership (PIRP) with Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council, which maintains thousands of homes across the town in South Yorkshire. The partnership has been successful for the last decade and as a result of ...

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National Living Wage increases by 6.2%

The National Living Wage (NLW) increases by 6.2 per cent from today (1 April) to £8.72, giving a pay rise to thousands of low-paid workers at the frontline of the UK’s response to Covid-19. The new rate results in an ...

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New database launched to keep UK supply chains moving

The Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) has set up a database for organisations in urgent need of supply chain resources, to ensure the UK is able to respond to the coronavirus crisis. The database has been made up from information ...

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Compass supports its frontline employees

Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced new measures to recognise the “exceptional efforts” of its colleagues and to support its communities during the coronavirus crisis. The food and support services company says its colleagues are “playing an invaluable role ...

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BESA survey seeks key services suppliers for the NHS

The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is conducting a survey to identify firms across the sector capable of providing vital service and maintenance for the NHS at short notice. The survey will run until the end of this week and ...

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Platinum offers support with remote building monitoring

Technology led hard FM service provider, Platinum Facilities, is making its Remote Building Monitoring Solution available to organisations in London and the South East as building closures increase due to the coronavirus pandemic. The system is linked to the building ...

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Leesman & RICS-IFMA launch joint Covid-19 response group

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) collaboration is to throw its weight behind an emergency initiative by workplace assessment specialist Leesman, building a global pan-industry response group to the threat posed to ...

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ISS to deliver soft FM services at the Nightingale Hospital

ISS is to deliver cleaning, portering, waste management and other ‘soft’ FM services at the NHS Nightingale Hospital which will provide support for thousands more patients with coronavirus at the end of March 2020. Based at the ExCeL conference centre ...

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