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UKGBC launches consultation on net zero carbon buildings definition

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published a consultation paper inviting feedback on a proposed definition for net zero carbon buildings in the UK. The consultation sets out the initial proposals from the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Task Group ...

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Mitie recognised as a UK Top Employer 2019

Mitie has been recognised as a Top Employer UK 2019 becoming the only UK facilities management company to be recognised by the Top Employers Institute in 2019. The certificate is awarded to organisations that have worked hard to create, implement ...

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Prime acquires full shares in Interserve Prime

Health and care property firm, Prime, has completed a deal to purchase full shares in joint venture company Interserve Prime. Moving forward, the business, which is currently involved in three strategic estates partnerships with NHS Foundation Trust at University Hospital ...

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JLL’s Pierce McAllorum wins FM Professional of the Year in Ireland

Pierce McAllorum, EMEA Engineering and Sustainability Manager on the Linkedin Account for JLL, has won the FM Professional of the Year category at this year’s prestigious Facilities Management Awards in Ireland. The announcement was made on 31 January at a glittering ...

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Eastwood Park Training marks its 50th year

As we all settle into another new year, for training provider Eastwood Park, 2019 will be more significant than most. The long-established engineering and estates & facilities management training business is celebrating 50 years of technical and estates training delivery. ...

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Westgrove Group launches specialist cleaning division

The Westgrove Group has launched a new Specialist Cleaning division on the back of its continued growth in soft services. The Warrington-based facilities management company, which provides services to over 100 sites across the UK, has grown by 21 per cent ...

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FMJ partners with Business Reporter

The Facilities Management Journal (FMJ) is proud to be a partner of Business Reporter’s Facilities Management report which is being hosted on The Telegraph online. Addressing the misconceptions that too many senior decision makers have about the sector, this report ...

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Interserve offloads Dunbar Energy Recovery Facility to Viridor

Interserve has handed over the first of its four energy-from-waste (EwF) plants. The support services and construction company and its project partner Babcock & Wilcox have handed over the Dunbar renewable energy plant project to Viridor Enviroscot Ltd, which was originally ...

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Rentokil ordered to sell large supply contracts by CMA amid concerns over Cannon merger

The decision by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) comes after an in-depth Phase 2 investigation into the completed merger between two of the UK’s largest suppliers of washroom services – Rentokil Initial and Cannon Hygiene. The firms supply commercial, ...

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Landsec makes a move on the flexible office market

Property group, Landsec, has launched its new flexible office brand, Myo, providing customised office space for businesses looking for flexibility to enable future growth. Operating as a standalone brand, Myo will offer flexible leases ranging from 12 months to three ...

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