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FRC announces delay on Carillion first-stage report

UK audit watchdog, the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has announced the first stage of its investigation into the financial statements of collapsed British multinational facilities management and construction services firm, Carillion, is now expected to be completed by the summer ...

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Union and business voices call for an end to injustice of zero-hours contracts

A TUC event taking place later today (13 January) will bring together leading figures from unions, business and community organisations to call for new rights for workers to end exploitation through zero-hours contracts. Research conducted by the Trades Union Congress ...

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SIA opens consultation on a code of conduct for private security operatives

The Security Industry Authority (SIA) has launched a six-week consultation on a draft code of conduct for SIA licence holders and applicants for SIA licences. The SIA is inviting the industry, licence holders, and anyone with an interest in private ...

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FMJ and Grundon launch the 2020 recycling and waste management survey

Waste management plays an integral role in any facilities management sustainability strategy, which is why FMJ, in conjunction with Grundon Waste Management is pleased to launch the third major survey into how FMs approach their waste management and recycling responsibilities. ...

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Wilson James unveils new risk advisory service

Specialist security services firm, Wilson James, has launched a new business division specifically designed to help customers improve risk and threat management. The company’s Risk Advisory Service augments its existing capabilities with practical, bespoke solutions for corporate clients, private individuals ...

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UK FM Industry campaigns to raise funds for the Australian Red Cross

The UK FM industry bodies, the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) UK Chapter and the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM), alongside the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and volunteer groups including LGBT+ in FM and Emerging Workplace ...

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IFMA launches 2020 scholarship programme

Applications for the 2020 International Facility Management Association (IFMA) scholarship programme are now open. The scholarship offers practising and aspiring facility managers a route into higher education. Since 1991, the IFMA Foundation, IFMA chapters, IFMA councils and wider FM community ...

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Enva announces SAR Recycling acquisition

Enva, a provider of recycling and specialist resource recovery solutions in the UK and Ireland, has acquired SAR Recycling Ltd. Based in the town of Immingham in North East Lincolnshire, SAR Recycling is a long-established provider of battery collection and ...

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Advanced Workplace Institute launches 2030 Visions research programme

The Advanced Workplace Institute (AWI), the research arm of global workplace consultancy Advanced Workplace Associates (AWA), has launched its 2030 Visions research programme, a two-year enquiry into life, business, work and place in 2030 and beyond. The research programme aims ...

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phs partners with Viridor to transform washroom waste into energy

Washroom services phs Group has partnered with Viridor in a new multi-million pound, five-year national contract, which will divert customer waste from landfill into power generation. As part of LifeCycle, phs’ sustainable waste management strategy, the deal will see phs-managed non-recyclable waste ...

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