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RoSPA recognises Sodexo Healthcare’s head of health, safety and risk as Covid Workplace Champion

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has selected Sodexo’s April Harvey, Head of Health, Safety and Risk for its Healthcare business, as a Covid Workplace Champion for her work throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. At the end of ...

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Ethical sourcing

Jessica McGoverne, Director of Policy and Corporate Affairs, Sedex the membership organisation that provides advice for companies on managing and improving working conditions in global supply chains, explains how businesses can operate ethically and source responsibly With the COVID-19 pandemic ...

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A third of employers plan to scrap self-isolation for workers

New research by HR software provider CIPHR suggests that many British employers won’t require staff who test positive for Covid-19 to self-isolate at home once any remaining legal restrictions are lifted. The poll of 250 business owners, CEOs and senior managers ...

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Mitie Group reports positive third quarter performance

Mitie Group performed strongly for the three-month period ended 31 December, with revenue including share of joint ventures and associates of £1,008m, 51 per cent ahead of the same period last year. This growth reflects new contract revenue and increased ...

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NHSPS delivers £53m in cost efficiencies for the NHS during pandemic

NHS Property Services (NHSPS)’s annual report has revealed that during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic it generated £53 million in cost efficiencies for the health service. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic, NHSPS – which owns and ...

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Three Churchill cleaned stations receive re-accreditation from Bureau Veritas for Covid-19 risk management

St Pancras International, Stratford and Ebbsfleet rail stations where Churchill Group delivers cleaning and hygiene services have all been re-accredited and received Certificates of Assurance from Bureau Veritas for exceptional cleaning and hygiene standards that have helped to minimise the ...

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Wates Smartspace completes MoJ Covid response programme

The national property services provider has completed a major Covid-19 response programme on behalf of the Ministry of Justice (MoJ). Wates Smartspace was selected to carry out mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering upgrade works at 21 HM Courts & Tribunals ...

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BaxterStorey and Social Bite join up to support those impacted by homelessness back into work

Charity Social Bite has partnered with BaxterStorey to launch a pioneering new initiative to help revolutionise the access people who have experienced homelessness have to job opportunities across the UK. Through its new ‘Jobs First’ programme, Social Bite will work ...

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Sodexo appointed sole assisted testing provider for Covid-19 at regional test sites

Sodexo has become the sole provider of assisted Covid-19 testing at regional test sites as part of the NHS Test and Trace programme. This means it will now provide assisted testing services across 60 Regional Testing Sites (RTS) throughout England ...

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Campden BRI testing proves HyGenikx kills airborne Coronavirus

Independent trials conducted by Campden BRI have confirmed that the HyGenikx air and surface sanitisation system, from UK manufacturer Mechline Developments is effective at removing airborne Coronaviruses, including SARS-CoV-2 which causes Covid-19. The results of the trials proved that HyGenikx ...

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