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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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Sodexo awarded hygiene verification at Richmond University

Sodexo’s team at Richmond, the American International University in London has received the Rise Safe label from Bureau Veritas. Introduced in June 2020 the Rise Safe label provides reassurance that Sodexo’s team has successfully implemented measures to ensure the University ...

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No jab, No job?

More than 30 per cent of large UK firms have signalled that staff may be asked for proof of vaccination before they can physically return to work. Karen Holden, CEO of A City Law Firm looks at the legal issues ...

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RCP’s ‘Changing Workplaces’ report reveals Covid’s impact on businesses across Europe

International manufacturer of hand hygiene, cleaning, waste and recycling solutions, Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has published its ‘Changing Workplaces’ report into the complex changes the Covid-19 pandemic has spurred in workplaces and facilities across Europe. RCP developed the research program ...

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Covid safety remains a concern for shoppers returning to the high street

New research from Mitie has revealed that while restrictions have now lifted, almost three quarters (73 per cent) of Brits are still worried about visiting shops and cafés where there are no Covid-19 measures in place. In addition, more than ...

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