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Changing Places at the NEC

The UK’s top events destination is responding to changing market forces by enhancing its accessibility provision. The NEC in Birmingham has added a third Changing Places assisted accessible toilet to the 611-acre site’s visitor facilities, this latest outside Hall 2. ...

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ISS recognised for its investment in diversity and inclusion

ISS has been awarded a Global Impact Sourcing Award (GISA) by IAOP and The Rockefeller Foundation for providing career and development opportunities to people who otherwise have limited prospects for sustainable employment. The global facility services provider was recognised for ...

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ABM UK pledges its support of the Armed Forces community

ABM UK has pledged its support of the armed services community by becoming a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant. There are more than two million former members of the armed services in the UK, which equates to approximately five per cent ...

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Amey partners with BuildForce to support Service leavers and Veterans

With around 14,000 personnel leaving the Forces each year Amey is keen to tap into this pool of talent and has formed an alliance with BuildForce, an industry led programme that aims to reduce the skills gap in the construction industry ...

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Sodexo affirms its commitment to disability inclusion

Sodexo has reinforced its commitment to disability inclusion by joining The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda. The French multinational food services and facilities management provider has affirmed its ongoing commitment that by ...

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Konecranes Demag signs the Armed Forces Covenant

Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Ltd, has signed the Armed Forces Covenant. The company has made a commitment to support the Armed Forces community and recognise the contribution to society and business made by serving, reservist ...

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Savills signs Race at Work Charter 

International real estate advisor, Savills, has announced its commitment to racial equality by signing the Race at Work Charter, a government initiative in partnership with Business in the Community (BITC), designed to improve outcomes for black, Asian and minority ethnic ...

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Willmott Dixon leads UK in FT’s inaugural list of diversity leaders

Willmott Dixon was the UK’s highest placed company to appear in the Financial Times’ inaugural list of European leaders for workplace diversity and inclusion, coming third out of 700 organisations ranked for their approach to inclusivity. The Letchworth Garden City ...

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A #POSH idea

Positive Occupational Safety & Health means taking inclusive, diverse and equal action says Louise Hosking Director, Hosking Associates WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT? Achieving true inclusion within diverse and equitable workplaces makes a significant difference to the bottom line. This is ...

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OCS launches hidden disabilities initiative for shoppers in Milton Keynes

Facilities management service provider, OCS, is launching a new hidden disabilities initiative at centre:mk in Milton Keynes. It is thought 18 per cent of the population has a hidden disability, so with this in mind, OCS says the initiative will ...

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