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Sodexo introduces concierge service to support university students

As part of its Residential Living programme, Sodexo has launched its concierge service, Circles, at Northumbria University and Bath Court at Birmingham University. From this month students at the two Sodexo-managed university accommodation facilities will be able to access personal ...

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Eric Wright excels in the education sector

Eric Wright Professional Services has built its client portfolio in the education sector to 55 individually managed schools through its consultancy service offer in the last 12 months and has set out its ambition to grow by a further 20 ...

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Classroom facilitation: Natural light and the need for more space

A question thousands of schools across the UK are asking, how can we create more space? As working with modular buildings offers the opportunity to incorporate plenty of space, ventilation and easy access points to and from the modular builds, ...

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Willmott Dixon scores a school’s hat-trick in Midlands

Contracting and interior fit-out group Willmott Dixon has secured a £23.8m contract to deliver enhancements at three schools in Sandwell – Q3 Academy Langley, West Bromwich Collegiate Academy and Bristnall Hall Academy – that will accommodate an additional 990 students ...

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Sodexo wins 7-year schools cleaning contract

Independents by Sodexo has landed a seven-year contract with Haberdashers’ Aske’s Elstree Schools to deliver cleaning services for both the boys’ and the girls’ schools. The Boys’ School was founded in 1690 and the girls’ school was founded in 1875. ...

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Sodexo on the menu at 13 schools in the Southwest

Sodexo has been appointed by the Diocese of Bristol Academies Trust (DBAT) to deliver the catering contracts for its expanding portfolio of primary academy schools. The £800,000 per annum contract commences in September 2020 and is for three years with ...

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Wellingborough Norse retains education deal

Norse subsidiary, Wellingborough Norse, has extended a major educational sector cleaning contract. St Thomas of Canterbury Catholic Academies Trust comprises four schools; St Thomas Becket, St Gregory’s, St Mary’s and The Good Shepherd primary school, Wellingborough Norse has been the incumbent ...

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Health and safety manager appointment at Homes for Students

National student accommodation manager, Homes for Students, has appointed Patrick Ryan as Health and Safety Manager for the company’s nationwide portfolio of 20,000 student beds. Ryan joins the company after running his own risk assessment consultancy providing health and safety ...

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Norse cleans up with new school deal

Norse’s cleaning division has won a three-year cleaning contract at Watford Grammar School for Boys. The agreement is worth £450,000 over the life of the contract and will see Norse responsible for the daily cleaning of teaching areas, staff rooms, ...

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B&M Waste Innovation Centre becomes a Children’s University Learning Destination

Carbon Neutral waste management company, B&M Waste Services, has announced its Innovation Centre, Milner House is now a Children’s University Learning Destination after receiving outstanding feedback from validators. The Children’s University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to ...

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