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Aramark scores a health and safety hat trick

Aramark has successfully won top spot for health and safety in its sector for the third year running, at the Royal Society for Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards. The company which gained its accolade in the ...

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Mitie cleans up with University and NHS contract wins

Mitie’s Environmental + business has successfully won  two new contracts with Oxford Brookes University and Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. The cleaning contract with Oxord Brookes University, valued at over £1 million over an initial three-year period, ...

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There’s no customer loyalty in low wages

A new survey has revealed that unless businesses pay staff a fair wage, consumers will change their buying habits and take their shopping elsewhere. The survey of more than 1,000 individuals from across the UK and conducted by Censuswide for ...

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Two more in the bag for Carillion

Following Carillion’s announcement on the 31 March 2014 that it had been selected as the preferred bidder by Nottingham University Hospital NHS Trust for a contract to provide facilities management (FM) and estate transformation services, Carillion has today (19 June), ...

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Clout receives honourary fellowship of BIFM

Past chair of the BIFM, Ismena Clout, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of BIFM, making her the 12th person and the youngest in the Institute’s history to receive this award. Appointed by the BIFM Board, Clout was recognised for ...

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Report looks at green growth in commercial properties

The UK Green Building Council (UK-GBC) has today (18 June), commented on the findings of a new report on carbon reduction and energy efficiency in commercial buildings. The report ‘Carbon Penalties & Incentives: A review of policy effectiveness for carbon reduction and ...

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A longer lunch improves health

Employers have been advised to allow staff to take longer lunch breaks after a study suggested a lot of people are working through their lunch hour every day. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy said this increased the likelihood of illness ...

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Bellrock in a colourful contract win

Bellrock, has announced a new deal with Dulux Decorator Centre, a part of AkzoNobel, who are a leading decorator’s merchant, selling professional painting and decorating supplies. With 189 stores located around the UK, facilities management (FM) provider, Bellrock will be responsible ...

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Rowland receives Platinum Award of Excellence

Deborah Rowland has officially been presented with her ‘Platinum Award of Excellence in FM’ following her success in the 2014 Global FM Awards, which recognise and reflect the ‘best-of-the-best’ in facilities management (FM) from across the world, as entrants only consist ...

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Managing mobility

Mobile devices are rapidly becoming an integral part of everyday life, both at home and work. The FM Index KPI Survey, compiled by FMJ and Causeway, has been exploring their role in FM There are clear benefits to improving communications ...

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