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Underrepresented groups key to fulfilling FM labour shortage

A new white paper published today by soft facilities management firm, SBFM, explores the industry’s continued struggle with recruitment and retention since Brexit and the Covid 19 pandemic and discusses the wealth of untapped potential that lies within various underrepresented ...

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Five-year revalidation under the MOD’s Gold Employer Recognition Scheme for Amey

The infrastructure services and engineering company has secured a renewed five-year revalidation under the MOD’s Gold Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for its “exceptional support” to the Armed Forces community. Initially awarded in 2018, Amey says the revalidation acknowledges the company’s “long-term ...

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HubStar launches new technology to help employers prioritise accessibility and create a fully inclusive workplace experience

In a move designed to improve wellbeing and workplace performance, HubStar – a leader in hybrid workplace solutions – has introduced a set of advanced accessibility features to make it easier for employers to create a fully inclusive workplace experience. ...

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Amey hands over employability facility

Amey’s specialist projects team has handed over the newly refurbished Molineux House Jobcentre in Wolverhampton, which now has enhanced accessibility and energy solutions to the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP). The project is the latest Amey has delivered through ...

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Pareto relaunches its free virtual medal event #FM10 

Pareto FM has relaunched its free virtual medal event #FM10, this time focusing on inclusion. The purpose of the health and wellness initiative is to encourage people to engage in an activity they love regardless of their abilities. All with ...

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SBFM launches new initiative to help disadvantaged people into sustainable employment

Soft facilities management company, SBFM, has launched Evolve, a new initiative dedicated to providing sustainable employment opportunities and support for people from disadvantaged groups, and raising individuals above the poverty line. Evolve is designed to increase the earning potential of ...

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RNIB Grimaldi Building first in UK to embrace new BSI neurodiversity standard

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) has officially opened its new London hub, The Grimaldi Building, situated on Pentonville Road in Islington. It is the first building in the UK incorporating innovations for those living with sight loss, ...

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Arcus FM making an impact with social value

Arcus FM’s social value team has delivered “outstanding” results with its employability schemes that help disadvantaged people get into work. In 2022, the facilities management provider laid out its five-year Social Value Strategy that aims to support the communities in ...

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Churchill joins Neurodiversity in Business Charter

Churchill Group has signed the Neurodiversity in Business (NiB) charter, an initiative launched in 2021 aimed at helping to ensure greater workplace inclusion of the neurodivergent community. NiB is an industry forum created to support the participation of neurodivergent individuals ...

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NHS Property Services marks International Women’s Day with a number of initiatives

To mark International Women’s Day, NHS Property Services (NHSPS) is celebrating women in a male-dominated industry with a number of initiatives, including a menopause workplace programme, which has been shortlisted for ‘Best Women’s Health Initiative.’ The organisation is also running ...

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