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WCEC members first to be awarded Chartered Practitioner’s status

Senior members of the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC) have led by example, as the first to receive the Award of Chartered Practitioner in Environmental Cleaning. They are the pathfinders making way for others in the UK cleaning industry, ...

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RICS announces consultation on new International Building Operating Standard

RICS is developing a data led, people centric, holistic standard benchmarking framework, referred to as IBOS (International Building Operating Standard), which goes beyond the traditional ways of measuring building performance, and places user experience at its heart. This person-centred and ...

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Atalian Servest and Karakuri’s robots to feed Ocado staff

Karakuri’s Semblr, the world’s leading food service robot, is preparing fresh, personalised lunches for the 4,000 employees returning to the office at Ocado’s headquarters. This is the world’s first installation of foodservice robotics in a large, high-volume catering environment and ...

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Reconomy acquires fast-growing intelligent supply chain business

Circular resource management specialist, Reconomy, has acquired global supply chain business, Advanced Supply Chain Group (ASCG), to support its long-term growth ambitions. This milestone transaction bolsters Reconomy Group’s position as a global leader in environmental E-commerce, and will allow ASCG’s ...

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Maxim FM on recruitment drive following a number of new contract wins

Maxim Facilities Management is looking to create up to 100 new jobs over the next year after winning a string of new contracts across the country. The Sunderland-based firm provides commercial contract cleaning and facilities management services to public and ...

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The built environment industry join forces to reduce onsite emissions from construction plant and equipment

The Supply Chain Sustainability School (SCSS) is leading the way for the UK’s built environment to drastically reduce onsite emissions to air generated from plant and equipment which are harmful to human health and the planet. The Plant Commitment Charter was developed ...

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Bidding launched for £1.6bn Civils and Infrastructure framework

National framework provider Pagabo has launched bidding for suppliers to join its brand-new, £1.6 billion Civils and Infrastructure framework. Set to go live at the start of 2022, the framework will run for four years and will allow local authorities ...

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Autodesk invests in iOFFICE + SpaceIQ

iOFFICE + SpaceIQ, a leader in the digital transformation of workplace and asset management, has announced a strategic investment by Autodesk, a global technology leader spanning architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, and media and entertainment. The investment, which follows ...

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Smart Buildings Show unveils full conference programme for 2021

Smart Buildings Show, the UK’s leading, dedicated smart buildings event, has unveiled its 2021 conference programme. The event, supported by headline sponsor Bluetooth, will take place at ExCeL London on 6-7 October 2021, featuring industry-leading speaker sessions from some of ...

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Gary Fage becomes new Master of The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners

The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC) has welcomed Gary Fage as its new Master after his installation ceremony at St Olave’s church on 17 September. Taking over the mantle of Master from John Shonfeld, Fage was appointed the Master ...

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