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BESA says opening windows will not protect schools

As thousands of children return to the classroom in England next week, the debate about how best to minimise the risk of virus transmission including the need for better ventilation has been reignited. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA), believes ...

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Samsic exceeds 10 million step challenge for children’s charity

A team of 40 working for facilities management services provider, Samsic UK, and its subsidiary JPC Cleaning, have raised over £5,000 for children’s charity Rainbow Trust by walking over 13 million steps in a month. Employees including Anderson and Messalina (pictured) stepped ...

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Amey to introduce a fully sustainable cleaning solution across its FM operations

Amey’s Secure Infrastructure business has embarked on a journey to introduce a fully sustainable cleaning model across its FM operations, which will focus on environmentally friendly practices and cleaning products that use renewable sources to reduce waste and harm to ...

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ISS supports Food Waste Action Week campaign

ISS has joined WRAP’s inaugural Food Waste Action Week (1 -7 March, 2021), an event dedicated to raising awareness of the environmental consequences of wasting food, and promoting activities that will help make wasting food a thing of the past. ...

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CIBSE Building Performance Awards showcase UK expertise

The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) celebrated its global influence at this year’s CIBSE Building Performance Awards with international schemes scooping four out of five of the Project of the Year categories. A spectacular example is The House ...

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Fusion21 appoints suppliers to its national Workplace & Facilities Framework

Procurement organisation and social enterprise Fusion21 has announced the suppliers appointed to its national Workplace & Facilities Framework, worth up to£1.1 billion over a four-year period. Over 60 prequalified, highly skilled suppliers, comprising of SME’s and multinational organisations, have secured ...

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Portico in 125 Old Broad Street win

Specialist provider of tailored guest services, Portico, has won a contract to provide guest services at 125 Old Broad Street. Portico takes over the contract from the incumbent that had been in place for more than eight years and will ...

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Sodexo announces new appointments to Corporate Services leadership team

Sodexo has announced the appointment of Gemma Lynch as Head of Business Development and Mark Hill becomes Director of Strategy and Transformation for its corporate services business in the UK and Ireland. Lynch joined Sodexo’s business development team in 2018 ...

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Samsic contracted to clean UK’s largest dance centre outside London

Specialist provider of facilities management services Samsic UK, has been appointed to provide cleaning services to the Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre, the UK’s largest dance centre outside London. Built in 2010, the purpose-built, six-storey facility on Quarry Hill ...

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Compass Scotland launches bespoke Apprenticeship Programmes

Compass Scotland has launched its first bespoke Modern Apprenticeship Programme, with a commitment to creating and developing 100 new Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in its first year. The apprenticeship programmes create a career progression roadmap for an individual to work toward, ...

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