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New training course unlocks retrofit career paths for FMs

A new free training course has been launched for facilities managers looking to kickstart their career in retrofit. Curated and designed by The Retrofit Academy, the new online course, Retrofit 101, teaches the fundamentals of what domestic retrofit involves and ...

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Veolia extends Haringey deal

Resource management firm, Veolia, has been awarded a two-year contract extension, worth £21.6 million with Haringey Council. Veolia has been working in partnership with the Council to provide street cleansing, recycling, and waste management services for residents in the London ...

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Mitie reports record quarterly revenue in latest trading update

The FM provider has released its latest trading update for the three-month period ended 31 December 2023 (Q3 FY24), which reports record quarterly revenue growth and reiterates full year guidance for operating profit of at least £190m. Q3 FY24 saw ...

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Right FM launches

Right FM, a new specialist facilities management company, with a focus on smart technology and bespoke solutions has officially launched in the UK. The London-based firm, which was founded by Managing Director, Venesa Coodien and Finance & Procurement Director, Stuart Robertson, ...

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Significant opportunities are being missed in commercial retrofits

According to the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) significant opportunities are being missed by office investors, owners, and occupiers who do not have clear retrofit strategies in place. Firstly, through missing the “easy wins” – low cost, low disruption measures ...

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CBRE aims to raise £600,000 in aid of dementia charity

The UK’s leading dementia charity, Alzheimer’s Society, has been selected by CBRE as its new UK charity partner for the next two years. Throughout the UK, roughly 900,000 people live with dementia and this number is expected to rise to ...

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Reconomy announces key hire for its housebuilding division

Karen Markey has been appointed as Head of Account Management of the circular economy specialist’s housebuilding division. Markey has worked in the environmental services and waste management sector for over 30 years with a passion for driving waste up the ...

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Acquisition creates new leader in AI-powered hybrid workplace technology

HubStar, an industry leader in hybrid workplace solutions has acquired Relogix, a leading provider of workplace occupancy sensors and analytics solutions, as part of its mission to “accelerate the world’s transition to smarter ways of working”. The mass adoption of ...

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Neglected car parking facilities can dent your business reputation

Businesses are overlooking the importance of well-maintained parking facilities, which could have a damaging impact on overall reputation. This is according to a new report titled ‘You Can’t Park There‘ by line markings, surface treatment and highway safety specialist, WJ ...

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New year hires at Servo Group

Servo Group has made a number of key hires to boost its sales, bids and operational capacity as it continues to drive its expansion. The Leeds-based multi-service provider, which provides security, CCTV and cleaning services nationwide, has appointed Iain Warburton, ...

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