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Ground Control acquires JW Crowther & Son

External maintenance and commercial landscaping provider Ground Control has acquired JW Crowther & Son, known as The Gritting Company. Over the past 160 years, the company has gained a reputation for outstanding customer service by developing its capabilities and people ...

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Paul Walsh to step down as chairman of Compass Group

Compass Group has announced Paul Walsh, Chairman and Director of the global food services company is to step down to focus on his other business interests. Walsh, who has been with the company for six years will remain as Chairman ...

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Participate in the RICS Facilities Management survey

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has launched a new survey covering the Facilities Management sector. The aim of the survey is to capture sentiment towards key issues across the FM industry such as: changes in demand, business confidence, ...

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CleanEvent scores at Southampton FC

Specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider, CleanEvent Services, has won a three-plus-two-year cleaning services contract with Southampton FC. The agreement covers a wide range of cleaning and support services at St. Mary’s Stadium and was awarded following a successful one-year ...

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EMCOR UK in University of Oxford win

EMCOR UK has landed a multi-million pound contract with the University of Oxford for the provision of hard FM services to medical research buildings of the University estate which currently covers thirty buildings, spanning 100,000 m2. Under the contract terms ...

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B&M Waste acquires Walsall waste management firm

B&M Waste Services continues its expansion in the West Midlands with the acquisition of waste management company Ian Wilcox Recycling. This is the second acquisition in the West Midlands area for the carbon neutral waste management business, following its acquisition ...

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ENGIE confirmed as FM provider at Midland Met

In the countdown to finish the delayed Midland Metropolitan Hospital in Smethwick, Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust has appointed ENGIE as the new facilities management provider of the new building. Work is due to recommence on the building this ...

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KCOM selects B38 Group for TFM services

Facilities management provider B38 Group has been appointed by communications business KCOM to provide a full range of property support and facilities services across its sites throughout the UK. KCOM is headquartered in Kingston upon Hull and serves residents and ...

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New report reveals £1.2bn has been spent on “fake” apprenticeships

According to a new report published by education think tank EDSK half of apprenticeships started since the apprenticeship levy was introduced in May 2017 are “fake”. The report called Runaway Training claims that £550 million of levy funding has been ...

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Sodexo encourages take up of plant-based diets during Veganuary

Services provider, Sodexo, has partnered with Veganuary, the non-profit organisation that encourages people to try vegan during the month of January, in response to the growing number of consumers who are reducing their meat consumption or adopting a fully plant-based ...

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