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JLL launches diversity and inclusion client advisory services

JLL has appointed Blessing Buraimoh as Head of Diversity and Inclusion (D&I), Workforce Advisory, EMEA who will be responsible for supporting clients across the region in building diverse and inclusive workplaces for their people. In her new role, Blessing will ...

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Sodexo wins at Waste2Zero awards 2021

Sodexo has been crowned winner of the ‘Best Waste Prevention Project’ at the 2021 Waste2Zero awards for tackling food waste through smart technology. The awards celebrate excellence in Waste Management and Prevention, and provide the waste industry with a platform ...

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CMS creates head of renewables role as demand for green technologies increases

Facilities maintenance business, Commercial Maintenance Services (CMS) UK Ltd has appointed Adam Bartle to the newly created position of Head of Renewables as it looks to grow its energy saving and carbon reduction services. Experienced in the commercial and industrial ...

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ISS upgrades 2021 financial outlook

In its latest trading update for the period 1 January – 30 September 2021, global facilities services firm, ISS, reports a financial turnaround that is “on track”. The group’s interim results show organic growth was 0.7% in the first nine ...

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3.6 million workers feel they are being rushed back to the office

With more than 13.5 million workers having returned to their place of work for at least one day a week, more than four million say that they do not feel entirely safe doing so, according to new research by Direct ...

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Demand for dogs in the workplace increases post-lockdown

In recent weeks, many workers have faced the inevitable post-pandemic return to their workplace. But what happens to the 12 million dogs in the UK who now face being left home alone? A recent study found that 54 per cent ...

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Serco to pull out of FM deal with Barts Health

Serco has announced it is to pull out of its soft FM services contract with Barts Health NHS Trust at the end of April 2023. The multi-service provider employs around 1,700 people across the Barts Health group to deliver portering, ...

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Mitie secures deal at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City

Mitie has been appointed by Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) to deliver security services, including site patrols and control room management, for Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City. As part of the three-year contract, Mitie will provide bespoke training to all 230 Mitie ...

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Major industry bodies get behind new decarbonisation standard for FM industry

SFMI and BAM FM have announced that five industry bodies have been helping to develop a framework for a standardised approach for the FM community to measure the emissions generated by its services, and support organisations with their zero carbon ...

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CBRE completes £960m deal for majority ownership of Turner & Townsend

CBRE has acquired a 60 per cent ownership interest in, and entered into a strategic partnership with, Turner & Townsend, a provider of program management, cost consultancy, project management and advisory consulting services for clients in 46 countries. The strategic ...

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