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Research asseses the key reasons behind security officers’ susceptibility to Covid-19

The Office for National Statistics published data in May which revealed that security officers have one of the highest death rates from Covid-19 – 45.7 deaths per 100,000 people. According to a new report commissioned by Corps Security from Perpetuity ...

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BCC elects two new directors

Delia Cannings of the ahcp and Kim Phillips of the ABCD have been elected to the board of the British Cleaning Council (BCC). Cannings, National Lead for Education & Training, the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (ahcp), Phillips, Chair of the Association of Building Cleaning ...

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Eric Wright FM strengthens team with key director hires

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Eric Wright Facilities Management (EWFM), one of seven businesses within the Eric Wright Group, has made appointments at director level as part of its on-going programme of investment. Drew Hird has been promoted to Professional Services Director having worked with ...

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UKGBC sets up task group to define social value

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has announced a new task group which will develop a definition of social value for the built environment sector. Despite growing interest, there is still significant confusion around social value in the context of ...

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Bartlett Mitchell launches contact-free workplace app

Independent catering business, Bartlett Mitchell, has launched a a new contact-free food app enabling customers to order food straight to their desks and minimise the risk of transmitting coronavirus. Working in partnership with Dynamify, the ‘Pear Pay’ app offers innovative ...

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Covid-19 safe training programme launches in the UK

An online employee training and business certification programme that is helping beat Covid-19 in Australia has been launched in the UK. Soul Safe has arrived in the United Kingdom from Australia to train, educate and certify thousands of UK businesses ...

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New award recognises efforts in the fight against Covid-19

The IWFM Impact Awards 2020 has created a new category in recognition of the work that workplace and facilities individuals have undertaken at the frontline of the nations effort to combat Covid-19 and protect the public. The Covid-19 Response Award ...

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Mitie shows resilience in the face of Covid-19

Alongside this morning’s announcement that Mitie has signed a sales and purchase agreement to acquire Interserve’s FM division, the outsourcing company has also published its full-year results for the year ended 31 March 2020 which reports that although the outbreak ...

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Jaguar wins at Television Centre in White City

Jaguar Building Services has been awarded the hard services contract at the Television Centre in White City. Commencing this month, Jaguar will be responsible for the electrical, mechanical and fabric services for the portfolio, including the estates signature Courtyard Grade ...

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JS Wright lands new Wimbledon deal

Mechanical and electrical services specialist, J S Wright, has secured a contract in excess of £5 million for the residential element of a major mixed-use regeneration scheme in Wimbledon. The company, which is based in Birmingham and has an office ...

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