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Mitie secures contract at UK’s first all-electric ‘green’ prison

Following a competitive bidding process, Mitie Care & Custody has secured a 10-year contract to operate HMP Millsike, the UK’s first all-electric prison. Due to open in 2025, the Category C prison is the third new prison being built as ...

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Serco to manage HMP Ashfield for further 10 years

Serco has a secured a 10-year contract, valued at £200 million, to manage HMP Ashfield in South Gloucestershire following a competitive procurement process. The international provider of services to governments has been responsible for managing the prison since 2005. HMP ...

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Wates launches ‘Healthy Homes’ service to improve UK’s social housing stock

Wates has launched a new dedicated service designed to combat two of the greatest challenges facing social housing, disrepair, and damp and mould. The new Healthy Homes service, which boasts six customers in place already, will see Wates offer existing ...

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SFMI seeks partners for pioneering Scope 3 Project

Embarking on the next phase of its groundbreaking Scope 3 Project, the Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI), an initiative of Acclaro Advisory, is expanding its partnership of organisations and building on the work spearheaded by the collaboration of industry giants BAM ...

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NG Bailey IT Services partners with RingCentral Reach 

NG Bailey’s IT Services business has joined the RingCentral Reach™ partner program, which provides channel partners with tools and resources to help them achieve success. This program will help NG Bailey extend its cloud-based contact centre and unified communications services ...

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Director of projects appointment at Arcus FM

Karl Lavery has been appointed as Director of Projects at Arcus FM. The appointment follows the recent acquisition of the Trios Group. Since the takeover in August 2023, Arcus FM has been working hard behind the scenes to explore how ...

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Sodexo secures place on CCS Healthcare framework

Sodexo Health & Care has landed a place on the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) RM6331 Healthcare Soft Facilities Management Services framework. The appointment is for a period of three years with an option to extend for an additional year. This ...

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IWFM partners with Equans to empower WFM to lead on sustainability

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) has joined forces with Equans to help drive sustainability across organisations. The workplace and facilities management (WFM) profession is uniquely placed to lead on sustainability, and net zero plans in particular, because ...

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Mitie reaches 5,000 EV milestone

Mitie has marked a milestone in its decarbonisation journey having welcomed its 5,000 electric vehicle (EV) to its fleet. Two-thirds (66 per cent) of the company’s fleet is now electric, ramping up Mitie’s pursuit of creating a zero-emission fleet by ...

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ISS extends FM partnership with East Cheshire NHS Trust

ISS has extended its facilities management contract with East Cheshire NHS Trust (ECT) for five more years, with a lifetime value of £33 million and a two-year option to extend. The partnership, which already spans more than two decades, will ...

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