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Pinnacle Group steps net zero action up a gear with first electric vehicles

Delivering on its “Project Electrify” ambitions to roll out an all-electric fleet of service vehicles, facilities and multi-tenure housing services provider, Pinnacle Group is to transition almost 500 Light Commercial Vehicles (LCVs) from the current diesel-power to all-electric – starting with its first 33 models of the Nissan eNV200.  Pinnacle, which ...

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EQUANS in Guide Dogs win

EQUANS, ENGIE’s services-led business, has won a three-year hard services facilities management contract with Guide Dogs, the UK charity for people with sight loss. EQUANS will initially provide services to six large freehold sites, including Guide Dogs’ headquarters in Reading ...

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Compass launches workplace ‘frictionless’ store

In a first for the food service sector, Compass Group UK & Ireland is to launch its first fully ‘frictionless’ store in a workplace in early 2022. The store is set to open in Ireland followed by additional sites in ...

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ABM unveils ELEVATE strategy

Global integrated facility services provider ABM has unveiled a comprehensive strategic plan called ELEVATE which aims to unlock long-term value through strategic focus on client and team member experiences and industry-leading technology and data transformation. ELEVATE was announced at ABM’s ...

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14forty and LSS help keep attendees safe at COP26

FM provider 14forty, via its leisure arm LSS Facilities Management (both part of Compass Group UK & Ireland), was the cleaning contractor at COP26 – The UN Climate Change Conference 2021. This year, the event took place at at Glasgow’s ...

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Bureau Veritas urges commercial buildings to ‘create an infrastructure’ that supports an EV future

Electrical safety expert, Bureau Veritas, has cautiously welcomed new world-leading regulations for all new homes and buildings in England to have electric vehicle charging points installed as standard – stating that the move will help to drive uptake in electric ...

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Jaguar retains Canary Wharf M&E deal

Jaguar Building Services has renewed its M&E contract at 30 North Colonnade located in Canary Wharf. The new three-year deal will commence on 1 January 2022. The building which comprises of 330,000 sq. ft of office space has been part ...

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Grosvenor bags new five-year deal at Westfield London

Grosvenor Services has retained and extended its partnership with Westfield London, Europe’s largest shopping centre, in a new five-year deal. The facilities management company has worked with Westfield London as its cleaning services provider for the past five years, with ...

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Government urged to address nutrition and sustainability for food sector

A coalition of UK institutional investors are urging the British government to create an environment for businesses seeking to build long-term thinking and sustainability into their business models. The group which is led by Greenbank Investors has written an open ...

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Senior shake up for high-growth cross-industry organisation

The recently formed organisation The 55 Group has made a raft of new hires and undergone a reshuffle of its senior team, which sees staff from across its four brands moving into new positions to oversee various aspects of the organisation. ...

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