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Catering firm exhibits success with £28m Welsh museums contract

Contract catering firm Elior UK has won a 10 year contract extension worth £28m to provide catering for National Welsh Museums at three sites: The National Museum, Cardiff, St Fagan’s National History Museum and the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea. ...

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MOD injects water into future estate contracts

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has announced that industry partners will be responsible for reducing water consumption in UK military establishments as part of a utilities management service through its future suite of prime contracts. The MOD operates around 260 ...

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UK Green Building Council appoints JLL’s Gould as Chair

Jones Lang LaSalle’s International Director and UK Chief Executive 2009 – 2012, Andrew Gould, has succeeded Dan Labbad, Group CEO of Lend Lease, as Chairman of the UK Green Building Council (UK GBC). Gould takes up the position at a ...

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United and Keepmoat close major repairs deal with Circle

Circle Housing Group has signed the first contracts to deliver its new repairs and maintenance service. After being named as preferred bidders in May 2012, Keepmoat and United House have been formally appointed to provide responsive and planned repairs respectively ...

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Lobby TV reporting realtime energy updates drives significant energy savings

The installation of a lobby TV monitor providing real time updates of a building’s energy consumption has driven the occupant behavioural change that has led to one of the fastest energy efficiency upgrades of a UK office property government figures ...

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FM professional and membership bodies “failing employers”

A leading facilities management employer is spearheading a campaign urging greater cohesion and more effective representation among FM membership bodies. Chris Cracknell, Chief Executive of international facilities services organisation OCS Group Limited and Chair of FM skills body Asset Skills, ...

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£125m Green Deal cashback scheme opens

A scheme by which householders and landlords using the Green Deal to install energy saving products in their homes and properties can claim hundreds of pounds from a £125m cashback pot, opened today. Home improvements such as loft insulation, solid ...

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Fabulous Feasts JV cooks up catering contract at Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium

Manchester City Football Club has appointed Fabulous Fan Fare as its new catering partner for its home ground at The City of Manchester Stadium, also known as the Etihad Stadium. Newly formed company, Fabulous Fan Fare, a joint venture between ...

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Employee overtime adds ‘significantly’ to SME energy costs

Employees working overtime can significantly add to an organisation’s energy usage and costs. With research showing three quarters of employees at Britain’s small-to-medium sized businesses (SMEs) clocking an additional 1.9 hours a day on average, the potential cost to business ...

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ISS JV awarded NATO relocation contract

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) announced that a URS-led team, comprising three strategic subcontractors, ISS Facility Services, Defence, Capita Symonds and Grant Thorman has been awarded a six year contract to provide management advisory services to NATO. Under the contract, ...

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