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Businesses donate 2,500 furniture items in 18 months

In its first 18 months of operations, businesses have donated over 2,500 items of furniture and equipment to charities, schools and social enterprises through Premier Sustain’s Giving Back Project. Set up in April 2011, the Giving Back Project enables redistribution ...

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Innovative fit out will maximise head count capacity for St Botolph

A London fit out is set to enhance a building’s infrastructure to maximise head count capacity through innovative workplace design. Capita Symonds has been appointed by Jardine Lloyd Thompson (JLT), the international group of risk advisors and employee benefit consultants, ...

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Landlord handed suspended sentence over fraudulent gas document

A Cambridge landlord risked the health of his tenants by failing to ensure gas appliances were safe to use and then produced a fake certificate to give the impression they were, a court has heard Emran Hussain, aged 43, knowingly ...

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Commercial property occupier survey reveals drop in satisfaction levels

The Property Industry Alliance’s sixth annual Occupier Satisfaction Survey has revealed a drop in commercial occupiers’ satisfaction with their landlords compared with 2011 levels. These latest figures mark an end to previous, consecutive year improvements in occupier satisfaction. The Occupier ...

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Designer outlet expands GSH maintenance contracts to ten European sites

McArthurGlen, a leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets in Europe, has extended its contract with GSH Group to cover a new site in Germany. Under the three-year deal, GSH Group will provide a full maintenance solution at McArthurGlen ...

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Australasian merger targets A$18bn outsourced property & facilities market

Brookfield Asset Management Inc. and Johnson Controls have agreed to merge their Australian and New Zealand property and facility services operations to create Brookfield Johnson Controls – a new entity targeting $18 billion (Australian) outsourced  property services market in Australia ...

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Green client solutions win Europa further environmental awards

Europa, the property and support services company, is celebrating after picking up two further Green Apples Environment Awards, securing the company a total of seven of the coveted prizes. The additional two Green Apple Environment Awards were presented to Europa ...

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New Hochtief CEO to strengthen internal bonds and increase competitiveness

International construction, property and facilities management organisation, Hochtief Aktiengesellschaft has appointed Marcelino Fernández Verdes, as new CEO; he will work towards the Board’s goals of keeping the company divisions operating as a whole unit rather than breaking them up and ...

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Aramark commences £2.4m food services contract at Wirral campus

Aramark has commenced a new contract with Wirral Metropolitan College which sees the company investing in refurbished dining space, a new Starbucks café and an innovative food offer. The five-year, £2.4m contract is based at the college’s split campus site ...

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Govt consults on private security accountability goals

Plans to make private security businesses across the UK more accountable for quality and standards have been unveiled by the government. The Security Industry Authority (SIA) currently regulates the private security industry through the compulsory licensing of individuals who work ...

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