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Co-operative Group awards front of house contract to ISS

ISS UK has won a new national contract with The Co-operative Group, the UK’s largest mutual business. ISS UK Front of House will be providing corporate meeting room management and reception services for The Co-operative Group at a variety of ...

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Superbugs hitch ride on air currents to contaminate hospital wards

Hospital superbugs have been found to float on air currents and contaminate surfaces far from infected patients’ beds, according to University of Leeds researchers. The results of the study, which was funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ...

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Facilities Management – The Business Case to air on TV tonight

The Business Channel.tv has produced a programme exploring the value created within the workplace by facilities management. The programme titled ‘Facilities Management – The Business Case’ is being aired on Sky 212 and Freesat 401 at 9pm tonight, Wednesday 17 ...

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Business cases for action on climate change for the boardroom

The Welsh Government has developed example business cases that set out a clear rationale for action, setting out why organisations need to act on climate change, what they need to know, make the case for change and provide strategies for ...

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Energy, technology and building utilisation is key says forum

Property utilisation, adapting to new technologies and energy management are key factors affecting today’s facilities managers. At Interserve’s recent forum on 9 October, the company highlighted how both suppliers and clients alike need to take a more strategic approach to ...

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£400,000 cash injection to boost recycling for Welsh public facilities

Concert venues, sports centres, colleges and shopping centres are among the organisations set to benefit from £432,000 of Welsh Government funding unveiled by WRAP Cymru yesterday (16 October). They – along with event organisers, tourist attractions and a wide range ...

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Fast growth sees Norland place rise in top league

Norland Managed Services has climbed 34 places in The Sunday Times HSBC Top Track 250 league table, which was published on October 14. The league ranks Britain’s leading mid-market private companies. Compiled by Fast Track, a typical Top Track 250 ...

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Green skills training obstacle slows Sainsbury’s switch to CO2 refrigerants

Sainsbury’s has cited lack of green training skills for its 200 engineers for preventing its portfolio switch from HFC refrigerants to climate friendly CO2 refrigerants in its 2012 Carbon Disclosure Project Report, published last week, The retailer has now addressed ...

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English Heritage seeks help to hunt out ‘at risk’, Grade II listed buildings

English Heritage has launched the Heritage at Risk Register 2012 and announced an ambitious programme to find out how the one major element of our heritage not already covered by the register – the nation’s Grade II listed buildings  – ...

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Executive dining provider receives MSC certification for all its restaurants

Restaurant Associates, the executive dining arm of Compass Group UK & Ireland has today announced that it has received the MSC certification for all of its clients’ restaurants across more than 100 sites. Restaurant Associates provides executive dining to companies ...

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