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Places for London launches tender for development partner in east London

Transport for London’s (TfL) wholly owned commercial property company, Places for London, is searching for a new joint venture development partner to work with on redeveloping the Limmo Peninsula in Newham, east London. Sitting within the Royal Docks and Beckton ...

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Metro Rod marks 40 years with 40,000 meal donation

To mark 40 years in business, drainage, sewage pump and plumbing specialist, Metro Rod, has donated 40,000 meal donation to FareShare, the UK’s largest charity tackling food waste for social good. FareShare works with the food industry to take good-to-eat ...

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BCIS launches ‘first-of-its-kind’ Cost and Carbon Materials Database

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) has launched a Cost and Carbon Materials Database to help the built environment sector make better informed decisions for their budgets and the environment. Said to be the “first-of-its-kind”, the new database is fully ...

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Head of Hard FM Expertise appointment at NHSPS

Simon Knott, who joined NHS Property Services (NHSPS) in 2018, as the Principles Operations Compliance Manager in the technical compliance team has recently been appointed as the Head of Hard FM Expertise. Knott’s new role will involve leading the hard ...

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Mitie recognised with top ESG ratings

Mitie joins an exclusive group of organisations recognised for demonstrating best-in-class carbon reporting and environmental management having been awarded an ‘A’ score from CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project). Considered the ‘gold standard’ for environmental reporting globally, CPD reviews over ...

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Premier Support Services enrols with UK Skills

Birmingham-headquartered Premier Support Services, which has a workforce of 2,600 across the UK, has partnered with UK Skills, a division of Burton and South Derbyshire College and an Ofsted outstanding training provider with a track record in delivering high-quality training ...

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Third of FMs say budget cuts pose risks to safety within their business

New research has examined the complexities of the facilities management industry, and how they impact the safety and smooth running within the modern facility. The survey of 250 senior FM professionals by industrial paint and repair products specialist, Watco, revealed that ...

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Compass commits over £3m Apprenticeship Levy funding

Compass Group UK & Ireland has supported 250 apprentice programmes across 170 organisations, committing over £3 million of its Apprenticeship Levy. These funds have helped small and medium sized enterprises, charities and social enterprises to invest in and develop their ...

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Sodexo creates Chief Growth Officer role

Dan Weiss has been appointed to the newly-created role of Chief Growth Officer at Sodexo UK & Ireland, where he will be responsible for leading strategy, sales and marketing to drive accelerated growth in the region. Weiss has 25 years’ ...

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NG Bailey’s apprenticeship scheme opens for applications

The independent engineering and services business has opened the application process for its nationwide apprenticeship programme as it looks to kick-start successful careers and nurture fresh talent. NG Bailey will be offering apprenticeships across a number of different disciplines, with around ...

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