Two new government IT deals announced today by Minister for the Cabinet Office Francis Maude will deliver combined savings of approximatelyRead More »
The business support services industry is set for a strong year, according to the latest Smart Money study from business and financial adviser, Grant Thornton UK LLP.
Kier is leading a new partnership between three national businesses and Immingham Academy in Lincolnshire to help young people begin a career in engineering.
The aviation security business of Mitie, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, has been awarded a two-year contract to provide security at Birmingham Airport.Read More »
Metal thieves are costing council taxpayers millions of pounds a year, a new survey of local authorities has revealed. Councils are warning that, with theft of metal continuing to rise, the financial burden is only likely to increase until government passes new legislation to better regulate the scrap metal industry.Read More »
The recent outbreak of Legionnaires Disease in Scotland should act as a warning to facilities managers across the UK of the critical importance of monitoring and maintaining water systems, according to DTZ, part of UGL Services, one of the largest global property services firms.Read More »
Toyota GB has cut its carbon footprint by hundreds of tonnes of CO2 a year in a series of intelligent measures to reduce energy consumption. New lighting systems, adjustments to air conditioning performance and changes to operational hours have helped bring down electricity and gas usage by a considerable margin.Read More »
RICS surveyors note a growing interest in the use of land to generate renewable energy. Growing concern about climate change and energy security has sparked the country-wide development of renewable energy facilities and commercial interest from landowners and developers, says RICS.Read More »
Out-of-home drinks can recycling programme, Every Can Counts, has partnered with Weymouth and Portland Borough Council to promote on-street recycling to local residents and visitors.Read More »
Sainsbury's is to launch a new initiative that will help revolutionise the way in which the company manages its carbon footprint. The Sainsbury's Carbon Academy will provide environmental training to 20,000 people by 2020.Read More »