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Alert engineer & GPS tracking combine to collar asbestos clean-up cheats

Two men colluded with each other to commit fraud by falsifying a record stating that a school in Abingdon had been properly cleaned of asbestos. The deception by the two men was uncovered after an engineer went to Our Lady's Abingdon school to start plumbing work but could see that asbestos material had been left, putting him and others at risk of exposure to dangerous fibres.

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Strike action pays off for cleaners at Oxford Street’s John Lewis

The dispute of cleaners at the John Lewis Partnership's flagship at Oxford Street store has ended with 'significant success' for the workers who took strike action in July according to their union.

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Steve Gladwin joins BIFM Board

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has today announced the board appointment of Steve Gladwin as non-executive Director. Gladwin, who is Director of Nodus Solutions Limited, will serve a two-year term.

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Government forestry department awards four-year communications contract

Level 3 Communications, has been awarded a four-year contract with the Forestry Commission, the UK government department responsible for the protection and expansion of Britain's forests and woodlands.

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Sporting summer may spell end of British office culture as we know it

This summer's sporting events have boosted appetite for flexible working, according to a survey by a leading mobile communications organisation.

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ISG checks in with luxury Evesham hotel scheme

ISG has secured a

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International rugby star launches new premises

Due to growing sales and continuing success, Performance Pump & Equipment (PP&E), UK independent pump hire and sales specialist, has invested a six-figure sum in a recent move to new larger premises in Wigan.

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London Underground pulls the plug on costly PFI maintenance contract

London Underground (LU) has announced it is exiting a 30-year PFI contract for the operation and maintenance of its high-voltage electrical power network in a cost-cutting 'restructuring' move - the contractor, Power Networks Services Powerlink Ltd (Powerlink), has been given the termination notice half-way through its full contract term.

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Norland awareness campaign makes finals of occupational Health & Safety awards

Norland Managed Services is a finalist in the 2012 Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) awards. The facilities management provider has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Campaign of the Year category.

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The A+K Interactive Teaching Technology Days

Anders+Kern UK (A+K) will be holding four interactive teaching technology days during September to showcase the latest AV solutions for the education user.

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