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Contractor appointed for

Willmott Dixon has been chosen by Conwy County Borough Council for an

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Events taking place around the globe today to celebrate World FM Day

Events are taking place around the globe today to celebrate World FM Day. Organised by Global FM, the Global Facilities Management Association, the core message of 2012's World FM Day is 'celebrating success' and Global FM member organisations on almost every continent have been commemorating World FM Day by hosting events all around the world such as luncheons, seminars and workshops.

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By 2020, business electricity bills could rocket by

In a memorandum to the Public Accounts Committee, the National Audit Office has set out the long-term challenges and uncertainties involved in supplying secure, low carbon and affordable electricity. The memorandum describes how the Department of Energy and Climate Change is seeking to address these challenges, through existing measures and reforms to the electricity market.

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Stobart appoints Chardon to manage new

Chardon Management, a leading independent hotel management company, has been appointed by the Stobart Group to manage the

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Opus Energy awards smart metering contract to Siemens

Flexibility, quality of installation and a commitment to service delivery were critical factors in the decision of Opus Energy to award a smart metering contract to Siemens to support its continuing roll out programme, delivery of which started in May.

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World first for PHS in carbon labelling

Workplace services provider, PHS Group, has announced the world's first waste disposal service and the world's first drinking water dispenser service to hold the Carbon Trust's Carbon Reduction Label.

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Compass joins forces with WRAP to reduce environmental footprint

Compass Group UK & Ireland has signed up to the Hospitality and Food Service Agreement, committing to working with WRAP to achieve collective environmental targets for the industry.

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OCS security helps to reduce Bristol bike theft

The OCS security team at Bristol's Cabot Circus shopping centre has been praised by the police for its key role in catching numerous prolific bike thieves operating in the area.

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Revised estate procurement schedule announced

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) has revised the timings of its Next Generation Estate Contracts (NGEC) programme, following a major review of the procurement schedule for its future UK estate commercial arrangements.

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UK given two months to end VAT reductions on energy-saving materials

The European Commission has warned the UK that it is breaking EU VAT rules by allowing a reduced rate of VAT for the supply and installation of "energy-saving materials". In a statement this week, it said the UK's VAT reduction offering "goes beyond the scope allowed under the VAT Directive."

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