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Experts call for regulation of embodied carbon emissions in construction

Leading construction industry and built environment experts from 11 organisations are calling on political party leaders to make manifesto commitments for embodied carbon regulation in the UK. UK Green Building Council (UKGBC), The Institution of Structural Engineers (IStructE), Institution of ...

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infinitSpace opens second Netherlands location

Flexible workspace creator infinitSpace is launching its second Netherlands location under the ‘beyond’ brand in Amsterdam’s new Republica mixed-use development, designed by Marc Koehler Architects. ‘beyond Republica’ consists of 2,000-square-metres of workspace spread across three of the development’s six buildings: The ...

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Fuelling Young Minds report highlights the need for food education

A new report, Fuelling Young Minds, has been published by school and education catering company Chartwells highlighting the importance of providing food education within schools to equip younger generations with vital information to make informed decisions about food. Society is ...

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Phosters FM lands national deal with Roadchef

Phosters FM has been appointed the primary facilities management partner for roadside service area operator, Roadchef. The three-year national FM contract covers a range of services, including planned and reactive maintenance, as well as compliance management and innovative solutions designed ...

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Government urged to prioritise repair and maintenance despite economic challenges

The Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) is calling on the government to address the many urgent issues in the repairs and maintenance sector (R&M). BCIS is forecasting R&M output will fall seven per cent in 2024 before recovering in 2025 ...

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Suppliers named for £820m Heating, Renewables and Electrical Framework

Procurement organisation, Fusion21, has named the suppliers successfully appointed to its national Heating, Renewables and Electrical Framework. A total of 80 specialist firms – 84 per cent being SMEs, have secured a place on the framework worth up to £820 ...

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Macro appoints Managed Services COO

Macro has announced the appointment of Gary Pyle as Chief Operating Officer (COO) of its Managed Services division. Pyle, who has over 17 years of experience in the FM sector, working in several senior management positions at leading property and facilities ...

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Comprehensive guide to green buildings is released

IT cyber security and networking company, OryxAlign, has released a new guide, tailored for construction professionals, facilities managers and commercial real estate managers, to help them navigate the complexities of green certifications, offering insights into creating sustainable, healthy and secure ...

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Employers are urged to ‘walk the walk’ on apprenticeships

Employers are being urged to reset their approach to recruitment and take advantage of the business benefits delivered by apprentices. The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) is calling on building services employers to seize the opportunities created by this year’s ...

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BCO’s new research agenda includes 2030 vision for the office

The British Council for offices new research agenda focuses on four priority areas, including the development of the BCO’s ‘2030 vision for the office’. The four priority focus areas identified in the Research Programme Working Document, sets the agenda for ...

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