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New guidance for decarbonising the public sector estate unveiled

Energy Systems Catapult has published new Public Sector Decarbonisation Guidance for cutting carbon emissions across public sector estates. Aimed at public sector organisations and the wider supply chain, the guidance supports a repeatable, systematic approach to decarbonisation that is scalable ...

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Guidance published to cut emissions of government buildings

A new guide to decarbonising public sector buildings and creating a net zero public estate has been published by the Cabinet Office. The public sector estate – including offices, hospitals, prisons and job centres – is working to a target ...

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Wates Smartspace expands DWP portfolio with a £4m refurbishment project

Wates Smartspace has begun work on a £4m refurbishment project on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), delivering mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering works at the DWP’s Blackpool Peel Park Offices, a hub designed to be at ...

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EQUANS director to chair CBI Public Sector Partners Council

Sam Hockman, Divisional CEO of EQUANS UK & Ireland, has been appointed as the new chair of the CBI’s Public Sector Partners Council (PSPC). Hockman leads EQUANS’ Energy and Technical Services business across the public and private sectors and has ...

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Fisher German named as a supplier on £500m government framework

National property consultancy Fisher German has been awarded a position on the £500m Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Estate Management Services (EMS) framework. The four-year framework gives public sector organisations access to a simplified means of sourcing end-to-end property management services, ...

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Innovation pilot finds complex public sector sites can cut carbon emissions by 70% by 2032

Complex public sector sites – such as hospitals, prisons, and military barracks – could achieve a 70 per cent reduction in carbon emissions by 2032 with an average capital cost of £12.6 million per site, according to a two-year innovation ...

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SMEs want to see the removal of tendering barriers for public sector contracts

As Government gears up for tendering reform, new research carried out by tender training platform, Ultimate Tender Coach, has found over 90 per cent of British SMEs think the public sector should be more accommodating and do more to remove ...

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Cluttons boosts public sector offering with place on crown commercial service framework

Cluttons has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Estate Management Services (EMS) framework for the first time, meaning it can take a share in an estimated £500m worth of contracts. The strategic property consultancy was appointed ...

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EQUANS appointed to all three Lots of ESPO’s Total Facilities Management Framework

EQUANS, the recently formed entity bringing together all of ENGIE’s services-led activity, has been awarded a position on all three Lots of the East Shires Purchasing Organisation’s (ESPO) Total Facilities Management framework. Services offered through the framework will include maintenance ...

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Sodexo awarded place on CCS Estate Management Services framework

Sodexo’s Integrator business has been named as a supplier on the £500 million Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Estate Management Services (EMS) Framework (RM6168). This national framework is available to all UK public sector bodies to easily access services from a range ...

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