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Sodexo study finds teams with gender diversity achieve better results

A new five-year study published by global services company, Sodexo, has found that teams managed by a balanced mix of men and women are more successful across a range of measurements including employee engagement and health and safety. The study of ...

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UK health and education FM outsourcing fell by 2% in 2017

A new report issued by AMA Research has shown a decline of around two per cent in facilities management outsourcing within the healthcare and education sectors in 2017. Over the last few years, the potential for growth in these sectors ...

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Property Solutions publishes latest service charge research

Property Solutions, a commercial service charge consultancy practice, and part of Bellrock Group, has launched its SCOR for Retail annual report. Now in its seventh year, the report evaluates both service charge costs and compliance with the RICS Code of Practice, ...

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Google gets best office vote

Google is the office in which British employees would most like to work, according to research conducted by Office Genie. Google’s London HQ, equipped with a swimming pool, games area, running track and roof-top garden, is a workplace most could only ...

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Waste crime is costing the UK £560m each year

Waste crime, which takes many different forms, from builders fly-tipping rubble on country roads to illegal waste sites processing thousands of tonnes of waste and operators deliberately misclassifying waste to evade millions in tax is costing the UK £560 million each year ...

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Survey shows strong cyber security helps businesses to grow

A new cyber security report from Vodafone, Cyber Security: The Innovation Accelerator, highlights a strong link between how cyber security is used and business success, with 86 per cent of high-growth companies (where revenue has increased by over 10 per cent over the last ...

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Global report reveals students at UK universities are demanding healthier foods from on-site catering

A new report by Sodexo has revealed that more than half of UK students (60 per cent) expect vegan or vegetarian food to be available at their university catering or retail outlets, and 49 per cent expect free-from foods. The International University ...

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Young people in the workplace are not taking H&S seriously enough

More than a quarter of young people are failing to follow the health and safety procedures put in place by their employer and are putting themselves in danger, according to new research. The survey of 2,000 employees, working for businesses ...

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Research finds workplace facilities are key to increasing cycling growth targets

UK businesses must offer better facilities for cyclists in light of the government’s ambitious cycling growth targets, according to new research published by the British Council for Offices (BCO). In April, the Department for Transport stated an aim to double the ...

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New water study shows superiority of IDEXX Legiolert test in identifying Legionnaires’ disease risk

IDEXX, the global leader in rapid microbiological testing for water, today announced the publication of a peer reviewed study1, “Evaluation of a most probable number method for the enumeration of Legionella pneumophila from potable and related water samples,” by leading ...

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