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Covid safety remains a concern for shoppers returning to the high street

New research from Mitie has revealed that while restrictions have now lifted, almost three quarters (73 per cent) of Brits are still worried about visiting shops and cafés where there are no Covid-19 measures in place. In addition, more than ...

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Vacant retail shop security solutions solved with ShopShield

Apart from the change to our shopping habits, already evident before the pandemic, lockdown has proved devastating to our shopping streets. Even before Covid, 25-40% of retail space was no longer viable or needed but by the start of 2021, ...

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AM Services Group launches child sexual exploitation awareness training

The outsourced facilities management services provider has partnered with The Maggie Oliver Foundation, the charity that campaigns to transform pain into power and helps survivors of childhood sexual abuse and exploitation move on with their life. The charity is supporting ...

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ABM extends partnership with Cignpost ExpressTest

ABM, a leading provider of aviation services, has been appointed by Cignpost ExpressTest to fulfil the resourcing needs at Covid-19 testing sites at Heathrow, Gatwick and Edinburgh airports, and retail sites across the UK. The working partnership comes after ABM ...

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Retail security dilemmas solved with ShopShield from Clearway

This summer, countless retail, hospitality and entertainment properties across the whole country are standing closed and forlorn as a consequence of lockdown destroying their business one way or another. And, no matter what it says in their lease, tenants who ...

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TUC raises concerns about back to work safety plans

The TUC has written to ministers to raise urgent concerns about the government’s back-to-work safety plans. The union fears that new guidance – which is due to be published before restrictions are lifted on 19 July – will be “vague” ...

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Mitie to partner with University of Cambridge to help reduce retail crime

In the first of its kind in the UK, Mitie has partnered with University of Cambridge criminologists to undertake research into retail crime to help businesses reduce cases of theft and violence against shop-workers. The innovative research will focus on ...

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ABM bags Islington retail deal

The integrated facilities solutions provider has been awarded a three-year deal with commercial real estate consultants, Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) for the delivery of FM services at its Angel Central Shopping Centre in Islington. The contract will see ABM’s team ...

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ABM bags retail deal with JLL Managed Services UK

Integrated facilities solution provider, ABM UK, has secured a multi-year deal with JLL Managed Services UK to provide services across a number of retail sites.    The contract will see ABM UK provide cleaning with associated services and security services to six shopping centres ...

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Westgrove wins five-year TFM shopping centre deal

The Westgrove Group has been awarded a five-year total facilities management (TFM) contract, valued at over £10 million with Touchwood Shopping Centre in Solihull. The contract, which highlights the company’s move into the TFM market place, will see Westgrove delivering ...

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