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Wates generates £2.1m of social value for Cheshire

Wates Smartspace has created £1.687 million of social value for the local Cheshire community during the second year of a major fire station refurbishment programme. Year one of the contract created £413,000. Working in partnership with Cheshire Fire and Rescue ...

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EMCOR UK signs Armed Forces Covenant

EMCOR UK has pledged its support for the armed forces and veterans by signing the Armed Forces Covenant. The Covenant is a pledge that those who serve and have served in the armed forces and their families will be treated fairly ...

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CCS awards places on ‘social value enabled’ FM framework

Forty-four suppliers have been awarded a place on the new £35 billion Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Facilities Management and Workplace Services framework. The new framework supports the principles of the Government’s Sourcing Playbook by heavily weighting ‘quality’ in its contract ...

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Social value measurement tool receives critical update for 2022

The widely recognised social value measurement tool, the National TOMs has been refreshed and updated to reflect the ever changing needs of organisations in operation today. The National TOMs is an evidence-led social value measurement framework originally launched in 2017 ...

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Compass propels social value agenda with new appointment

Compass Group UK & Ireland has appointed Laura Neville as Head of Social Value. With a focus on employees, clients and communities, Neville will develop and deliver social value, in line with the National TOMs social value framework. She will support the ...

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Wates Group secures £90m sustainability-linked loan

Wates Group has secured a £90 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) from a three-bank syndicate led by Lloyds Bank. The facility, for which Lloyds Bank also acted as the sole ESG coordinator, will help Wates achieve its ESG objectives and see ...

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New report from Moneypenny and Worktech Academy identifies key challenges of sustainability

A new Moneypenny and WORKTECH Academy report highlights the key challenges of sustainability, shows how new ways of working are driving change and provides tips on how to build Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials. Joanna Swash, Group CEO of ...

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Webb’s Training Services joins Reconomy Group

Outsourced services provider to the circular economy, Reconomy Group, has acquired Webb’s Training Services, a leading provider of commercial training offering over 50 courses across a wide variety of industries. Head-quartered in Birmingham, Webb’s has a network of UK training ...

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Atalian Servest kicks off social value partnership with Bury Town FC

The FM service provider is sponsoring Bury Town Football Club (BTFC), marking a significant progression in its efforts to deliver social value within its local community. Headquartered in Bury St. Edmunds, Atalian Servest has entered into a sponsorship agreement with ...

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Safe refuge

From pandemic response to Afghan aid, Jason Towse, MD of Business Services at Mitie, explains how the FM sector can play a leading role in helping the UK during times of crisis It’s been almost four months since the agreement ...

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