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Navigating Complex FM Supply Chains: Why Social Value is a Big Deal

By Anthony Hanley, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain Compliance, Alcumus SafeContractor In the ever-evolving landscape of facilities management, supply chain complexity stands as a challenge that demands the attention of FM businesses. Anthony Hanley, Senior Vice President, Global Supply ...

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CBRE appoints first corporate social value manager in the UK

CBRE has appointed Sophie Priest as its first corporate Social Value Manager in the UK – boosting its ESG and Public Sector expertise. Priest joins the global real estate advisor from consultancy firm, The Connectives, where she supported public and ...

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Arcus FM making an impact with social value

Arcus FM’s social value team has delivered “outstanding” results with its employability schemes that help disadvantaged people get into work. In 2022, the facilities management provider laid out its five-year Social Value Strategy that aims to support the communities in ...

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G4S placing greater emphasis on social recruitment

G4S Secure Solutions (UK) has become a founder member of the Social Recruitment Advocacy Group, which places greater emphasis on the recruitment of people who are disadvantaged in the labour market. Social recruitment is an approach to hiring that positively ...

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UK construction delivering increased social value for communities

The third annual Social Value in Construction Benchmarking Report, produced jointly by social value measurement and monitoring platform Social Value Portal and SCAPE, one of the UK’s leading public sector procurement authorities shows that £1.08 billion social value was generated ...

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Elior UK raises £90,000 for Water Unite and sees impact of donations on pioneering initiatives in Kenya

Caterer Elior UK has raised £90,000 for Water Unite to help fund progressive initiatives in Kenya. Charlotte Wright, Elior UK’s Director of CSR, and Andy Grant, Elior UK’s Communications Manager, visited Kenya to witness first-hand the remarkable work being done ...

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Wates and Impact Hub London expand social enterprise programme to boost local communities

Eight SEs have won a spot on a unique business support programme led by Wates Group and Impact Hub London, giving them an opportunity to expand nationally and secure larger contracts. The seven-month Assisting Social Enterprises to Succeed (ASSETS) programme ...

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McDonald’s completes circular store refurb with support from Reconomy

A refurbishment of a McDonald’s restaurant in Lymm, Warrington – with furniture donated to YMCA Together as part of a social value initiative –  has provided a new circular template facilitated by outsourced provider of waste and resource-led services, Reconomy. ...

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Social net worth

As an intrinsic part of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) demonstrating Social Value is increasingly a prerequisite in winning FM contracts. Guy Battle, CEO, Social Value Portal explains what a successful tender should look like Facilities Management is on the ...

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Compass supports social enterprise expansion

Compass Group UK & Ireland is extending its current work with social enterprise, Change Please. The new collaborative agreement will see Compass operate retail sites on behalf of Change Please, with an ambition to enhance national coverage and together deliver ...

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