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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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UKGBC seeks feedback on proposals for social value delivery guidance

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) is working towards a piece of detailed work on social value delivery guidance that will enable built environment practitioners to improve the quality of life of people by providing step-by-step support through the social value ...

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Corps Security launches diversity and inclusion initiative

Corps Security has formally launched Corps Together, a comprehensive campaign to improve equality, diversity and inclusion engagement across the organisation. The programme, which began over a year ago, aims to create a culture where heritage and differences are valued and ...

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BaxterStorey and Social Bite join up to support those impacted by homelessness back into work

Charity Social Bite has partnered with BaxterStorey to launch a pioneering new initiative to help revolutionise the access people who have experienced homelessness have to job opportunities across the UK. Through its new ‘Jobs First’ programme, Social Bite will work ...

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New IOSH President to focus on people, sustainability and putting the heart into health & safety

Risk management specialist and leader, Louise Hosking has commenced her Presidency with the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) following the AGM on 16th November 2021. In the year that lies ahead her focus will be on People, Sustainability and Putting the ...

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Taking responsibility 

Blog from Rory Murphy Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Richard Edelman the CEO of Edelman research who recently issued the 2019 trust barometer survey concluded that “People have low confidence that societal institutions will help them navigate a turbulent world, so ...

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