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New BIFM standard recognising inclusive building design is welcomed by Mayor of London

A new standard released by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) for improving and maintaining accessibility and inclusion for disabled people in the built environment, has been welcomed by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. The standard, stems from ...

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Mayor puts more energy into London’s buildings

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced a further injection of almost £12 million to expand his programme to retrofit buildings across the capital, making them more energy efficient, reducing carbon emissions, creating hundreds of jobs and saving millions ...

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Mayor and TfL-LED investment in the capital’s street lighting announced

The ‘largest single investment’ to modernise main road street lighting in London’s history will lead to 40 per cent reduction in energy use and contribute to savings of approximately £1.85m a year and cut CO2 emissions by 9,700 tonnes a ...

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Paying Living Wage makes ‘pure economic sense’ says London Mayor

The mayor of London has today announced new living wage rates of £7.65 for the UK and £8.80 for London at an event to mark the start of Living Wage Week –  saying the move by companies to pay the ...

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Report prompts Mayoral promise to make City Hall contracts more transparent

The open publication of contracts entered into on behalf of the Mayor is expected to leave no hiding place for poor performance or overpriced services and deliver not only greater transparency but also, in time, could result in more competition ...

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Mayor announces plans for 15 acre ‘floating village’ in the Capital

The Mayor, Boris Johnson, has unveiled ambitious plans to create the UK’s largest ‘floating village’ as part of his on-going drive to transform London’s Royal Docks bringing, jobs, commercial space and homes back to the capital’s waterways. Launching an international ...

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Boris calls for planning exemptions to protect London’s key business districts

The Mayor Boris Johnson is bidding to preserve London’s key business districts and exempt them from proposals to allow offices to be turned into homes without planning permission. In January the government unveiled plans to introduce “permitted development rights” to ...

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