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SOCOTEC introduces new environmental swabbing method for COVID-19 detection

SOCOTEC, the UK’s leading provider of testing, inspection and compliance services, has introduced a new environmental swabbing procedure to determine the presence of SARS-CoV-2 (Coronavirus) on surfaces across a range of workplace environments. The new method has been adopted in ...

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FM and business resilience

Blog from Rachel Houghton, MD, Business Moves Group We are living in a crisis like no other. Although it will eventually come to an end, none of us know when, and nobody can predict what the new ‘normal’ will look ...

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Compass Group closes 55% of its businesses as a result of country lockdowns

In the latest trading update from Compass Group, the multinational food and support services company has seen 55% of its businesses closed due to country lock downs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. The Group’s Sports & Leisure division ...

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Mitie providing FM services at Cardiff field hospital

Mitie is supporting the British Coronavirus effort by providing cleaning, catering, portering, security and waste management services for the NHS Ysbyty Calon y Ddraig in Cardiff. The field hospital – Dragon’s Heart, as it is known in English – opened ...

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Serco faces the Coronavirus crisis from a position of ‘relative strength’

Serco has provided an unscheduled update on its current trading and its approach to meeting the challenge of the Coronavirus. The company has reported that although the financial results for March have not yet been consolidated, early indications are that ...

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Compass signs C-19 Business Pledge

Compass Group UK & Ireland has joined businesses from across the UK in an initiative to help Britain and its most vulnerable citizens to pull through the coronavirus pandemic. Former Cabinet minister, Rt Hon Justine Greening, has launched the C-19 ...

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Infection prevention

Employees working in essential services, from healthcare to retail still need to turn up for work. So how can you protect them? Jamie Woodhall, Technical & Innovations Manager at Rentokil Specialist Hygiene offers some essential advice on keeping the spread ...

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Compass supports its frontline employees

Compass Group UK & Ireland has announced new measures to recognise the “exceptional efforts” of its colleagues and to support its communities during the coronavirus crisis. The food and support services company says its colleagues are “playing an invaluable role ...

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Platinum offers support with remote building monitoring

Technology led hard FM service provider, Platinum Facilities, is making its Remote Building Monitoring Solution available to organisations in London and the South East as building closures increase due to the coronavirus pandemic. The system is linked to the building ...

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Swiftclean expands new Coronavirus prevention services

Ventilation ductwork cleaning expert Swiftclean has already expanded its new deep cleaning services to combat COVID-19 Coronavirus, in response to demand. In addition to its recently announced ventilation ductwork deep cleaning, the company’s new environmental cleaning for hard surfaces has ...

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