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Mitie to sell Document Management business to Swiss Post

Mitie Group has agreed to sell its Document Management business to Swiss Post Solutions Limited (SPS) in order to focus on its technology-led, ‘Science of Service’ strategy in core divisions. The sale, for £40m on a debt-free cash-free basis is ...

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Third of the people in survey concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work

A survey commissioned by measurement technology company Vaisala shows that people would feel safer with more data on indoor air quality. More than one third of the respondents are concerned about the indoor air quality in their place of work, ...

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Over £1 million gifted from Sodexo to fund apprenticeships for SMEs and not for profits

Sodexo is helping numerous small companies and not-for-profit organisations to upskill their workforce by gifting more than £1 million of its apprenticeship levy to support 106 new apprentices. The money is helping train people for roles across many sectors including ...

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Sero shares new build specification to help others deliver net zero operations

Energy service and tech company Sero has launched a New Build Specification to support others in the industry to deliver truly net zero in operation homes – for all homes: social housing, privately owned and rented accommodation. The specification maps ...

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Shift to hybrid working fuelling surge in IWG franchise partnerships

A shift to hybrid working due to the impact of Covid-19 has seen franchise partnerships rise by 350 per cent in the first half of this year, according to flexible offices business IWG. It’s recorded a 350 per cent rise ...

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HFD Offices is first to achieve new global standard for FM

The serviced offices arm of HFD Group – Scotland’s leading commercial property and investment company – has become the first organisation in the UK to achieve a new global standard for facilities management. Awarded by the British Standards Institution (BSI), ...

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Willmott Dixon in £11m Passivhaus scheme with University of Oxford accommodation project

Willmott Dixon is to apply its extensive Passivhaus knowledge to a £11m project from University of Oxford’s St Peter’s College to deliver a student accommodation building. This follows its contract win with Spelthorne Borough Council to build a Passivhaus leisure ...

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Vital Energi to accelerate Northwick Park Hospital’s journey to net zero

Vital Energi has secured a contract with London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust to guarantee savings of £1.9m a year and significantly reduce carbon emissions at Northwick Park Hospital. The 15-year performance-based contract will see the implementation of a ...

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Offices will continue to play a central but different role in how work gets done

Companies are looking to the second half of this year for a return to the office, according to the EMEA Occupier Survey of 130 companies from CBRE. Small companies are further advanced in the return to office and similarly, plans ...

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CIBSE adds to UKAS suite with ISO14001 certification

CIBSE Certification is now UKAS accredited to award ISO14001 certification. This adds to CIBSE’s existing accreditations for ISO 9001 and ISO 50001, providing a one stop shop for organisations looking for a single certification provider.  CIBSE Certification was set up ...

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