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HMP Birmingham ends contract with G4S

Birmingham Prison will remain under public-sector control following the Government’s ‘step-in’. Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS) took over the running of the prison for an initial six-month period in August 2018, which was extended in February until the ...

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WAMITAB wins major contract with MoJ

WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board) has been selected by the Ministry of Justice as the exclusive Awarding Organisation for cleaning, facilities management and waste management qualifications across Her Majesty’s Prison Service establishments in England and Wales. WAMITAB ...

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BSC awards Sodexo’s prisons with ‘five-star’ rating

All five prisons operated by Sodexo have achieved the British Safety Council’s (BSC) integrated Five-Star Safety, Health and Environmental (SHE) Audit. Sodexo has been working with the BSC for many years and in 2016 began its integrated Five Star SHE audit ...

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Amey is helping ex-offenders to turn their lives around

The Amey facilities management team at HMP Onley, together with the support of the Governor and HMPPS, has employed an ex-offender to work in the prison where he served his sentence – one of the first prisons in the UK ...

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Interserve to deliver employment workshops at Wrexham prison

Interserve has been named as preferred bidder to run six employment workshops at Wrexham’s HMP Berwyn, a £212 million Category C men’s prison under construction on the town’s outskirts. Due to open in phases throughout 2017, the large prison will include ...

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Sponsorship recognises commitment to design in mental health

Knightsbridge Furniture: Stand 103 at DiMH Exhibition 19-20 May 2015, NMM Birmingham Knightsbridge Furniture has accepted an invitation to be the main sponsor of the Design in Mental Health (DiMH) conference and exhibition in May, recognising the company’s commitment to ...

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Carillion locks in public sector prisons deal

Carillion has announced the signing of contracts valued in the region of £200 million to provide facilities management (FM) services for approximately 50 public sector prisons. Further to Carillion’s announcement on 19 November 2014 that the UK Ministry of Justice ...

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Sodexo with Nacro secures six community rehabilitation contracts

Sodexo has been awarded six of the community rehabilitation company contracts in partnership with crime reduction charity Nacro. The contracts which will run for a period of seven years, will see the partnership between Sodexo and Nacro manage probation services for low to ...

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Carillion wins UK prisons FM deal

Carillion has been selected as the preferred bidder by the UK Ministry of Justice to provide facilities management (FM) services in public sector prisons for the next five years. In a deal worth up to approximately £200 million over the ...

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Prisoners to pay for wilful damage to their facilities

  Prisoners who cause damage to prisons and prison property will have to pay for the cost of repairs under new plans announced by Justice Secretary Chris Grayling. From January to December 2012, there were 6,881 proven wilful damage offences ...

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