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Perfect Clean enrols in three-year university deal

Scotland-based cleaning service provider, Perfect Clean Ltd, has been awarded a three-year contract at the University of Glasgow to ensure maximum health and safety hygiene practice as students and staff are returning to the campus. The university is home to ...

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White paper on security services in the PBSA Sector

Working with many of the biggest owners and operators of purpose-built student accommodation, Consortio Security is one of the fastest-growing security companies in the UK. Today, they unveil a new white paper, authored by their Head of Business Development, Jeremy ...

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Sodexo awarded hygiene verification label for student accommodation

The Sodexo-managed student accommodation at Northumbria University, has received the Rise Safe label from Bureau Veritas. Introduced in June 2020 the Rise Safe label provides reassurance that Sodexo’s team has successfully implemented measures to ensure Claude Gill student accommodation is Covid-19 secure. ...

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Pinnacle to provide cleaning services at key worker sites across London

Facilities and property management service provider, Pinnacle Group, has secured a five-year contract with Notting Hill Genesis Housing Association to provide Covid-secure cleaning services to over 1,300 key worker units. Since November, Pinnacle has been providing cleaning services to key ...

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Academic success

For the facilities team at Manchester Met University’s busy student accommodation sites, COVID-19 caused severe disruption without the assistance of their usual subcontractors. Cain Smith reports on how they fared during a busy and remarkable time For all the academic ...

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Nittan provides fire safety protection for Nottingham students

Nittan Europe, UK manufacturer of conventional and addressable fire detection products and systems, has had its Evolution analogue addressable fire detection system installed into a new student accommodation development in Beeston, Nottingham. The system was installed by Nottinghamshire based integrated ...

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Hammering home the need for sophisticated student accommodation

With the standard repetitive fixtures and fittings no longer ticking the box for student accommodation design, Maxwell Green Design Ltd enlisted the help of Forbo Flooring Systems to breathe a new lease of life into the communal areas of iQ ...

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How Sodexo helps students prepare for university

Andrew Wilkinson, Sodexo CEO for Schools and Universities in UK & Ireland, discusses how Sodexo helps to support students before and during their time at university Attending university is, for many, the first time that they will live away from ...

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Keeping students safe at university

University campus buildings and student accommodation facilities are complex infrastructures. With so many security requirements, it can be difficult for facility managers to keep on top of them all and the challenges they impose. Andrew Shaw, Architectural Consultant for Allegion ...

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Degree of safety

Student accommodation has been widely criticised for poor design, including inadequate fire safety. Stacey Collins of International Workplace looks at the root causes When I was a student, shared halls of residence kitchens were a weekly source of fire alarm ...

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