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Harrow Green makes its move on Wakefield Council deal

Harrow Green has won a two year office relocation contract with Wakefield Council.  The move and storage specialist won the contract following a competitive tender process through the Pro 5 framework agreement. The Pro5 Group represents the five largest buying organisations in the UK: Yorkshire ...

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Interserve completes acquisition of Initial Facilities

Interserve has completed its acquisition of Initial Facilities, Rentokil’s facilities management division for £250 million. Interserve shareholders voted in favour of the acquisition, which the firm’s board claims would make it one of the largest providers (top three by revenue) of ...

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BYOD trend sees employers save over £150k in five years

New research has found that organisations have saved over £150,000 in five years as employees buy their own devices to use at both home and work. The research, which surveyed 3,000 office workers in the UK, France and Germany, also ...

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Sodexo inspires young women to aim high

In celebration of International Women’s Day (last Saturday 8 March), female employees from non-traditional roles at Sodexo, the global services company, are visiting UK schools to talk about their careers over the next couple of weeks. To demonstrate the range of ...

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Natural light tops survey as ‘must-have’ for a productive workforce

Nearly half of UK office workers believe natural light is key to boosting productivity while 34% claim clutter free office spaces have the same effect, new research reveals. Furthermore, according to research* from 14forty, the integrated facilities management business from ...

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Brits admit ‘spit personality’ over home / office energy habits

New research into energy behaviour across the UK reveals ‘huge’ differences between energy habits at home compared to work. It found people are more inclined to waste energy in the workplace than at home. Not only that, the research found employees actively ...

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Flood-hit landlords should receive council tax relief claims NLA

The National Landlords Association (NLA) is calling on the government to widen its offer of 100 per cent business rate relief for those affected by the recent devastation caused by UK floods to private residential landlords. The call comes after ...

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UK businesses muck in to support UK’s flood victims

Following the recent, unprecedented weather conditions as storm after storm bringing, at times, hurricane force winds blew across the country causing widespread flooding, structural damage and travel chaos, leading businesses across the country have committed their support to the people, business and communities ...

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PM announces new measures to help communities hit by flooding

Following his pledge yesterday to help flood-deluged areas of the UK, the prime minister (PM) David Cameron has today announced a comprehensive package of new measures to help homes, businesses and farmers hit by the floods. The PM said money ...

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Remploy lines up Derwent for hard FM job

Derwent FM has been appointed by Remploy, a leading provider of employment services for disabled people, to provide hard facilities management (FM) services at 64 locations across the UK. Derwent secured the two-year contract, which has a one-year extension, after ...

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