Prestigious Health, Safety And Environmental Management Honours For The Best Performing Companies Worldwide In 2021
British Safety Council has announced the organisations that have been awarded the esteemed Sword of Honour and Globe of Honour Awards for their exemplary management of health, safety and environmental risks during the past year.
Tilbury Douglas, a leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fitout company, has successfully completed the refurbishment of theatres five and six at Walsall Manor Hospital on behalf of the Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust.
The 2022 Top Employers have been announced and Mitie has been recognised as one of the UK’s Top Employers for the fourth year running.
By Matthew Peake, partner and head of Strategic Asset Management at Cluttons.
Covid has brought many challenges to the fore, with one of the topics receiving increased profile is that of rent arrears. A mountain of some £7bn of uncollected rent has been cited (Remit Consulting, November 2021) by landlords of commercial properties. Much of this has been put down to landlords and tenants wrangling over the arrears that were racked up during the pandemic, with the British Property Federation estimating 20% of cases are yet to reach an agreement.
Boris Johnson has announced in Parliament that Plan B rules in England are to be dropped, starting from today. Rules abandoned on face masks, working from home and vaccine passports. The guidance about working from has been dropped immediately, leaving workers free to return to the office.
Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), the global leader for smart and sustainable buildings, today announced it has been named among the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations in the 2022 Global 100 ranking by Corporate Knights. It is the eighth time Johnson Controls has received this honour. The company ranked first out of 26 in its Corporate Knights peer group for HVAC equipment manufacturing and first out of 74 in its industry group for Building Products. Johnson Controls jumped to 12th in the overall ranking, up from 38th last year.
Businesses Must Be Convinced Of The Commercial Case For Sustainability If Green Targets Are To Be Achieved
New research finds that sustainability is catching up to factors affecting profitability in the list of biggest challenges for large organisations.
Large and medium-sized organisations report improving sustainability among the three biggest challenges they face. Greater focus is being put on bringing social and environmental concerns in line with factors affecting profitability, according to new research undertaken by one of the UK's leading business energy suppliers, Gazprom Energy.
A new partnership between Abtec Building Technologies and Acutrace will help organisations across the UK benefit from enhanced energy measurement as the drive to deliver smarter, more efficient buildings intensifies.