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IWFM Research Provides Warning Over Worker Welfare On 2022’s First Day 'Not Back In Office'

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  • Tens of thousands of employees prevented from returning to office desks – research shows 53% of office workers had intended to be back in office this Tuesday.
  • Majority (73%) felt content or positive about a return to their office desks after a Christmas break, outweighing the minority (27%) not looking forward to returning.
  • Warning from IWFM as one in five office workers report that their health suffered while working from home last year, with one third lacking effective equipment.
  • Office attendance expected to recover in 2022, as 60% say they will return full-time this year and a further 23% at least three days a week.

Lexington Appoints New Managing Director

Matt Wood, Lexington's Managing Director Matt Wood has joined Lexington as their Managing Director (MD), leading the business into its next phase of innovation and growth. He has replaced Julia Edmonds who has been promoted into the role of Corporate Business Development Director at Elior and is also Non-Executive Chair for Lexington.

PTSG Acquires Specialist Services Business, NSS

PTSG logo Premier Technical Services Group (PTSG), the UK’s leading provider of niche specialist services to the construction and facility management sectors, has completed the acquisition of North West-headquartered Nationwide Specialist Services (NSS).

Workplace Trends To Watch In 2022

Matt Watts, Chief Commercial Officer at LABS Looking ahead to 2022 here are five workplace trends to watch out for in 2022 from Matt Watts, Chief Commercial Officer at LABS.

Facing 2022 With Huge Optimism: DHF Reflects On A Most Successful Year

DHF’s training academy at Tamworth Despite the on-going uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Tamworth-based trade association, the Door & Hardware Federation (DHF), has hailed 2021 one of its most successful and constructive years. At a time when the industry has been required to wade through the collaborative headache of Covid-19 and Brexit, the federation has continued to offer unrivalled support, information and assistance to its members and to the industry.

Sodexo Contract Director, Tony Eleftheriou, Awarded MBE

Sodexo logo Sodexo is proud to announce that its contract director, Tony Eleftheriou has been awarded Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2022 New Year Honours list for services to the British military in Cyprus.

ISS And Hewlett Packard Enterprise Extend Partnership Agreement For Another 5 Years

ISS-Buddinge-head-office ISS A/S, a leading workplace experience and facility management company, has announced that it has extended its partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE). ISS has delivered integrated facility services to HPE globally since 2008 and with the new extension the partnership continues until August of 2027.

BSIA Appoint James Gribben As Chief Commercial Officer

James Gribben headshot The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has appointed James Gribben as its Chief Commercial Officer.

James joins the Association bringing 20 years of commercial experience in the fire and security industry, specialising in leading sales and marketing roles. James has a strong track record in aligning marketing strategy with sales objectives for companies such as SMC, Stanley Security and Tyco. His prime responsibility will be to drive membership retention and accelerate membership growth, working closely with the Marketing/Communications and Membership teams.

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