EMCOR UK has been accredited as a Living Wage Foundation Recognised Service Provider.
The group has pledged to pay the Real Living Wage to employees working in facilities leased to and occupied by the company whilst promoting its adoption among its existing and potential customers and supply chain partners.
Arco, Headway and Centurion bring head injury to the forefront of workplace safety for Hard Hat Awareness Week 14th - 20th June 2021
Twenty per cent of all fatal and non‑fatal injuries in the UK are head‑related, yet head protection accounts for only three per cent of personal protective equipment (PPE) purchases. When head protection is acquired, nearly a quarter of workers are unaware that exceeding the expiry date of a hard hat can reduce its protective qualities. Arco, the UK’s leading safety company, is joining forces with Headway - the brain injury association, and Centurion, head protection system specialist, to raise awareness of the importance of selecting, wearing and maintaining head protection.
- Mitie has won a seven‑year contract to deliver maintenance services on the Future Defence Infrastructure Services programme for sites across Scotland and Northern Ireland
- Awarded by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), the contract is worth up to £646 million over seven years which DIO has the option to extend for three more years
- The sites range from historic buildings, such as Edinburgh Castle, through to military and air force bases, including Abercorn Barracks and RAF Kinloss
More than 100 prominent business leaders have written to the Prime Minister calling for the net zero transition, nature’s recovery, and climate resilience to be at the heart of the UK’s new planning system.
Perfect Clean Ltd, a Scotland‑based cleaning service provider, has been granted 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.
Taunton’s UK Hydrographic Office Headquarters was named ‘Best of the Best’ at the British Council for Offices’ (BCO) National Awards, and also took home the ‘Corporate Workplace’ award. The office was joined by six other award winners recognised as leading examples of excellence in the office space. This ‘roll of honour’ includes two buildings in London: The Brunel Building on Canalside Walk, and 160 Old Street, a refurbished office space at the heart of the Silicon Roundabout.
In its first ever virtual Spirit of Sodexo Awards ceremony, Sodexo UK & Ireland presented 23 awards to colleagues from across its business, with general services manager, Julie Evans, crowned Employee of the Year for her unwavering professionalism and dedication to delivering excellence.