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Boris Johnson Confirms Lockdown Easing Delayed

Breaking news image Boris Johnson confirms the scheduled June 21st lockdown easing will be delayed by another four weeks.

Living Wage Foundation Recognised Service Provider Accreditation For EMCOR UK

Living Wage Foundation logo 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.

Has Your Hard Hat Expired? Safety Experts Urge Workers To “Check Your Head Protection”

Arco, Headway and Centurion bring head injury to the forefront of workplace safety for Hard Hat Awareness Week 14th - 20th June 2021

A stack of hardhats 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.

Mike Nankivell Awarded OBE

FETA logo The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced that Mike Nankivell has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to the UK refrigeration and air conditioning industry.

Mitie Wins Seven‑Year Maintenance Contract On The Future Defence Infrastructure Services Programme

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  • 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

Businesses Call On Government To Put Net Zero And Nature At The Heart Of Planning System

UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) logo 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.

GEZE Secures NHS Contract

NHS UK Property Services GEZE UK has been awarded a five year contract in conjunction with NHS UK Property Services.

Perfect Clean Awarded University Of Glasgow Contract

View of The University of Glasgow 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.

British Council For Offices Crowns The Best Of The Best In British Office Sector

UK Hydrographic Headquarters at night 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.

Sodexo Celebrates Its People At Annual Spirit Of Sodexo Awards

Carol Vorderman, Julie Evans Sodexo Employee Of The Year, and Sean Haley 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.

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