The FASET CSCS card, which was launched on 1st February 2021, continues to be taken up by construction workers who work at height. 280 cards have now been issued.
More than four years following the tragic fire in the Grenfell Tower, we are still waiting for the full legislative response from the government. While it is accepted that the public inquiry has yet to complete its work, are there measures, perhaps including some of those contained in Dame Judith Hackitt's report from 2018, which could have been introduced already?
- Mitie has kicked off a new five-year contract to deliver facilities management services – including cleaning, waste management and grounds maintenance – for Swansea University
- The contract, which has the option to extend for up to four more years, is worth £2.4 million a year and will see Mitie deliver services for all of the University’s buildings
- Using its sustainability and waste management expertise, Mitie has committed to only using cleaning products with reduced packaging as well as helping Swansea University cut waste across all of its sites
Over 100 of the best-known names in cleaning and FM have come together to raise an impressive £7,000 in cash and a further £7,000 in product donations to support The Hygiene Bank charity in tackling hygiene poverty in the UK.
FASET (Fall Arrest Safety Equipment Training) has announced that its Annual General Meeting will take place on Thursday 25th November 2021 in an event that also includes the association’s Annual Awards and Members’ Social Evening.
Marco Verdonkschot, Managing Director at IronmongeryDirect, comments: “As the number of jobs available in the UK climbs to over one million for the first time since records began, the amount of vacancies in the construction sector has also reached its highest ever level, with 37,000 listings between June and August.
New research reveals business view as Government gears up for tendering reform
Over 90% of British SMEs, including those in the facilities management sector, think the public sector should be more accommodating and do more to remove the tendering barriers they face when bidding for public sector contracts, according to new research carried out by tender training platform Ultimate Tender Coach.