GPA Selects ISS to Deliver Facilities Management Contracts

ISS has been awarded three hard and soft FM contracts by the Government Property Agency under the Crown Commercial Services Facilities Management Marketplace procurement framework (RM 3830). The new contracts for an initial period of five-years include options to extend by up to a further two years, and follow the award of two security contracts…


ISS Partners with Watershed to Advance Full-Scope Carbon Reductions

ISS is accelerating its progress towards full-scope net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040 by implementing enterprise climate platform, Watershed’s carbon accounting solution across its global operations. All ISS country teams across ISS’s more than 30 markets will be empowered with the capability to measure and manage their own carbon footprint, thereby quantifying the impacts…


ISS UK&I Appoints Chief Information Officer

ISS UK and Ireland has appointed Leanne Lynch as Chief Information Officer with effect from 12th September. The appointment follows a rigorous search process, which focused on identifying a candidate with the strong skills and experience needed to deliver the integrated facility services provider’s ambition to be a technology leader in the industry and to…


ISS Supports NHS 75th Anniversary Book

On 6th September, ISS joined the History of Parliament Trust in unveiling a new publication entitled ‘NHS 75: Celebrating 75 years of the National Health Service’. The special commemorative book has been produced in partnership with leading publisher St James’s House and written by a team of academics and industry experts. Exploring the origins, history…


Over Half of European White-collar Workers Prefer a Dedicated Company Office

Research published by Sony Professional Displays and Solutions Europe provides a clear picture of new working habits and preferences from the perspective of employees as well as businesses. According to the Sony State of Offices Report 2023, over two fifths (41%) of UK office workers still prefer to work from a dedicated company office, and across Europe…


Heliot Europe Makes Senior UK Appointment

Sigfox operator and IoT network Heliot Europe has appointed Gareth Mitchell as UK Partner Manager following its acquisition of WND UK’s Sigfox 0G™ network operations. Heliot Europe is the exclusive operator of the global Sigfox 0G network in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, the UK, Denmark and Liechtenstein. Mitchell, who has previously worked for BT Wholesale and…


Integration Creates Europe’s Largest IoT Network Infrastructure

Heliot Europe, a prominent Sigfox operator and independent IoT network provider, has successfully completed the full integration of the Sigfox 0G™ network operations of WND UK and IoT Denmark. The strategic consolidation positions Heliot as a leading player in Europe’s IoT and 0G-WAN™ network landscape, solidifying its status as the largest provider of IoT network…


Belonging in the Workplace

A recent public opinion survey conducted for ISS by Opinium sheds light on the topic of ‘Belonging in the Workplace.’ The research, based on responses from 4,500 individuals working in various industries below management level within organisations with over 250 employees, was conducted between 15th March 2023 and 26th April 2023. Participants represented a cross-section…


ISS Appoints Group CEO

ISS has selected Kasper Fangel as Group CEO following the resignation of former incumbent Jacob Aarup-Andersen in March. The appointment takes effect from 1st September when Fangel will assume responsibility for the execution of the facility services provider’s OneISS strategy. Currently Group Chief Financial Officer, Fangel has played a central role in a divestment and…


ISS Commits to Tent Partnership Refugee Recruitment Initiative

ISS will recruit 1,000 refugees into its European operations following a commitment at the Tent Partnership for Refugees’ European Business Summit in Paris. The commitment builds on the Danish multinational facility services provider’s on-going commitment to hire, train and upskill immigrants and refugees. Europe faces its largest refugee crisis since World War II, including 5…


ISS Guckenheimer Ranks First for Protein Sustainability

ISS Guckenheimer has been awarded a first-place ranking for a second consecutive year in an assessment of climate friendly plant-based food offerings by The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). HSUS’s annual ‘Protein Sustainability Scorecard’ assesses foodservice companies, and highlighted the measures that are being taken by the company, a business of Danish multinational…


ISS Appoints Head of Group Marketing

James Sharkey has joined ISS from Sodexo as Head of Group Marketing. With over two decades’ experience leading multi-region marketing teams, Sharkey has played a key role in supporting major businesses across key commercial segments. Prior to Sodexo where he served as Global Marketing Director for 15 years, Sharkey was the Retail Marketing Manager for…


Global Healthcare Company Expands FM Partnership with ISS

A leading global healthcare provider has expanded its long-standing facilities management partnership with ISS to include the delivery of a full range of Integrated Facility Services (IFS). The new partnership agreement which came into effect on 1 January will end in 2027, and includes provision for self-delivery of curated workplace experiences including cleaning, food, office…


Supporting Plant-Forward Protein

ISS Guckenheimer has joined the new Beans is How coalition as a founding partner. The coalition will promote soil health, improve nutrition, and provide increased access to food at a lower cost, and aims to accomplish this goal by doubling the consumption of beans, peas, pulses, lentils, and legumes globally by 2028. Paul Fairhead, CEO…


ISS Guckenheimer Ranks Top for Protein Sustainability

ISS Guckenheimer has achieved the top rank in The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) annual protein sustainability scorecard assessment of initiatives by food services companies to offer climate-friendly plant-based diets. The top ranking highlights the actions the catering business of ISS is taking on climate-friendly foods and its commitment to making 55 per…

Automation & AI

CoreNet Recognises ISS as a Global Innovator of AI Recruitment Technology

Innovative application of AI-based technology supports inclusive recruitment and accelerates internal procedures used by the global facility services provider and its client organisations.

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