England

Perspectives

Biodiversity Net Gain: What Developers in England Need to Know

Lucy Dixon, sustainability lead for Veriforce CHAS, considers the impact of new Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) requirements for developers ofRead More »

News

Landmark English Case Shields Property Business from Fine

A landmark legal decision has saved the new owners of a pop-up hotel firm from ruinous fines in a fatalRead More »

COP

Paving the Way for a Sustainable Food Future

Leading retail giants across Europe are converging in Berlin on 24 October for ProVeg International’s inaugural Retailer Roundtable, a pivotalRead More »

News

Why the UK Needs to Simplify Waste Reform

Gavin Graveson, Senior Executive Vice President for Veolia Northern Europe, comments on the government’s Resources and waste Strategy for EnglandRead More »

News

Extending Period Dignity Across Recreational Cricket

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and Initial Washroom Hygiene are offering In Cubicle Period Dignity Dispensers to all grassrootsRead More »

industry

Lifting Apprenticeship Now Available Via Open Delivery

The Level 3 Lifting Equipment Technician Apprenticeship is now available in England as an Open Programme which delivers teaching viaRead More »

News

South Yorkshire Police Apologise for Historic Homophobia

Chief Constable of South Yorkshire, Lauren Poultney, is the third Head of an English police constabulary to apologise publicly forRead More »

News

‘Structural Racism in Action’: TUC Uncovers Disparity in Insecure Work Among BME

A recent analysis by British workers’ federation the Trades Union Congress has revealed a significant imbalance in the prevalence ofRead More »

News

Launch of £1.6bn NHS SBS Construction Consultancy Framework Agreement

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) has unveiled the third-generation of its Construction Consultancy framework agreement, ‘Healthcare Planning, Construction Consultancy & AncillaryRead More »

Perspectives

Why £13.95 Billion is Needed to Help Commercial Landlords Meet the UK Government’s April EPC Targets

Lee Fraine, head of sustainability and building services at Rapleys, says up to 130,000 commercial properties in England and WalesRead More »

Best Practice

‘Responsible Persons’ and England’s New Fire Door Regulations

Karen Trigg, business development manager, South East at Allegion UK, explains the mandatory fire door (‘regulation 10’) checks introduced forRead More »

News

Maritime Knowledge Hub Approved for £4.5 Billion Wirral Waters Development

Plans for a £25 million maritime centre of excellence focused on innovation, engineering, R&D, entrepreneurship and training at the heartRead More »

News

BAM Nuttall Announces New Executive Director

Royal BAM Group NV has appointed Huw Jones to  succeed Ian Parish, BAM Nuttall executive director, who retires on 31Read More »

Cleaning

Royal Surrey Hospital and Medrest Recognised with ‘Exemplar Site Status’

Compass Group healthcare business Medirest and its partner, Royal Surrey Hospital, have been awarded ‘Exemplar’ site status, for the earlyRead More »

Government

Former England Rugby Captain Supports Campaign for ‘Washroom Dignity’ Over Male Incontinence

Lewis Moody MBE has joined the ‘Stalls for All’ campaign which aims to break long-held taboos surrounding continence-related issues. LaunchedRead More »

Construction

BAM to Deliver £84m Mental Health Care Unit in Wales

BAM has been commissioned by Betsi Cadwaladr University (BCU) Health Board to develop the detailed design for a new inpatientRead More »

Mauritius

deVere Mothballs UK Property Investment Advisory Citing Mortgage Woes

deVere Group, which has US $12bn under advisement, has announced the temporary closure of its UK property investment division asRead More »

FM Magazine

UK Real Estate Sector Reacts to BoE Interest Rates Rise

FM Magazine sounded out Paresh Raja, CEO of Market Financial Solutions (MFS) and Shojun CEO, Jatin Ondhia, on the 50Read More »

Finance

Prioritising Mental Health in Advance of World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

UK commercial and industrial fit-outs and refurbishment specialist Pexhurst has been holding Mental Health Tool Box Talks across all ofRead More »

News

Churchill Group Executive Appointed to Veterans Advisory Board

Louisa Clarke, managing director of Churchill Group’s cleaning business in the North and Scotland, has been appointed to the UK’sRead More »

Contracts

Sodexo Awarded £264 Million UK Prison Contract

Sodexo’s government business has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Justice (MoJ) to manage HMP Lowdham GrangeRead More »

News

Almost Half of Smaller UK Landlords Planning to Expand Portfolios

According to the latest survey from Handelsbanken, 49 per cent of small and mid-sized professional landlords with a minimum ofRead More »

Best Practice

What FMs Need to Know About EV Charging at Client Locations

Clive MacKinnon, a project director with ABM Technical Solutions in the United Kingdom, considers the technical and operational challenges thatRead More »

News

deVere CEO Brands BoE Plans to Axe Mortgage Affordability Requirements as ‘Utter Madness’

Bank of England plans to scrap mortgage affordability rules have been described as “utter madness” by Nigel Green, the CEORead More »

design

A Day at the Races for Factory Staff

Staff at Scottish glass and aluminium specialist Cube Glass have been treated to a Day at the Races to celebrate theRead More »

News

Wiltshire Development Secures New Tenants

RO Real Estate, a subsidiary of UK family-owned business, The RO has successfully pre-let two food retail units on itsRead More »

Perspectives

The BoE’s Interest Rate Hike and First-time Buyers

Vladim Toader, CEO and co-founder of neolender Proportunity, comments on the impact of the Bank of England’s 1 per centRead More »

FM

NHS SBS Revises Hard FM Procurement Framework

NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS), has launched its second-generation Hard Facilities Management (Hard FM) framework agreement. The second iterationRead More »

Life Safety

How Sprinklers Saved a Warehouse

Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains how an automatic sprinkler system in a warehouse in Leicestershire inRead More »

Corporate Social Responsibility

The Business of Health Equity

A major new report from the UCL Institute of Health Equity (UCL-IHE) and Legal & General lays a roadmap forRead More »

News

Praise for Chester Cathedral Fire System

The installer of a new wireless fire detection system at the historic Chester Cathedral in northwest England has reaped praiseRead More »

News

Hire Equipment Firm Goes Carbon Neutral

Northwest England industrial hire company Astley Hire has become one of the first companies in its sector to achieve carbon-neutralRead More »

Construction

Kier Recruitment Drive to Fill Over 1,200 Vacancies

Kier has launched a recruitment drive with over 1,200 jobs available across the Group. As one of the UK’s leadingRead More »

Life Safety

Reducing the “Waking Watch” Burden on Leaseholders

The Waking Watch division of UK life safety company, Prime Secure, has launched a budget wireless common fire alarm system.Read More »

News

Supporting The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

Members of staff at agricultural products supplier Wynnstay raised over £6,000 for The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) in 2021,Read More »

Events

Cloudfm CEO Launches Podcast

Cloudfm CEO Jeff Dewing has launched a podcast series to inspire people across the industry in their work and personalRead More »

Blog

Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors

15.11.2021, 10:07 Takeaways from COP26 for Smaller UK Contractors The Contractor Health and Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS) comments on howRead More »

Contracts

Security Upgrade for UK Power Networks

12.11.2021, 12:22 Security Upgrade for UK Power Networks Abloy UK has been awarded a five-year contract to upgrade mechanical lockingRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

ESS Expands Mental Health First Aider Programme

12.10.2021, 08:20 ESS Expands Mental Health First Aider Programme During the last 18 months, Compass Group subsidiary ESS has workedRead More »

Environment

Supporting Airborne Infection Control

07.10.2021, 12:06 Supporting Airborne Infection Control ABM UK has launched a comprehensive programme of services to help businesses improve indoorRead More »

Life Safety

Safeguarding Tower Block Residents from Fire

30.09.2021, 13:31 Safeguarding Tower Block Residents from Fire Residents of a London tower block awaiting the replacement of cladding identifiedRead More »

Education

British Food Fortnight 2021

20.09.2021, 11:35 British Food Fortnight 2021 The annual celebration of Britain’s diverse culinary talent is underway with multiple communities andRead More »

Blog

Fire Resistant Anchors

30.08.2021, 23:11 Fire Resistant Anchors Following a series of highly publicised losses of life to fire in refurbished buildings, CintecRead More »

Blog

Protect Your Business By Investing In The Future

30.08.2021, 20:58 Protect Your Business By Investing In The Future As businesses in the United Kingdom reinvent and reposition themselvesRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Taking Culinary Apprenticeships Forward with Marcus Wareing

26.08.2021, 08:56 Taking Culinary Apprenticeships Forward with Marcus Wareing Compass Group has launched a new apprenticeship programme in collaboration withRead More »

Energy Management

Beware of MEES

Jonathan Rhodes, head of commercial valuations and Rob Burke, director of building consultancy at Cluttons, caution commercial property owners andRead More »

Contracts

Law Society Awards TFM Contract

11.08.2021, 13:14 Law Society Awards TFM Contract The Law Society, the professional body for solicitors in England and Wales, hasRead More »

Environment

Acquisition Boosts Mitie Telecom Capability

11.08.2021, 08:55 Acquisition Boosts Mitie Telecom Capability Mitie has acquired DAEL Ventures UK, together with its subsidiaries DAEL Telecom, JBRead More »

News

Polyteck Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments

30.07.2021, 12:49 Polyteck Accepts Cryptocurrency Payments Construction and facilities management business Polyteck has become one of the first companies inRead More »

Blog

Lessons from the Recent Fire at a Lancashire Primary School

09.07.2021, 15:35 Lessons from the Recent Fire at a Lancashire Primary School A major fire at a school in Lancashire,Read More »

Blog

Thermal Temperature Monitoring: Why Prevention is Better than Cure

Chris Potts, ANT Telecom marketing director, presents a case for the continued use of thermal imaging technologies in post-Covid-19 lockdownRead More »

Cleaning

Railway Cleaning Partnership Shortlisted for UK Award

30.06.2021, 21:38 Railway Cleaning Partnership Shortlisted for UK Award London North Eastern Railway (LNER) and cleaning partner Atalian Servest haveRead More »

Blog

What you Need to Know About the Environment Bill

21.06.2021, 08:09 What you Need to Know About the Environment Bill Gareth Rondel, Sustainability Lead at the Contractor Health andRead More »

COP26

Making Historic Buildings Energy Efficient

Historic buildings can help tackle the climate crisis, according to a new report from Grosvenor Britain & Ireland. Produced inRead More »

Construction

Investing in the Future of Welsh Construction

16.06.2021, 11:42 Investing in the Future of Welsh Construction The construction industry in Wales is being boosted by an investmentRead More »

Energy Management

On the Road to a Low-carbon Future

15.06.2021, 08:34 On the Road to a Low-carbon Future Bernard Magee, Director of eMobility Infrastructure at Siemens, considers the challengesRead More »

Appointments

Appointment of Director of Cleaning Services

07.06.2021, 15:30 Appointment of Director of Cleaning Services Mitie has welcomed British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Chair, Lorraine Davis,Read More »

Contracts

DWFRS Fire Stations Contract

01.06.2021, 17:49 DWFRS Fire Stations Contract Churchill Environmental Services has won a three-year contract to provide water hygiene, Legionella managementRead More »

Blog

What’s Missing from School Fire Protection?

20.05.2021, 14:19 What’s Missing from School Fire Protection? Iain Cox, Chair of the Business Sprinkler Alliance, explains why many schoolsRead More »

Healthcare

Returning Workers Demand IAQ Assurances

29.03.2021, 10:48 Returning Workers Demand IAQ Assurances According to a recent Opinium survey for Rentokil Initial, the percentage of BritsRead More »

Education

Supporting an Injured Ice Hockey Player

10.02.2021, 05:05 Supporting an Injured Ice Hockey Player The Delaware North Chairman, Jeremy Jacobs-owned Boston Bruins ice hockey team andRead More »

Blog

Hiring the Smile, Training the Skill

09.02.2021, 08:59 Hiring the Smile, Training the Skill Jonathan Foot, Head of Apprenticeships & Early Careers at Compass Group UKRead More »

Appointments

Rugby World Cup Star Appointed as Brand Ambassador

19.01.2021, 16:37 Rugby World Cup Star Appointed as Brand Ambassador New regionally focused property portal wearethemarket.co.uk has appointed Rugby WorldRead More »

Contracts

Kier Highways Awards A50 Meir Tunnel Refurbishment Contract

14.01.2021, 13:20 Kier Highways Awards A50 Meir Tunnel Refurbishment Contract Kier Highways has appointed SPIE UK to replace critical tunnelRead More »

Healthcare

Recognition for Medirest Infection Control Manager

08.01.2021, 14:12 Recognition for Medirest Infection Control Manager Anna Hallas, Medirest UK’s Domestic and Infection Control Manager, has been namedRead More »

Environment

Wood Recycling Plant Opens Ahead of COP26

08.01.2021, 09:18 Wood Recycling Plant Opens Ahead of COP26 A new facility in north west England expands Veolia’s wood recyclingRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Providing 20,000 Meals to Those in Need

18.12.2020, 00:32 Providing 20,000 Meals to Those in Need The Wimbledon Foundation has extended its support for organisations addressing foodRead More »

Construction

Fire Resistance in Anchor Systems

10.12.2020, 21:22 Fire Resistance in Anchor Systems Despite the welcome focus on the safety of cladding following the UK’s GrenfellRead More »

Cleaning

Loo of the Year Awards 2020

08.12.2020, 17:56 Loo of the Year Awards 2020 Axis Cleaning and Support Services has added to its tally of LooRead More »

Events

Sunday Times Fast Track 100

Pareto FM has been named on the 2020 Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list. The 24th Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic FastRead More »

Appointments

Catering Engineering Company Expands Projects Team

24.11.2020, 10:23 Catering Engineering Company Expands Projects Team North of England engineered commercial kitchens solutions supplier NWCE Foodservice Equipment hasRead More »

Environment

Revolutionising Bird Control

06.11.2020, 11:29 Revolutionising Bird Control London pest control company Integrum Services is changing the landscape of bird control in theRead More »

Belgium

Two Worthy Champions

Compass Group UK and Ireland’s annual Compass Chef of the Year competition last week celebrated the depth of talent acrossRead More »

News

Woking to Upgrade Ticketless Parking

21.10.2020, 21:34 Woking to Upgrade Ticketless Parking Woking Borough Council in South East England is upgrading its car parks withRead More »

Environment

Clearing the Air

20.10.2020, 10:40 Clearing the Air SSE Enterprise’s distributed energy business is set to improve indoor air quality (IAQ) in mechanicallyRead More »

Appointments

M&E Contractor Announces Senior Appointments

14.10.2020, 16:11 M&E Contractor Announces Senior Appointments Atalian Servest UK mechanical and electrical (M&E) services subsidiary, Arthur McKay, has appointedRead More »

News

Helping People Back to Worship

13.10.2020, 12:43 Helping People Back to Worship A skin temperature screening solution from AMETEK Land is helping worshippers gather inRead More »

Australia

Supporting Recycling with Deposit Schemes

13.10.2020, 11:45 Supporting Recycling with Deposit Schemes Andrea Falco, Head of Sales at HSM, explains why the rest of theRead More »

Contracts

Whitecode Awarded Place on UK Procurement Framework

17.09.2020, 12:02 Whitecode Awarded Place on UK Procurement Framework Whitecode Design Associates has been selected for the Procure Partnerships FrameworkRead More »

Blog

Smart Heating Scheme Re-emerges from Lockdown

A smart renewable heating scheme forming part of the £41 million Energy Superhub Oxford project is being permitted to proceedRead More »

Events

Inaugural Technology & Marketing Awards for FM and Cleaning

12.08.2020, 04:01 Inaugural Technology & Marketing Awards for FM and Cleaning Sponsored by global hygiene company Vectair Systems, the firstRead More »

Engineering

Evotech Awarded Place on NHS Procurement Framework

27.07.2020, 02:55 Evotech Awarded Place on NHS Procurement Framework Evolution Technical Services has been admitted to the Property and BusinessRead More »

Hygiene

Supporting Care Home Hand Hygiene with UV

21.05.2020, 17:05 Supporting Care Home Hand Hygiene with UV Sanctuary Care is distributing specialist hand washing equipment for staff andRead More »

Healthcare

Online Mental Health First Aid Courses (20 May & 27 May, 2020)

29.04.2020, 15:26 Online Mental Health First Aid Courses (20 May & 27 May, 2020) FM Industry event partner Green LightRead More »

Healthcare

The Truth About COVID-19 and HVAC

24.04.2020, 14:15 The Truth About COVID-19 and HVAC Paul Lucas, managing director of UK hard services provider Artic Building Services,Read More »

FM

Supporting the NHS

09.04.2020, 16:10 Supporting the NHS Artic Building Services are supporting the NHS’s fightback against the COVID-19 pandemic by continuing toRead More »

Contracts

Optimising Carbon Reduction at Rotherham Hospital

24.02.2020, 12:02 Optimising Carbon Reduction at Rotherham Hospital Veolia’s energy performance contracting team is helping the Rotherham NHS Foundation TrustRead More »

Blog

Is Repurposing Empty Buildings the Panacea for Homelessness?

20.02.2020, 10:55 Is Repurposing Empty Buildings the Panacea for Homelessness? Cathy Spears weights up the arguments which are advocated forRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Ready for the IKA/Culinary Olympics

14.02.2020, 10:27 Ready for the IKA/Culinary Olympics A team from Compass Group is competing in two competitions at the internationallyRead More »

Environment

Empowering Communities With Sustainable Development

The City of Bristol in South West England is building on its ambition to become carbon neutral by 2030 byRead More »

Contracts

Delivering Energy Savings with CHP

20.01.2020, 13:01 Delivering Energy Savings with CHP Veolia UK have won a new 15-year contract with Total Fitness to deliverRead More »

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