Essex

ESG

Mitie on Target for 2025 ESG Goals

Mitie’s most recent annual ESG report highlights the progress the facilities management outsourcer has made in incorporating 13 ambitious targets within its social value framework. According to the report, all 13 of the targets which were set in 2021 have been achieved or exceeded, spanning Mitie’s People, Environment, Supply Chain and Community pillars. Primary focuses…

csr

Football Legends Join Tournament Fundraiser

A 7-a-side football tournament, organised by LMAC Group and DNA Insurance was held at Billericay Town F.C., which welcomed 19 teams (almost 200 keen footballers) from local Essex based businesses, and LMAC Group and DNA Insurance clients and co-workers, to battle it out against each other to win the title. Pictured [Back row L-R]: Tony…

Environment

Protecting Frontline Key Worker Teams from Abuse

23.11.2021, 15:31 Protecting Frontline Key Worker Teams from Abuse Veolia is taking a stand following a 118 per cent rise in incidents of reported abuse against key workers by members of the UK public over the last 12 months.   In response to a doubling of incidents, Veolia has launched StreetKind, a new campaign thanking…

Education

Coffee Partnership to Support the Homeless

A partnership at Southend University Hospital between social enterprise Change Please and Compass Group UK&I – Healthcare will help reduce local levels of homelessness. Change Please raises money for charitable causes through the sales of its award-winning coffee. Originally launched in London to train homeless people to serve its coffee as a means of getting…

Energy Management

Essex Schools Solar Panel Installations

05.07.2021, 14:18 Essex Schools Solar Panel Installations Mitie has supported Essex County Council with the installation of roof mounted solar panels at fifteen schools across the county. The panels will generate 700,000 kWh of energy which is equivalent to powering 185 homes a year or saving 180 tonnes of CO2 and around £115,000 annually, and…

Automation & AI

A Leader in IoT Predictive Maintenance

28.06.2021, 08:51 A Leader in IoT Predictive Maintenance Gartner has named Cloudfm a global leader in IoT enabled predictive maintenance in a new report on the benefits of the technology and its role in digital transformation across different industries.   Gartner highlights Cloudfm’s role in disrupting and innovating in this market space. Cloudfm has led…

Contracts

Hertfordshire NHS Trust Contracts

11.05.2021, 13:16 Hertfordshire NHS Trust Contracts Mitie has been awarded four multi-service contracts by the Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. The new contracts, which were managed by Interserve prior to its 2020 acquisition by Mitie, will operate for five years and include the option of a two-year extension. with…

Environment

Supporting the Plastic Circular Economy

28.01.2021, 12:45 Supporting the Plastic Circular Economy Veolia UK & Ireland has expanded its plastic recycling capacity in the United Kingdom by 8,000 tonnes, and extended processing to over 100 different grades of the material in line with new targets for reducing environmental leakage and returning plastic to the supply chain for reuse.   Working…

Education

Migrating Suffolk’s Digital Education Services to the Cloud

Suffolk County Council’s is deploying Software-as-a-Service solutions from Capita to support statutory education functions including school admissions, and the provision of school transport, meals and special educational needs.   Capita’s SaaS applications are built into Microsoft Azure, a public cloud service. Once the council’s data is migrated to the new cloud system, upgrades and fixes will…

News

Supporting the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Chelmsford

27.02.2020, 13:34 Supporting the Jehovah’s Witnesses in Chelmsford Advanced piping products from SANHA, and a team of over 11,000 volunteers, are helping to transform a former scrap yard in Chelmsford, Essex into state-of-the-art headquarters facility for the Jehovah’s Witnesses. Work on the 85 acre (34 hectare) site which had run into disuse and was cleared…

Blog

The True Cost of a Cuppa

24.10.2019, 22:18 The True Cost of a Cuppa According to data from online retailer, Tea and Coffee, employees spend time equivalent to £27,500 in salaries making hot drinks over the typical working lifetime. Online survey data also revealed the following breakdown by industry:  Architecture – £37,295.41 Sales – £23,261.09 Software Development – £32,276.90 Graphic Design…

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