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BAM Announces New Managing Director of Integrated FM Business

BAM Group has appointed Abbe Pickthall as Managing Director of its Integrated Facilities Management business. Pickthall, who has held senior roles in a number of global integrated services businesses, including CBRE, Mitie and ENGIE, has a track record of leading organisational transformation, including structural and cultural change. She says: ‘I am delighted to be leading…

FM

Mitie Runners-Up in Social Mobility Awards

A school volunteering programme delivered by Mitie employees was the proud recipient of a Silver Award at the 2022 UK Social Mobility Awards (SOMOs).  Its initiative, which is part of a wider ‘Giving Back’ community programme, offers various sessions, activities and mentoring opportunities to students in schools across the United Kingdom, helping them navigate the…

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…

News

Free Period Product Partnership Takes off at Heathrow Airport

Staff at Heathrow Airport will now have access to free period products thanks to a new multi-way partnership involving an award-winning social enterprise. More than 100 Hey Girls free vend dispensers will be placed in the airport’s staff female and accessible toilets from August, providing employees with free and environmentally-friendly tampons and pads. The partnership,…

csr

Mitie Supports Ukrainian Humanitarian Relief Effort with Hygiene Equipment

Mitie has shipped vital PPE and other hygiene supplies to the GE Operator Humanitarian Centre in Warsaw, which will be used for essential medical care and general hygiene for people fleeing the war in Ukraine. The centre offers temporary refuge and aid to those displaced by the war and has so far supported more than…

Construction

Preparing a Chapel for the 40th Anniversary of The Falklands War

A collaboration between Mitie and several partner organisations has transformed the Falkland Islands Memorial Chapel ahead of the 40th anniversary of the conflict. Opened in 2000 by Her Majesty the Queen as a memorial to those who fought and died in the South Atlantic in 1982, the chapel stands in the 230-acre grounds of Pangbourne…

FM

BAE Systems Awards UK IFM Contract

BAE systems has selected Mitie to deliver a new multi-million pound, five-year contract to provide a full integrated facilities management (IFM) service at 26 sites across the United Kingdom. The contract consolidates multiple previous contracts for four BAE Systems businesses under a single service level agreement, and will see Mitie provide a suite of FM…

FM

A UK Top Employer

MItie has been recognised by the Top Employers Institute for a fourth consecutive year.Organisations from more than 100 countries take part in the institute’s annual HR Best Practices Survey, which assesses key areas including people strategy, the work environment, talent acquisition, learning, staff wellbeing, and diversity and inclusion. A highlight of Mitie’s entry was the…

Contracts

Mitie Reaches 30 Per Cent EV Target

Mitie has reached its target of converting 30 per cent of its fleet to zero emission electric vehicles (EVs) by March 2022 ahead of schedule, and increased the target to 35 per cent. The facility services provider now operates a range of electric cars, vans, and even a gritter, taking its total, as of the…

Cleaning

Golden Service Awards Finalists

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has announced the finalists for the Kimberly-Clark Professional™ Golden Service Awards 2022. Dubbed the ‘Oscars’ of the cleaning industry by their organisers, the awards recognise “excellence, performance and commitment” within cleaning and facilities management. An independent panel of judges from BICSc has shortlisted 59 finalists from 24 companies,…

Contracts

Westfield Shopping Centre Contracts

05.11.2021, 13:35 Westfield Shopping Centre Contracts Mitie has won a new three-year contract with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) to deliver security services at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City, Europe’s two largest shopping centres. The contracts, which also cover site patrol and control room management, include bespoke training for all 230 Mitie Security Officers on site to…

Energy Management

Supporting Sustainable Estates Management

A new partnership between Mitie and Sustainable Development Capital LLP (SDCL) is helping public and private sector organisations roll out large-scale decarbonisation and energy efficiency projects for their estates. Through the partnership, Mitie and SDCL which invests in energy efficient and decentralised energy projects, will assist organisations seeking capital investment in machinery that delivers environmental…

News

Mitie Welcomes Technical Apprentices

28.09.2021, 13:21 Mitie Welcomes Technical Apprentices Mitie has surpassed a target of recruiting 50 new technical apprentices in 2021 with the addition of a new intake of 41 apprentices to its Technical Services Apprenticeship Programme. The programme is offered by Mitie’s Technical Services Academy which offers development opportunities, including formal training and mentorship, to help colleagues…

Automation & AI

Kickstarting Customer Journeys to Net Zero

14.09.2021, 08:55 Kickstarting Customer Journeys to Net Zero Mitie has introduced new ‘Plan Zero BoltON’ packages to support existing clients with meeting their decarbonisation targets. The options for existing client accounts focus on four, distinct pathways; namely “Pulse” for remote building management, “Shine” for photovoltaic (solar) energy, “Glow” for lighting optimisation and “Charge” for electic…

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, JB Towers and JISTICS for £15 million. DAEL Ventures is the UK arm of DAEL Netherlands, a leading provider of acquisition, design and construction (ADC) services for telecoms infrastructure. With a team of around 130 the…

Energy Management

Driving Charge Point Infrastructure

02.08.2021, 10:09 Driving Charge Point Infrastructure Mitie has supported Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual insurance, pensions and investment company, with the installation of ten electric vehicle (EV) charge points. The installation at the investment company’s office in Alderley Park marks a landmark moment for Mitie which has now installed over 850 EV charge points…

Environment

Survey Addresses Work From Home Fatigue

16.07.2021, 16:19 Survey Addresses Work From Home Fatigue A wave of WFH fatigue has hit the UK according to a survey for Mitie by OnePoll, although its findings suggests many employees remain concerned their offices aren’t Covid-secure. The survey of 5,000 employees who have been working from home during the pandemic was undertaken this month,…

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…

Contracts

Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

OUTCO managing director Andy Barry explains why packaged outdoor FM services makes sense for estates managers. Let’s start with a familiar paradox. Company A spends ten million pounds on FM outsourcing. £9 million goes to a handful of major contracts – fulfilled by large and highly professional providers that – for the most part –…

Automation & AI

Future Defence Infrastructure Services Programme Contract

15.06.2021, 07:27 Future Defence Infrastructure Services Programme Contract Mitie has won a new seven-year contract to deliver maintenance services on the UK’s Future Defence Infrastructure Services (FDIS) programme for sites across Scotland and Northern Ireland. The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), which has made the award, has the option to extend the contract for a further…

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, as its Director of Cleaning Services. Davis has over 40 years’ experience in the cleaning industry, working in a number of operational and business development roles in complex environments, such as healthcare and education. In…

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

Backing the ‘Mow Way’ Biodiversity Campaign

Mitie is supporting the ‘Mow May’ campaign which encourages businesses and members of the public to pause some of their mowing and weeding. With the UK officially entering spring and flowers beginning to bloom, many people are getting their gardening gloves ready. Research suggests, however, that reducing gardening activities allows plants to produce up to…

Environment

Mitie Welcomes Zero Emission Large Van

20.04.2021, 15:25 Mitie Welcomes Zero Emission Large Van The addition of a Vauxhall Vivaro-e van to its fleet brings Mitie closer to its target of 2,021 EVs by the end of 2021. The vehicle, the first of 655 Vivaro-e vans on order for delivery this year, has been fitted out to meet the  requirements of a…

Automation & AI

North West Anglia Hospitals Contract

24.03.2021, 11:41 North West Anglia Hospitals Contract Mitie has been awarded a new five-year contract to deliver facilities management and catering services at hospitals operated by North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust. The contract which is worth £4.2 million annually includes an extension option for up to a further two years, and will see the…

Cleaning

Mitie Cleaning Team to Star on TV Show

17.03.2021, 16:40 Mitie Cleaning Team to Star on TV Show Mitie’s cleaning team based at Heathrow’s Terminal 5 will be featured in an upcoming episode of the ITV documentary series, Heathrow: Britain’s Busiest Airport. Airing on Wednesday 17 March at 8pm, the episode will mark Mitie’s first appearance on the show, which goes behind the…

Environment

Zero Emission Gritting

Mitie Landscapes has launched the UK’s first zero emission commercial gritting service by deploying an electric vehicle and battery-powered gritter. Operating in Nottingham, the EV, as well as the vehicle-mounted gritter, are charged each day at the company’s office in the city which is powered by REGO-backed renewable energy to ensure a truly zero emission…

Appointments

Procurement Framework Appointment

ETL, the estate development subsidiary of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, has named Mitie as a preferred supplier under its Net Zero Carbon Delivery framework. From monitoring energy consumption to installing and maintaining electric vehicle charge points and ground source heat pumps, the Net Zero Carbon Delivery framework was created to help organisations…

Environment

Joining the ESG Elite

Global environment, social and governance ratings agency Sustainalytics has upgraded Mitie’s ESG score to 9.8, denoting ‘negligible risk’, in its latest assessment. The score elevates Mitie’s ranking to 88th place out of a total of 13,404 organisations to have been assessed by Sustainalytics – also propelling the outsourcer to top position in the business support…

News

Keeping Communities Safe

An innovative partnership between Mitie Security and UK charity Crimestoppers will analyse and share information from businesses on criminal behaviour and potentially support police investigations. Crimestoppers encourages people and organisations to share information that helps prevent and solve crime anonymously. As well as receiving information from members of the public, Crimestoppers works with a number…

Net Zero

EV Fleet Award

08.12.2020, 10:56 EV Fleet Award Mitie is the recipient of a ‘Private Sector Fleet of the Year’ award in the medium to large category of this year’s Green Fleet Awards. The award is the second to be conferred on the company in only two months for its ambitious electric vehicle (EV) commitment. In October, Mitie…

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