united kingdom

News

ISS UK&I Announces Senior Internal Appointments

ISS UK & Ireland has appointed Martin Wilson to drive transformation of its Key Account Network. The Key Account NetworkRead More »

News

Johnson Controls Enhances Autocall ES Net Life Safety Network

Johnson Controls has added long-distance connectivity between buildings and improved visual alarm safety to its ES Net Life Safety Network.Read More »

News

Supporting Builders’ Merchants in Scotland

Independent building products manufacturer Brett Martin is strengthening its presence in the Scottish market. Operating from a distribution hub inRead More »

Environment

Climate Change the ‘Defining Issue of Our Time’

Paul McLennan, Scottish Government’s Minister for Housing, has referred to climate change as the “defining issue of our time” atRead More »

Events

Fundraiser to Tackle Hygiene Poverty

British commercial cleaning company Cleanology has announced its third annual fundraising event in support of grassroots charity The Hygiene BankRead More »

News

Fatality at Site of New Everton Stadium

A construction worker on the site of Everton Football Club’s new Bramley-Moore Dock stadium has lost his life prompting statementsRead More »

Marketplace

Zentia Adds Colourways to Ceiling Range

Zentia is delighted to announce two exciting product updates. The highly anticipated Aruba Triangle range takes it debut, and 35Read More »

Marketplace

Focussing on Floorcare at The Care Show

Visitors to stand # K21 at The Care Show 2023 at NEC Birmingham on 11/12 October will see the latestRead More »

News

Cloudfm Announces Senior Internal Appointment

Cloudfm has promoted Kate Chamberlain from head of finance to the new role of Group Finance Director. Chamberlain, who joinedRead More »

News

Promoting Better Safety, Health and Wellbeing in the UK

Nine prominent Safety & Health organisations in the United Kingdom have formed the Occupational Safety and Health Stakeholder Alliance (OSHRead More »

Netherlands

Savills IM and Vestas Achieve Double-digit Return from Dutch Warehouse Disposal

Savills Investment Management has completed the sale of DSV Venlo, a core logistics asset in the main logistics hub inRead More »

News

URW Westfield Heroes Volunteer Over 8,000 Hours in a Month

More than 1,100 URW Westfield staff from retail destinations across Europe and the United States volunteered to support their localRead More »

News

Regional UK Law Firm Expands House Building Practice

Thames Valley law firm Boyes Turner LLP has appointed a non-contentious construction specialist and a planning law consultant to its propertyRead More »

News

Magnetar Capital Refinances UK Town Centre Retail Acquisitions

Leumi UK has provided £38 million of loans to US-based alternative asset manager Magnetar Capital to refinance the purchase ofRead More »

News

Amulet Announces Senior Internal Appointment

UK security services provider Amulet has appointed its former commercial director Kieran Mackie as managing director. Mackie takes over fromRead More »

News

Aston University to Establish Digital Futures Institute

Aston University is launching a new research institute to support digital innovation and transformation. Aston Digital Futures Institute will workRead More »

Government

UK Should Follow Spanish Guidance Limiting Meat Intake

The Plant-based Food Alliance in the UK is urging the government to follow the lead of Spain which has issuedRead More »

News

Survey Uncovers Inadequate Succession Planning by Smaller Professional Landlords in the UK

Handelsbanken Wealth and Asset Management is urging professional landlords in the United Kingdom to plan for the future following aRead More »

China

Shojin Reports Asian Investor Growth

FCA-regulated online real estate investment platform Shojin is reporting a 35 per cent increase in Asian investors over the pastRead More »

design

Summer School: A Fire Safety Curriculum

As educational facilities revel in a summertime of empty hallways and classrooms, Sue Corrick, EMEA Product Manager at Allegion UK,Read More »

Best Practice

Qualifying Residential Tenants in Multi-tenancy Disposals

Sophie Bedwell, commercial property lawyer with Clarke Willmott LLP, explains why UK landlords and developers must consider qualifying owners ofRead More »

Cleaning

Pinnacle Group Regains Community Housing Contract

Solihull Community Housing (SCH) which operates housing services on behalf of Solihull Council in England’s West Midlands has selected PinnacleRead More »

construction industry

Diversity and Inclusivity Essential to Closing UK Construction Skills Gap

Thirty-six per cent of construction companies recently surveyed by UK recruitment firm and job board Monster are experiencing difficulty inRead More »

Construction

Sickness Absences Fall After Groundbreaking Flexible Working Pilot

Contractors BAM Construct, BAM Nuttall, Skanska UK and Willmott Dixon have reported reduced sickness absence rates in a follow-up studyRead More »

Cleaning

Parr FM Secures Place on New £800m NHS Hard FM Framework Agreement

UK facility services provider Parr Facilities Management (Parr FM) which operates offices in Manchester, Glasgow and Belfast, has been namedRead More »

News

ESS and Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity Celebrate Platinum Partnership

Compass Group business ESS Defence has been recognised as a Platinum Partner of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines CharityRead More »

Appointments

Musk Process Services Welcomes its First Managing Director

David Mallinson has been appointed to the newly created role of managing director at Musk Process Services, a subsidiary ofRead More »

Construction

UK’s Largest Urban Regeneration Project Breaks Ground

Construction is underway at Miller’s Quay, the £130 million urban regeneration development on the left bank of the River MerseyRead More »

defence

Meggitt Workers Vote for Strike Action After Defence Contractor Offers ‘Cup of Tea Instead of Pay Rise’

Workers who gave up 10 per cent of their wages during the pandemic now being offered real terms pay cut, says GMB Union.

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 »

Contracts

OHS to Provide Water Compliance Services for Pets at Home

OHS has been awarded a water risk assessment and remedial work contract for all 457 stores operated by FTSE 250-listedRead More »

defence

Churchill Services Recognised for UK Armed Forces Commitment

Multi-service provider Churchill Services has received a Gold Award from The Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) in recognition of itsRead More »

Appointments

Pareto Facilities Management Expands Senior Management Team and Launches New Brand Identity

Following a management buyout in March 2021and revenue forecast of £30 million for the fiscal year ending September 2022, ParetoRead More »

Foodservice & Catering

Compass Apprentice Chef of the Year Dinner

Compass Group UK & Ireland hosted 60 people at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at its annual Apprentice Chef of the YearRead More »

ESG

Living Wage Champion Award for EMCOR UK

EMCOR UK has been announced as the winner of the Recognised Service Provider Champion award at the 2022 Living Wage ChampionRead More »

News

Corps Applauded for Championing Living Wage

The Living Wage Foundation, a campaigning organisation for salaries that cover the real cost of living in the United Kingdom,Read More »

csr

RABI Launches ‘Return to School’ Grant to Support Farming Families

UK charity The Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution (RABI) has launched a ‘return to school’ grant to help cover the costRead More »

Contracts

Rochford District Council in Waste Collection Partnership with Norse

Rochford District Council has appointed Norse Group, the Local Authority Trading Company (LATC) of Norfolk County Council, to deliver wasteRead More »

ESG

Elior UK Launches Social Value Charter

Contract caterer Elior UK is embracing a new Social Value Charter which builds on activities already embedded in its businessRead More »

News

Stress-free Grilling in a Friendly Community Setting

With National BBQ taking place in the UK from 4th to 10th July, residential developer Quintain Living is showcasing theRead More »

News

Johnson Controls Welcomes High-rise Safety Amendment to UK Building Regulations

Johnson Controls has welcomed a recent amendment to Section 15, paragraphs 15 and 17 of the Building Regulations in theRead More »

construction industry

Tackling Skills Shortages with Alternative Entry into Construction

Emma Dickson, Technical Director at Arcadis and industry co-chair of the Scottish Construction Leadership Forum’s Skills and Workforce sub group,Read More »

FM

Atalian Servest Acquires Incentive FM

Atalian Servest has acquired multi-service provider Incentive FM Group in its first UK acquisition since the 2018 takeover of ServestRead More »

FM

FSI Rebrands as MRI Software

FSI has begun trading as MRI Software following its August 2021 acquisition, with the Concept Evolution CAFM/IWMS platform also rebrandedRead More »

csr

Crown Commercial Service awards major new ‘social value enabled’ FM framework

UK government executive procurement agency Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has awarded 44 supplier places on its  new Facilities Management andRead More »

IAQ

NEPC Urges Mandatory Building Upgrades to Support Healthier Indoor Environments

A new report released by the National Engineering Policy Centre (NEPC) calls on the UK government to seize the post-pandemic opportunityRead More »

Environment

Cloudfm Welcomes UK Net Zero Report

Cloudfm has welcomed a House of Commons Environment Audit Committee (EAC) report that calls for whole-life carbon assessments of largerRead More »

Net Zero

World Environment Day 2022: Johnson Controls Calls for UK Net Zero Action

On World Environment Day, Adam Savitz, Sustainability Director, EMEALA at Johnson Controls, explains why an overhaul of the United Kingdom’s built environmentRead More »

Perspectives

Safeguarding Communities From Anti-social Behaviour

Dyl Kurpil, managing director of District Enforcement, explains how Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs), which were introduced to tackle anti-socialRead More »

defence

Record Year of Investment for UK Defence Training Estate

Landmarc Support Services and the United Kingdom’s Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) have reported record levels of investment on programme deliverRead More »

Contracts

BAM FM Awarded Merseyside Police Contracts

Merseyside Police have appointed BAM FM, the facilities management business of BAM UK and Ireland, to deliver hard FM servicesRead More »

FM Magazine

Building Maintenance, Insurance and the ‘New Normal’

Cluttons’ Head of Project and Building Consultancy Robert Burke and Ben Warman, Partner, Real Estate & Construction at Lockton, discussRead More »

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