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Are you quite well?  

Robert Millar, Operations Director at Blue Apple Catering, looks at the ever more prominent issue of staff wellbeing in the workplace and how a contract catering offering can help to make a positive impact in this area According to The Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, what we eat and drink has a direct impact on physical health, mental wellbeing and our overall performance in the workplace. Given that close to a third of our daily calorie intake is consumed…

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Mitie wins FM deal with Yorkshire Building Society ?>

Mitie wins FM deal with Yorkshire Building Society

Mitie has been awarded a facilities management contract with Yorkshire Building Society, worth £14.5 million over a five-year term. The contract, which covers engineering, catering and security, will see Mitie deliver these services to 147 of Yorkshire Building Society’s sites, including office locations and branches. Mitie’s engineering business will oversee the delivery of maintenance and repair services across Yorkshire Building Society’s entire estate. Mitie will focus on first time fix and lifecycle asset management by introducing its direct audits system,…

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Hot property

What does the new year have in store for the corporate real estate market? John Spencer, CEO of Landmark, predicts a strategic shift in favour of shorter leases and flexibility According to the annual Knight Frank global occupier report published at the end of last year, real estate is more than ever a strategic device for businesses. The report, which is compiled following interviews with over 100 global corporate real estate leaders, predicts that flexibility will become an even more…

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ISS leads UBS to attain ISO asset management accreditation

UBS, a key client of ISS, has been awarded ISO 55001 accreditation for asset management. UBS has an integrated facilities management contract with ISS and the organisations worked in partnership to achieve the accreditation. The collaboration ensured that recommendations made by the manufacturers are aligned to essential technical requirements which in turn minimise down-time and ultimately ensure the best quality and value for money for UBS. Speaking about the ISO 55001 accreditation, Jason Clark, Executive Director and Regional Head of Property Management at…

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VINCI wins £20m social housing contract ?>

VINCI wins £20m social housing contract

VINCI Facilities has been awarded a new four-year contract with Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council to deliver external improvement works across its social housing estates. Delivered by VINCI Facilities Building Solutions Midlands team the work will include upgrading doors, windows, roofs and security for Sandwell’s social housing stock in the southern half of the borough – Oldbury, Rowley Regis and Smethwick – and builds on a successful 14-year relationship with the council. The team’s experience and understanding of tenant’s requirements is important…

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Stuart Turner delivers quality in new innovative pressurisation unit range ?>

Stuart Turner delivers quality in new innovative pressurisation unit range

Trusted manufacturer of high quality pumps and water boosting systems Stuart Turner has launched its own range of digital pressurisation units. Adding to the brand’s growing portfolio, the Stuart Pressurisation Unit (SPU) range offers a unique monocoque design and advanced controls, representing the next generation of digital systems, at mechanical system prices. Designed and engineered by Stuart Turner, the SPU range offers automatic filling and pressure maintenance solutions for sealed heating and chiller systems, available in varying sizes to suit…

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Zip Water UK chosen as exclusive water provider at this year’s Futurebuild ?>

Zip Water UK chosen as exclusive water provider at this year’s Futurebuild

Creator of the world’s most advanced drinking water system, Zip Water UK, will be keeping visitors to this year’s Futurebuild exhibition hydrated while also educating guests on how drinking water in the workplace should form a key part of sustainability strategies. Providing access to the only available water at the show – thanks to organisers committing to make Futurebuild plastic bottle-free – Zip will be offering filtered chilled and sparkling water from its water bar located in the Interiors Zone….

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