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G4S looks into separation of its cash solutions business ?>

G4S looks into separation of its cash solutions business

Global integrated security firm, G4S, has commenced a review for the separation of the Group’s Cash Solutions businesses from the Group, following the establishment of the Global Cash Solutions division on 1 January 2018. Since 2013, G4S’s portfolio management programme has created a focused Group with two principal business segments: Secure Solutions and Cash Solutions. The Board believes that a separation of Cash Solutions has “the clear potential to enhance the focus and success of both businesses and thus to…

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Wilson Vale promotes from within ?>

Wilson Vale promotes from within

Independent caterer, Wilson Vale, has announced the internal promotion of Renier Oberholzer to General Manager of Operations. Oberholzer first joined the company in 2015 as a Chef Manger and was promoted to Account Operations Manager at the Royal College of Nursing in April 2017. This latest promotion is an operational role which sees Oberholzer work alongside three other Wilson Vale general managers to lead its operational teams across 95 diverse catering sites. Speaking about his appointment Oberholzer said: “My new…

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FM at Christmas ?>

FM at Christmas

For the majority of the UK, the Christmas holidays are a welcome break offering much of the UK time to rest and prepare for the new year ahead. Among the nation’s population, however, is a group within vital services that continue to work over the festive period. A time when accidents and emergencies skyrocket and resources are stretched far beyond the norm. When asked to name these unsung heroes, many people will quite rightly respond with police officers, firefighters and hospital staff….

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SPIE UK secures multi-million pound contract with NGD ?>

SPIE UK secures multi-million pound contract with NGD

SPIE UK has scooped a new multi-million-pound contract with Next Generation Data (NGD), operators of the largest tier 3+ data centre in Europe, for the design and installation of three new data halls with associated power trains. The works form part of NGD’s recent multi-million-pound investment into the further development of its facility and the latest expansion phase of an additional 250,000 sq. ft of capacity. As Principal Contractor and NGD’s engineering team partner, SPIE will be responsible for the…

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ISS extends UBS partnership till 2025 ?>

ISS extends UBS partnership till 2025

UBS AG and ISS A/S have entered into a new 7-year agreement  which retains and extends the provision of IFM services to UBS Buildings and employees in Switzerland and the UK. ISS will continue to support all operational UBS sites in Switzerland, comprising headquarters, branches, office buildings, and data centres as well as providing integrated services in the UK including the London headquarters and regional offices. Jeff Gravenhorst, ISS Group CEO, said: “We are delighted to be able to continue this…

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CH&CO becomes a Disability Confident Leader ?>

CH&CO becomes a Disability Confident Leader

CH&CO has achieved Disability Confident Leader status for its commitment to employing, supporting and promoting disabled people in the workplace and encouraging others to also become Disability Confident. The Government’s Disability Confident scheme aims to help UK employers successfully employ and retain disabled people and those with health conditions, recognising their skills and giving them the opportunities to realise their aspirations. CH&CO’s policies, procedures and culture were assessed in key areas including providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process;…

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First monitorable light curtain launched by world leader in elevator solutions ?>

First monitorable light curtain launched by world leader in elevator solutions

Avire, the market leader and global manufacturer of advanced elevator solutions, has added to its ‘industry first’ product line, by launching the first of its kind; intelligent light curtain, Connected Panachrome+. Lift maintenance companies are now able to access information about the status of the Connected Panachrome+ through Avire’s cloud-based monitoring platform, the Avire Hub. Real-time data including number of door cycles completed, number and location of timed-out diodes can all be monitored and reported back to the Avire Hub….

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Principle implements data-driven cleaning at the Blue Fin Building ?>

Principle implements data-driven cleaning at the Blue Fin Building

Principle Cleaning Services, the London-centric cleaning and window cleaning specialist, which provides its services to some of the most famous, iconic buildings in the Capital, has partnered with Essity UK to implement the Tork EasyCube system at the Blue Fin Building. Principle, which has cleaned the 500,000 sq. ft.,13-floor Southbank landmark since 2010, originally had pre-set cleaning rounds. However, these led to over-cleaning in some areas and under-cleaning in others, according to the company’s general manager Victoria Jaramillo. Pre-set rounds…

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