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EVAC+CHAIR INTERNATIONAL RELOCATES TO BLYTHE VALLEY

EVAC+CHAIR INTERNATIONAL RELOCATES TO BLYTHE VALLEY

UK manufacturer Evac+Chair International is investing to futureproof the business as it moves to Blythe Valley Park (BVP) in Solihull, Birmingham.  On Monday 25th May 2020, Evac+Chair...
ALLIANCE FORMED TO SUPPORT HOSPITALITY SUPPLIERS

ALLIANCE FORMED TO SUPPORT HOSPITALITY SUPPLIERS

A Supplier Alliance has been created by the trade body for the UK’s hospitality sector to pressure the Government into supporting hospitality supplier businesses that have been hit hard by the...
MORE ACTION ON CLIMATE IN POST-COVID-19 RECOVERY - KPMG

MORE ACTION ON CLIMATE IN POST-COVID-19 RECOVERY - KPMG

The green agenda must be put at the heart of the UK’s economic recovery plan, according to KPMG. The firm is urging business and political leaders, preparing for long-term post-Covid-19...
TENTH OF JOB LOSSES SAVED BY FURLOUGH SCHEME

MUCH BLEAKER PICTURE WITHOUT FURLOUGH SCHEME

More than a fifth (22%) of organisations expect to make some redundancies over the next three months, but the picture would be a lot bleaker without the option to put staff on furlough, according to...
Ross Abbate

MACRO TO BECOME MACE OPERATE

Global consultancy and construction business Mace is to reshape its facilities management division.  Alongside a number of new leadership team appointments, Mace’s Operate division...
GROUND CONTROL INVESTS £5M INTO SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT VENTURE

GROUND CONTROL INVESTS £5M INTO SUSTAINABILITY IMPACT VENTURE

Landscaping and maintenance services company, Ground Control has launched a new £5m investment fund dedicated to sustainability and environmental initiatives. Financed by 5% of Ground...
GBAC INTRODUCES GBAC STAR FACILITY ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME

GBAC INTRODUCES GBAC STAR FACILITY ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, has introduced its GBAC STAR facility accreditation programme on cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. It is the...
EMPLOYERS CALL FOR FURLOUGH SCHEME EXTENSION

EMPLOYERS CALL FOR FURLOUGH SCHEME EXTENSION

Employers want to see the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (JRS) made more flexible to allow furloughed staff to work reduced hours and for the scheme to be extended to at least...
BCO OUTLINES LIKELY CHANGES TO WORKING ENVIRONMENTS

BCO OUTLINES LIKELY CHANGES TO WORKING ENVIRONMENTS

A new thought-paper by the British Council for Offices (BCO) has suggested hot desking is likely to become less popular as a result of COVID-19. The paper, which outlines how the workplace may...
The C-19 Pledges

SODEXO JOINS COVID-19 BUSINESS PLEDGE

Sodexo, the multi-services giant, has signed the Covid-19 Business Pledge created by former Cabinet Minister Justine Greening and entrepreneur David Harrison. The national scheme encourages...

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