Mace, the global consultancy, construction and facilities management company, has been appointed by a leading international automotive engineering company, to deliver facilities management (FM) services across its global operations.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) is pleased that the Government has published its long-anticipated Heat and Buildings Strategy. The strategy sets out how Government will improve heating and energy efficiency of housing, incentivise people to install low-carbon heating systems in their homes and encourage industry to work in a more adaptable fashion to bring down the overall cost of heat pumps.
Planon, a global leader in digital workplace and smart building solutions, and the IFMA Foundation have released a new edition of Work on the Move, titled ‘Building Better Workplaces after the Pandemic’. Work on the Move 3 (WOTM3) explores the expanding role of facility management (FM) in addition to the leadership challenges and opportunities associated with delivering effective workplaces post-pandemic.
“Three years ago we welcomed the Hackitt report’s call for stronger competency in building management because it recognised the role of facilities professionals in life safety. IWFM has been a key actor on competency development ever since, ensuring that FM best practice is factored into this work. In bonding the facilities profession firmly to safety and wellbeing, this latest development is a breakthrough for the Building Safety Alliance and for IWFM’s influence.”
A champion for diversity and new talent has been nominated to become the next President-Elect of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).
Invar Integration, leader in advanced warehouse automation, has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace.
The UK government's latest strategy to make the shift to a virtually zero-carbon economy includes a big push towards electric vehicles.
Ecoserv Group has completed the purchase of Cooltech Environmental Engineering Ltd in a £3.5 million deal. The acquisition of the Slough-based maintenance specialist is the first since Ecoserv rebranded from Ecocleen and announced its plans to become a multi-service facilities management business.