The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has been awarded the We Invest In People Silver accreditation by Investors in People (IIP).
Facilities management businesses are failing to keep their workforce at the heart of their digital transformations, leading to employee dissatisfaction and hindering the success of digitalisation initiatives, new research has found.
- Respondents to the RICS UK Facilities Management Survey expect more employees will resume working in the office once restrictions are lifted.
- Demand for healthcare facilities management services continues to increase.
Workers across the UK could return to offices faster than anticipated say those working in the facilities management sector, with a growing number of respondents indicating that up to 80% of employees will head back once the pandemic is resolved (up from less than 60% expected in the previous quarter ending November 2020).
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has announced four new task groups and a Steering Group which will support the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the Built Environment.
The Penguin Facilities Management team supports clients within the retail sector and have recently been awarded a new contract to deliver total facilities management services for Easy Bathrooms, servicing all assets within Easy Bathroom’s UK-wide portfolio comprising head office, distribution centre and 70 showrooms across the UK.
Derwent Facilities Management Ltd has joined The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) as part of an ongoing commitment to improving and embedding environmental sustainability across their business.
Actuate UK, the umbrella body for the £multi-billion engineering services sector, has expressed its support for the revitalised prequalification Common Assessment Standard.
The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has announced a new partnership with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.
Sodexo in partnership with ethical clearance company Waste to Wonder received the award for Best Waste Prevention (non-food) Project at the 2020 Waste2Zero awards, which were recently held as a virtual event after being postponed from October last year. The company was also named runner up in the Best Waste Project Communication and Engagement category.