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Chequers partners to support ex-offenders

Landscaping and arboriculture service provider working with the charity Onwards & Upwards on training and employment.

OCS publishes first ESG report

Its Impact Report underscores its commitment to transparency and accountability, OCS says.

EMCOR UK unveils 2024 sustainability report

Latest report outlines key accomplishments and future goals.

Atlas conquers the Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Almost £3,000 has been raised for the charities Action for Children and PDSA.

OCS signs up to Safe Spaces pledge

Twelve leading private security service providers have pledged to support the National Business Crime Centre’s Safe Spaces scheme.

ISS re-signs Armed Forces Covenant

Re-signing celebrates and acknowledges the responsibility to recognise the contributions of Armed Forces personnel.

EMCOR UK welcomes interns

Six new interns from the 10,000 Black Interns programme will spend six weeks in paid roles at the company.

Sodexo delivers on social impact pledges

New report provides a detailed account of the impact created throughout the company’s three-year social value strategy.

Cleanology launches fourth annual fundraiser

Campaign to fight hygiene poverty has raised over £78,000 in three years.

CIWM president: stop the waste

The starting point in waste management is prevention, Tim Walker argues.

Sodexo volunteers support SSAFA

The company has a well-established relationship with the Armed Forces charity.

Sodexo volunteers reading a lot

Employees have chalked up over 1,400 30-minute reading sessions with children aged 5-8 across 15 schools.

Pareto joins equality & inclusion group

Membership in the Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion affirms commitment to fostering inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.

Delivery of social value skyrockets

FM is amongst the top deliverers of value.

Sodexo extends support for veterans

New partnership with Combat2Coffee, a community interest not-for-profit company, sees more support for ex-uniformed personnel. 

Amey delivers £67m in social value

The company’s CRED programme is in place at 44 prisons around the country.

Mitie pledges £2m in Levy funds

The FM group has passed a milestone with its Apprenticeship Levy gifting commitments.

Sodexo fund-raiser hits £286,000 mark

The company welcomed supply partners, clients, charity partners and friends to its annual Stop Hunger Foundation dinner last week.

ISS partners with Olio

The new partnership focuses on fighting hunger and food waste.

Sodexo launches Starting Fresh toolkit

Move marks the first anniversary of an initiative aiming to bridge the gap between skills shortages and the under-utilised ex-offender talent pool.

ABM joins Business in the Community

BitC is dedicated to building a fairer and greener world, driven by fairer and greener businesses.

Arcus publishes social value strategy

The move comes as part of a commitment to transparency and action across ESG issues.

Compass reports £718m of social impact

Figures confirm uplift in social value plus additional local economic value.

Veolia donates £94k to grassroots initiatives

The resource management company is supporting over 120 projects that are contributing to their local communities.

i-FM achieves B Corp certification

We are pleased to join the community of businesses meeting verified high performance standards across multiple criteria.

Compass launches new skills and learning hubs

Hubs across the country will provide learning and development opportunities for people within Compass and from local communities.

Matrix Booking achieves B Corp status

Certification marks the workplace technology specialist’s commitment to sustainability and corporate responsibility.

Sodexo backs social mobility awards

The launch of the Purpose Coalition Awards 2023 - Breaking Down Barriers has been announced.

ISS UK&I partners with Social Value Portal

The partnership enables ISS to quantify and report the social value the business generates.

OCS supporting Scottish Autism

The group has helped the charity to create a new sensory room to enrich the learning experience of pupils.

Sodexo creates community of practice

The new group is bringing together sustainability heads from leading organisations to be change-makers.

Stop Hunger Foundation increases SSAFA grant

The grant from the Sodexo foundation to the armed forces charity is up by 43%, to £50,000.

EMCOR Joins Global Compact Initiative

EMCOR UK has joined the United Nations initiative, a leadership platform focused on responsible business practices.

Amulet signs Good Employment Charter

The Churchill security business has signed up as a supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.

Social value: Arcus delivers with employability schemes

The FM provider is one year into a five-year social value strategy and is already highlighting the results.

Reconomy donates £22,000 of IT gear

The circular economy specialist hands redundant equipment to The Turing Trust.

Compass named Living Wage Champion

Compass Group UK & Ireland has won the Living Wage Champion Award in the Recognised Service Provider Category.

1m meals saved by Compass partnership

Compass Group UK & Ireland, along with its procurement business Foodbuy, has worked with FareShare to redistribute the equivalent of 1 million meals.

SFMI criteria move with the times

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index assessments for 2023 will contain more scoring around mental health and wellbeing as behaviours become a reporting must.

£1.5m funding milestone for food campaign

The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation has donated a record amount to FareShare, the food redistribution charity.

Chartwells partners with Feeding Britain

Compass Group’s school and education catering company has teamed up with the food aid charity to help tackle hunger.

ISS commits to hire 1,000 refugees in Europe

This new pledge builds on the group’s ongoing commitment to hire, train and upskill immigrants and refugees.

Sodexo showcases positive social impact

Annual report highlights progress and outcomes delivered against the commitments laid out in its Social Impact Pledge.

VIVO links up with mental health charity

Marking the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, VIVO Defence Services has become a company supporter of Lighthouse.

Amey unveils new skills programme

The service provider’s Headstart initiative is the UK’s first contractor-led adaptation of the Department for Work and Pensions Kickstart programme.


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Evolving a better solution

Recruitment is on every FM’s problem list, especially if you are a supplier of labour-intensive soft services.


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Starting Fresh: supporting employers and changing lives

To mark the first anniversary of its launch, Sean Haley explains how commitment from organisations and colleagues is plugging skills gaps and keeping lives on track.