A news round-up of stories in the FM sector
Axis Group has become a corporate supporter of the NHS Forest, a project coordinated by the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare to plant trees.
Axis has said it will plant a tree for every new employee it recruits from now on.
NHS Forest supports the health and wellbeing of patients, staff and communities by promoting access to green space on or near NHS land. Since 2009, more than 200 NHS sites have collectively planted 66,931 trees, locking in carbon and enabling more people to enjoy green spaces while they are in hospital.
Immunity boosters will feature in food and drinks selections as people look to support their immune system and combat potential illness, according to caterer Bennett Hay.
The caterer says that by adding foods with high levels of vitamins and minerals to menus, food on offer for guests would “underline a commitment back to employees of their value in the workplace. Ginger, echinacea and turmeric will feature along with probiotics available in kombucha and kefir.”
Delta Security Management has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The security firm, based in Crawley, West Sussex, has said it will now pay its 10 full-time and four part-time staff at least £9.30 an hour.
JLL has appointed Mike Harrington as head of data centre facilities management, EMEA. Harrington will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of FM operations for corporates, specialist data centre operators and cloud providers in EMEA.
Tom Glover joins as head of data centre transactions, EMEA. Glover will lead JLL’s transactional services for occupier, operator and developer clients in the data centre sector.
Parking solutions business APT Skidata has launched Path, a parking solution that enables local authorities and operators to manage parking across multiple environments through a single ecosystem, with access to real-time user data.
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