A news round-up of stories in the FM sector
Recently launched company Lyfe is encouraging the uptake of its user base through gamifying workplace wellness. Through an “embedded well-being platform”, the company said that users can link their debit or credit cards for rewards when spending within hospitality and retail, and also earn points by attending workplace wellbeing sessions to exchange for products such as wellness sessions, lunches, experiences, gift cards and vouchers at stores and restaurants.
Waste management service provider B&M Waste Services is now accredited as a Living Wage employer. Director Neil Curtis commented: “Whilst we have already paid a living wage to our employees since its inception in 2016, we wanted to make it official and cement our commitment to fair pay so that we can begin to work alongside our supply chain to actively promote the living wage.”
Software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm Clenetix is providing Q3 Services Group with time and attendance monitoring for a national logistics company client. It follows the company’s product offering being implemented across a number of other accounts in the retail and legal services sectors.
Arjowiggins Group Ltd has launched an antimicrobial surface treatment for paper products with Biomaster technology. In independent testing to ISO 21702, the papers saw reduction in human Coronavirus in as little as just one hour. The new antimicrobial solution from Arjowiggins proactively inhibit the growth of harmful microbes for the intended lifetime of the product
Free app, Healthy Minds Program, has released a new meditation dedicated to entering a new phase as the world heals and returns to a sense of normalcy. In the app you can choose from traditional sitting meditations or active on-the-go meditations when you're commuting. Duration varies between five and 30 minutes. There are meditations for dealing with specific personal and professional stresses like Covid-19, working remotely, or going back to the office.