02 August 2019 | Facilitate team
Our selection of workplace and facilities management announcements made this week.
PROJECT: C&C Catering Equipment Ltd completed a project for Leeds City College, which required professional commercial catering facilities to support its 26,000 students. Work spanned over two cafes on one floor, including both front of house and kitchen areas.
PROJECT: Amey Consulting has won funding for two projects that will use smart technology to improve air quality around major roads and motorways in the UK.
PRODUCT: Fall protection solutions supplier Safesitehas provided a safety solution for Wolverhampton Wanderers FC's training grounds. Using KeeGuard, Kee Walk Step-over and a Bespoke Access Platform, Safesite offered security for the team to be able to film the club's training sessions from the building's rooftops.CONTRACT: A new Crussh outlet providing healthy eating launched at Birmingham Children's Hospital, as part of Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust extending its 10-year partnership with Sodexo.
SERVICE: ISS' Food Services- Business & Industry (B&I) sector launched its five-star White Collection, a private client dining and hospitality service concept featuring fine dining dishes created by ISS' B&I chefs, with recipes contributed by Michelin-starred chef Glynn Purnell.
STUDY: Research from BSRIA shows that the US market for packaged air conditioning solutions rose by more than 14 per cent in 2018 to reach USD 20.4 billion.
GUIDANCE: The Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) has welcomed the updated Prompt Payment guidance, recently published by the government, which clarifies payment in major procurement contracts.
GUIDANCE: The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has flagged up safety issues surrounding wasps to facilities managers. The BPCA is urging FMs across the UK to be pest aware and protect their assets.