29 November 2019 | Facilitate Team
Our selection of workplace and facilities management announcements made this week.
APPOINTMENTS: Independent caterer Bartlett Mitchell has made three promotions in its business. Angus Brydon and Antony Prentice have both been made divisional managing directors, and Francois Gautreaux has been promoted to the role of UK managing director. Read the full article here.
LAUNCH: Danny Moody, a senior security management professional, has launched Tobruk Security Management Services, a new business that offers a fresh approach to security consultancy and contract management. The company will provide support with managing and running manned guarding or electronic security tenders, as well as audits of existing security and processes and penetration tests to determine the effectiveness of existing procedures.
AWARD: Axis Group has won the Inspiration in HR Award at this year's Security and Fire Excellence Awards. The award is in recognition of Axis Group's People Strategy, launched in 2015, dedicated to maintaining a happy and fulfilled workforce and with the ultimate goal of becoming the 'employer of choice'.
SURVEY: A poll by global boutique co-working provider Mindspace has revealed that most Britons are unhappy at work and 58 per cent of UK women and 51 per cent or men are actively looking for a new job or considering doing so. The survey suggests that in the UK, as in other countries, happy employees are better employees.
SUSTAINABILITY: The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has joined the British Cleaning Council (BCC). The ESA has around 100 members, two-thirds of whom deliver recycling and waste services, and is working with members to make the circular economy - in which all waste is eliminated and resources are reused - a reality.