Entries by 1st 4 Media

Innovative paint recycling machine helps cut waste

An innovative machine is helping a council recycle unwanted paint which would normally go to waste. The new machine developed at North Lanarkshire Council in Scotland highlights how local authorities and their service partners can co-operate to boost recycling rates. Network Waste’s work with the Mears Group has led to Mears Scotland increasing its recycling […]

Facilities Management Forum 2014

The Facilities Management Forum 2014, being held on the 30th June & 1st July at Whittlebury Hall Hotel, Northampton, is a key event for Facility professionals to source, sell, network and understand the trends that will determine the future of the facilities management industry.  The event sees over 65 delegates and 30 suppliers visiting and […]

Specialist Cleaning Firms Significantly Increase Efficiency with Mobile Technology

GeoPal workforce mobility solution delivers deliver increased efficiency for facilities management service providers and their clients. Specialist cleaning firms in the UK and Ireland have experienced significant reductions in the costs of providing their service to clients, having recently adopted a new mobile workforce management solution. Provided by GeoPal Solutions, this enables companies to provide […]

Care Forum June 2014

There is no other comparable Forum dedicated to uniting FM professionals from all sectors and geographic’s with suppliers, advisers and specialists offering the very latest in innovation and education. The Facilities Management Forum’s, pre matched, face to face meetings between buyers and suppliers has proven time and time again to be the most productive and […]

Facilities Management Market Strengthens in 2014

A new report on the UK Facilities Management from MTW Research suggests that sector grew by almost £2.5 billion in 2013 and is set for inflation busting growth this year as the market continues to strengthen Based on £70 billion of industry sales data, the report found that whilst the number of FM companies

Consensus statement of a Panel of Experts finds towels the most hygienic way to dry hands

Brussels (Belgium), 18 November 2013 – Leading European microbiologists and hospital hygienists* have produced a consensus statement  recognising evidence that hand drying using towels is associated with lower numbers of microbes on the hands and in the washroom environment than using warm air dryers or high velocity air dryers.  The consensus statement provides sound advice […]

Elior UK declares £80m of new business wins.

Now that Elior UK is delivering rapid growth, Tim Hammond will be handing over the Chief Executive’s baton to another member of the successful Leadership Team, Catherine Roe. There will be an extended handover from Tim to Catherine over the next few months to ensure a smooth transition.  Tim has decided to become CEO at […]