Cloudfm appoints Group Operations Director

Cloudfm, the UK’s fastest-growing facilities management company, has announced the appointment of John Cotton as Group Operations Director. John joined the tech-led FM provider from lighting contractor Weblight in 2016, and has since played a leading role in developing processes which support Cloudfm’s ongoing growth. Having worked with some of the UK’s largest and most successful brands, John will add…

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How achievable is the target of zero avoidable waste to landfill by 2050? Achievable or a complete pipe dream?

The earth’s resources are becoming scarce and extremely costly to access. It’s time for legislation to be put in place to stop the linear products from going to landfill and to create a circular economy, which means that all products can be made into raw commodity at the end of their useful life and then be used to manufacture new…

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Dorset school halves gas consumption with Remeha boilers

Gas consumption at Ferndown First School in Dorset has fallen sharply since high efficiency Remeha Gas 220 Ace replacement boilers were installed last summer. Initial indications from Dorset County Council are of gas savings in the region of 50%. When the original boilers serving Ferndown First School came to the end of their working life, building consulting engineers Mabey Francis…

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Kitchen nightmares – 5 cleaning issues FMs should be aware of

The procurement of cleaning services plays an integral role in facilities management at any organisation, but when it comes to kitchens and foodservice operations, staying on top of hygiene is critical. Aside from daily cleaning to maintain basic food safety, it is enormously important to arrange regular deep cleans from highly trained, accredited professionals. They can reach the parts that…

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Exclusive Ranges to become sole UK distributor for Capic

Exclusive Ranges has announced it is to become the sole distributor for Capic equipment in the UK from the beginning of February 2018. The move will give Exclusive Ranges the ability to offer a full range of French manufactured, modular and bespoke equipment from Capic’s wide portfolio. Trevor Burke, Managing Director, Exclusive Ranges, said, “This exciting addition of Capic to…

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Heater hire in the UK – everything you need to know

There are many reasons why you may need to hire a temporary heating arrangement. In almost any working environment, the absence of a functional heating system is at best extremely inconvenient and at worst, crippling. Heater hire is often the best solution if the application is either short-term or temporary. This could be due to the failure of a building’s…

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Another building on ye olde Knightriders Street, gets the Selectaglaze treatment

The City & Guilds Group helps people, organisations and economies develop their skills for growth. Granted a Royal Charter in 1900 by Queen Victoria, The Princess Royal is the Groups’ current President. The businesses provide a broad and imaginative range of products and services; corporate learning, on-the-job development and skills recognition worldwide. Whitbread’s Premier Inn acquired a section of the…

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