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Energy Minister to address Britain’s biggest energy challenge at 2016 Heat Conference

Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister of State for Energy, will address Britain’s biggest energy challenge at the forthcoming Heat Conference. Heat accounts for almost one half of UK energy costs and the cost of heat continues to rise. Britain faces an urgent challenge in transforming how homes, offices and industry are heated; in its recent report Next Steps for UK Heat Policy,…

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NIC awarded circa £50m contract with Morrisons

NIC Services Group is delighted to announce they have been awarded a circa £50m contract with Yorkshire based supermarket chain Morrisons. The contract will see NIC delivering services across the North of the England and Scotland. NIC is one of the pioneering contractors who have worked closely with Morrisons to see them outsourcing their services for the first time in…

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Listening to customers proven to pay off!

Doing a ‘proper job’ and heeding a customer’s request is reaping rewards for a travel venue. Cornwall Services has seen visitor numbers increase since it opened its Changing Places toilet for disabled visitors at the end of June. It had the facility installed, by Clos-o-Mat, after the need for the assisted, wheelchair-accessible toilet with additional fixtures of a changing bench…

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EVC System BIM Objects Announced by UK Manufacturer

Baldwin Boxall has announced the availability of BIM objects for their two Emergency Voice Communication (EVC) systems – Omnicare and CARE2. The drawings are freely available from the company to anyone upon request. BIM (Building Information Modelling) increases efficiency, reduces costs and saves time for building and infrastructure projects. There are many benefits to this type of approach for the…

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AQS Environmental Solutions wins Fleet Transport Award

Image shows: From left to right: Jarlath Sweeney, Group Editor, Fleet Transport Publications; Dan FitzPatrick, Commercialisation Manager, Gas Networks Ireland; John Fahey, Transport Manager, AQS Environmental Solutions; Stan O’Reilly, Commercial Director, AQS Environmental Solutions; Marty Whelan, RTE radio and TV presenter. AQS Environmental Solutions has won a Fleet Transport Award for its work to develop sustainable systems for transporting and…

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Harrow Green features in The Parliamentary Review

Harrow Green has been selected to appear in the 2016 edition of The Parliamentary Review. The Parliamentary Review’s September release is a key fixture in the political calendar. Harrow Green features alongside The Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt Hon Philip Hammond, and a few other outstanding organisations to showcase best practice in their sector. The objective of The Parliamentary…

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Jangro raises over £45,000 for Macmillan

The UK’s largest network of janitorial supply companies, Jangro, has raised £48,223.03 for its nominated charity Macmillan Cancer Support. Jangro and its national network of 43 distribution sites have been supporting the charity, which helps those affected by cancer, since 2013. Auctions, raffles, collection tubs, ‘Mankini’ events, sponsored swims and ‘Movember’ challenges all have contributed to the running total. Funds…

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Intertek speeds up testing for Legionnaire’s Disease

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider, is supporting both the UK public and private sectors with a faster and more specific test for Legionella, the water-borne bacterium that may cause Legionnaire’s Disease in humans. The test provides results in 24 hours, rather than the standard 10 days. Legionella bacteria is a common environmental bacterium which naturally inhabits fresh water…

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Commercial landscape contractor takes tech to the field

A Midlands commercial landscaping specialist is taking tech into the field as part of a pilot project which will help it deliver an enhanced service to customers. Crown Group approached Bespoke Computing to help deliver the project, which sees tablet technology taken on site to relay real-time information back to site and head offices. The hardware and support systems for…

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