World Class Study Environment for Liverpool’s Researchers

Liverpool University underwent renovation works to ensure it continues to provide a world class student experience in their research environment. Works also included improvements and refurbishment to the rest of their existing estate. One of the main issues was the noise ingress in the Sherrington Building, making it disruptive for research and learning. Fenestral, who has worked with Selectaglaze for…

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Springfield Mobile at Newham Sixth Form College

London is the highest performing area for education in England – with rising numbers going to university, even among disadvantaged families and in this context Eurostat acknowledged that “inner London east” including Haringey, Islington, Hackney, Newham, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Tower Hamlets had the second highest concentration of graduates in Europe. The role of the Newham Sixth Form College or…

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Lord Heseltine to headline NFB’s annual conference 2016

Lord Heseltine will speak from 11.05am until 11.30am to delegates about the effects of devolution across England and Wales. Known for his pragmatism and independence of opinion, in spite of his party political affiliation, Lord Heseltine will surely provide a comprehensive yet stimulating keynote on a crucial issue. First elected to the House of Commons in 1966, Lord Heseltine served…

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Vertex Building Services Appoints Sarah Berryman As New Sales Director

Vertex Services Group, the building services and fabric solutions specialist, has announced that Sarah Berryman has joined the company as Sales Director of its new Vertex Building Services division to further develop its growing portfolio of regional and national accounts. Sarah brings extensive industry experience, having spent the last 15 years at ENGIE (formerly Cofely), where she was instrumental in…

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Agrippa now available at Screwfix

The Agrippa fire door holder and closer are now available to buy online from Screwfix. Launched just three years ago by innovators of fire technology, Geofire, the wire-free devices release the fire door automatically to protect the building and its inhabitants in the event of a fire. Unlike similar hold open devices, the Agrippa products use patented ‘listen and learn’…

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Green Tourism gets behind LED in light of Halogen ban

In light of the recent EU halogen bulb ban, Green Tourism are backing LED lighting as a sustainable and cost effective alternative as they report businesses could be saving a massive 90% on costs with the one simple switch. Jon Proctor CEO of Green Tourism, the world’s largest sustainable certification programme of its kind, explains more about why switching from…

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Safety and training: take it to the top

Recent legislative changes have made many companies operating workplace transport, access equipment and mobile plant in the UK more vulnerable than ever before. But leading operator training provider, Mentor Training, suggest that this exposure provides the ideal environment to influence culture at the highest level. With more emphasis on regulation than ever before, new sentencing guidelines and tougher penalties are…

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New workplace catering business launches in the City

Grazing Catering, a flexible workplace and venue food company, was launched recently, aiming to offer customers a new and unconventional foodservice offer. The company, focused solely on the business and industry sector, will provide contract options ranging from traditional fixed-term agreements, right the way through to a new ‘pay as you go’ model. The new model, aimed at small and…

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