Sherwoods FM Rolls Out BigChange One-Stop Management System

Sherwoods, the FM building services company, has deployed a 5 in 1 mobile management system from BigChange.  Sherwoods’ field service engineers are equipped with the latest ruggedised tablets running a paper-free system.  The mobiles are live connected to the cloud hosting a complete management solution from BigChange that covers everything from CRM to routing, purchasing, job scheduling,certification and invoicing. Founded…

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Change to government procurement policy to benefit organisations creating social value

Statement from CLARITY-The Soap Cọ. CLARITY-TheSoap Cọ. is very encouraged at the announcement from Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington regarding new government procurement measures: “It isright that we use government’s purchasing power to benefit society,” says Lidington. In a speech to the Business Services Association in central London, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet…

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Reznor Opens New European Distribution Centre in Belgium

On October 31st, Reznor opened their new Distribution Centre (DC) in Wervik, Belgium. The new facility is equipped with modern office spaces, and a showroom area, showcasing products from the Reznor portfolio. In addition to product storage, the DC will also provide spare parts and servicing for existing and historical Reznor products. The ceremonial ribbon was cut by Bruno Biasiotta,…

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Lanes Group invests £1m in latest pipe lining technology

The UK’s largest independent drainage and utility specialist, Lanes Group plc, has invested over £1million in new and more sustainable pipe lining technology. The purchase of three new dual-core ultraviolet light cured-in-place-pipe (CIPP) lining systems significantly adds to the company’s sewer rehabilitation capability.The technology can also be used for lining process pipes, including ones needing chemical resistance. Two of the…

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SHAPING ACCESSIBLE TOILETS

New build and refurbishment projects involving outlets open to the public can be as accessible as possible- despite shape and size issues. Closomat has pulled together a range of resources to enable building designers and managers to open their (toilet) doors to disabled people. The company’s Changing Places project management service means that compliant, useable assisted wheelchair-accessible toilets- aka Changing…

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Setting the Standard – SE Controls becomes the first SCA IFC SDI 19 certified company.

SE Controls has become the first company to be approved under the new SDI 19 certification scheme, which has been developed by the Smoke Control Association (SCA) in partnership with IFC Certification and has been introduced to help raise standards across the industry. Developed to ensure a suitable level of competency is maintained in all aspects of smoke control systems,…

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CLARITY-The Soap Cọ is making a real splash in business washrooms UK-wide with its diverse range of quality soap brands.

The social enterprise, based in London’s East End, employs 115 staff, with approximately 80% of these having some form of disability or long-term health condition – from visual impairments to depression and anxiety, severe epilepsy to hearing difficulties. All revenues from sales are dedicated to creating meaningful employment and training opportunities and last year an amazing 10,000 days of employment…

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LED sports lighting luminaire saves 70 percent energy

Specifiers looking for an efficient solution for lighting a leisure or sports facility need look no further than Fitzgerald Lighting’s popular LED Hi Sport luminaire. As one of the leaders in LED luminaires, Fitzgerald Lighting has developed the LED Hi Sport for high lumen output and maximum energy savings. Compared with a traditional 400W discharge lamp luminaire, a 126W LED Hi…

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