Start Fresh campaign to encourage hiring of ex-offenders into FM roles

One in three (30%) UK businesses in the private sector do not currently employ any ex-offenders, despite the majority (62%) saying they are struggling to fill positions and 43% finding it difficult to fill in excess of ten current vacancies. That’s according to a new study commissioned by Sodexo, the food services and facilities management […]

UK infrastructure plan will need ‘colossal’ skills drive

The government’s announcement of a record £650bn investment in infrastructure projects over the next decade will need to be matched by an unprecedented surge in training and recruitment, according to the Building Engineering Services Association (BESA). A mixture of public money, private sector investment and the recruitment of more than 425,000 skilled workers is proposed […]

GUEST BLOG: Facilities Management firms need to streamline efficiencies ahead of Brexit

By Drey Francis, Director at Engage Technology Partners While the Brexit ‘deal’ remains up in the air and the uncertainty continues for UK businesses, employers in the Facilities Management field are understandably nervous. As an arena that has undoubtedly been heavily reliant on European talent to fill demand in a skills short environment, the potential to […]