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14 July 2021
  • More than half (52%) of British employees currently working from home (WFH) are ready to return to the office, with 43% admitting to WFH fatigue
  • Over a third (35%) are still concerned that their offices are not COVID secure
  • Better ventilation systems, increased cleaning regimes, and technology like ultraviolet disinfection systems and desk booking apps are all on the list of measures employees want to see in their workplaces
8 July 2021
  • Mitie has met or exceeded all 13 of its ESG targets for FY20/21
  • Hitting these targets keeps Mitie on track to reach zero operational emissions by 2025, 25 years ahead of the UK Government’s target
  • New Social Value report outlines excellent progress across all areas of Mitie’s ESG strategy
5 July 2021
  • Mitie has supported Essex County Council with the installation of roof mounted solar panels at 15 schools across the county
  • The panels will generate 700,000 kWh of energy, equivalent to powering 185 homes a year, saving 180 tonnes of CO2 and around £115,000 annually
  • A further 28 school sites and council buildings will also have solar panels installed over the next 3 months, saving an additional 220 tonnes of CO2 a year
30 June 2021
  • Mitie has won a seven and a half-year contract to deliver services for Lister Hospital and Hertford County Hospital, two of East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust’s hospitals
  • The contract is worth £4 million a year and will see over 200 Mitie employees delivering cleaning services for the two hospitals
28 June 2021
  • Mitie steps-up its support for the UK’s Coronavirus test centres with a new one-year contract worth up to £365 million
  • The contract will include over 175 Regional and Local Test Sites and more than 100 Mobile Testing Units (MTUs) across the UK
  • Since April 2020, Mitie has been delivering cleaning, clinical waste management and security services, such as traffic management and lane support, for 138 test centres
25 June 2021
  • Mitie has partnered with University of Cambridge criminologists to undertake cutting-edge research into retail crime to help businesses reduce cases of theft and violence against shopworkers
  • The partnership is the first of its kind in the UK and is part of Mitie’s commitment to work with public and private sectors organisations to fight crime
  • With retail crime rising across the UK, the initiative will help keep shopworkers and customers safe
24 June 2021
  • Mitie’s first report into how the facilities management (FM) industry supports armed forces veterans shows the sector is a good career fit, with over two thirds (70%) of former servicemen and women saying FM roles match their skill set
  • More than three quarters (77%) of veterans would recommend a career in FM to other armed forces leavers
  • Though 50% of veterans say it was a challenge to find work after leaving the military, four in five (84%) managers say veterans are likely to possess the skills most urgently needed in the sector
18 June 2021
  • Mitie has launched its first ‘low carbon menu’ for patients at St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust which will save up to 23 tonnes of CO2 a year
  • Designed in collaboration with its food partner apetito and St. George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the menu focuses on prioritising ingredients with a lower carbon footprint, such as poultry, fish and vegan options
  • Designed by dietitians, the new menu will ensure all dietary requirements – such as gluten free, vegan and easy to chew – continue to be catered for
14 June 2021
  • Mitie has won a seven-year contract to deliver maintenance services on the Future Defence Infrastructure Services programme for sites across Scotland and Northern Ireland
  • Awarded by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO), the contract is worth up to £646 million over seven years which DIO has the option to extend for three more years
  • The sites range from historic buildings, such as Edinburgh Castle, through to military and air force bases, including Abercorn Barracks and Kinloss Barracks