News Releases

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19 June 2024
  • Mitie has introduced two flowering lawn trials in Leuchars, Scotland and Dudley
  • A middle ground between traditional grass and wildflower meadows, flowering lawns provide a biodiverse, neat, and easy to maintain solution for commercial landscapes
  • The trials are taking place across two locations and have been cultivated using three methods, in order to determine the best technique for different climates
17 June 2024
  • Mitie has attained confirmation that it is operating in accordance with ISO 31000:2018, showcasing its commitment to maintaining high-quality risk management practices
  • The validation comes following a rigorous independent auditing process across the business which assessed over 350 pieces of information
  • This builds on Mitie’s risk management credentials, having attained ISO 22301 certification in March last year
13 June 2024
  • Mitie has been awarded a new £297 million contract with the Department for Transport (DfT) following a competitive procurement process
  • Building on its existing 12-year partnership with DfT, Mitie will deliver integrated facilities management (IFM) services including cleaning, security, energy management and planned and reactive building maintenance across over 800 of DfT’s sites nationwide
  • The new contract will see Mitie introduce innovative technology to support DfT in meeting its decarbonisation goals
10 June 2024
  • Mitie confirms the enrolment of 20 learners for its new Cleaning Hygiene Operative Level 2 apprenticeship programme
  • The new apprenticeship standard for the cleaning and hygiene sector will offer specialised training and development opportunities for colleagues in the early stages of their careers
  • Mitie’s new cleaning apprenticeship offering follows the Professional Security Operative (PSO) Level 2 Apprenticeship which was launched in August last year
29 May 2024
  • Mitie Security has worked with the National Portrait Gallery to implement measures that support the Safer Business Network’s Safe Haven Initiative
  • Responding to the issue of Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG), the Security team at the Gallery have received specialist training to help vulnerable people, ensuring they receive appropriate support
  • Mitie Security has worked with the National Portrait Gallery to support its classification by the Safer Business Network as a ‘Safe Haven,’ enhancing the safety of all visitors to the Gallery and those who enjoy Central London’s vibrant nighttime economy.
23 May 2024
  • Mitie has been awarded a new £50 million contract for five years with cycling and motoring retailer, Halfords, Group to provide engineering maintenance services  
  • Mitie will be responsible for the planned and reactive maintenance of building equipment including heating and ventilation systems, lighting, fire alarm systems and boilers at over 950 Halfords Group sites across the UK and Ireland 
  • Mitie will take a technology-led approach, with Halfords Group colleagues able to report maintenance requirements through Mitie’s Aria app and site managers gaining full oversight of jobs through Mitie’s Mozaic software  
21 May 2024
  • Seven out of ten (70%) sustainability leaders believe that the time and cost spent on reporting admin has driven decarbonisation delay as resource constraints are hampering action on sustainability goals
  • Over half (55%) say that too much admin is involved in sustainability reporting with over a third (37%) looking to outsource it
  • Sustainability leaders also say the volume of reporting is increasing pressure with two thirds (66%) now publishing an external sustainability report that is separate to their annual report, as well as reporting to external regulatory frameworks
10 May 2024
  • Mitie has held its 2024 Recognition Awards event, celebrating its colleagues’ diverse range of incredible achievements over the past year
  • The event recognised the winners of its 2024 Mitie Stars awards, some of its longest serving colleagues, its class of distinction achieving Level 7 Leadership apprentices, its Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) network leads, and top Apprentices of the year winners
  • Special guests Franceschina (Frankie) Romano and June Bearcroft, who are still working for Mitie at 92 and 89 years of age, also joined the celebrations
22 April 2024
  • Mitie has welcomed its 5,000th electric vehicle (EV), equating to two-thirds (66%) of its fleet
  • The vehicle was unveiled at its Shard headquarters, and will be used by mobile engineers working across Mitie’s government contracts in London
  • Mitie is at the forefront of the UK’s sustainable transport shift, as one of only a handful of British businesses to reach this landmark
17 April 2024
  • Mitie has pledged £2 million in Apprenticeship Levy gifting funds, supporting a range of organisations across the UK to develop future talent
  • With a targeted approach to gifting, since 2021 Mitie has been supporting local communities, groups with barriers to employment, and smaller organisations in the industries it works in
  • Mitie’s most recent collaboration is with the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership to support apprenticeship schemes for women in STEM roles