News Releases

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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
26 March 2024
  • Mitie has been awarded a contract with London South Bank University (LSBU) Group to deliver integrated facilities management services for five years, with the option to extend for a further two
  • Delivering services across LSBU and South Bank College’s estates, this is the first time that all FM services across the university group will be brought together under one provider
  • Mitie’s social value approach will be key to the contract, including introducing apprentices and work placement opportunities for local residents
22 March 2024
  • Wave of sustainability stress as almost two in five (38%) sustainability decision makers admit to not being clear about what they need to report on with almost half (46%) now reporting to at least three different ESG frameworks as confusion about the legislation labyrinth builds
  • Over a quarter (28%) say they are not sure they are equipped to comply if legislation becomes stricter and three fifths (60%) are worried about the impact on both their reputation and company finances if their reporting is found to be insufficient
  • Just 13% believe the current approach to reporting works, yet the majority are not in favour of a shift to sector specific reporting frameworks or a move to one single UK and EU-wide standard