News Releases

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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
20 March 2024
  • Mitie has secured a new five-year contract, with the option to extend up to a total of ten years, with His Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to provide security services across its nationwide estate 
  • The contract, valued at approximately £15 million a year, will see Mitie continue to support HMRC’s ten-year transformation programme by enhancing its security intelligence offering and introducing a new digital risk management tool 
  • Mitie has committed to taking on 75 apprentices, part of its pledge for 5% of its workforce in earn and learn positions as a member of the 5% Club 
11 March 2024
  • Mitie has been appointed to the Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Healthcare Soft Facilities Management (FM) Services Framework agreement to support the delivery of FM services to the NHS and other healthcare organisations
  • Under this framework agreement, Mitie will be able to bid for contracts across 12 lots of services covering cleaning (both general and ambulance cleaning), catering, landscaping, and waste management services
  • This follows Mitie’s recent appointment as supplier on the NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) Sustainable Transport and Infrastructure framework agreement
6 March 2024
  • The new managed carbon reporting and reduction service will enable organisations to have confidence that they are on track to achieve their net zero commitments and comply with regulation
  • Combining Mitie’s built environment and energy management expertise with Salesforce’s market-leading Net Zero Cloud ESG management platform, the end-to-end service streamlines and simplifies carbon data collection, reporting and reduction
  • ‘Emissions Intelligence’ is the latest addition to Mitie’s ‘Plan Zero’, a suite of services to support organisations to decarbonise, improve efficiency and secure their energy supply
29 February 2024
  • Mitie has secured a new project with MYTILINEOS Energy & Metals, to deliver electrical grid connection works for a solar PV development site in Leicestershire 
  • The £4m project will be undertaken by Mitie’s G2 Energy business and will see the company deliver a range of services including site surveying, designing, cable jointing, and network cable installations 
  • The project is expected to generate enough electricity to serve 18,000 homes and save approximately 16,000 tonnes of carbon emissions a year 
27 February 2024
  • Mitie has welcomed the 4,000th electric vehicle (EV) to its fleet
  • The vehicle was unveiled by local MP and Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on EVs, Matt Western, at National Grid’s Warwick headquarters
  • The milestone marks a major step in Mitie’s road to net zero as it continues to lead the way in sustainable transport
26 February 2024
  • Mitie has launched its new podcast series ‘The Science of Service Podcast: Facilities Transformation’  
  • Over six episodes, listeners will get unique insight into the future of the facilities management industry, hearing from industry experts and leading voices from Mitie and its customers, including Royal London and Eurostar International 
  • The first of the six episodes is available now, with subsequent episodes released fortnightly on all major podcast platforms 
13 February 2024
  • Mitie has crowned the winners of its Business Boost competition, an initiative designed to support the development of local entrepreneurs in Cumbria  
  • The winners, Three Hills Gelato and Bakes by Gina, each received £10,000 in prize money, dedicated business mentorship, and access to the Cumbrian Larder Board, to help support the growth of their businesses 
  • The ‘Dragon’s Den’ style competition was judged by a panel of industry leaders including representatives from Source at the Gilpin Hotel & Lake House, Muncaster Castle, Caterite, Realise HR and Mitie