News Releases

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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
17 May 2021
  • Mitie has won a seven-year contract to provide facilities management (FM) services for 70 of the Scottish Government’s sites, including research centres and the First Minister’s residence
  • The services include engineering and maintenance, waste management, grounds maintenance, security, energy management and cleaning
  • Using its sustainability and FM expertise, Mitie will help the Scottish Government implement solutions to cut carbon emissions across all sites
13 May 2021
  • Mitie has published a retail crime white paper in partnership with Crimestoppers, identifying the post-lockdown landscape for crime in the sector
  • Organised crime groups, violence, and terrorism risks are all on the rise
  • Members of the public are called on to anonymously share any information they may have on retail crime to help protect local businesses and keep shopworkers safe from harm
10 May 2021
  • Mitie has won four five-year contracts with Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust and Hertfordshire NHS Community Trust
  • The contracts will see some 300 Mitie employees deliver services, including cleaning, security, portering, linen and laundry, catering and helpdesk, for healthcare sites across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Essex and Norfolk
  • The services were previously managed by Interserve Facilities Management but were renewed following Mitie’s acquisition of Interserve in November 2020
6 May 2021
  • Mitie has won a three-year contract to deliver security services for Associated British Ports (ABP), the UK’s leading ports group
  • The contract will see Mitie deliver security services, including staffed guarding and passenger searches and screening, for all of ABP’s 21 ports in England, Scotland and Wales
30 April 2021
  • Mitie is supporting the ‘No Mow May’ campaign which promotes biodiversity by postponing some of the lawn mowing for one month
  • Mitie customers, covering 50 sites across the UK, have already committed to leaving some of their grass alone for the month of May
  • By supporting the campaign, run by conservation charity Plantlife, Mitie and its customers will be supporting more attractive environments for pollinators and encouraging biodiversity