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2 August 2021
  • Mitie has installed over 850 electric vehicle (EV) charge points for customers across the UK and Ireland, with 10 installed at Royal London’s office in Alderley Park
  • Using its sustainability and fleet management expertise, Mitie is also helping Royal London maintain and manage its EV charge point infrastructure to support its decarbonisation goals
  • These customer charge points are in addition to over 1,000 EV chargers already installed at Mitie’s own sites and at its employees’ homes, to support the switch of its entire fleet of vehicles to electric
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