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One of the UK’s leading PPE suppliers is warning businesses of a change in personal protective equipment law which could catch them out if they are not prepared. From 6 April 2022, the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 2022 will extend employers’ PPE duties, requiring them to provide appropriate equipment for free to casual workers, who were not previously covered under the same regulations that have been in force since 1992.
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Businesses are being urged to ‘act quickly’ and turn their used cardboard into a new revenue stream as cardboard prices in the UK remain high. “Many businesses are missing a trick when it comes to how they manage their waste, in particular their waste cardboard, which is now a valuable commodity in the UK,” said Jason Smith, Managing Director of phs Wastekit, which supplies cardboard baling machines to businesses across the UK. “There is real money to be made from selling baled cardboard, yet many businesses are paying someone else to take it away for them! The demand for cardboard since lockdown has been huge but businesses are overlooking the opportunities it has created for them, which can be a costly mistake.”
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Pinnacle Group has transformed its customer experience and increased operational efficiency following the implementation of the latest field service management software from BigChange. Supporting over 300,000 homes, 200 schools and 100 public and private buildings, Pinnacle is one of the UK’s largest facilities management providers. Using BigChange, Pinnacle has achieved a significant improvement in transparency and communication with clients by delivering live operational information and has overcome challenges resulting from the pandemic which saw a reduced workforce facing an increased workload.
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Award-winning facilities management company, Arcus FM, will be opening its doors at the end of the month to meet and support local job seekers. Launching on 30 September, the careers fair begins on the furlough scheme cut-off date, giving employees no longer supported by the Government funding a chance to find new work in a growing organisation.
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phs, the washroom and hygiene company responsible for Washroom, floorcare and aircare services in the Republic of Ireland has hired a new senior leader. Eoin Foley has been brought on as managing director to lead the fast-growing business in Ireland. Foley, 39 from Patrickswell in county Limerick, joins from a vacant property, security and management company – where he was managing director for four years.
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phs Group welcomes five interns this week (14 September 2021), as part of a brand-new partnership with DFN Project SEARCH and Htf. The scheme will run for 10 months and will see young people with learning difficulties taking on roles with mentors across the entire organisation. The young people, who are all students at Bridgend College, will complete three rotations in Credit Control, Customer Services, Facilities, Finance, Human Resources, IT and Learning and Development. The internship will give young people the opportunity to explore a range of opportunities and develop job skills that they can take forward in their chosen career.
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Amey, a leading provider of critical infrastructure for local and national Government, has teamed up with Bell Group to create a series of academies within the prison environment that will help to help transform lives and reduce reoffending. Securing employment is a key part of successful reintegration back into society upon release and people who leave prison with a job are less likely to commit another crime.
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The independent results verify that phs’ AERAMAX Pro air purifiers eliminate 99.99% of an airborne coronavirus surrogate, helping to create cleaner and safer indoor environments. For months, the CDC, ASHRAE and ‘healthy building’ scientific advocates have recommended portable air cleaners using HEPA filtration for protection against COVID-19. However, Fellowes, the manufacturer of AERAMAX, wanted to put this to the test.
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Facilities services provider phs Group is celebrating after scooping two national marketing awards for its period equality campaign. At the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Marketing Excellence Awards, phs won the Best Education Campaign and Best Innovative New Product/Service awards in partnership with Magic Wand PR. Kelly Greenaway, senior brand and marketing communications manager at phs, was also chosen as a finalist at the CIM Excellence Awards for Marketer of the Year.
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Air quality specialists at phs Group have released the results of an air purifier trial at four nurseries across the country. Prior to the pandemic, four nurseries – two private childcare nurseries and two school nursery classes – won free air purifiers in a competition run by facilities services provider phs alongside manufacturer Fellowes in an initiative to improve indoor air quality for nursery children.
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