Latest News Sort by Sort By Latest Oldest Article 15 September 2020 Mitie awards an extra day of holiday to more than 25,000 frontline heroes Mitie’s frontline heroes have been working tirelessly to keep the UK running during the pandemic – cleaning supermarkets and hospitals; setting-up drive-in test centres and Nightingale Hospitals; and maintaining production lines in pharmaceutical plants. As a thank you for their efforts, Mitie has awarded an extra day of holiday to more than 25,000 frontline non-management colleagues to enable them to take some additional time out to rest and recuperate. Press Release 1 September 2020 Mitie supports Yorkshire Ambulance Service with new contract Mitie has been awarded a £6 million contract to provide facilities management for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS). Press Release 21 August 2020 Mitie announces Cijo Joseph to join Executive Leadership Team as Chief Technology and Information Officer Mitie Group plc has today announced that Cijo Joseph, Chief Technology and Information Officer, will join Mitie’s Executive Leadership Team, reporting directly to CEO Phil Bentley. Press Release 18 August 2020 Mitie works with Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust to deliver first fully integrated Liaison, Diversion and Healthcare Service in Merseyside Mitie Care & Custody has been awarded a new contract by Merseyside Police, NHS England and NHS Improvement to provide an integrated Liaison, Diversion and Healthcare service in Merseyside. Press Release 7 August 2020 Mitie demonstrates sustainability credentials with inclusion in the FTSE4Good Index Mitie’s sustainability credentials have been recognised once again, as it has maintained its position in the FTSE4Good Index Series, following the June 2020 index review. Press Release 6 August 2020 Mitie Landscapes boosts greener cities with launch of Plan Zero City Landscaping Service Mitie has launched a Plan Zero City Landscaping Service designed to deliver sustainable services for customers with net zero carbon ambitions, by helping reduce emissions in high-pollution areas such as cities and urban environments. Press Release 4 August 2020 Mitie Security launches Global Security Operations service accelerating intelligence and tech-led security Mitie Security, the UK’s largest intelligence-led security business, has launched a new “Global Security Operations” service. The service brings together Mitie Security’s entire suite of industry-leading technology solutions offering a tech-smart and seamless way for businesses to keep their premises, people and customers safe and secure. Press Release 30 July 2020 Mitie takes home the Gold with Defence Employer Recognition Scheme Award Mitie has been named a recipient of the Gold Award on the Ministry of Defence’s Employer Recognition Scheme, demonstrating its strong commitment to supporting the Armed Forces community. Press Release 29 July 2020 Mitie appoints Karen Thomas-Bland as Programme Integration Director Mitie Group plc has today announced that Karen Thomas-Bland will take up a newly created role as Programme Integration Director for Mitie’s merger with Interserve’s Facilities Management division. Karen will join Mitie’s Executive Leadership Team reporting directly to CEO Phil Bentley. Press Release 27 July 2020 Mitie to provide key services to 19 Coronavirus Mobile Testing Units Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, is continuing its support for Britain’s fight against Coronavirus by taking on the operation of 19 Mobile Testing Units (MTU) across England and Wales. Press Release 15 July 2020 Mitie to share electric vehicle expertise with new Plan Zero Fleet Transition Service As businesses across the country seek to set new ways of working, many are re-focusing on their net zero targets and supporting the nation’s green recovery. With transport generating the largest volume of CO2 in the UK, at 34% of the UK’s CO2 emissions*, transitioning to a zero-emission fleet is the obvious place to start. Press Release 7 July 2020 Mitie to provide services at a further seven Coronavirus Regional Testing Centres Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, is building on its support for Britain’s efforts against coronavirus by providing services for a further seven Coronavirus Regional Testing Sites. Press Release 6 July 2020 Mitie to deliver Royal London Group’s first integrated FM contract Mitie has secured a new integrated facilities management (IFM) contract with Royal London, the UK’s largest mutual life insurance, pensions and investment company. This is the first time Royal London has combined its FM services under one provider with an initial contract for five years, with the option to extend for an additional two years. Press Release 18 June 2020 Mitie steps-up energy and sustainability services with new appointment Mitie has announced today that Pradyumna Pandit has been appointed to the newly created role of Managing Director of Sustainability and Energy Services. This hire builds on Mitie’s net zero and energy expertise and capabilities, as well as its Plan Zero commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2025. Press Release 17 June 2020 Mitie launches new service helping businesses reach Zero Carbon for Zero Cost As the nation prepares to get Britain Back to Business and lockdown restrictions begin to ease, organisations across the UK are considering how they can prepare for a ‘new normal’ way of operating. To support those planning a return to workplaces, Mitie Energy has launched a new Zero Carbon for Zero Cost service to help businesses drive a green recovery, as part of its Plan Zero commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2025. Press Release 8 June 2020 Mitie accelerates Groupe PSA contract with £5.2m extension Mitie has secured a two-year extension on its ten-year partnership with Groupe PSA, Europe’s second largest carmaker and producer of Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles and Vauxhall brands. The contract is worth £5.2m across two years, with the possibility to extend for another two years. Press Release 2 June 2020 Mitie’s cleaning team take centre stage as stars of Inside Central Station Mitie’s cleaning team at Glasgow Central Station starred in the fifth episode of Inside Central Station, which aired on Sunday 31 May on BBC Scotland. Press Release 12 May 2020 Mitie is the first FM company to sign up to all three of The Climate Group’s initiatives – EV100, EP100 and RE100 Mitie has joined The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative, committing to only use 100% renewable electricity across all its sites. Press Release 5 May 2020 Mitie launches post-lockdown guidance to help Britain get back to business Mitie has created a comprehensive guide ‘Getting Britain Back to Business’ to help companies prepare for a safe and seamless return to workplaces. Press Release 30 April 2020 Mitie pilots virtual SIA accreditation in security industry first Mitie Security has become the first business in the sector to successfully pilot virtual accredited training modules Press Release 28 April 2020 Mitie to provide key services at Coronavirus test centres Mitie is supporting the UK’s fight against the Coronavirus pandemic by providing key services at five COVID-19 test centres in Penrith, Inverness, Bournemouth, Perth and Llandudno. Press Release 21 April 2020 Mitie Security launches thermal imaging service to help businesses protect against the spread of COVID-19 Mitie Security is helping businesses mitigate against the spread of Coronavirus with the launch of a new suite of fever-screening solutions. Press Release 14 April 2020 Mitie builds on environmental commitments by joining EP100 Mitie has signed up to the EP100 commitment. Press Release 12 March 2020 Mitie races ahead with new BMW Group contracts Mitie has expanded its service offering for BMW Group with a new five-year engineering and energy contract following a competitive tender. Press Release 11 March 2020 Mitie comments on electric vehicle commitments in Spring 2020 Budget Simon King, Director of Sustainability and Social Mobility, said: “As one of the largest private sector electric vehicle fleets in the UK, it’s gratifying that the Chancellor has heard our calls for improved rapid charge point infrastructure and financial reforms to support the electric car and van market. Company News 5 March 2020 Outstanding Performance by Mitie Security at the OSPAs Last week (26th February), saw Mitie Security nominated at the Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs). Press Release 25 February 2020 Mitie bags new security contract with Home Office Mitie has secured a three-year contract to provide security services to the Home Office. Press Release 20 February 2020 Mitie launches Plan Zero with a commitment to reach zero carbon by 2025 in FM industry first Mitie has launched its new industry-leading ‘Plan Zero’ commitment, pledging that it will reach net zero carbon emissions by 2025. Press Release 3 February 2020 Mitie boosts armed forces support with additional paid leave for reservists Mitie has built on its commitment to support the armed forces by launching a new policy for its community of reservists. Press Release 28 January 2020 Mitie assists Aon in achieving prestigious ‘Secured Environments’ accreditation at Global HQ in London Mitie Security has assisted its client, Aon plc, the leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, in achieving the prestigious ‘Secured Environments’ accreditation for Aon’s Global HQ at the Leadenhall Building, London. Press Release 24 January 2020 New partnership brings Mitie big opportunities for University of Northampton students The University of Northampton’s Criminal and Corporate Investigation team has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management and intelligence-led security business. Press Release 22 January 2020 Mitie accelerates electric vehicle rollout with 250th vehicle delivered to Heathrow Airport Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, has reached another landmark in its electric vehicle (EV) rollout, having taken delivery of its 250th EV. Press Release 16 January 2020 Lack of know-how holding back UK carbon reduction, despite a third of UK businesses having a net zero strategy As 2020 rings in a new decade, Brits are thinking about their resolutions for the year ahead, with doing more to protect the planet sure to be top of the list for many. Press Release 19 December 2019 Mitie takes first IFM step in pharmaceuticals with GlaxoSmithKline Mitie has been awarded a five-year contract with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Manufacturing Supply Chains, the science-led global healthcare company, following a competitive tender. Press Release 11 December 2019 Energy efficiency set to see biggest impact from FM digital transformation New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of Facilities Managers (FMs) are missing out on the benefits of digital transformation by not adopting new technology. Press Release 11 December 2019 FMs missing out on digital transformation New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of Facilities Managers (FMs) are missing out on the benefits of digital transformation by not adopting new technology. Press Release 11 December 2019 Security set to see high impact from FM digital transformation New research from Mitie has shown that almost half (48%) of Facilities Managers (FMs) are missing out on the benefits of digital transformation by not adopting new technology. Press Release 2 December 2019 Red and gold secure Number One spot this Christmas The Mitie Landscapes team has already kicked-off the festive season with its annual Christmas tree and office decoration service. Press Release 18 November 2019 Mitie takes off with extension at London City Airport Mitie has been awarded a two year contract extension with London City Airport, London’s most central airport. Press Release 31 October 2019 Mitie celebrates electric vehicle milestone in Edinburgh – but calls for additional infrastructure Mitie has delivered the 100th and 101st electric vehicles (EVs) to join its fleet to two contracts in Edinburgh today. Press Release 24 October 2019 Mitie accelerates EV strategy as first electric vans hit the roads Mitie has taken the next step in its electric vehicle commitment and officially begun rolling out its first electric vans, with vehicles rolling out on roads across the UK from today. Press Release 23 October 2019 Mitie Document Management wins digital contract with law firm Addleshaw Goddard Mitie’s Document Management business has won a new five-year contract with law firm Addleshaw Goddard. Press Release 16 October 2019 Mitie goes for gold with top CO2 reduction rating Mitie has been recognised for its success in reducing the carbon emissions of its fleet, by being awarded Gold Certification by Masternaut. Press Release 9 October 2019 Mitie kicks-off new Army Rugby Union sponsorship deal Mitie has a new sponsorship deal with the Army Rugby Union (ARU) elite teams. Press Release 1 October 2019 Mitie to deliver engineering services for NHS Blood and Transplant Mitie has won a five-year contract to provide engineering services to NHS Blood & Transplant (NHSBT) following a competitive retender. Press Release 23 September 2019 Mitie banks security contract with the prestigious Bank of England Mitie has won a security contract with the Bank of England, following a competitive tender process. Press Release 11 September 2019 Eco benefits lead the charge as top reason fleet drivers want to switch to electric When it comes to their vehicles, helping the planet is the most common reason for drivers wanting to switch to electric according to a new survey of fleet drivers by the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, Mitie. Press Release 27 August 2019 Mitie’s commitment to armed forces shines with Silver Defence Employer Recognition Award Mitie has been recognised for its dedication in supporting the armed forces community by being named as a Silver Award holder on the government’s Defence Employer Recognition Scheme. Press Release 2 August 2019 Mitie Security acquires Global Aware International Group Mitie Security has today announced that it has acquired Global Aware International Group (GAIG), a leading provider of niche intelligent software and security solutions. Press Release 25 July 2019 Mitie appointed to the Prison Operator Services framework Mitie’s Care & Custody division has been named as a supplier on the Prison Operator Services (POS) framework. Press Release 24 July 2019 Mitie launches new initiatives to support the armed forces community Mitie is furthering its commitment to veterans, reservists and families of those working in the armed forces, by launching a series of new initiatives focused on supporting these employees and pledging to recruit more individuals from the armed forces community. Press Release 17 July 2019 Mitie boosts new Fife College contract with sustainability credentials Mitie has secured a five-year contract with Fife College, with the option to extend for a further three years. Press Release 15 July 2019 Mitie awarded five-year multi-service FM contract with SIG Mitie has been awarded a five-year multi-service facilities management contract with SIG plc, a leading European supplier of specialist building materials. Under the contract, Mitie will provide engineering, front of house and mail services. Press Release 12 July 2019 Procius awarded new vetting contract for the UK’s leading sporting stadiums Mitie’s market-leading vetting agency, Procius, has secured a new contract with global hospitality company Delaware North, one of the largest privately held hospitality companies in the world. Press Release 10 July 2019 Mitie secures extension to clean Scotland’s best loved landmarks Mitie has expanded its relationship with public body Historic Environment Scotland (HES) with a five-year cleaning contract worth £4.4 million. Press Release 8 July 2019 Mitie drives its electric vehicle pledge by signing up to EV100 Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management and professional services company, has signed up to EV100. Press Release 25 June 2019 Mitie cleans up with Cleveland Fire Brigade Mitie has won a new contract to provide cleaning services across 16 of Cleveland Fire Brigade’s sites, including 14 fire stations plus its fire control room which handles all 999 emergency calls for the area’s firefighting team. Press Release 17 June 2019 Mitie appoints Charles Antelme as Head of Defence Mitie has today announced that Charles Antelme DSO will take up a newly created role as Head of Defence. Press Release 13 June 2019 Mitie gets green light on integrated FM contract with Toyota Mitie has secured a new five-year integrated facilities management contract with Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK. Press Release 28 May 2019 Mitie awarded £150m integrated facilities management contract extension with St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Mitie has won a £150 million long-term contract extension on its multi-service facilities management contract with St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust following a competitive tender process. Established in 2009, Mitie’s partnership with St George’s has now been extended to 2030. Press Release 21 May 2019 Mitie brings Pride to Birmingham’s bus stops For the second year running, Mitie has donated its time and services to WMCA to help get the city in the Pride spirit by transforming bus shelters and signs with a rainbow upgrade. Press Release 26 April 2019 Mitie appointed to the Crown Commercial Service framework for both Security and Defence Mitie, the UK’s leading facilities management company, has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Facilities Management frameworks for Security and Defence. Press Release 15 April 2019 Mitie wins extension to major facilities management contract with NHS Property Services Mitie has won a fourth year of a major contract delivering engineering, landscaping and security services to NHS Property Services. Press Release 20 March 2019 The Law Society appoints Mitie to deliver document management and logistics services Mitie‘s Document Management business has been awarded a five-year document management and logistics services contract with The Law Society following a competitive tender process. Press Release 18 March 2019 Mitie boosts engineering leadership with two new appointments Mitie today announces two new appointments in Engineering Services and Integrated Facilities Management (IFM). Kerry Sheehan will become Managing Director of Mobile Engineering and Kath Fontana will fill a new role as Managing Director of Strategic Accounts, Public Sector and Critical Infrastructure. Press Release 18 February 2019 Mitie awarded five-year contract with Yorkshire Building Society Mitie has been awarded a five-year contract with Yorkshire Building Society following a competitive tender process. Press Release 14 February 2019 Bidfood appoints Mitie to support their waste reduction strategy Mitie will boost sustainability for food wholesaler Bidfood as part of a new five-year contract covering all aspects of waste management. Press Release 11 February 2019 Mitie links with Connect Group to win new contract worth £7.5 million Mitie has won a five-year contract with specialist distribution and logistics company Connect Group following a competitive tender process. Press Release 7 February 2019 Mitie sets a new standard for maternity pay Mitie has enhanced its maternity benefits to offer more support for new mothers and those returning to work following maternity leave. Press Release 1 February 2019 Mitie listed as the only FM company to be recognised as a UK Top Employer 2019 Mitie has officially been recognised as a Top Employer UK 2019 becoming the only UK Facilities Management company to be recognised by the Top Employers Institute in 2019.