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Article 25 November 2021

Mitie wins prestigious IWFM and Green Apple awards for Plan Zero initiative and is in the running to land more

Mitie is a recipient of the revered IWFM Impact Award for Positive Climate Action 2021.
The award recognises Plan Zero, Mitie’s ambitious 2025 net zero operational carbon target celebrating the significant progress Mitie has already made in reducing emissions. IWFM also identifies how Plan Zero is using Mitie’s in-house expertise to deliver solutions for clients, saving customers 353,000 tonnes of carbon.

Brochure 11 November 2021

Mitie Cleaning Services: Solutions Overview

With a focus on excellence, innovation, and assurance, we are the largest cleaning provider in the UK, with over 25,000+ colleagues covering every corner of the country. Our comprehensive brochure gives you insight into…

Article 8 November 2021

Leveraging Microsoft Azure for the Modern Workplace

Building on our award-winning artificial intelligence (AI) which drives critical business decisions, in partnership with Microsoft, we continue to build on industry-leading technology to harness the technology for our clients.

Press Release 22 October 2021

Mitie appoints Maria Winn as new Chief Marketing Officer

Mitie has announced the appointment of its new Chief Marketing Officer, Maria Winn Leading the Group Marketing Team, Maria will have responsibility for Mitie’s brand, propositions, digital, content and marketing operations Mitie, the UK’s…

Case study 21 October 2021

Delivering the NHS Nightingale Hospital North West

The NHS Nightingale Hospital North West showcases our unrivalled hard and soft FM healthcare services. In partnership with the British Army and EY, The Nightingale Manchester was one of seven emergency response field hospitals…

Article 15 September 2021

Energy prices: what a difference a year makes…

Twelve months ago the energy world and general economic outlook looked very different to what it does today. One thing hasn’t changed, though – as energy consumers we are exposed to a diverse and complicated set of conditions which have resulted in energy prices rising from historically very low levels to unprecedented highs.

Article 9 August 2021

Energy Markets Briefing note – Winter 21

Why we think gas prices can go up (and why we might be wrong) Global gas markets are in uncharted territory which is not surprising considering how tumultuous 2020 was for the world. The…

Article 21 July 2021

Mitie is using solar to help Essex schools cut their carbon 

Mitie Communities has worked with Essex County Council to manage the installation of roof mounted solar panels at 15 schools across the county. The new panels will help to significantly reduce carbon emissions and energy costs for the Council.

Report 6 July 2021

Social Value Report 2021

Mitie has launched its 2021 Social Value Report which outlines the excellent progress made across all areas of Mitie’s ESG Strategy.

Press Release 24 June 2021

Mitie and the University of Cambridge team-up to fight retail crime

Mitie has joined forces with the University of Cambridge’s Institute of Criminology, one of the world’s leading institutes in criminology, in a pioneering partnership to undertake research into retail crime, including theft and violence against shopworkers.

Press Release 24 June 2021

Mitie research finds FM is a natural career match for ex-military personnel

According to new research from Mitie, over two thirds (70%) of people who have served in the military and moved into facilities management reported that FM roles were a good match for the skills they developed in the forces, while more than three quarters (77%) said they would recommend the sector to other armed forces leavers.

Video 20 May 2021

Webinar: Biodiversity, the role of small green spaces

On 19 May 2021, Mitie hosted a biodiversity webinar alongside guests from the Wildlife Trust, Lloyds Banking Group, JLL, National Parks and Plantlife, the recording and presentation are available here.

Article 4 May 2021

How to maximise your outdoor space

Incorporating the outdoor space into to your return-to-work strategy provides new space to collaborate, exercise, and support the wellbeing of your staff.

Flyer 21 April 2021

Mitie Cleaning Services- Innovating through robotics

Technology has evolved at a rapid pace, particularly the last few years. With more innovations than ever, it is up to cleaning teams to select the most appropriate solutions for their needs to deliver…

Video 23 March 2021

Hybrid Mail

Mitie’s Hybrid Mail offers and helps businesses work more agile by giving them the ability to send mail out from the office, home or any other location with internet.

Case study 8 March 2021

Mitie Cleaning Services: Delivering Cleanroom Environments

Cleanrooms are sterile environments that are required to maintain a strict and quantified cleanliness level, and are crucial for a range of industries including pharmaceutical, specialist production, scientific research and more. This insight outlines…

Article 12 February 2021

Cleaner air, safer workplaces

The pandemic has brought to the forefront just how important fresh air circulation and a healthy environment is to well-being and performance in the workplace. Good ventilation and the flow of fresh air reduces…

Article 11 February 2021

Shared goals

Why the results of a customer survey into client’s workplace requirements and strategies during 2020 will help FM providers and their clients meet their goals in 2021.

Press Release 11 February 2021

Mitie to kick start careers for 50 technical apprentices

Mitie has launched its new Technical Services Apprenticeship Programme, aimed at attracting and developing the next generation of engineers and ensuring it has the talent and expertise to continue supporting its customers for years to come.

Press Release 1 February 2021

Mitie Ireland receives the IBEC KeepWell Mark

Mitie Ireland has been awarded the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC) KeepWell Mark, becoming the first facilities management business to receive the certification.

Brochure 25 January 2021

Air Cargo Security

Air Cargo Security training is a mandatory requirement for many companies in the UK. Our in-house air cargo security experts are highly experienced and approved by the UK Department for Transport (DfT) to deliver…

Video 15 December 2020

Plan Zero – video

Mitie’s knowledge of customer estates, combined with our ability to execute a zero carbon strategy from assessment through to delivery is, we believe, unrivalled. We help organisations go further, faster, for less.

Article 9 December 2020

Mermaid Quay – Got the bottle campaign

Mermaid Quay is a waterfront shopping centre and leisure district located directly next to Cardiff bay upon the waterfront. Mitie’s Waste business provide waste collection services for Mermaid Quay through the Jones Lang Lasalle…

Brochure 20 November 2020

Mitie Foundation – Brochure

Established in 2013, the Foundation is a registered charity focussed on providing varied life opportunities for disadvantaged groups.We are passionate about breaking down barriers and helping a diverse range of participants who may have…

Article 18 November 2020

The future of fleets is electric

Today it was announced that the UK will ban sales of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030. The ban had been planned for 2040 but has been brought forward under Prime Minister Boris…

Press Release 9 November 2020

Mitie wins new contract with Bravissimo

Mitie has won a new three-year contract to provide maintenance and security services for Bravissimo, the lingerie and swimwear retailer.

Case study 30 October 2020

Compliance and certification for major High Street Bank

In October 2019, the climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion planned a mass-mobilisation on an unprecedented scale. It was a well-resourced, highly-coordinated community that planned to descend upon London with the objective to “shut down Westminster”.

Case study 30 October 2020

Establishing sustainability targets for an international consultancy

In October 2019, the climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion planned a mass-mobilisation on an unprecedented scale. It was a well-resourced, highly-coordinated community that planned to descend upon London with the objective to “shut down Westminster”.

Case study 30 October 2020

Plotting a path to Net Zero for an international insurance company

In October 2019, the climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion planned a mass-mobilisation on an unprecedented scale. It was a well-resourced, highly-coordinated community that planned to descend upon London with the objective to “shut down Westminster”.

Case study 20 October 2020

Card Factory

According to figures obtained from the Greeting Card Association (GCA), the public spends about £1.7 billion on greeting cards each year, buying more cards per person than any other nation. In a fiercely competitive…

Report 15 October 2020

Social Value Report 2020

The new Mitie Social Value Report 2020 celebrates the progress we have made over the past 12 months and sets out our targets for the next 5 years.

Article 24 September 2020

Fire Door Safety

Fire doors play a vital role in protecting life and property and It’s crucial we understand how to ensure our fire doors perform as needed. Our Fire Door Safety flyer answers the following FAQs:…

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 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 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.

Video 1 July 2020

Be Aware of the Risk

As Covid-19 lock down restrictions are eased, the measures organisations should be considering in response to evolving threats e.g. increasing crime, terrorism.

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.

Video 3 June 2020

Preparing COVID-19 aware working environments

Presented by Mitie’s Group QHSE Director, John Colley, this seminar explores the:
– Regulatory requirements prompted by the Coronavirus outbreak
– Measures organisations must consider for the health, safety and wellbeing of people as they return to workplaces

Article 21 May 2020

Mitie’s positive legacy

Our vision is to lead the facilities management industry in creating social value through everyday operations, leaving a lasting legacy for the communities in which we work. Our mission is to consider ways in…

Article 22 April 2020

Today is Earth Day

As the world, quite rightly, focuses on the health and economic crisis that is arising from COVID-19, Earth Day provides a vital reminder that we must not overlook the climate crisis.

Article 20 April 2020

COVID-19: Keeping our communities safe

Across the country, our security teams are ensuring buildings are kept safe, secure and ready to reopen when social distancing measures are eased.

Case study 7 April 2020

COVID-19: Supporting schools, parents and pupils

Although many schools have closed in response to COVID-19, Mitie continues to provide services, including cleaning, catering, caretaking, grounds maintenance, pest control and waste management to over 100 schools across the UK that have remained open for vulnerable children and children of key workers.

Whitepaper 20 March 2020

Business as Usual

Why you need Risk & Resilience plans & how to create them.

It is impossible to plan for every eventuality that may befall your business. But having a range of key plans in place to deal with major incidents will ensure your business continues to operate as efficiently as possible.

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.

Case study 2 February 2020

Intelligence in the capital: An Extinction Rebellion Case Study

In October 2019, the climate change activist group Extinction Rebellion planned a mass-mobilisation on an unprecedented scale. It was a well-resourced, highly-coordinated community that planned to descend upon London with the objective to “shut down Westminster”.

Case study 2 February 2020

Sky – a ‘One Team’ ethos

Signature and Sky have always promoted a ‘One Team’ ethos – this partnership culture has been a fundamental to delivering an exceptional visitor experience.

Case study 2 February 2020

Integrated facilities management: Aerospace manufacturer

Our client wished to see our facilities managers take a more hands-on role in the day-to-day running of the contract. In response we adopted a Unitary Management model. This has empowered our people, allowing them to deliver services more quickly and efficiently to our client.

Case study 2 February 2020

Aston Martin Red Bull Racing

To improve Red Bull Racing’s working environment and reduce energy consumption, Mitie undertook a comprehensive Building Use Survey to evaluate occupant usage.

Case study 2 February 2020

Solar panel installation

With an expanding estate, this higher education provider had identified the need to make significant savings in their utility consumption.

Case study 2 February 2020

Mitie HQ, The Shard – Workplace Design and Relocation

Mitie’s strategic and operational staff were dispersed across three London office locations. To operate as “One Mitie” it was decided to consolidate into a single location, reducing square footage whilst improving utilisation and building user satisfaction.

Case study 2 February 2020

The Scottish Parliament

We provide planned preventative maintenance, reactive maintenance, small project works, general cleaning, housekeeping and nightshift cleaning for The Scottish Parliament.

Whitepaper 2 February 2020

Know your enemy

A brief guide to Counter Terrorism and Implementing Unpredictability.

Case study 2 February 2020

Global telecoms services provider: A shared passion for exceptional service

This organisation is one of the world’s leading telecoms and technology service providers. Over the past nine-years we have shared the challenges of an ever-changing consumer marketplace, the evolution of the facilities and property management industry, and increasing commercial pressure.

Case study 2 February 2020

Integrated utilities solution

A national high street bank wished to realise cost efficiencies by fully outsourcing their energy and sustainability services.

Report 2 February 2020

Social Value Report 2018/19

We take great pride in our contribution to life in the UK and Ireland; over the last two years we have strived to place social value at the heart of our agenda.

Case study 2 February 2020

Vodafone – achieving World Class accreditation

Vodafone required a single service partner that delivers an integrated front of house service demonstrating convergence, innovation and a flexible approach to constantly changing business needs. Vodafone.

Case study 2 February 2020

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Rampton Hospital is one of three high security hospitals in England and forms part of the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. Providing a maintenance service within this environment presents a unique challenge with many of the complexities of an acute hospital combined with the security measures of a high security environment.

Case study 2 February 2020

Linklaters – a strong partnership and unified approach

Our relationship with Linklaters started in 2001. From the outset, Mitie and Linklaters developed a strong partnership and unified approach, successfully TUPE’ing 20 in-house reprographics employees. At the same time, both parties recognised it was essential to rapidly demonstrate an enhanced service and to raise the internal perception of the department.

Case study 2 February 2020

Environmental compliance

Like most businesses, this High Street Bank is subject to rising energy costs and was therefore looking for ways to reduce energy consumption, to save money, stay competitive and reduce carbon emissions from their built estate.

Case study 2 February 2020

Queen Margaret University

The university’s large campus comprises a number of different types of buildings and facilities, all of which are in need of ongoing maintenance and repair to ensure they continue to provide the best possible learning and living environments for students and staff.

Case study 2 February 2020

National hotel operator: 22% saving on gas and electricity

Faced with an annual utility spend of over £40m, and the backdrop of commodity and non-commodity charges forecast to increase over coming years, a major UK hotel operator wanted support in tendering their gas and power supply contracts.

Case study 2 February 2020

Northumberland Tyne & Wear Solutions Ltd

The services we provide include mechanical and electrical building services maintenance, building fabric maintenance, statutory inspection and testing and lifecycle project works.

Case study 2 February 2020

Recycling excellence with Parkdean Resorts

Parkdean Resorts is the largest holiday park operator in the UK – they needed an innovative Waste Management Provider that could manage their entire estate.

Case study 2 February 2020

Utilities optimisation

A large professional services firm, with a commitment to grow and operate in a sustainable way, wished to reduce their energy consumption.

Article 2 February 2020

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

Mitie delivers hard facilities management services to the Trust’s 34 sites. We have delivered these services for the past 18 years, with very little turnover of staff, providing extensive site knowledge and excellent client relationships. We provide all estate maintenance services throughout the portfolio, including Ashworth, Rathbone and Mosley Hill Hospitals, and Residential Homes.

Case study 2 February 2020

Integrated energy solution

A major energy user in the telecoms sector was facing significant pressures from rising utilities costs, whilst also looking to reduce their environmental impact.

Article 2 February 2020

Mitie Defence Playbook

Within the pages of the Defence Playbook we will explore how Mitie goes about the business of facilities management.

Case study 2 February 2020

Derby City Council

The service we provide for Derby City Council includes all aspects of mechanical maintenance across this portfolio, including statutory inspections, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Case study 2 February 2020

Bank of England – protecting the world’s 8th largest bank

As the world’s 8th largest bank holding priceless assets, The Bank of England required a corporate security provider to protect its high security environment and List X buildings, working in collaboration with the in-house security team.

Report 2 February 2020

Digital Transformation: is Facilities Management ready?

Download our report to help cut through the noise in the market, benchmark yourself against your peers and make more informed decisions about your facilities management and corporate real estate strategy and the role digital transformation might play in it.

Article 2 February 2020

Planning for the next power outage

Lee Stokes, head of sustainability solutions & innovation for Mitie Energy, looks back at August’s UK-wide power outage and reveals how businesses can build resilience should the worst happen. On the evening of Friday…

Case study 2 February 2020

The Scottish Government

We have worked with the Scottish Government since 2007. There are currently 170 dedicated members of Mitie staff on the Scottish Government contract including management, helpdesk, maintenance and cleaning operatives.

Article 2 February 2020

From tiny seeds grow mighty trees

Many companies are now investing are investing in ‘biophilic design’ By Michael Roskams While this saying may seem synonymous with child development, it also relates to the impact that nature can have on us…

Article 2 February 2020

5 Questions to ask before starting your IoT/AI project

As the UK’s largest facilities management company, Mitie knows a thing or two about buildings and building infrastructure. We know the often significant, sometimes profound, difference an improvement to maintenance regimes, energy consumption, space…

Video 2 February 2020

Connected Workspace in action

Showcasing Mitie’s Connected Workspace at The Shard, our feature video demonstrates just some of the benefits of Connected Workspace in office environments.

Video 2 February 2020

Introducing Connected Workspace

Hear from Phil Bentley, David Cooper, Simon Venn and John Wright as they provide insight on how and why Connected Workspace increases the performance of buildings and the wellbeing and performance of the people within them.

Report 2 February 2020

The Living Lab

Can our working environment improve our productivity? How about our emotional wellness? Could workspaces designed for these factors improve the bottom line? These are the questions we asked ourselves in the Living Lab initiative…

Case study 2 February 2020

Wilko – aligned values

We managed to successfully transfer and integrate 127 in-house security officers, some of whom had been working for the Wilko family for over 20 years.

Company News 2 February 2020

HMRC – technology-led security services

Mitie Security have been chosen to provide technology-led security services to Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over a five-year period to provide intelligence and technology-led services at a number of its sites across the UK.

Brochure 2 February 2020

Mitie Energy – Brochure

Find out how Mitie Energy can unlock independently-verified average savings of 13%, with guaranteed savings of 10% with zero capex investment for your organisation.

Article 2 February 2020

Is employee wellbeing a waste of time?

Over the past few years, we’ve seen dozens of column inches devoted to health and wellbeing, the latest workplace obsession. Conversations on the topic have dominated seminars, podcasts and the press in almost every sector.

Case study 2 February 2020

Argos – an evolving relationship

Following several years of great partnership, VSG (a Mitie company) were approached about outsourcing the in-house Security Solutions Team and locating them at one central location.

Company News 2 February 2020

IKEA

For IKEA, Mitie offers a range of security services on sites across the UK including manned guarding, gate duties, vehicle and individual searches, and managing the security control room.

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 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 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 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 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 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.