Issue : 05 November 2009
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Facilities management business Johnson Controls Global WorkPlace Solutions (GWS) has signed a contract with Barclays to manage 1,800 retail sites and 50 corporate buildings in the UK.
Marks & Spencer eco-Plan A continues to progressSubscription
Marks & Spencer has presented its half-yearly update on its five year eco-plan, Plan A, with “significant progress” reported in all of the plan’s five areas.
Northants council advertises £20m bypass jobSubscription
Northamptonshire County Council is inviting bids for an 18-month £20 million contract to build the A509 Isham bypass.
Surrey seeks new road maintenance contractorSubscription
Surrey County Council has decided not to extend its current road maintenance contract with Carillion and Ringway beyond 2011 and has announced plans to procure new contractors.
A Laing O’Rourke-led consortium has launched a £20 million law suit against the Department of Health and the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust over a cancelled £921 million hospital project.
Consulting engineer WSP Group today said market conditions “remain very challenging” and have not changed since the firm’s half year results in July.
LSC to fund skills academySubscription
The Learning and Skills Council has approved funding to build the National Skills Academy for Creative & Cultural Skills.
Treasury consults on competitive dialogueSubscription
The Treasury has launched a consultation on competitive dialogue in procurement.
Skanska scoops £28m Essex school jobSubscription
Skanska has won a £28 million contract to redvelop a school in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, for Southend-on-Sea Borough Council.
Redrow housing sales return to "historic norms"Subscription
Redrow said today that its private housing sales for the first 18 weeks of the financial year are 47 per cent up on the same period last year, having returned to “historic norms”.