Bluestones One Managed Services division today announced that Mark Sweeney is stepping down from his director role in the business. John Thomson, Managing Director of sister company CFS will be acquiring an interest in the business and assuming operational control of the division. Day to day management will be overseen by Greg Fields.
CFS news and blog
John Thomson, Managing Director of Cooperative Facility Support (CFS) is extremely pleased to announce the appointment of Stewart Roberts as Business development Director for the business. Stewart has many years of experience within the following sectors: Retail, Recruitment and Sports with the last 3 years being heavily involved in the Reactive Maintenance and Customer Care Sectors.
One of the world’s largest fire alarm manufacturers has recently published a survey showing that one quarter of businesses in Europe are putting employee safety at risk.
The research also found that 34% of businesses did not accurately monitor emergency lighting performance, despite it being against legislative practice. The law states that all businesses have a responsibility to protect the workface and maintain safety systems accordingly, but it seems this may not be thoroughly observed.
A roundtable discussion organised by security firm Incentive FM has concluded that low margins in the security sector are making it increasingly difficult for smaller companies to survive. A host of industry experts attended the meeting, and found that larger companies that can offer services for an extremely low margin are forcing out smaller startups.