GDF SUEZ buys Balfour Beatty’s UK facilities arm for £190m

French energy company GDF SUEZ has bought an infrastructure group’s UK facilities management arm for £190 million in cash. Balfour Beatty Workplace, which maintains the London Olympics Park and has major customers including hospitals, schools and power stations, said it has signed an agreement with the energy firm which is expected to be completed by […]

Smaller businesses ‘worse’ at being green than big ones

Smaller businesses are lagging behind larger ones when it comes to being green, it was claimed this week. A new poll showed people working at firms with more than 250 employees said they are twice as likely (40%) to be encouraged to be green at work than employees at smaller companies (21%). The poll comes […]