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How FM can help a struggling retail sector

In July, the Retail Gazette reported that shopping centre operators have taken a £2.7 billion hit in the last year thanks to struggling retailers. Paul Thrupp, Director for Retail Destinations, argues that FM has a crucial role to play in helping to revive the retail industry.

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Helping people into work

The OCS Foundation is helping the long-term unemployed and other jobseekers into work through its People into Work programme. Four people are now in posts following its launch this year.

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Paul Thrupp elected Chairman of the BCC

OCS's Paul Thrupp has been appointed Chairman of the British Cleaning Council (BCC).

The Director for Retail Destinations was officially elected at the council's AGM earlier this month (July 2019).

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OCS helps to ‘close the gaps’

OCS visited East London on UK Employability Day to chat to the local community about job and progression opportunities in our business.

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Recruitment day for budding gardeners

Candidates interested in an apprenticeship at the Royal Parks attended two open days organised by OCS last month.

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