Clean Sweep for City at the Annual RoSPA Health and Safety Awards

14 SEP 2021

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We are delighted to announce that City FM and City FM UK have joined CBES in winning the RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Award, an internationally recognised award for demonstrating health and safety standards.

The awards are testament to the absolute dedication of our teams to keep our people safe every single day. They also reflect our commitment to continually improving safety and compliance in support of our clients. A huge thank you and congratulations to colleagues involved in applying for the RoSPA awards.


RoSPA Awards 2021:

  • City FM UK: 5th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety
  • City FM: 7th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety
  • CBES:
    • 14th consecutive RoSPA Gold Award for Health and Safety.
    • 4th President’s Award: A prestigious award for those who have won 10-14 Gold Awards in succession.
    • 8th consecutive Gold Award for Fleet Safety.


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Mal Roberts, Group Head of Health, Safety and Environment (UK and Europe):


“Through our team’s consistent leadership, tenacity, communication, engagement, influence and challenge we are once again winners of the RoSPA Gold Health and Safety Awards. This is a huge achievement when you consider the amount of sites we operate in across the UK & NI, as well as the challenges our 10,000+ colleagues have faced in supporting clients and operating safely throughout the pandemic.

These awards are all well-deserved recognition and they demonstrate City Holdings Group commitment to ensuring that our colleagues go home safely every day, which is something that our Leadership and our HSE teams are extremely proud of”.


Stuart Wiggans, Senior Director for Compliance (Asda), said:

“Huge congratulations to you all – great result and well deserved. Thank you for helping us provide a safe place to shop and work for customers and colleagues”.


About the RoSPA Awards

Organisations that receive a RoSPA Award are recognised as world-leaders in health and safety practice. With nearly 2,000 entrants from around the world and a reach of over 7 million employees, RoSPA is the UK’s longest-running health and safety industry award and widely regarded as one of the most prestigious and recognised schemes in the world.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s achievements director, said: “The RoSPA Awards scheme is the longest-running of its kind in the UK, but it receives entries from organisations across the globe, making it one of the most sought-after achievement awards for health and safety worldwide”.

“RoSPA is very proud of the achievements of its entrants, and with this award we recognise the best of the best, those organisations that have gone the extra mile, raising the bar for the delivery of safety in the workplace. Employees, wherever they may be should be able to go to work safe in the knowledge that they will return home unharmed and healthy at the end of every day. Our RoSPA Award winners are central to achieving this goal. By entering they are driving up standards and setting new safety benchmarks for organisations across the world. Currently, around 7million people are directly impacted by the RoSPA Awards, but the scheme’s global influence is even wider – with nearly 2000 organisations from 46 countries represented this year. I would also particularly want to thank our main sponsor NEBOSH, the National Examination Board in Occupational Safety and Health – for their continued support for the 16th consecutive year”.


For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit