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BVP UK?

posted 17/09/2014 - 11:12

Our Best Value Procurement (BVP) blog generated a lot of interest amongst FMs who, when putting a contract out to tender, identify with the problems of needing to specify the service required in detail, having to predict three years’ requirements, then prospective providers merely have to make their service fit. We likened this to hiring guid... | read more

Consistency of Vision by Nic Savage of Savage Marketing

posted 10/09/2014 - 12:11

I first encountered Temco Services when the then General Manager, Andrew Philpot, called me in 2001, wanting to talk about marketing. We met in their office in the Kodak complex in Harrow, a 40 acre industrial site that resembled a film set for a Bond movie. Temco had just won the £1m contract to clean the site, which had many challenging fac... | read more

A Near Miss

posted 03/09/2014 - 12:10

A recent incident at one of Temco’s clients highlighted the fact that even the most professional health and safety systems cannot foresee every eventuality. When incidents do occur though, a contractor is to be judged by its reaction in preventing further incidents. The contract in this instance was at the headquarters of a major multi nation... | read more

Celebrating Sub Contractors

posted 28/08/2014 - 10:56

Some clients are hesitant about the use of sub contractors. They are not always viewed in a positive light, sometimes being perceived as demonstrating an inability to provide a full facility service, but this stigma is erroneous. Professionally handled they can form part of a highly competitive business model – after all, where would the cons... | read more

TUPE - The Upside

posted 20/08/2014 - 15:09

When the current version of the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) appeared in 2006 it is fair to say it was not greeted with unalloyed joy by the majority of employers affected. The business model of companies that use the contract cleaning industry meant that it was directly affected every time a contract was a... | read more