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Cutting With Care

posted 05/09/2017 - 10:31

The financial turbulence of the last few years has caused all costs to be put under the microscope in the quest for savings. Quite rightly contract cleaning has not been immune to this process. Get cuts wrong and the consequences can be disproportionately negative though, sometimes ending up costing more than has been saved. This is no better de... | read more

Legal Matters

posted 29/08/2017 - 11:38

TemcoUK often comes across potential clients who are having serious problems with their cleaning contractor and want to change, but find the contract they are bound to is difficult to terminate. Indeed, some contracts seem to be so awkward that it could be argued that the incumbent contractor is using its legal department for client retention. Temc... | read more

A Near Miss

posted 24/08/2017 - 11:42

An incident at one of TemcoUK’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 nationa... | read more

Celebrating Sub Contractors

posted 15/08/2017 - 12:20

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 08/08/2017 - 13:08

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 wa... | read more