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Concerns About the Apprenticeship Levy

posted 05/12/2019 - 17:52

On the surface, the Apprenticeship Levy is an admirable initiative. Any employer with a wage bill over £3 million per annum must set aside an equivalent of 0.5% of this sum to add to a fund to spend on an approved list of apprenticeship programmes. And in many contexts, where staff work regular 8 hour days, it has a strong chance of m... | read more

Celebrating Sub Contractors

posted 27/11/2019 - 16:09

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

TemcoUK – Brexit Ready

posted 22/11/2019 - 14:16

Every well run business is doing its best to plan for the ramifications of Brexit, but of course the ongoing uncertainty is doing nobody any favours. This impacts a business like TemcoUK at a strategic level of course, but the cost to individual members of staff is also significant. Buildings will still need to be cleaned post Brexit, but with o... | read more

TUPE: Consultation Counts

posted 12/11/2019 - 17:02

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

Is Big Better in FM?

posted 05/11/2019 - 11:42

The failure of Carillion, followed by Interserve recently going into administration has highlighted the shortcomings of the large outsourcing companies that try to be all things to all clients. “It is clear these companies are trying to cover too much ground,” says Andrew Philpot, Managing Director of TemcoUK Facility Services. &ldqu... | read more