Total Facilities Management Companies – Yes or No

Total Facilities Management companies were heavily hit in 2018, in particular Carilion and Interserve.  TFM’s may offer on the surface low margins and a wide range of services but individual services are subsequently sub-contracted out meaning that when the contract is no longer financially sustainable both clients and smaller organisations suffer the consequences. There is also…

Cleaning Operatives Still Not Being Paid National Living Wage

i-Clean Systems, a best practice benchmarking organisation has reported that despite the National Living Wage being introduced on the 1st April this year, some cleaning operatives are not being paid it. Contractors are claiming that it’s simply down to a delay in their payroll systems, other’s have suggested that their clients have refused to fund…