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Rise of the cleaning robots

A combination of robotic and internet technology is transforming the efficiency and effectiveness of contract cleaning. Christian Berenger Managing Director of Ezitracker Remote Workforce Management looks at the potential impact on productivity and results in the sector. We are seeing an increase in demand for the latest time and attendance technologies for field-based workers and remote workers.... Read More

Technology - the key driver for a maturing UK Contract Cleaning market

Research shows that effective use of technology will continue to drive advances in performance and efficiency as the UK contract cleaning market matures. The use of new technology is driving advances in performance and efficiency in the UK contract cleaning sector. The ‘Contract Cleaning Market Report – UK 2017-2021 Analysis’ report, published by AMA Research, highlights pressure on the cle... Read More

The GOOD, the Bad, and the Ugly of time and attendance technology

As developments in smart technology continue to deliver, time and attendance tools are becoming more sophisticated.  Christian Berenger, Managing Director of Ezitracker Remote Workforce Management Technology explores the often negative misconceptions around monitoring workforces. Following the uptake of tablets, smartphones and wearable monitoring technology and the proliferation of apps ava... Read More

Analyse productivity and service delivery at the touch of a button

How productive were your remote staff during the WorldCup and the #UKheatwave?It’s a good question isn’t it? Researchers claim that UK businesses could have lost up to £13bn over the duration of the 2018 World Cup due to staff absences. The recent heatwave took the blame for a further slump in productivity, as many workers tried to maintain performance levels in stifling, sweaty environments.... Read More

5 ways to safeguard your mobile lone workers

EMPLOYERS HAVE LEGAL DUTIES TO ASSESS ALL RISKS INCLUDING THE RISK OF LONE WORKING. WE EXPLORE HOW EMPLOYERS CAN PROTECT MOBILE LONE WORKERS.Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999, employers have legal duties to assess all risks to health and safety, including the risk of lone working. All employees should be provided with a sa... Read More

5 Reasons to visit Ezitracker at the Facilities Show 2018.

As the best of FM come together at London’s Excel from 19th – 21st June, the Facilities Show will host an array of suppliers and innovative solutions to suit Facilities Management businesses across the board.Ezitracker, suppliers of remote workforce management solutions, can be found throughout the show on Stand R710.Here are our top 5 reasons why you should visit Ezitracker over the coming da... Read More

Mobile workforce management is set to drive FM sector SMEs forward

A recent review of the available accounts for 22 facilities management firms with operations in the UK, revealed that average margins remained stagnant at around 7% during the last three years and in comparison, revenues grew at an average of 14% from last year.The forecast came shortly before the collapse of the Support Services giant Carillion. The government has subsequently announced that it ... Read More

Safeguarding lone cleaning workers – what you need to know

In the UK, it is estimated that up to 8 million people are lone workers. That’s more than 20% of the 31.2m working population.The law requires employers to consider carefully, and then deal with, any health and safety risks for people working alone. Employers are responsible for the health, safety and welfare at work of all their workers. They also have responsibility for the health and safety o... Read More

Mobile workforce management is set to drive cleaning sector SMEs forward

A recent review of the available accounts for 22 facilities management firms with operations in the UK, revealed that the average (EBITDA) margins has remained stagnant at around 7% during the last three years. In comparison, revenues grew at an average of 14% from last year.The forecast came shortly before the collapse of the Support Services giant Carillion. The government has subsequently anno... Read More

Technology is key to successful mobile workforce management

The government is gearing up to launch a £12bn tender for cleaning and FM services at schools, hospitals and in other public buildings, in the wake of Carillion's collapse, and as part of their aim to give a third of public sector workers to SMEs by 2020. SMEs within the FM sector will hugely benefit from using remote workforce management software when it comes to tendering to win more of these ... Read More