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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

Procure smarter not harder: BIFM offers to assist Government in the wake of Carillion collapse

‘While it appears that most of Carillion’s loss-making contracts were not FM contracts, the company’s collapse has highlighted the problems which very low margins and outsourcing to a small number of large contractors can cause.’This was the conclusion of BIFM engagement with industry leaders on the implications of Carillion’s collapse for the facilities management industry. They ... Read More

Ezitracker launch time and attendance monitoring tool, EziText

We’re happy to announce that hear at Ezitracker, we’ve added yet another valuable tool to our belt. EziText provides a new way for staff to log their personal time and attendance using a mobile phone.EziText is a small, battery operated device kept securely at your client’s site that generates a unique time and location dated code number for your staff on arrival and exit.Staff simply log in... Read More

Ezitracker remote worker management technology selected as 2018 health & safety award finalist

The Tomorrow’s Health & Safety AwardsGuide has been published and the public vote is now open.Now in their fourth year, the THS Awards celebrate some of the industry’s finest innovations as well as time-tested solutions. The Top 50 products and services were selected for their innovation, safety, style, and sustainable qualities.THS editor Sarah Robinson commented: “As we continue to put tog... Read More

FM FIRMS FACING ‘STAGNATING PROFITABILITY’ IN 2018

A 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 last month. The government has subsequently a... Read More