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Contract Cleaning - UK - April 2015

“With staffing expenditure accounting for up to three quarters of the cost base for some contract cleaning operators, minimum wage rises ahead of inflation will squeeze operating profits further.”
– Ben Harris, B2B Analyst

This report answers the following key questions:

  • What does the uneven development of the economy imply for growth opportunities?
  • Which UK regions have the most commercial potential for operators?
  • What impact will upward wage pressure have on the industry?

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Table of contents

  1. Executive Summary

      • The market
        • Figure 1: UK market for contract cleaning, 2010-14
        • Figure 2: Segmentation of the UK market for contract cleaning, by end-use sector, 2014
        • Figure 3: Forecast UK market for contract cleaning, 2015-19
      • Market factors
        • Figure 4: UK PAYE/VAT-registered business establishments, by selected industry, 2010-14
      • Regional growth presents opportunities
        • Companies
          • Diversification pursued by Churchill
            • Interserve boosts support services offering with Rentokil acquisition
              • What we think
              • Introduction

                • Definitions
                  • Methodology
                    • Abbreviations
                      • Market positioning
                        • The customer
                          • The supplier
                          • Key Insights

                              • What does the uneven development of the economy imply for growth opportunities?
                                • Which UK regions have the most commercial potential for operators?
                                  • What impact will upward wage pressure have on the industry?
                                  • UK Economy

                                    • Overview
                                      • Business investment
                                        • Interest rates
                                          • Inflation
                                            • Consumer spending
                                              • Manufacturing
                                                • Exports
                                                • Market Factors

                                                  • Key points
                                                    • Service sector driving growth in demand for cleaning services
                                                      • Figure 5: UK GDP growth, 2012-14
                                                    • Rationalised public sector estate reduces maintenance budget
                                                      • Figure 6: The size of the UK civil estate, 2010-14
                                                    • State schools’ spending on cleaning is falling...
                                                      • Figure 7: Local authority maintained schools’ cleaning and caretaking expenditure, in England, 2010-14
                                                    • ...while the declining NHS estate is also reducing cleaning costs
                                                      • Figure 8: The size of the NHS property estate, by occupied floor area, 2009-14
                                                      • Figure 9: NHS cleaning services expenditure, in England, 2010-14
                                                    • Expansion in private healthcare facilities provides growth opportunity
                                                      • Figure 10: UK PAYE/VAT-registered business establishments, by selected industry, 2010-14
                                                    • Tendency to outsource increasing
                                                    • Market Size

                                                      • Key points
                                                        • Economic upturn prompts real terms growth in 2014
                                                          • Figure 11: UK market for contract cleaning, 2010-14
                                                      • Market Segmentation

                                                        • Key points
                                                          • Private sector driving revenue growth
                                                            • Figure 12: Segmentation of the UK market for contract cleaning, by end use sector, 2014
                                                        • Market Trends

                                                          • Key points
                                                            • Price inflation easing in specialist sector
                                                              • Figure 13: UK industrial and specialised cleaning price index, 2012-14
                                                            • Home working prompts new approach to office cleaning
                                                              • Figure 14: Number of home workers in the UK, 2010-14
                                                            • Room for growth in developing regional hubs
                                                              • Figure 15: Regional distribution of general contract cleaning businesses, 2013 and 2014
                                                              • Figure 16: Regional distribution of private business establishments in the UK, 2013-14
                                                            • Urbanisation impacts demand, while green cleaning is on the rise
                                                              • Above-inflation minimum wage rises apply cost pressure
                                                                • Figure 17: The UK National Minimum Wage, 2004-14
                                                            • Industry Structure

                                                              • Key points
                                                                • Start-up and small business growth apparent in 2014
                                                                    • Figure 18: Analysis of changes in the general contract cleaning industry, 2010-14
                                                                    • Figure 19: Analysis of changes in the specialist contract cleaning industry, 2010-14
                                                                  • Structure by turnover
                                                                    • Figure 20: Analysis of the financial structure of the contract cleaning industry, 2013 and 2014
                                                                    • Figure 21: Analysis of the financial structure of the specialist contract cleaning sector, 2013 and 2014
                                                                  • Structure by employment
                                                                    • Figure 22: Analysis of the employment structure of the contract cleaning industry, 2013 and 2014
                                                                    • Figure 23: Analysis of the employment structure of the specialist contract cleaning industry, 2013 and 2014
                                                                • Atlas Cleaning

                                                                    • Recent company activity
                                                                      • Figure 24: Financial analysis of Atlas Cleaning, 2009-13
                                                                  • Carlisle Cleaning Services

                                                                      • Strategy
                                                                        • Recent company activity
                                                                          • Figure 25: Financial analysis of Carlisle Cleaning Services, 2009-13
                                                                      • Churchill Contract Services

                                                                          • Strategy
                                                                            • Recent company activity
                                                                              • Figure 26: Financial analysis of Churchill Contract Services, 2010-14
                                                                          • ISS Mediclean

                                                                              • Strategy
                                                                                • Recent company activity
                                                                                  • Figure 27: Financial analysis of ISS Mediclean, 2009-13
                                                                              • Mitie Cleaning & Environmental Services

                                                                                  • Strategy
                                                                                    • Recent company activity
                                                                                      • Figure 28: Financial analysis of MITIE Cleaning & Environmental Services, 2010-14
                                                                                  • NIC Services Group

                                                                                      • Strategy
                                                                                        • Recent company activity
                                                                                          • Figure 29: Financial analysis of NIC Services Group, 2010-14
                                                                                      • OCS Group

                                                                                          • Strategy
                                                                                            • Recent company activity
                                                                                              • Figure 30: Financial analysis of the OCS Group, 2010-14
                                                                                          • Regent Cleaning

                                                                                              • Strategy
                                                                                                • Recent company activity
                                                                                                  • Figure 31: Financial analysis of Regent Cleaning, 2010-14
                                                                                              • Rentokil Initial Facilities Services/Interserve FS (UK)

                                                                                                  • Strategy
                                                                                                    • Recent company activity
                                                                                                      • Figure 32: Financial analysis of Rentokil Initial Facilities Services, 2009-13
                                                                                                  • TC Facilities Management

                                                                                                      • Strategy
                                                                                                        • Recent company activity
                                                                                                          • Figure 33: Financial analysis of TC Facilities Management, 2010-14
                                                                                                      • Forecast

                                                                                                        • Key points
                                                                                                          • Service sector to continue driving industry demand
                                                                                                            • Figure 34: Forecast UK market for contract cleaning, 2015-19
                                                                                                          • Green agenda to prompt service changes
                                                                                                          • Further Sources and Contacts

                                                                                                            • Trade associations
                                                                                                              • Trade magazines

                                                                                                              Companies Covered

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                                                                                                              Contract Cleaning - UK - April 2015

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