The latest network queries circulated for this service are listed below.
If you would like more information about any of these queries or want to submit a response, please email Vickie Hacking
Network queries from previous years are available on the links at the bottom of the page.
BC0146 - School Janitors - 24.07.17
This local authority would be grateful if other local authorities could
provide information on the following Question regarding Janitors :-
BC0145 - Implementation of a work scheduling system - 21.06.17
A Member Authority are currently looking to implement a work
scheduling system which will involve Northgate, servitor, Kirona
DRS and then sending appointments through civica mobile and are
interested to hear from other member authorities who are also using
BC0144 - Benchmarking Software - 27.10.17
A Member Authority is seeking information in relation to the
software that other member authorities use for benchmarking and
costing the cleaning of building. The Member Authority would be
particularly interested in gaining details of how other authorities rate
the system they use and if they would be prepared to discuss the
software with another authority.
BC0143 - Contracts for window cleaning & close/communal stairway cleaning - 15.06.17
This local authority would like to know if any other member
authorities are contracted to carry out window cleaning (both
internally and externally) and close/ communal stairway cleaning. If
so what units are cleaned (i.e Primary schools/offices), how
frequently are they cleaned and how an efficient route to determine
when the windows/closes are cleaned was designed.
Any other relevant information on window cleaning and close/
communal stairway cleaning would be greatly appreciated.
BC0142 - Building Cleaning Audits - 08.06.17
We would like to know if any local authorities carry out building
cleaning audits. If so can you explain what software is used to carry
out audits. If no software is used, what processes are in place to
ensure audits are carried out.
We are looking to carry out audits that will include not only
cleanliness standards, but also include if the correct equipment is
being used, if health and safety manuals are present and chemicals
are correctly labelled, etc
BC0141 - Cleaning and Janitorial Lone Workers - 26.04.17
A member authority is seeking information in relation to Cleaning
and Janitorial lone workers.
In particular they are interested in following:-
BC0140 - Maintenance of cleaning machinery - 24.03.17
This local authority would like to know:
BC0138 - Risk Management & Safe Working for Soft Facilities Management Services – 07.03.17
This local authority would be grateful if other member authorities
would be willing to share any handbooks/ guidelines they have in
place relating to risk management and safe working practices for
their Soft Facilities Management Services (Catering/ Cleaning/
BC0137 - Equipment/ asset inventory for all facilities (Schools/ Offices) 03.02.17
This local authority would like to ask other member authorities:-
If they have conducted an equipment/asset inventory for all facilities (Schools/Offices etc)? If yes
Any other relevant information regarding this subject would be greatly appreciated.