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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.

BC0149 - Safety shoes for catering and cleaning staff - 31.05.18

A Member Authority is seeking information regarding safety shoes
for catering and cleaning staff. In particular they would like to know
the following:-

  1. Does your authority provide safety shoes for catering and cleaning staff ?
  2. If yes, what tasks do the staff complete that require safety shoes?
  3. If no, please can you provide examples of your risk assessment that covers this area.


BC0148 - Window Cleaning - 31.05.18

This member authority would like to know how other local
authorities calculate the cost for their window cleaning service. Is
there a flat rate or a complex formula depending on how many
windows/time scale of cleaning required?


BC0147 - Calculating cleaning budget hours for schools - 09.05.18

This authority would like to know how other authorities work out how
many hours a unit should get for cleaning and how this can be set
against a budget?


Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.





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