The cost of cleaning can be divided into a number of well-recognised elements and although the proportion allocated to each element can vary from contract to contract, it is possible to give some guidance on a typical breakdown as shown in the following:
There are many reasons why there are acceptable variations to the above, depending for example, upon whether there are special requirements that need to be taken into account.
Typically, cleaning costs are categorised as Direct or Indirect, and Fixed or Variable.
Are those that relate directly to the contract and will include:
Are not specific to the individual contract and are usually apportioned across the business, there include:
These remain the same throughout the contract such as site-based office costs and equipment depreciation.
These will change throughout the contact – for example, the consumables and materials spend can change from month to month.
Will TUPE affect the cost of your cleaning? If so, read our blog post ‘Will TUPE apply to your new service provider?’ here.
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