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Finalists announced for the 2015 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards
Congratulations to the 88 finalists in the 2015 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards, whose names have been announced.
The judges tell us that this year the standard of entries excelled all expectations, which made the paper judging – the first stage of the judging process - a tough job.
The second stage of the judging process involves site visits for the majority of the awards and these will take place over the coming weeks.
The delighted finalists, who are from 46 companies listed here in alphabetical order, are:
· Brayborne Facilities
· C E Facilities Services
· CAM Specialist Support
· Cape Environmental Services
· Carillion Services
· Compass Group UK & I
· Derrycourt Cleaning Specialists
· Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council (Metro Clean)
· Enhance Office Cleaning
· Exclusive Contract Services
· FES FM
· Floorbrite Cleaning Contractors
· G4S Facilities Management
· Gateshead Council
· GBM Support Services Group
· Greencrest City
· Grosvenor Services
· ISS Facility Services
· ISS Facility Services Healthcare
· JPC Cleaning Services
· Julius Rutherfoord & Co
· Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Trust
· LCC Support Services
· Mitie Transport
· Newsprinters (Broxbourne)
· OCS Group UK
· Office & General Environmental Services
· Principle Cleaning Services
· Serco Healthcare
· Servest Group
· Sodexo Defence
· Specialised Cleaning Services
· Sussex Estates and Facilities
· Swiftclean Building
· The Mount Charles Group
· Time Out Services
· Vinci Facilities
· West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
· Xenon Services
The British Institute of Cleaning Science is overseeing both the paper judging and site visits. Lynn Webster Consultants will be judging the Healthy Workplace Award and The Building Futures Group will be judging ‘The Best Company to Work For’.
Stan Atkins, CEO of BICSc says: “Congratulations to all finalists. The standard of entries was exceptionally high with evidence of clear innovations and achievements across the industry. We are very much looking forward to the next stage of the judging and announcing our eventual winners at the event.”
BICSc has appointed three experienced judges who will visit each of the nominated premises. Only one judge is responsible for each category so that all entries are equally assessed. The judges work to the BICSc Best Value document before they carry out their site visits. In addition, there will be a head judge and someone in charge of compliance. Traditionally BICSc has judged its own award – the BICSc Industry Training Award, however this year a separate judge - Mike Fletcher, managing director of BBS - has been appointed in the interests of fairness.
It is important to point out that the judges will be judging standards achieved and not just whether the specifications for the entry are followed. Innovation, staff training and client relationships are among the main criteria which will be assessed and the judges continue to stress that it is not the size of your business that’s important, but the quality of the service provided.
A brand new venue, the London Hilton on Park Lane, will set the scene for this year’s event on Friday 23rd October. Over 600 guests including finalists and sponsors are expected to join together to celebrate the latest achievements of the UK’s cleaning and facilities management industry.
Bringing some star treatment to the event this year is comedian and actor John Culshaw who will be the host, accompanied by one of Britain’s most famous voices, Alan Dedicoat, as Master of Ceremonies.
“We are very excited to announce the finalists for this year,” adds Dr Louise Vickerman, UK marketing manager, Kimberly-Clark Professional. “We thank everyone who entered and look forward to seeing all the finalists along with many of our industry peers to celebrate their achievements at the main event in October.
“We wish all the finalists of the 2015 Golden Service Awards the best of luck!”
Call the event hotline now to book your tickets to make sure you get an early booking rate. It will be a great opportunity for networking, hospitality and team building, or indeed some well-earned celebrations for you and your colleagues.
T: 0203 468 0923
25th June 2015