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Sotheby's awards facilities services contract to Servest, with cleaners to earn London Living Wage
Facilities management service provider Servest Group has won a three-year contract with the global art business Sotheby's to provide cleaning services to locations in London. The contract will see Servest provide core cleaning, washroom, laundry, consumables and pest control services to all of Sotheby's properties on New Bond Street and to the Sotheby's fine art storage facility in Greenford and it has been agreed that cleaners will be paid in line with the current London living wage.
This project was awarded to Servest because of its commitment to introducing a transformation programme to increase efficiency and productivity. Sotheby's had also been impressed by the exceptional standards of cleaning achieved by Servest on the site of a client in a related field.
Rob Legge, Servest's CEO UK and Europe, says: "The Servest team is absolutely delighted to have won this contract with the world's premier auction house. This is testament to our ability to deliver exceptional standards in locations containing some of the world's finest art and other collectible memorabilia. We pride ourselves on our ability to deliver transformational programmes to the finest brands and work with them to provide new concepts and fresh approaches to their operations."
Servest Group employs more than 16,000 people over 6,000 sites across the UK and it prides itself on its transparent, innovative, partnership approach. It delivers value-for-money, bespoke solutions to clients in the retail, leisure, public, commercial, construction, transport and logistics sectors.
Based in London, Leeds, Watford, Manchester, Tamworth and Edinburgh, and with a corporate office in Bury St Edmunds, Servest is 73% owned by Servest Group based in South Africa with the remainder owned by the UK management team.
26th March 2015