Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Despite recessionary conditions in the United Kingdom for several years now, as long as factories, mines and power plants remain open, specialist services will be required to clean these facilities and their equipment. The result is that the industry is expected to grow at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2012-13, despite some very high volatility in the previous few years. Revenue is forecast to increase by 4.7% in 2012-13, to reach £858.6 million, due to higher demand for cleaning services before and after the Olympic and Paralympic Games as well as the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter
The Industrial Cleaning Activities industry is sensitive to the development and construction of new factories, mines, refineries, hospitals and other industrial venues, and to the outsourcing of specialised cleaning services by the government and private sectors. Recently, major cleaning companies have added additional services or formed strategic alliances with other companies. Operators have adopted this strategy because outsourced contracts often consist of a package of cleaning, catering, security, maintenance and other services.
The industry is sensitive to changes in business confidence, demand from major markets such as the manufacturing and health sectors, as well as changes to technology within these areas... purchase to read more