Following a retendering exercise carried out under EU tendering procedures, Arthur McKay Ltd has been awarded a four year contract with a two year option to extend by both the SCTS and COPFS. The company is the incumbent FM provider and during the current contract, Arthur McKay has delivered significant cost and energy savings, together with improvements in service delivery.
The contract includes electrical, mechanical, refrigeration and fabric planned and reactive maintenance, 24/7 helpdesk and emergency service, projects and small works, cleaning, security, landscaping and grounds maintenance, and energy management. The new contract will commence on the 1 April 2017. As well as delivering further cash releasing savings to both the SCTS and COPFS the company will commit payment to the Scottish Living Wage for all individuals working on the contract.
David Currie, director of property and services at SCTS, said: “Throughout the current contract the Arthur McKay team have provided consistent levels of service delivery, and this integrity and reliability, coupled with their customer focus and continuous improvement, forms the cornerstone of our well-developed and continuing partnership.”
Michael Floyd, managing director of facilities management at Arthur McKay, said: “I am delighted that Arthur McKay has been awarded the new contract by the SCTS and COPFS. We have an excellent relationship with the SCTS and COPFS teams and have worked together to deliver significant cost and efficiency savings, together with improvements in service and customer satisfaction. Also, with Arthur McKay recently becoming a Servest group company, I can only see this relationship and savings grow further in the future.”