“I was tired of those with no experience in FM telling me what value for money looked like in my industry! So, I created a Business Directory for Facilities Managers to embrace and be proud of…. with no extra charges, hidden costs or contractual commitment… Just an open list of trusted specialists for everyone to use.”
Christopher Balmforth MC MBIFM
CEO SSiFM Ltd
The Facilities Management Business Directory has been created specifically for those that look after and are responsible for commercial property and estates of varying types. This commercial Business Directory delivers a Preferred Supplier List (PSL) of FM vetted Specialists that provide a whole range of services under the Total Facilities Management banner. From Estates to Hard and Soft Services through to FM Consultancy and Project Management Services.
Whether you are looking for a Specialist to help with your TFM Strategy or you are looking for a Handyman to install some shelves the new FM Business Directory is there to assist with your search helping you find fully vetted, trained and rated Specialists throughout the UK.
This new facilities management business directory provides a fully vetted, trained and rated list of specialists. It is and will always be FREE to view and gain access to each and every specialist.
We display our Specialists in three statuses; Bronze (FM Vetted), Silver (FM Trained) & Gold (FM Rated).
This methodology to supply chain management helps deliver a more collaborative and comprehensive approach
How to use use the Business Directory
BRONZE STATUS - Those Specialists that have completed the Bronze Status application have been assessed and the following areas have been checked;
Accreditations & Memberships – With a growing range of accreditations and memberships available it can be a challenge to keep on top of who has what, and when its about to run out.
Policies – Quick access to Specialist policies enables FM’s to understand limitations and or opportunities when choosing the right company for the work.
Risk Assessments & Method Statements – Facilities Managers are always on high alert when it comes to Health and Safety. Before Specific and Dynamic risk assessments kick into play its always good to see the Specialist standards when it comes to their own RAMS.
Insurance - Knowing the coverage can save a lot of time and effort prior to engagement with the Specialist.
Accreditations & Memberships
£100 + VAT
Annual Administration Fee
TO APPLY CALL 03300 552060
BE A PART OF THE FASTEST GROWING FACILITIES MANAGEMENT BUSINESS DIRECTORY AND CONNECT WITH THOUSANDS OF FACILITIES MANAGERS THROUGHOUT THE UK.
SILVER STATUS have completed the SSiFM Silver Status Training. This takes the FM Vetting to a whole other level. Training to FM Standards, and fully utilising SSiFM’s Task Manager System, Business Directory and Quality Management process RAP-DC Fully understanding the SSiFM approach and desire to improve the current FM Culture. Helping to deliver excellence directly into the operational element of Facilities Management.
GOLD STATUS within the commercial business directory is simply a list of the ‘Best of the Best’ specialists within their categories. Specialists that have been tried and tested by a facilities and/or property professional. With ratings in the following areas:
Quote Submission Timings
Quality Product / Works / Service
Health & Safety
Reaction & Flexibility of works
All areas are hugely important to Facilities Managers when outsourcing to Specialists. Some areas have seen frustrations in the past however, now with this open source business directory there is no place to hide for poor performance. This enables FM’s to directly rate and reward specialists for the works being completed, again driving efficiencies into the FM industry.
This new FM Business Directory is like no other Business directory out there and its mission is simply to promote and celebrate the best of the best that work with the Total Facilities Management banner.
TFM BUSINESS DIRECTORY …Tried, tested, approved professionals
POWER FOR TOTAL FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AT YOUR FINGERTIPS
The driving force behind our unique Pay-as-you-go Total Facilities Management solution, is our Business Directory of specialist contractors who are an invaluable resource and the backbone to our business.
Access to specialist FM contractors and FM professionals 24/7 through our unique Business Directory allows those in charge of facilities management to browse our full range of professionals located under one roof and what’s more, it’s open and free to all registered members to use.
Our FM professionals can qualify for Bronze Specialist Contractors status through assessment of documentation, while Silver Specialist Contractors undergo an additional review through site visits and agent training. The highest level of Specialist Contractors are rated Gold by those responsible for the estate or building through star rating reviews.
Company Listing – the entry level for SSiFM contractors, a company listing provides an online presence for future collaboration. No assessment is required for a company listing but shows potential facilities management partners your interest within the market.
BRONZE APPROVED SPECIALIST CONTRACTORS
have been through SSiFM’s on-boarding assessment where insurance details, risk assessments and method statements have been reviewed and uploaded to our database. All Bronze Approved Specialist Contractors are also automatically included in our Ticket System and considered for live work opportunities.
SILVER APPROVED SPECIALIST CONTRACTORS
undergo further training which gives increased reassurance to potential partners using the Ticket System. SSiFM also carry out client site and premises visits. This is to confirm quality of workmanship and customer satisfaction.
GOLD APPROVED SPECIALIST CONTRACTORS
These elite contractors have been through Bronze and Silver status and have obtained 10+ positive reviews scoring 4 stars + from work secured through SSiFM’s Ticket System.