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market research

Posted by davesmith (davesmith), 30 June 2003
i'm looking to start up a cleaning business can anyone tell me where i can find some uk based market research does anyone know how many cleaning companies there are already thanx
Posted by the_cleaning_guru (the_cleaning_guru), 1 July 2003
You need the Contract Cleaning Services UK report available from

Go to the "Training Courses" section and you can order it on-line.
Posted by davesmith (davesmith), 2 July 2003
looks expensive to me
Posted by admin (Forum Admin), 3 July 2003
Dave - 'you get what you pay for'!

The report doesn't just generalise it actually has a lot of facts and figures, including financial performance of the likes of ISS, MacLellan, MITIE, OCS, Pall Mall, Rentokill and Sodexho.
Posted by newpin (newpin), 24 July 2003
hi dave
just wondered if you've started the business yet and what sort of contracts you were looking at because i'm in the process of starting as well at the moment
Posted by cool1982 (cool1982), 9 August 2003
ive got the report and it cost a bomb but its worth every peny

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