"Demanding Better For Business's Leasing Office Space In The UK.
We are a one of a kind offering of an Independent Evidenced review of Service Charges for commercial Occupants subject to increasing cost’s from their Managing Agent/Landlord
We can ensure transparency of all expenditure that the owner & manager seek to recover must be in accordance with the terms of the lease
Service Charge Budget Reductions via Evidenced Independent Review.
This service is the main initiative of SCB ltd our clients have achieved up to 62% savings in 90% of cases completed in the commercial office sector resulting in a reduction in rates for our clients. The rise of the full-service office space brings tougher demands on tenants relevant to technology etc. Be it an occupier, landlord or indeed an investor’s focus is saving monies, compliance or service delivery we can assist to uncover any present issues or issues yet to be discovered resulting in the best solution for the client. We offer our expertise to landlords and investors who wish to promote best management practice and ensure governance or simply just tackle any challenges identified. In order to put together your service charge budget for the first time we have collated steps to assist you to ensure you forecast adequately for your annual service charge budget.
Operations Service Review.
Our service audit will highlight any detrimental budgeting issues with suppliers/contractors that you may not be aware of, via this process we have established refunds from suppliers up to £30,000. We will also ensure that SLA’s & KPI’s are specific to the serviced areas. You will receive a report relevant to each supplier highlighting all issues investigated and action taken. Although audits take place for compliance & Fire etc our service audit is an in depth investigation that would not usually be available. Put your mind at rest and utilise our service audit to ensure that your budget is being used responsibly and effectively.
Budget & Office Sustainability
Property and office sustainability review – From waste management to utilities we have achieved our largest client saving’s within this sector with utility costs being reduced by 50% in the first year due to faulty PIR’s,Winter and summer setting’s for plant room assets, and for example timers not operating correctly. We can ensure through are expertise that the property or office space is fully sustainable and continues to drive costs down.
Health & Safety Compliance Review.
As part of the service we will conduct a H&S compliance audit relevant to building RA/FRA/WRA/WAH/ ensuring best practice and supplying our client with a finalised compliance folder on site.
Property PPM Costings Verification.
We are able to formulate a property protective maintenance schedule to ensure all assets are maintained appropriately and within a timely manner. The planer provided will allow for prior notice of the arrival of a service engineer or alternatively if a contractor does not attend on the scheduled ppm you will have an attendance date to refer to. We also provide a client ppm for investors/Landlords who are looking for a survey of their property with a view to initiating renovations/refurbishment or looking to plan any required repairs whether cosmetic or a more in depth asset refurbishment to be planned via the service charge budget over a period of time. We can provide a survey with estimated cost’s that when agreed will be Incorporated into the service charge budget usually over a 2-3 year period.
Tenant Meeting Hosting
Tenant meetings are an essential aspect of leasing commercial office space in order to ensure the tenant has a clear perspective of the services you are paying for. 70% of commercial tenants rarely hold a tenant meeting with their managing agent resulting in missed opportunity to view your quarterly variance etc. We offer a free service to host your meetings giving a greater insight than an Agent can into your services and bringing your estate together as a collective.
Tenant meetings are an essential aspect of leasing commercial office space in order to ensure the tenant has a clear perspective of the services you are paying for. 70% of commercial tenants rarely hold a tenant meeting with their managing agent resulting in missed opportunity to view your quarterly variance etc. We offer a free service to host your meetings giving a greater than an Agent insight into your services and bringing your estate together as a collective.