Online solutions help UK businesses reduce an annual bill of £3,439 million

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Paperwork alone surrounding equality and diversity rules cost small and medium-sized businesses £367 million. Direct Enquires help to minimise these costs while maximising revenue potential.

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Forget about paperwork costs. All our audits are carried out using bespoke software for quality, accuracy and consistency.

New research carried out by the Forum of Private Business (FPB) as part of its quarterly Referendum Survey has found that small and medium-sized companies face an annual bill of £2,072 million in time and money spent on health and safety guidelines, while paperwork surrounding equality and diversity rules cost £367 million. Direct Enquiries, a MITIE business, help small and medium sized businesses to minimise these costs while maximising revenue potential.

“We transform data into meaningful and actionable information to support and validate decision making. Forget about paperwork costs,” says Grant Kennedy, Managing Director of Direct Enquiries Ltd. “All our audits are carried out using bespoke software for quality, accuracy and consistency. Our online FM Reporting Tool provides at-a-glance status reporting to identify key risks and priorities.”

With over a decade of expertise and knowledge of auditing all types of organisations Direct Enquiries offer a range of compliance services, which are designed to help organisations identify and manage the risk presented by Part M of Building Regulations, BS8300:2009, the Equality Act 2010, The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

In addition to minimising cost and risk, Direct Enquiries help small and medium sized businesses to maximise potential through increasing footfall and customer satisfaction. Operating three popular websites, Direct Enquiries can provide detailed information of businesses and services to potential customers with specific access requirements, including disabled people, older people and parents with young children and buggies. Businesses increase their reach into a market segment with an annual spending power in excess of £350 billion.

The three main sites: InclusiveBritain.com, Directenquiries.com and InclusiveLondon.com, the Mayor of London’s official access portal for London 2012 Games and legacy, communicate information across the whole of the UK. Combined, all Direct Enquiries information receives on average 20 million hits a month.

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Sandra Ingham, PR/Marketing Manager | T: 01344 360101
E: sandra(dot)ingham(at)directenquiries(dot)com

Direct Enquiries Ltd, a MITIE business

Direct Enquiries deliver solutions to businesses to help manage risk and optimise revenue opportunities. Offering a range of flexible solutions that can be tailored to their needs, Direct Enquiries services will enable businesses to:

Manage Risk - Compliance

  • Identify and manage compliance risks for Part M of Building Regulations - Access and use of buildings
  • Identify and Manage compliance risks around Fire Safety
  • Identify and manage compliance risks around Health & Safety
  • Transform facilities and property data into meaningful and actionable information to support and validate decision making with our Web Based Reporting tool, FM Reporting
  • Provide training solutions to ensure employees are disability competent

Maximise Potential - Communication

  • Develop new marketing and communication channels to people with specific access requirements such as disabled and older people and parents with buggies
  • Deliver positive performance around diversity to support their corporate social responsibility agenda

Visit: DirectEnquiriesltd.com, InclusiveBritain.com, InclusiveLondon.com

What is MITIE?

MITIE is the strategic outsourcing and energy services company. What does that mean in practice? MITIE manages facilities, energy and properties for clients across the UK and beyond.

MITIE works with clients in three ways; some take full advantage of the whole range of expertise, others may only need one aspect of what MITIE does:

Strategy and consultancy
+ Facilities and energy management
+ Service delivery

MITIE’s strategic input can add value at the highest level by helping clients to manage their assets, while MITIE’s practical management expertise can save customers money and reduce their carbon emissions. MITIE works with a vast number of clients in every industry across both the public and private sectors and delivers the broadest range of services that can be found in one place: from integrated facilities management to engineering maintenance to lifecycle energy management and much more.

There’s a lot more to MITIE than is probably thought. MITIE is a big company with big ambitions – a leading FTSE 250 support services business, with more than 62,000 people, revenues of £1.9bn, and a reputation for being the best.

Visit: Mitie.com

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