Birkin Consult is a new specialist division within the group.

In response to strong demand from existing Birkin clients, Birkin Consult provides on demand access to a range of services, including:

  • Industry benchmarking
  • Contract re-engineering
  • Compliance checks
  • Service Level Agreement and Key Performance Indicators writing
  • Internal governance
  • Auditing methodology
  • Procurement and Training advice

Birkin Consult is headed up by Soo Bartholomew who along with Stephen Dove are offering their extensive knowledge and expertise as Subject Matter Experts with a combined operational and sales knowledge of more than 50 years in the Cleaning Industry to Facilities Management providers.

Soo Bartholomew is an established specialist. She worked as Head of Cleaning for several large FM companies, before running her own successful consultancy. Soo has worked in a wide variety of environments – Corporate HO facilities, Media (BBC, Channel 4 and MTV), Banking, Courts, Police, Central and Local Government, Education (early years to University), Hotels, MOD, power generation and pharmaceutical production plants, warehousing and distribution and retail to name but a few.

Stephen Dove is also well known, having worked operationally in specialist stone and building cleaning, along with early years in retail and education operational delivery, before moving into Training and Compliance with the Asset Skills Council.

"Birkin Consult are extremely knowledgeable on all cleaning related matters. We undertook a large scale national cleaning project and their advice and support throughout the process proved invaluable. They are a professional and responsive organisation to work with and I would recommend their services."
Charlotte Bovill, Salisbury Group


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