Have you considered using a contract cleaner?

Author :Cheryl

Date: 19.05.2020

Whether you’re running an office, a gym or a golf club, you have to keep the premises clean and tidy. This isn’t a choice – it’s the rule across all industries. What you can choose, however, is who keeps your spaces clean and how they go about doing it.

The simplest option may, on first glance, appear to be hiring a team of in-house cleaners. But this poses more complications than first meets the eye such as finding space for storing cleaning equipment and products or managing these (additional) employees’ payroll and timekeeping.

In comparison, choosing to contract these services to an external cleaning firm guarantees your premises will be kept in pristine condition – without you having to lift a finger.

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31 May 2019 Cheryl

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