In a recent Prime Ministers Questions both Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn paid tribute to cleaners and the BCC (British Cleaning Council) are campaigning to ensure cleaners are viewed as essential and given ‘critical’ or ‘key worker’ status.
Corbyn said “I’d like to pay special mention to one group that are hugely ignored, forgotten and decried as unskilled workers – cleaners. All around the country and in this building, (they) are doing their best to keep our places hygienic and safe. “ and in response to this the PM said “I agree with him very much about what he said about cleaners, they do an extraordinary job and they deserve all the protection and support we can give them in this difficult time.”
All too often, the role of cleaners is invisible and forgotten yet our work couldn’t be more important, particularly now in the fight against Coronavirus so it was refreshing to see our vital work being recognised and appreciated by the country’s leading figures.
USS provides and maintains clean sanitised and safe premises which include educational establishments, essential retail outlets, medical practices and hotels providing accommodation for key workers.
Our staff have the expertise, training and knowledge to carry out sanitisation, deep cleaning and decontamination cleans and more frequent cleaning is required during this pandemic.
Cleaners pay a major part in improving the environmental hygiene in the UK and ensuring premises are safe and clean and Paul Vincent Managing Director of USS says “I am incredibly proud of all of my staff, despite their worries and concerns they continue to go to work every day in the fight against COVID-19.”