Wednesday was this year’s Thank Your Cleaner Day and despite cleaning being a profession, the perception of our industry still has a long way to go before it is perceived as a professional industry with professional staff.
Cleaning is an essential service for the efficient and professional appearance and running of every building whether it be a hotel, a shop, a school or an office and with cleaning comes health and safety. Reliable and regular cleaning reduces the risks of bacteria and infection spreading and is a necessary preventative measure if we are to keep our clients, customers and staff feeling well.
Here at USS, we are passionate about our industry and our staff. All of our employees are treated with dignity and respected for the hard work they do especially those that work unsociable hours.
We ensure that all of our staff are provided with a uniform, the right equipment to carry out their tasks efficiently and regular training. Dedication and hard work is recognised with promotional opportunities being offered internally before recruiting externally and we have an open door policy for all staff should they wish to discuss new ideas or have an issue they would like to discuss.
Often the focus in the cleaning industry is budgets and cost and yet staff are often not provided with the right equipment to carry out their tasks and not provided with the training required which ultimately affects the bottom line. One of the best ways to streamline effective cleaning and to make substantial savings in the long run is to invest in our staff.
If the perception of the industry is to change then the industry as a whole has to be passionate about what we do.
What’s your opinion of the industry, let us know your thoughts and experiences simply by emailing email@example.com