The cleaning industry in the UK is sometimes almost invisible, yet it is essential in providing many companies with what they need to keep up and running. The global pandemic has placed an increased importance on the cleaning industry as safe, virus free workplaces are essential to maintain the operation of offices and other business areas.
The Coronavirus has impacted all businesses, however the response in our sector has meant that it has brought more professionalism to the cleaning industry. The importance of sanitisation has been brought to light meaning “touchpoints” such as light switches and door handles most certainly now do need regular and thorough cleaning in order to keep people safe. The solution to this new challenge is to set strict cleaning specifications, and use technology and data to provide evidence that confirms we are delivering. As a result, we can expect to see a greater incorporation of new machinery and more extensive training for cleaning staff.
The need for this additional training and technology is explained by the new requirement for rotational cleaning. It is essential to rotate our disinfectants to safeguard against microbial resistance, as it is suspected that Covid-19 could build up a resistance to certain disinfectants.
Despite the decline is office use due to the increase of “working from home”, it is evident that the cleaning industry will have to work even harder to keep these areas safe. Cleaning has become more important that ever and an active approach is needed to ensure public safety.
They value their clients and staff, which is clearly evident in the quality of work and the scope which they are prepared to cover is commendable.
To be the best at what they do, whilst retaining that invaluable face to face communication, their hands-on approach that all staff have and the personal touch makes working together a pleasure.
Apollo make my position as a Facilities Manager so much easier. They communicate, react swiftly, offer innovative ideas and their staff are so professional. What is not to like!!
Apollo are competitively priced, work well under pressure and maintain consistent high standards.
The cleaning team that Apollo have provided us with are the best and I cannot speak highly enough of the service that I receive from Apollo.
Thank you to all the team at Apollo. I cannot recommend them enough. So friendly, professional and helpful.