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Private and agency cleaners may not have recognized health and safety training, or correct insurance. Should our industry be concerned about this?

Every job has its risks, and home cleaning is no different. Where the divergence comes is in the form of the industry workers themselves, and what risks those working alone or as agency contractors are running on a regular basis. All UK employers have a legal responsibility to provide relevant health and safety training as…
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January 27, 2020 0

Are private and agency cleaners detrimental to our industry?

The housekeeping and home cleaning market is unique in that it is estimated that as much as 70% of service delivery is by private and self-employed agency cleaners. Is this necessarily a bad thing? Well, anyone can set themselves up as a private cleaner and there are lots of companies out there offering agency franchises…
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January 9, 2020 0