Maintaining cleanliness and hygiene within local authority premises is crucial to create a safe and pleasant environment for employees, service users, and members of the public. Opting to recruit and manage your own team of cleaners is one option, but there are compelling reasons why outsourcing cleaning services can be a more advantageous and cost-effective choice.
So, what are the key benefits of hiring outsourced cleaning services and why should you consider Kingdom for your local authority cleaning staff?
Expertise And Specialist Knowledge
By outsourcing cleaning services, local authorities gain access to the industry expertise of professional cleaning companies, whose trained and experienced cleaners are skilled in the most up-to-date cleaning techniques. This ensures that local authority premises are cleaned efficiently and to the highest standards using a wider range of equipment than an in-house team may have access to. Whether the premises need a light touch clean or a deep sanitisation, the cleaners will have the know-how and tools to carry out the work to exemplary standards.
Outsourcing cleaning services are often more cost-effective for local authorities than maintaining an in-house cleaning team which incurs additional expenses, such as recruitment, training, employee benefits, and equipment. Outsourcing your organisation’s cleaning needs eliminates these costs as, typically, they are covered by the cleaning service provider. Local authorities can benefit from competitive pricing and flexible service packages tailored to their specific needs, resulting in significant cost savings.
While many local authority buildings are open during standard working hours, there are occasions when events are held during evenings, such as parents’ evenings in schools or cabinet meetings in council offices. Outsourced cleaning services can be scheduled to fit around these events to minimise disruption, for example, by cleaning during evenings or weekends. This ensures that employees and the public can carry out their duties without interference in a clean and well-maintained environment.
A Reduced Administrative Burden
By hiring an outsourced cleaning service, local authority staff can be relieved of the administrative pressure associated with managing an in-house cleaning team. Outsourcing companies, such as Kingdom, handle the recruitment, training, supervision, and performance management of their cleaning staff, freeing up valuable time and resources for local authority personnel. Local authorities can focus on their core responsibilities without having to spend time and money keeping their buildings clean and tidy.
Finally, professional cleaning services arrange their own insurance, reducing potential costly liabilities for local authorities. If accidents occur, the cleaning service provider is responsible for managing the associated risks and expenses which the financial and legal risks that local authorities would otherwise face if they had an in-house cleaning team.
Arrange Your Local Authority Cleaners Today
If you would like your local authority premises to experience the benefits of hiring a commercial cleaning service, please contact Kingdom Cleaning on 0330 022 9422 or send us a message and our friendly specialists will be in touch soon.
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