Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Cleaners see light at end of tunnel

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COVID-19 nearly wiped out some cleaning businesses, with many having to lay off staff and cut back on work hours, but the gradual reopening of the country is offering them fresh hope.

They are beginning to see a pick-up in business compared to the past six weeks, as in Phase 2 of reopening it is now mandatory for offices to be cleaned twice a day. 

Owner of Alcar Cleaning Enterprises Inc., Alex Linton, told the Weekend Nation that although the company did not close its doors, its staff complement was drastically reduced.

“We had to do a lot of cutbacks and adjusting to fit in with the curfew hours, and the new conditions laid down by the customers. They had to bend a bit to meet the requirements, so we had to bend with them. (GBM/RA)

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