It is usually advisable to avoid occupying a newly constructed building until that building has undergone thorough post-construction cleaning. This article discusses the three important phases of that cleaning process that should be done before you move into that new building. Rough Cleaning This first phase of cleaning involves getting rid of all the construction debris, such as paint overspray, dust and other leftover materials. All surfaces, such as floors and cabinets are normally wet-mopped, vacuumed and dusted in order to make them clean enough for the occupants of the building.
When you are a small business owner, you have one hundred things to juggle all at once. You need to make sure that your employees are happy, you have to keep a keen eye on what your competitors are doing, and, of course, you need to make sure you are hitting your financial targets. But when you are focused on so many different aspects of your business, it can be all too easy to let the seemingly small things slip — things like office cleaning.
The end of the year is coming. Your employees are tired, and the rising temperature outside is a lot more enticing than another day at the office. In 2012, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that approximately one in 40 Australian workers call in sick each day. The lost productivity your business experiences from absent employees adds up over the course of a year. Here are three ways you can encourage your employees to say no to days off these coming summer workdays, and be at their workstations instead.