Cleaning firms report upturn in business

People searching for ‘green shoots’ in the economy could do worse than look at cleaning companies. After a tough 12 months in which individuals and companies cut back on cleaners, a number of firms are reporting a pick-up in business.

29th August, 2009

People searching for ‘green shoots’ in the economy could do worse than look at cleaning companies. After a tough 12 months in which individuals and companies cut back on cleaners, a number of firms are reporting a pick-up in business.

Martin Kerin set up cleaning company About Time five years ago and said that the peak for the business came about 12 months ago, in September 2008. ‘‘Since then, there has been a steady...

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