Cost of a cleaner

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D&LBalham
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Cost of a cleaner

Postby D&LBalham » Thu Aug 06, 2020 11:32 am

Hi All,

We’ve got a really great cleaner through a cleaning company, but the company is looking to increase prices.

We’re happy with the service, but I want a sense check that the new rate to the company (£18/hour) is reasonable. I don’t know what the company pays the cleaner directly.

Does anyone have a view as to whether that is expensive, cheap or on market?

Thanks,

D&L
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FrankJ
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Re: Cost of a cleaner

Postby FrankJ » Thu Aug 06, 2020 3:29 pm

I think that is expensive in my view even taking agency into consideration. We pay 15 per hour and feel that is already the top limit.
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Re: Cost of a cleaner

Postby AlexaH11 » Mon Aug 10, 2020 12:41 pm

I agree, £18 sounds a lot. We pay £15 an hour which already feels quite steep. £10 of that goes to the cleaner and £5 to the agency p/h.
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Re: Cost of a cleaner

Postby lemonzest » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:12 pm

I think it probably depends on what the agency is paying the cleaner. I deliberately sought out an agency that paid London living wage, holidays, pension contributions etc. But then (perhaps predictably) realised that I couldn't afford a cleaner and went back to doing it myself!
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Re: Cost of a cleaner

Postby daddydaycarerocks » Mon Aug 10, 2020 2:47 pm

£11/hr for our cleaner and she is very good.

We avoid agencies as they are much more expensive
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Re: Cost of a cleaner

Postby JosephGraham » Mon Aug 17, 2020 1:38 pm

yeah, agree, it mostly depends on the agencies
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