CrestClean’s twice-yearly vehicle audits kicked off in the Central North Island last week, and it’s shaping up to be the best year yet, says Health, Safety and Wellbeing Leader Ian Noon. “It’s been really successful so far. The general standard of presentation is very high and the franchisees all seem to be happy,” says Ian.
CrestClean’s regional team meetings are always cause for celebration, as individual, regional and national achievements are recognised. Despite the challenges of 2021, most of the regional team meetings were able to go ahead, even if it did involve some re-scheduling and mask-wearing! Overall, hundreds of franchisees from around New Zealand attended meetings in 14 locations.
New brooms don’t always sweep clean, as Cambridge Middle School found when they recently changed cleaners. After just three days of unsatisfactory service, they were quick to reinstate CrestClean — and they couldn’t be happier! CrestClean had been cleaning the school for several years, in conjunction with the school’s own in-house cleaners, when the contract
CrestClean’s free RecycleKiwi resources were a big hit at the latest Waikato Principals Association’s quarterly conference. “RecycleKiwi is quite a hot cake at the moment. All the resource packs we took to the conference were snapped up!” says Waikato Regional Manager Nivitesh Kumar. The packs, which contain waste separation bin stickers, posters and colouring in
CrestClean’s Rose Kumar says she just loves keeping everything spick and span at the New Zealand Blood Service’s Hamilton centre. Rose has been tasked with ensuring all surfaces and ‘touch’ points are constantly sanitised when the donor clinics are taking place. Jason Cheng, one of CrestClean’s quality assurance co-ordinators, says he’s received nothing but glowing
It was a proud moment for CrestClean’s Waikato Regional Manager when he presented certificates to business owners who have successfully completed their training. Nivitesh Kumar says handing out the awards to those achieving the Certificate in Commercial Cleaning was one of the big highlights of his role. “They’ve all worked really hard to achieve this
When it comes to first impressions a clean and tidy vehicle goes a long way, says Jason Cheng. For in his role as one of CrestClean’s quality assurance co-ordinators Jason often bumps into operatives from other cleaning companies – and he’s less than impressed by what he sees and the poor image they portray. “When
A former ostrich farmer is celebrating five successful years running his own CrestClean business. Cornelius Du Preez says compared with farming in his native South Africa, CrestClean has been a breath of fresh air. “Being a farmer was a lot of hard work. This has been a real change for me and I’m enjoying it.”
These CrestClean business owners turned in a polished performance at the end of an upskilling course to learn about floor care. Becoming a qualified floor specialist broadens the type of work they can now take on and means their customers can benefit as well. But making the grade requires determination and a strong commitment. The
CrestClean business owner Praneel Prasad plans to celebrate his 10-year milestone with a family holiday to his homeland. His long service was officially recognised when he received a commemorative plaque from the company’s managing director Grant McLauchlan during the recent CrestClean team meeting in Hamilton. Praneel says he’ll spend the $2,500 bonus from the company
CrestClean newbies Jande and Eileen Ganas have taken a real shine to their trainer Samy Goundar. The Filipino couple were put at ease by the experienced induction trainer, who takes new franchisees through the basics of cleaning. Induction training is an important part of the CrestClean franchisee training process. New franchisees in the Waikato work
One of CrestClean’s most experienced staff members has added another string to his bow. Jason Cheng, who is a quality assurance co-ordinator for the Waikato, is now a qualified Assessor for Master Cleaners Training Institute. Becoming an assessor has been on his radar for some time, he says. “I’ve been planning to go for it