Your industry news - first Number 1 for Recruitment
We strongly recommend viewing Cleanzine full size in your web browser. Click our masthead above to visit our website version.
Nationwide conquers the country
Jack McAvoy (27 years), a working at height specialist window cleaner with Nationwide Window Cleaning, has won the top national Award in the 2015 programme organised by the Federation of Window Cleaners, the profession's trade body.
Jack, who has been a window cleaner for 11 years, (seven with Nationwide) was awarded the highly coveted and contested FWC 'Employee of the Year 2015' Award from hundreds of nominations. The FWC said that Jack was: "The cream of a very talented professional crop."
Working for Nationwide Window Cleaning in the South Eastern Region, Jack has honed his skills on many of the tallest and most prestigious buildings including The British Museum, Imperial College and Heathrow Airport; using a range of window cleaning techniques from cradles and bosun's chair to high level access machinery.
Judging was based on individual qualifications and reasons for entry; length of time employed by the company and within the profession, and customer testimonials submitted.
Jack, who won the Nationwide Window Cleaning Employee of the Month and Employee of the Year Awards in 2014 - out of 200 employees, received his FWC Award certificate, trophy and £100 gift voucher from FWC Executive Scott Smith.
"I'm over the moon - three Awards in 12 months is terrific!" enthused Jack. "I'm absolutely delighted! Today customers' standards have never been higher and to get some of the client references I received makes this demanding job worthwhile."
Three Nationwide Window Cleaning directors, including Managing Director Thornton Tasker, who founded the company; attended the presentation at the Cleaning Show. Thornton said: "Jack illustrates that our training programme is working. He is a shining example of the best in the business."
Established in May 2007, Nationwide Window Cleaning is a market leader in its field with 235 employees incorporating a team of over 200 directly employed window cleaning professionals, dedicated to applying their expertise and committed to delivering a first class service to commercial, retail and public sector clients throughout the UK.
Image: Jack McAvoy with (front row) directors Thornton Tasker (MD), June Dolan (Operations) and Eugene Boyle (Business Development)
T: 0845 208 0010
E: [email protected]
12th March 2015