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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards unveils 2019 finalists

The finalists of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 have been announced. Following a record year for entries, 23 leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors have made the shortlist across nine categories. Now in their fourth year, the awards ...

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Top marks for Norse at Watford Grammar School for Boys

Norse’s cleaning division has won a three-year cleaning contract at Watford Grammar School for Boys. The agreement is worth £450,000 over the life of the contract and will see Norse responsible for the daily cleaning of teaching areas, staff rooms, ...

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The hotel cleanliness issues that frustrate Brits the most

The summer is officially here and for many across the country, it finally means the time to go on a much-needed holiday domestically or abroad. Hotels form a fundamental part of the holiday experience. Holidaymakers want their stay to be ...

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ISSA announces its 2020 board of directors

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has announced the new individuals elected to serve on the 2020 ISSA Board of Directors, which will be led by incoming ISSA President Ken Bodie of Kelsan Inc. Those elected are as follows: Vice President/President Elect:  Steve ...

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Challenges facing the attraction and retention of cleaning staff

Many UK-based cleaning contractors are recognised for having a high turnover of employees. Cleaning is often taboo and unattractive to the younger generation and can be seen as a transient occupation rather than a career. Retaining good employees in our ...

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Northwood Companies purchases KPP Converters

Northwood Companies has completed the purchase of 100 per cent of the issued share capital of KPP Converters Ltd (KPP). KPP, a supplier of Away from Home tissue products, will continue to operate as an independent company out of its ...

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Tidy Green Clean announces its first acquisition

Environmentally friendly cleaning business, Tidy Green Clean, has acquired Aberdeen commercial property maintenance company, AMG Contracts. This is the first in a number of planned acquisitions for Aberdeen-based Tidy Green Clean, which operates on a franchise model and has seen organic ...

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Competition concerns over Ecolab/Holchem merger

An in-depth investigation by the Competition and Markets Authority’s (CMA) has provisionally found that Ecolab’s merger with Holchem may result in businesses facing higher prices or a lower quality of service for their cleaning chemicals. Ecolab and Holchem are two ...

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Cromwell’s Street Scene to showcase sustainable separation solutions at RWM

Cromwell Polythene will be showcasing sustainable ways to collect separate materials for recycling at its street scene themed stand O14 at RWM 2019, 11-12 September at Birmingham NEC. On the stand’s kerbside, Cromwell will reveal exclusive new additions to its ...

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Jangro reveals award winners

The UK’s leading cleaning and janitorial suppliers gathered together on 25 June to celebrate the best in the industry at the annual Jangro Supplier Awards. The 2019 winners were revealed at a glittering ceremony, which took place at the Forest ...

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