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Platinum helping to keep South Lanarkshire Council’s kitchens clean

Platinum Facilities Maintenance has successfully completed a second South Lanarkshire Council (SLC) contract to clean the kitchen canopies and extract ductwork of 68 of its properties, including primary schools, leisure centres and nursing homes. Colin Chambers, MD of Platinum Facilities ...

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Dirty office kitchens causing workplace rifts and disruption

New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that dirty office kitchens are causing workplace rifts and disrupting performance, with nine out of 10 workers surveyed wanting improved facilities. Forty-four per cent of office workers also say that ...

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phs appoints head of public sector

Hygiene services company, phs Group, has appointed Chris Brown to the newly created role of Head of Public Sector. With 15 years of public sector experience, Brown will lead phs’ drive to enhance its offering to the public sector and build ...

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Ecolab acquires cleaning solutions firm, Holchem

Water, hygiene and energy technologies and services specialist, Ecolab Inc., has acquired Holchem Group Limited, a UK-based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services for the food and beverage, foodservice and hospitality industries. Holchem operates in the UK and ...

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Loo of the Year Awards: Class of 2018

The winners of the 2018  Loo of the Year Awards were announced at a ceremony held at The St Johns Hotel in Solihull, Birmingham on 6 December 2018. Overall Trophy Winners are selected from current year’s National Award Winners. The Overall Loo of ...

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Jangro scores 99.7% success in CHSA audit

Independent janitorial supplier, Jangro, has scored 99.7% in the latest UK Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) independent audit. The Jangro membership sites were randomly audited to check what percentage of products stocked, from its accredited schemes for Refuse Sacks, ...

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ISS in cleaning win at historic food manufacturing site

ISS has won a contract with a global food manufacturer and processor of cereals and grains to provide cleaning services at its food manufacturing plant in the north of the UK. The Client, one of the world’s largest agricultural food ...

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Churchill wins Cam & Hooper cleaning contract

Churchill has won a three-year cleaning and compliance contract, worth in excess of £500,000, with events management firm, Camm & Hooper. The new deal sees Churchill providing FM services including daily cleaning, after event cleaning, high level cleaning, periodic cleaning, as ...

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Head of cleaning at OCS joins BICSc Council

Yvonne Taylor, Head of Cleaning for the OCS Group UK, Ireland and Middle East has been appointed to the Council of the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc).   BICSc operates to raise standards of education and build awareness of the ...

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Clarity scores a double win at The Planet Mark Awards

CLARITY-The Soap Cọ. has won in both the Best Newcomer and Best Employee Engagement categories at The Planet Mark Awards, held at Sadler’s Wells Theatre on 12 October. At a glittering ceremony, with keynote speaker Sir Tim Smit KBE, co-founder of ...

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