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MBE awarded to leading cleaning industry figure

A leading figure in the cleaning and hygiene industry has been awarded the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) at Buckingham Palace. Kim Phillips is a Director at the British Cleaning Council (BCC), the National Chairperson of ...

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‘Twindemic’ could cost more lives due to the severe shortage of cleaning staff

Industry leaders are very concerned and reasonably warning that the ongoing severe staff shortages affecting the £59 billion cleaning, hygiene and waste sector could cause any ‘twindemic’ this winter to be much worse. The situation could become absolutely critical and ...

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New dates announced for postponed APPG inquiry

The remaining two sessions of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry inquiry into the role of cleaning and hygiene during the Covid-19 pandemic will take place on 11 October and 18 October (both Tuesdays), it ...

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Sector anger after opposition parties ignore meeting call

Angry and disappointed cleaning and hygiene industry leaders have hit out after opposition parties so far avoided meeting with them to discuss key and pressing sector issues. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) wrote to the Labour, Scottish Nationalist, Lib Dem ...

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APPG inquiry postponed following the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II

The remaining two sessions of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry inquiry into the role of cleaning and hygiene during the Covid-19 pandemic have been postponed following the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. ...

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Industry stakeholders invited to watch APPG inquiry into cleaning and hygiene during Covid

Interested members of the cleaning and hygiene industry are being invited to watch an upcoming inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry. MPs will next week begin the much-needed review of the role of ...

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MPs to begin inquiry into cleaning and hygiene during the pandemic

MPs will begin a highly significant inquiry next week into the role of cleaning and hygiene, and the associated challenges, during the Covid-19 pandemic. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry will commence the much-needed review, entitled ...

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Incentive FM introduces cleaning techniques to combat Human Coronavirus

Facilities management firm, Incentive FM, has introduced Nordic Chem antimicrobial coating throughout The Mall at Cribbs Causeway, to prevent the spread of harmful pathogens including the Human Coronovirus. Nordic Chem antimicrobial coating has been proven by independent UK laboratories to terminate harmful ...

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Cleaning industry leader recognised by the Queen

A leading figure in the cleaning and hygiene industry has been congratulated after being made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours 2022. Kim Phillips is a Director at the British ...

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New GBAC Academy training course to reinforce infectious disease awareness

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a Division of ISSA, has launched a new GBAC Academy training course focused on increasing knowledge of cleaning for health for individuals in all businesses. The new course, ‘Infectious Disease Awareness in the Workplace: COVID-19 ...

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