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How to stop Norovirus in its tracks this winter

Autumn has brought a sharp drop in temperature. As is often the case, this has come hand in hand with a rise in news stories about Norovirus outbreaks. A school in Lancashire was closed just a few weeks ago after ...

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Ensure your workplace hygiene is up to scratch this Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day is right around the corner. Aimed at encouraging people to regularly and effectively wash their hands, the initiative serves as a timely reminder for businesses to ensure their own workplace hygiene standards and facilities are up to scratch. ...

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Skin disorders at work: how to tackle them

Most cleaning and maintenance professionals will know that the hands are the one of the most important tools of the job. Good skin care is crucial in order to ensure that they are kept in good condition; effective and thorough ...

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Keep it clean: The dangers of not meeting health and safety regulations for industrial cleanliness 

Proper industrial hygiene is key to maintaining a healthy and productive workforce. This means effectively identifying, evaluating and controlling environmental stressors in the workplace. Businesses should approach industrial cleanliness proactively, producing dedicated health and safety and hygiene standards, anticipating hazards ...

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Cleaning and maintenance tips for your commercial appliances

Your appliances are bound to be the most important pieces of equipment in your commercial kitchen, but are you treating them as such? Neglecting your oven, microwaves and other electrical devices can result in damage, as well as potential fires ...

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5 food hygiene tips for a clean retail kitchen

Proper food hygiene is vital to avoid food poisoning and the spread of bacteria. Here, Mike Hardman, from catering equipment supplier Alliance Online, gives us his five food hygiene tips for a clean retail kitchen. Kitchen hygiene is important but, ...

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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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Smart investment for inclusive washrooms

Good hand hygiene starts in the washroom, so ensuring that it is both inviting and accessible is key to encouraging people to use it. From a purchasing point of view, equipment should not only be easy to use, but it ...

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How to successfully market your cleaning business online

Get ahead in the highly competitive UK cleaning industry. 4 tips for successfully marketing your cleaning business online by Jayme Wium, digital marketer at SME Loans The British Cleaning Council announced less than a year ago that the cleaning industry in the ...

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Inside First Mile’s “Sacktory”

CEO and founder of First Mile, Bruce Bratley, explains how the UK’s first sack-sorting facility is boosting recycling success for business waste Setting the scene In 2017, leading recycling company, First Mile, revolutionised the way business waste is processed by ...

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