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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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Ensuring washrooms cater to the needs of all users

Many of us will have witnessed the familiar scene – whether it’s at a bar, theatre or restaurant – a long queue of ladies waiting to use the washroom, while the gents’ toilets flows congestion-free. A recent report published by ...

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Getting smart about managing our buildings

Chris Edwards, Facilities Show Event Director, outlines how smart technology is making an impact on cleaning and FM provision The office environment is changing with new concepts springing up all the time in terms of workspace design, such as slides ...

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Promoting positive menstrual hygiene

By: Sian Walking, Marketing Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene 28th May marks Menstrual Hygiene Day, an international awareness day that aims to create a world in which every woman and girl is empowered to manage menstruation safely and hygienically. The campaign ...

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Can’t touch this: the impact of ‘touch-free’ technology in the washroom

Amazon claims to have sold tens of millions of its voice activated Echo devices in 2018, with the number of people using Alexa each day doubling throughout the year. This exemplifies the rise of touch-free technology, a trend that is ...

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Best practice benchmarking within the cleaning industry

In this article, Mike Boxall of Sitemark discusses the role of best practice benchmarking for raising standards within the cleaning industry.   Benchmarking is a term that crops up regularly – it’s debated at conferences, often present in bid documents ...

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Channeling the smell of success in the workplace

Prettpal Somel, UK Marketing Executive at Ambius explores why scent is such a powerful tool in the workplace, why businesses tend to overlook scent because we rely so much on what we see and hear, and the importance of scent in ...

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