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Dirty London

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Faecal bacteria and life threatening superbugs found on London’s public transport Taxi insurers, Staveley Head, partnered with London Metropolitan University to put London’s transport under the microscope. The results are quite scary. One hundred and twenty-one different types of bacteria and mould ...

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Connect and collaborate

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Chris Edwards, Facilities Show Event Director highlights how cleaning and FM professionals can get the most from networking at industry trade shows Collaborative partnerships continue to be key to the success of the cleaning and FM industry and business growth ...

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Does your accent affect your employability?

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The British accent isn’t just one. Depending on regional location, your accent will differ, and despite best efforts, there is stigma attached to some. The UK has different attitudes to its regional accents. What are these attitudes, and do they ...

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Incentive QAS provides St Botolphs with cost-saving waste solution

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By Jamie Wright, Managing Director at Incentive QAS I am often asked, what is the secret to Incentive QAS’s success? My answer rarely differs – we provide all our clients with high levels of service regardless of the challenges we ...

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Importance of hand hygiene should not be overlooked by businesses

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Hand hygiene is no new phenomenon. The importance of good practice in this area has been well documented over the years, but despite this it continues to challenge businesses as one of the leading contributors to ill-health in the workplace. ...

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The dirty discount: cutting the cost won’t help you clean up with your customers

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By Paul Black, CEO, sales-i Discounting has become a relied-on option for many salespeople in the cleaning supplies industry, and it’s not hard to see why. The easiest way to be competitive is to offer comparable goods at a lower ...

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The ultimate team player

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Gordon McVean, International Sales and Marketing Director of Truvox International, outlines how scrubber dryer technology can play a central role in a consistently high-performing and cost-effective floor cleaning team Effective teams tend to have at least one player who is ...

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Using scent to bring consumers back in-store

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By Gareth Cowmeadow, scenting specialist at Ambius Retail is in a state of flux. The rise in online shopping continues to disrupt more traditional bricks and mortar stores, with 51 per cent of retail purchases taking place online in the ...

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Creating the perfect washroom experience

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By Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Providing clean and pleasant washroom facilities for staff or customers is essential for businesses. A positive washroom experience plays a crucial role in maintaining employee wellbeing, and even shaping your business’ ...

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A sign of the times

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Good communications are vital for successful business relationships, whether with clients, colleagues or suppliers. Lisa Sheppard, Director of Development for soft service and contract cleaning specialists, Facilicom UK, says there’s more than one way to get your messages across. It ...

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