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Preserving heritage after floods


The challenge for heritage property owners after floods, fires or other disasters is in deciding on the method of restoring their building, whether it is made from granite, brick, cob, timber or wattle & daub. The complications arise from there ...

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Scrub Up!


Chrissie Rowlinson, product marketing manager at Cannon Hygiene UK, explains why having the proper facilities to encourage effective washroom hygiene can reduce absence rates and impact productivity The second biggest cause of absenteeism in the workplace is minor illnesses such ...

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Beat the winter blues


Yes, it’s that time of year again. We all know what is coming. Along with the enjoyable excesses of the season we know that the inevitable cold and flu viruses are on their way too. Being that your staff spend ...

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Sick Building Syndrome


With poor air quality an inevitability in offices, it’s essential that ventilation within a building is good, to ensure occupants are at least free of the fumes once inside. Steven Booth, associate director for Guardian Water Treatment, explains the importance ...

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Washroom tech


Washroom specification is a serious business in the public sector. Not only must building operators ensure adequate prevention of MRSA, Legionella, Pseudomonas and other dangerous infections but there is also the issue of hot water safety to consider – no ...

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Don’t slip up!


Recent consultation on health and safety sentencing is a ticking time bomb which could force businesses into action over their health and safety standards, says Craig McKay from Kärcher Professional Recent consultation around a possible shake-up of health  and safety sentencing ...

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Swept Away


Don’t be bamboozled by technology or blinkered by ‘the way we’ve always done things’. Stephen Pinhorne, UK national sales manager of Truvox International, points out traps to avoid when investing in vacuums and sweepers Facility managers and cleaning contractors today ...

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If you ever get bored at work, there are few things more fun than looking back at the olden days and reading predictions about the future. Flying cars, moon bases and the utter ridiculousness of the internet are well known ...

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Workplace Trends


How has the typical workplace changed in the past 25 years and what impact has this had on health and hygiene? Charlotte Boniface from Tork manufacturer SCA considers the effects that trends such as hot-desking, new technology and the diminishing ...

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Turbocharge your staff


Companies with employees who are highly engaged have fewer sick days and accidents, and higher performance and profits. Joanne Pollard, training, development and quality manager of Nviro, shares 10 simple steps to achieve all this and better customer service too ...

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