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Washroom design: Creating a clean slate

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By Trevor Bowers, director at Washroom Washroom Washrooms can say a lot about an organisation. Ensuring facilities are clean and hygienic is a big part of creating the right impression as well as reducing the potential spread of bacteria. But ...

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Is Norovirus now the ‘summer vomiting bug’?

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The outbreak of Norovirus at the World Athletics Championships in London is the latest in a spate of reports of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ making an unseasonal appearance. Traditionally associated with the colder winter months, the highly infectious illness has ...

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Working sustainably – good for society, good for you

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As Bob Dylan sang in the 1960s, the times they are a changin’. Sustainability and sustainable investment have grown in recent years in response to societal and environmental needs as well as pressure from the public and consumers. From paying ...

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Update your ordering pattern: why it pays to understand your cleaning supplies usage

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When ordering cleaning supplies for your company workspaces, it can be easy to get familiar with a particular product or brand and become reluctant to try anything new. However, familiarity should not be mistaken for efficacy. By continually reordering the ...

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Beating the Brexit challenges

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By Guy Pakenham, Managing Director at Cordant Cleaning In recent years the cleaning industry has struggled to recruit homegrown workers and has come to rely heavily on European recruits. Now, with Brexit a reality, there is much speculation about the impact ...

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It’s good to have expertise – understanding recruitment in the cleaning and FM business

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Morna Metzger of Metzger Search & Selection shares insights on how easy it is for the employer and the employee to be ill-matched due to lack of data and analysis during the recruitment process. Seeing the wood for the trees ...

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ROI* and special measures

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Washrooms and toilets may only account for a fraction of a building’s floorspace, but this is often where reputations and cleaning budgets go down the pan, says James White, MD of Denis Rawlins Ltd. And where *Return on Innovation can ...

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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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