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Beating the Brexit challenges

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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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