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Government rolls out scheme to introduce free period products into all state schools and colleges in England

Free period products are now being made available to all schools and colleges in England, as the Department for Education launches its fully funded scheme. The new scheme, which launched on 20 January is set to give pupils easy access ...

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Over half of Brits bring cleaning products to a hotel

Hotel rooms are filth incubators, or so numerous online articles say. To find out if the general public agree, End of Tenancy Cleaning Company conducted a survey. The survey was completed by 3,446 participants and comprised questions on the dirtiest ...

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CHSA spotlights Accredited Members in new advert

Focusing attention on its work to maintain standards in the industry, the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) new advert spotlights Accreditation members. Proving the strength and depth in the membership, the names of members of the Accreditation Schemes for ...

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Take hand hygiene seriously to stay well

Encouraging employees, visitors and customers to clean their hands regularly can help them stay well this winter. Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development, GOJO Industries-Europe Ltd explains how companies in the hospitality and leisure sector can minimise ...

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Offices must clean up act to avoid flu outbreak

Companies are being urged to ensure offices are prepared this winter, on the back of reports that GP consultations for flu-like illness were up by a quarter in the UK. With medical advice including the use of tissues to trap ...

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Ringo Francis appointed Chairman Emeritus of UK & Ireland Diversey business

Ringo Francis, the founder and former CEO of Zenith Hygiene Group has been appointed Chairman Emeritus of the United Kingdom & Ireland Diversey & Zenith business, therefore relinquishing his executive responsibility, although will continue to be present providing support on ...

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Hand hygiene: Minimising outbreaks in schools

With recent outbreaks of norovirus causing countless closures of hospital beds and schools across the country, the spotlight is on hand hygiene and its role in minimising the spread of infection. With the risk of illness heightened during the winter ...

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Manchester Cleaning Show sparks record level interest

Next year’s Manchester Cleaning Show looks set to be bigger and better than ever with early registration figures higher than at the same stage last time. The north of England’s largest cleaning and hygiene event returns to Event City in ...

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The situation of hygiene in healthcare

Maintaining hygiene and preventing the spread of bacteria and disease is key in the hospital environment, where vulnerable patients are constantly at risk and high traffic allows for bacterial infection to spread quickly. HCAIs (Healthcare Associated Infections) were estimated by ...

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Interclean Amsterdam: Top cleaning and hygiene trends for 2020

In the run-up to the 2020 event, Interclean Amsterdam reveals the three trends set to shape the professional cleaning and hygiene industry in years to come. Following its success in 2018, Interclean Amsterdam returns to the Dutch capital in 2020 ...

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