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Christeyns acquires Clover Chemicals

International chemicals manufacturer Christeyns, whose UK headquarters are located in Bradford, has acquired Clover Chemicals, strengthening its position in the professional cleaning and hygiene sector. Based in the High Peak area of Derbyshire, Clover Chemicals manufactures a wide range of ...

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Preventing the spread of illness in the modern office   

Modern workplace practices such as hot-desking, working from home and increased flexibility are a win-win for employees and employers. Employees feel liberated from silos and capitalise on time recuperated from commuting, and employers can economise office space and resources. However, ...

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Survey finds handwashing habits leave a lot to be desired

As the world marks the 11th annual Global Handwashing Day (GHD), a new study from Initial Washroom Hygiene has shown that British families’ handwashing habits leave a lot to be desired. Initial’s survey of 2,000 families has found that almost ...

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YPO becomes CHSA Accredited Distributor

YPO, the UK’s largest public sector buying and procurement organisation, has joined the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) Accreditation Scheme for Distributors. YPO’s decision to join signifies the Scheme’s importance to buyers of cleaning and hygiene products. Only by ...

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Dirty money: Life threatening bacteria found on UK cash

Financial comparison website money.co.uk teamed up with the London Metropolitan University to put money under the microscope to discover what’s really lurking in your wallet – the findings are not for the faint hearted. Dr Paul Matewele, Professor of Microbiology at ...

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Kadri to step down as CEO of Diversey

Diversey has announced a transition of executive responsibilities. Dr. Ilham Kadri will be resigning from her position as Diversey’s Chief Executive Officer effective December 31, 2018, to take another executive role, which will be separately announced. In the interim, Dr. Kadri ...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional champions Scott Clean workplaces to promote hand hygiene on Global Handwashing Day

This year Global Handwashing Day takes place on 15 October and Kimberly-Clark Professional is embracing the annual event’s theme ‘Clean Hands – a recipe for health’ by supporting Facilities Managers with a range of tools to help them champion hand ...

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phs Group agrees new partnership with FabLittleBag

A new partnership between phs Group and FabLittleBag is helping businesses to address the environmental issues associated with the disposal of their sanitary waste, highlighting the need to ‘be a Binner not a Flusher’. On average, it’s estimated that we ...

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Vet practices admit they need to get tough on infections 

New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that the majority of UK vet practices feel the need to get tougher in the fight against infectious diseases, with many currently struggling to follow hygiene best practice. However, vets ...

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The value of heatmapping to target germ hotspots

As children up and down the country start a new school year, it’s always a busy time for parents or guardians. From sorting new school uniforms, to finding the ‘coolest’ stationery, this time of year can be stressful. One thing ...

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