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Contract cleaning market growth opportunities in 2023

Research for a new report from MTW Research has found that the contract cleaning market continues to be supported by high levels of spending in the public sector, despite challenging headwinds in the commercial cleaning market in 2022. The Autumn ...

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Thank Your Cleaner Day set to pay tribute to cleaners across the UK and around the world

Celebrating the amazing work of cleaners around the world, Thank Your Cleaner Day pays tribute to the millions of people working tirelessly to make others feel comfortable and safe in their living and working environments. Together with its local partners, ...

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ISSA Hygieia Network unveils 2022 award winners

ISSA Hygieia Network, an ISSA Charities signature programme dedicated to the advancement and retention of women in the cleaning industry, announced its 2022 award winners during its eighth annual Awards Reception. More than 900 industry professionals attended the event on Tuesday, 11th October ...

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‘Twindemic’ could cost more lives due to the severe shortage of cleaning staff

Industry leaders are very concerned and reasonably warning that the ongoing severe staff shortages affecting the £59 billion cleaning, hygiene and waste sector could cause any ‘twindemic’ this winter to be much worse. The situation could become absolutely critical and ...

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BICSc reveals 2022 award winners

Outstanding achievements and standards of excellence within the professional cleaning industry were celebrated and recognised at the 2022 British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Annual Awards. Celebrating the exceptional standards and leading lights of the global cleaning community were guests ...

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New dates announced for postponed APPG inquiry

The remaining two sessions of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry inquiry into the role of cleaning and hygiene during the Covid-19 pandemic will take place on 11 October and 18 October (both Tuesdays), it ...

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Sector anger after opposition parties ignore meeting call

Angry and disappointed cleaning and hygiene industry leaders have hit out after opposition parties so far avoided meeting with them to discuss key and pressing sector issues. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) wrote to the Labour, Scottish Nationalist, Lib Dem ...

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Entries are now open for the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2023

European Cleaning Journal, the organiser of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards, is calling for service providers, manufacturers and distributors to share their achievements as entries officially open for the 2023 event. As the only pan-European awards for the sector, ...

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Industry stakeholders invited to watch APPG inquiry into cleaning and hygiene during Covid

Interested members of the cleaning and hygiene industry are being invited to watch an upcoming inquiry by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry. MPs will next week begin the much-needed review of the role of ...

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MPs to begin inquiry into cleaning and hygiene during the pandemic

MPs will begin a highly significant inquiry next week into the role of cleaning and hygiene, and the associated challenges, during the Covid-19 pandemic. The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the Cleaning and Hygiene Industry will commence the much-needed review, entitled ...

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