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Sue Gray report: anger that cleaning staff treated with ‘contempt’

Following the release of Sue Gray’s final investigation report into a number of alleged gatherings taking place at Downing Street during Covid restrictions, several industry leaders are said to be “appalled and upset” after the report found that during these illegal ...

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CHSA launches Roadmap to Sustainability

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has formally launched its Roadmap to Sustainability, announcing the first webinar – ‘Sustainability and the Cleaning Industry’. Explaining the Roadmap to Sustainability, CHSA Chair, Lorcan Mekitarian said: “Sustainability is one of the biggest ...

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Winners of the 2022 Amsterdam Innovation Awards are announced

After Interclean Amsterdam was officially opened on 10 May, the jury of the Amsterdam Innovation Award announced the overall winner of the Amsterdam Innovation Awards 2022. This year’s special prize went to Essity, for its Tork Biobased Heavy-Duty Cleaning Cloth. ...

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Disruptive app launched to empower cleaning professionals 

MAK.today has announced it will be officially launching its app, dubbed the ‘Check-a-Trade for cleaning professionals.’ “It was super important to me for me to put together something that could work equally for both cleaners and users, this is why ...

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Rising costs creating perfect opportunity for unscrupulous providers of cleaning & hygiene products

Rising cost of raw materials and energy are creating the perfect opportunity for unscrupulous providers of cleaning & hygiene products warns the CHSA. “Buyers of cleaning and hygiene products need to beware providers offering low-cost solutions,” explained Lorcan Mekitarian, Chair of ...

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2022 winners announced

The 2022 winners of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards have been revealed, following the eagerly-anticipated return of the glittering awards event which took place in Brussels on 28 April. Leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors from Europe’s cleaning and ...

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Mitie showcases latest innovation with the launch of its Cleaning and Hygiene Centre of Excellence

Mitie has launched a new Cleaning and Hygiene Centre of Excellence in Birmingham to showcase the latest products and service innovations in the cleaning industry. Featuring a broad range of science and technology, the Centre demonstrates how the Science of ...

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Cleanology joins Living Wage leadership group

Cleanology CEO, Dominic Ponniah, has joined the Living Wage Foundation’s Recognised Service Provider (RSP) Leadership Group. The group acts to encourage wider take-up of fair pay, and to make the accreditation scheme more effective. Ponniah said: “I feel incredibly privileged ...

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SFP completes sale of Yorkshire-based cleaning firm

Nationwide insolvency practitioner SFP has completed the sale of certain business and assets of CSG FM Limited, a West-Yorkshire-based facilities management and cleaning services business, which was placed into Administration on 11 April 2022. Formed in January 2019, the company provided ...

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The Manchester Cleaning Show 2022 celebrates sustainable and technological progress

The Manchester Cleaning Show returned to Manchester in April for its first face-to-face event in the city for over three years. With cleaning continuing to be an essential service, the Manchester Central Convention Complex experienced a wave of traffic as ...

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