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Government encourages range of industries to prepare for chemical use in the event of a no-deal EU exit

The UK Government has issued guidance to businesses that use chemicals on the actions they should take now to minimise any disruption in the event of a no-deal Brexit. If the UK leaves the EU on 29 March without a ...

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BICSc confirms HQ move

Back in July 2018, the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) announced its headquarters was being put up for sale, with the intention of securing a larger premises to expand into. The Institute’s plans to move have now been finalised ...

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Techtex buys out competitors to strengthen presence in healthcare and industrial wipes sector

Manchester-based supplier of healthcare and industrial fabrics, Technical Textile Services Ltd., which trades as Techtex, has acquired the acquisition of two competitors, Whitminster International Ltd and Klenzeen Ltd.  The sum paid is undisclosed, but the newly-enlarged business enjoys a £20 ...

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CHSA accreditation schemes guaranteeing standards

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) analysis of the 2018 performance of its Accreditation Schemes shows exceptional conformance in all areas. In its second year of operation, the results for the CHSA’s Accreditation Scheme for Distributors show that an ...

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The Cleaning Show adds more sparkle in 2019

Organisers of The Cleaning Show, the UK’s biggest cleaning, hygiene and waste management exhibition (Excel, London March 19-21), have announced more details of the event. In recognition of the massive contribution window cleaning makes to the wider cleaning industry, the ...

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Ecolab acquires cleaning solutions firm, Holchem

Water, hygiene and energy technologies and services specialist, Ecolab Inc., has acquired Holchem Group Limited, a UK-based supplier of hygiene and cleaning products and services for the food and beverage, foodservice and hospitality industries. Holchem operates in the UK and ...

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Diversey unveils sustainability strategy and 2025 goals

Diversey today published its Annual Sustainability Report, which includes a new “Facilitators for Life” strategy and goals aimed at creating a healthier and safer world for everyone. The new approach will help ensure Diversey addresses key environmental, social and technological ...

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BICSc crowned winner in the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

On 15 November, the British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) was recognised for its achievements in raising the reputation of the cleaning industry at the 2018 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards in Berlin. BICSc was awarded the prize of “Initiative ...

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ICCA reveals class of 2018

The recent Irish Contract Cleaning Association (ICCA) Industry Awards ceremony was held on 19 October at the Mansion House in Dublin, with over 250 in attendance representing commercial contract cleaning personnel, service providers and guests. The independently judged awards recognised service ...

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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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