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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 winners announced

Leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors from Europe’s cleaning and hygiene sector came together last night (17 October) to celebrate the very best of the industry. The annual European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards took place at The Church House in ...

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Stephen Harrison steps down as chairman of the CHSA

After five years leading the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA), Stephen Harrison, Managing Director of Harrison Wipes, has stepped down as Chairman of the Association. Lorcan Mekitarian, Sales Director of RPC bpi group, took over as Chairman of the ...

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OCS UK acknowledges staff on Thank Your Cleaner Day

For the second consecutive year, facilities management company OCS UK is proud to celebrate its cleaning operatives on Thank Your Cleaner Day. This year’s celebration is bigger than before with OCS supporting the initiative in Ireland, Australia and New Zealand, as well as ...

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Ecocleen expands presence following acquisition

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has acquired Regency Cleaning Services, a family-owned cleaning business based in Henley-on-Thames, in a deal worth up to £2.5 million. With an annual turnover in excess of £4 million, Regency Cleaning Services operates throughout Berkshire, ...

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BICSc annual awards winners announced

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) announced the winners of its 2019 Annual Awards in a special presentation ceremony held at Whittlebury Hall Hotel and Spa in Northamptonshire. The awards celebrate brilliance in training and accreditation throughout the cleaning ...

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CMA orders Ecolab to sell off Holchem

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has announced that Ecolab must sell off Holchem to prevent potential price rises or a lower quality of service as a result of their merger. The decision follows an in-depth Phase 2 investigation by ...

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ISSA appoints new UK-based business development manager

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has appointed Dennis Goodwin as its new Education and Certification Business Development Manager. He will be responsible for the development, marketing, and sales of ISSA training, certification and education programmes in UK, Ireland, and ...

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Landmark launch to impact on cleaning and laundry sectors

Cleaning operators are asked to support a new era in how products are packaged to give immediate visibility of virgin plastic content in what they are buying. In a landmark move, ‘Generation Z’ children, their parents and business united on ...

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New advice on using long water-fed poles promises to protect safety and health of window cleaners

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has welcomed the publication of ground-breaking advice for window-cleaners on how to reduce the risk of injury when using telescopic water-fed poles. The leaflet, entitled Window Cleaning Poles: How To Do It And Look After Your ...

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ISSA names 2019-2020 Residential Cleaning Council Members

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning association, has announced appointments to the 2019-2020 ISSA Residential Cleaning Council, which represents the residential cleaning industry through ARCSI, a division of ISSA. The 2019-2020 ISSA Residential Cleaning Council members are: Alonzo Adams, Chair, Busy Bee Cleaning Co., West ...

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