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Facilicom puts its pledges on staff welfare into practice

Facilicom distributing EHRC material

Facilicom UK, one of the country’s leading suppliers of soft support services and specialists in contract cleaning, has followed up on its pledges as part of the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s (EHRC) Cleaning Taskforce campaign to improve the working ...

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ISSA and NCSA announce merger


ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, and the National Cleaning Suppliers Association (NCSA) are pleased to announce that NCSA members have voted to merge with ISSA. Under terms of the agreement, NCSA members will retain their NCSA memberships on a ...

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SCS expands with Extra Clean Property Services acquisition


Preston-based, Specialised Cleaning Services (SCS) has revealed plans to expand further with the acquisition of Extra Clean Property Services. Extra Clean Property Services delivers a full range of exterior cleaning works including pressure washing, window cleaning, gutter cleaning and graffiti ...

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Positive Environmental awarded European standard for excellence


Pest control business, Positive Environmental Ltd has been awarded one of Europe’s highest standards for pest management services. The European standard for excellence award was presented to the Herefordshire-based company after achieving conformance to BS EN 16636 2015. In essence, the ...

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Devon Norse enrols new staff on school register

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Devon Norse has been awarded the premises cleaning contract for Queen Elizabeth School, a large modern secondary academy in Wimborne Dorset. The five-year agreement which covers the daily cleaning of classrooms, toilets, sports halls, staff rooms and communal areas, will create seven new ...

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul postponed until 2017


RAI Amsterdam, ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association and its local partner, UBM, have postponed the ISSA/INTERCLEAN Istanbul exhibition, originally scheduled for 7-9 September 2016, to the 18-20 October 2017. The announcement came following careful deliberation by the organisers, who cited the rising ...

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CIWM appoints new CEO


Former director of environmental quality at Defra, Dr Colin Church has been appointed the new CEO of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). He will take over the role from Steven Lee in mid-October. Church, who boasts a civil service ...

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Servest retains Houses of Parliament cleaning contract


The Houses of Parliament has renewed its cleaning contract with facilities management provider, Servest Group, following a successful three-year working relationship. The new five-year deal which commences September 2016, will see Servest provide a team of more than 180 employees to deliver cleaning services ...

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CSSA talks progress at summer board meeting


The Cleaning & Support Services Association (CSSA) recently held its summer board meeting at the offices of Principle Cleaning Services to hear and discuss a number of important and encouraging developments. It was the second meeting since the relaunch of the ...

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2016 finalists announced


The inaugural European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2016, which recognise standards of excellence in the cleaning sector across Europe has revealed its shortlist of finalists. Close to 100 entries were submitted by service providers, manufacturers and distributors, which have now been ...

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