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No guarantee with a ‘brown box’

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The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) is warning buyers that no Manufacturing Standards Accreditation Scheme marque on the box means no guarantee of what’s inside the box. “Buyers who make assumptions about the quality of the plastic sacks they ...

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Cleaning industry to benefit from move to raise standards

BPCA

A move to promote professional standards in pest control has been hailed as positive news for the cleaning industry. Two pest control companies this week became the first in the UK to be accredited against a benchmark of quality recognised throughout ...

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DE-ICE sets up Scottish office

DE-ICE

De-ice (www.de-ice.co.uk), one of the UK’s longest-established and leading gritting and snow clearance specialists, has set up a new office in Edinburgh, Scotland. The company has also appointed Iain McDonald as its first contracts manager for the region. De-ice manages operations ...

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Time to welcome wellbeing

Facilicom

In response to a new report (27 January) from the CIPD, which says that only a quarter (26%) of employers see wellbeing as a priority, soft services and contract cleaning specialist, Facilicom wants to see a wider appreciation of the economic ...

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Legal update from B&M

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B&M Waste Services are advising businesses that produce hazardous waste of a change in legislation which comes in to force on the 1st April 2016. The hazardous waste registration process is changing for any business in England. From 1st April registration with ...

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St George’s Hospital extend Mitie contract

Mitie Plc. North Middlesex University Hospital. Credit: Ed Robinson/OneRedEye

Mitie has had its healthcare contract with St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust extended for three years. Following negotiations, an extension to the current Mitie contract has been agreed from 1 April 2016 for the healthcare team, worth approximately ...

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Facilicom announces new operations director

Cleaning and soft services specialist, Facilicom has appointed Giles Wheeler as its new operations director. In his new role, Wheeler will play a key part in continuing to develop Facilicom’s customer services and work closely with customers to improve service ...

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Cleaning firms urged to act now to maximise AIA tax savings

Cleaning firms set to invest in business growth could save thousands of pounds by doing so before the end of the year, according to asset finance specialist Academy Leasing. The Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) will fall from the current rate of ...

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Taking a strategic approach to pest management

A new white paper ‘Can you afford to lose 200% of your budget for every pest outbreak?’ offers insights into the importance of a pest management strategy for business continuity as well as the impact on an organisation if it ...

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Principle Cleaning’s growth leads to office move

Principle Cleaning has relocated its head office from Hornsey, North London into larger, more central offices to cater for the growth of the company. Founded by Doug Cooke in 1989, Principle Cleaning has expanded significantly and now has a £30 ...

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