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CHSA issues ‘cease and desist’ notice to company claiming Accredited status

    The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has issued a ‘cease and desist’ notice to a Turkish manufacturer of plastic sacks claiming CHSA Accredited status. “Our Accreditation Schemes are a stamp of quality,” explained CHSA chair, Lorcan Mekitarian. ...

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BCC calls on the cleaning sector to consider paying a real Living Wage

To mark Living Wage Week, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has renewed its call for cleaning and hygiene sector businesses and organisations to consider also becoming real Living Wage Employers. Supporting the real Living Wage means committing to paying employees ...

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ISS’ product development manager secures Chartered Practitioner Award

ISS’ Product Development Manager, Matthew Dean, has secured the Chartered Practitioner Award from the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners. The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is a membership organisation for environmental cleaners and associated businesses. Acknowledging the UK cleaning industry’s ...

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ISSA launches End Period Poverty campaign

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has launched an educational and advocacy campaign aimed at ending period poverty and advancing period dignity. The new initiative is in partnership with ISSA Hygieia Network, an ISSA Charities™ signature program dedicated to the advancement and ...

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ISSA Show North America reveals Innovation Awards winners 

Informa Markets’ ISSA Show North America has unveiled the recipients of the 2022 ISSA Show Innovation Awards. The Innovation Awards program recognises the latest advancements in the commercial, institutional, and residential cleaning industry. “In the last few years, the cleaning industry ...

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Home Secretary’s remarks about migrant workers and unskilled labour are ‘divorced from reality’ says BCC

Leaders of one of the UK’s biggest industries have branded the Home Secretary Suella Braverman’s comments about reducing migrant workers entering the country as “ridiculous”, “completely out of touch” and “divorced from reality”. The £59 billion cleaning, hygiene and waste ...

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‘Twindemic’ could cost more lives due to the severe shortage of cleaning staff

Industry leaders are very concerned and reasonably warning that the ongoing severe staff shortages affecting the £59 billion cleaning, hygiene and waste sector could cause any ‘twindemic’ this winter to be much worse. The situation could become absolutely critical and ...

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Results of ARCSI’s 2022 Residential Cleaning Benchmarking Study are in

The Association of Residential Cleaning Services International (ARCSI), a division of ISSA, has announced the results of its annual Residential Cleaning Benchmark Study. The study, initiated by ARCSI and conducted by Maximum Performance Group LLC, identified challenges and trends facing ...

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ISSA announces 2023 board of directors

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has announced that the following individuals have been elected to serve on the 2023 ISSA Board of Directors, which will be led by incoming ISSA President Matt Vonachen of Vonachen Group. Vice President/President-Elect: Matthew ...

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TSA announces third roadshow event

The Textile Services Association (TSA) will be hosting the last roadshow of the year at the Hilton at St George’s Park in Burton-on-Trent on Thursday, 13th October. The TSA’s roadshow events spread the word of the work it does for the ...

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