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The hygiene myth


It is generally assumed that being as clean as physically possible is a good thing. But then again you often hear stories of microorganisms developing resistance to antibiotics, of children who are never exposed to germs not developing a great ...

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Expect the uninfected


When it comes to infections we are constantly told that prevention is better than cure. CHT investigates what steps can be taken to make sure you don’t have an outbreak in your workplace So first of all, what is an ...

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Schooling cleaners


Cleaning in schools and colleges is very different from cleaning a normal office, there are a whole host of specific rules, regulations and advice to take into account. CHT casts its eye over some of the most important According to ...

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Obsessive compulsive cleaning


Over recent years more and more people have become aware of the trials and pitfalls surrounding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Films like The Aviator and celebrities “coming out” about the illness have seen it properly enter the public consciousness. It ...

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Capital Cleaning expansion provides jobs for unemployed locals

(From l-r): Capital Cleaning’s owner, Moreland McDiarmid with Ingeus employment advisor Lisa Efe and new recruit Robert Reid

A team of twelve previously long-term unemployed workers are now embarking on new careers thanks to the expansion of a West Lothian commercial cleaning company. Capital Cleaning Service partnered with employment specialist Ingeus in Livingston to give fresh starts to ...

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Sodexo launches xenon UV disinfection system in UK hospital


Sodexo Healthcare has launched Xenex Germ-Zapping Robots, an innovative new ultraviolet disinfection system that provides increased protection against the spread of healthcare associated infections (HCAIs) caused by pathogens such as MRSA. Sodexo and the infection control team at Barking, Havering ...

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Incentive QAS is the ‘smart’ choice for Orangebox


The specialist cleaning division of Incentive FM Group, Incentive QAS, has won a cleaning contract with Orangebox, an innovative design company that delivers flexible workplace solutions. Incentive QAS will be responsible for the daily cleaning of Orangebox’s new Smart Working environment ...

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Emprise gets on board Sea Cadets clean up operation


It was all hands on deck for support services provider, Emprise, after it sent a team from its cleaning division to help with a full deep clean of the Islington Sea Cadet Unit. Known for its strong commitment to community ...

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BCC publishes research into UK cleaning industry


A new survey which examines the changes in the UK cleaning industry over a six-year period up to 2014, has been published by the British Cleaning Council (BCC). The study looks in detail at a number of key industry areas including employment, ...

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Interserve remains on cleaning service duty with East Midlands Trains


Interserve will continue to provide facilities services for East Midlands Trains (EMT), part of Stagecoach Group, following a two-year contract extension. The international support services and construction group has delivered facilities management services for the group since 2012. The extended deal ...

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