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British Cleaning Council asks to meet minister to discuss key industry issues

Following discussions with the Government about the official, national guidance it issued this month to businesses about how to ensure workplaces are safe from Coronavirus, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and ...

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Cobotics has potential to ‘transform’ the cleaning industry

FM leaders are turning to cobotics to drive innovation and performance in the wake of Covid-19 according to new research by SoftBank Robotics EMEA. The research, which highlights the urgent need for new approaches within FM and commercial cleaning, revealed ...

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Global Biorisk Advisory Council introduces GBAC STAR facility accreditation program

The Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, has introduced its GBAC STAR facility accreditation program on cleaning, disinfection, and infectious disease prevention. It is the industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation. GBAC STAR establishes requirements ...

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Research reveals the need for new commercial models in cleaning in the wake of Covid-19

The vast majority of FM leaders across the EMEA region believe that technology suppliers should offer performance-based contracts in order to improve the success rate of innovation projects within facility management and commercial cleaning. New research from SoftBank Robotics EMEA, reveals that 89 per ...

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TidyChoice sheds light on the UK cleaning sector

The cleaning sector contributes an enormous £55 billion to the UK economy and provides a vital service for workplaces, hospitals, schools, public spaces and homes. Despite employing 1.6 million people, it often goes unnoticed, as if an invisible army of ...

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ISSA launches online course to help cleaners combat coronavirus

In response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) international pandemic, ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has launched the GBAC Fundamentals Online Course. This virtual seminar from the Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC), a division of ISSA, is designed to empower cleaning ...

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Parliament praises ‘extraordinary’ role of cleaners

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn have paid tribute in Parliament to the ‘extraordinary’ role of cleaners during the Coronavirus crisis. The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has welcomed the supportive comments and is repeating its call for cleaners to be recognised ...

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BCC report reveals UK cleaning industry totals 5% of the national workforce

New research by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has revealed that there are approximately 1.63 million workers in the sector, making up around five per cent of the UK workforce. This total, calculated for the first time by including cleaning ...

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Manchester Cleaning Show will now take place in September

The Manchester Cleaning Show, which was due to take place on March 25 and 26 this year, has been postponed due to the ongoing international Coronavirus  (COVID-19) crisis. The event, which is the North of England’s premier cleaning and hygiene ...

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Interclean Amsterdam postponed

In view of the recent developments as a result of the global spread of COVID-19 and, after consulting its exhibition committee, key stakeholders, exhibitors and visitors of the cleaning and hygiene industry, Interclean Amsterdam will be rescheduled. The new dates ...

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