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80 companies achieve ISSA’s Cleaning Industry Management Standard certification

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has announced that 80 companies around the world have achieved the Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) certification. Created by the industry, for the industry, CIMS is the first consensus-based management standard that outlines the ...

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ISSA relaunches online learning platform for industry professionals

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has relaunched its online learning platform as the ISSA Online Learning Center. The full-scale online learning platform provides easy access to foundational and advanced workshops and courses for cleaning industry professionals. ISSA Executive Director John ...

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Cleanology boss says the cleaning sector lacks ‘sex appeal’ and needs to be ‘more diverse at senior level’

With the cleaning industry facing a recruitment crisis, Dominic Ponniah, CEO of Cleanology says the sector needs to make itself more attractive by working on its “sex appeal” and “diversity at senior level”. Whilst the suit and tie brigade will argue ...

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Healthcare, hospitality, and other cleaning staff facing ‘burnout’ due to severe staff shortages

Industry leaders have warned that cleaning staff in healthcare, hospitality and other parts of the sector are facing burnout because of increased workloads due to the Covid-19 pandemic and severe staff shortages. The extra procedures and protocols put in place ...

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Cleaning: the frontline, essential service. Before, during and after the pandemic

It’s been 20 months since we went into lockdown on 23rd March 2020 and like many industries, cleaning services has been through some significant changes. Jamie Wright, the Managing Director of Incentive QAS, the contract cleaning division of the Incentive FM ...

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Chartered Practitioners scheme launched at Cleaning Show

The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC) has launched the new Chartered Practitioners’ Register at the Cleaning Show 2021. After senior members of the WCEC led the way for others to follow in September, now the Chartership scheme is launched ...

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ISSA and IFMA announce partnership to support commercial cleaning and FM industries

ISSA, the International Facility Management Association™ (IFMA), and Informa Markets have announced a partnership to best serve the global cleaning and facility management industries. The partnership will provide increased value to each association’s membership and encourage key connections through discounted ...

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Five gold medal reasons to enter the Golden Services Awards

It is the Olympics of the cleaning and FM industry: the 2022 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards is now open for entries until 29 October. For 30 years, these awards have provided outstanding golden opportunities for cleaning companies, facilities companies ...

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ISSA Show North America 2021: Registration is now open

Attendee registration is now open for ISSA Show North America 2021, which will take place in person at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) in Las Vegas, November 15-18. Featuring more than 500 exhibitors and 65-plus educational sessions, ISSA Show North ...

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The BICSc Annual Awards return in September

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) Annual Awards are planned to return this year on Thursday 30 September, at the Forest of Arden Hotel & Spa in Birmingham. This important and much-anticipated event has long celebrated industry excellence, and ...

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