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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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Winners of the 2020 Golden Service Awards are announced

The elite of the cleaning and FM industry were recognised at the 2020 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards for their outstanding excellence and commitment to deliver performances that continually raise standards. Created nearly 30 years ago, the biennial event provides ...

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Amsterdam Innovation Award 2020 nominees

From the latest robotic and connected technology to developments in sustainable cleaning, a strong list of candidates will compete to win the prestigious event at Interclean Amsterdam 2020. The 2020 edition of the Amsterdam Innovation Award will see the number of categories remain at four (after its expansion from ...

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Data reveals post-Brexit immigration plans will hurt UK cleaning sector

The Government’s post-Brexit immigration plans are aimed at reducing the number of low skilled workers entering the country. Along with the farming, catering, nursing and care sectors, it is highly likely that workers in the gig economy will be excluded ...

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BCC voices concern over proposed immigration rules

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has said it is “very worried and concerned” about the “huge” possible impact of Government proposals to introduce an “Australian-style points-based” immigration system from 2021. The BCC, which is the industry body for the cleaning sector, fears plans to restrict visas ...

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The Parliamentary Review recognises DOC Cleaning

Co-chaired by Lord Blunkett and Lord Pickles, The Parliamentary Review is an independent publication that highlights best practice across a wide range of industry sectors in the UK. DOC is one of twelve companies represented in the Review’s Industrial Strategy ...

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Valuable legacy for Truvox as MD retires

David Overell, the current Managing Director of global floorcare manufacturer and supplier, Truvox International will retire at the end of 2019. During his tenure, emphasis on constant innovation and advanced manufacturing techniques have kept Truvox at the top of its ...

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