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Keep it clean: The dangers of not meeting health and safety regulations for industrial cleanliness 

Proper industrial hygiene is key to maintaining a healthy and productive workforce. This means effectively identifying, evaluating and controlling environmental stressors in the workplace. Businesses should approach industrial cleanliness proactively, producing dedicated health and safety and hygiene standards, anticipating hazards ...

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P&G Professional survey reveals 78% of customers sleep better in an impeccably clean hotel

New research into hotel guests’ experiences commissioned by P&G Professional (the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble), shows the importance of cleanliness to improve online ratings and customer loyalty. A study of 2,000 Brits who regularly stay in hotels has revealed that ...

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Bog standards in the hospitality sector

Toilets leave a lasting impression, reveals a new survey and report on the UK public’s attitudes towards washrooms in hospitality establishments. Formica Group commissioned the report to better understand what makes a bathroom good or bad, asking 2,000 respondents for ...

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The hotel cleanliness issues that frustrate Brits the most

The summer is officially here and for many across the country, it finally means the time to go on a much-needed holiday domestically or abroad. Hotels form a fundamental part of the holiday experience. Holidaymakers want their stay to be ...

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P&G Professional survey reveals 85% of customers consider cleanliness equal to food quality

New research on customers’ hospitality experiences commissioned by P&G Professional (the away-from-home division of Procter & Gamble [P&G]), shows hotels and restaurants could increase revenue if they improved their hygiene standards. Cleanliness, often overlooked by business owners in the flurry of keeping up ...

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The power of first impressions

­ The news is awash with stories about the travails of the restaurant sector – outlet closures and restaurant chains going into administration seem to be all that we can expect. And yet the British consumer is spending even more ...

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Unhygienic colleagues force 10% of workers to avoid using the toilet at work

A large majority of illnesses that result in employees needing time off work are contracted from dirty office environments. Poor hygiene and cleanliness in office bathrooms can intensify the problem further, and place workers’ health at risk. Thus, despite the ...

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Dirty toilets put 97 per cent of Brits off returning to restaurants

Ahead of the festive season, the busiest time of the year for the leisure sector, new research has revealed how people are put off eating in restaurants because of the poor standards of the loos. The new data, from research ...

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Is Norovirus now the ‘summer vomiting bug’?

The outbreak of Norovirus at the World Athletics Championships in London is the latest in a spate of reports of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ making an unseasonal appearance. Traditionally associated with the colder winter months, the highly infectious illness has ...

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Hot or Not? Hot-desking offices have dirtier desks, study finds

Study by Initial Washroom Hygiene finds microbiological activity is 18 per cent higher in hot-desking office environments A study released today (21 June) by Initial Washroom Hygiene has found that hot-desking workplaces may be less hygienic than those with fixed-desks, ...

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