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Washroom design: Creating a clean slate

By Trevor Bowers, director at Washroom Washroom Washrooms can say a lot about an organisation. Ensuring facilities are clean and hygienic is a big part of creating the right impression as well as reducing the potential spread of bacteria. But ...

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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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Creating the perfect washroom experience

By Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Providing clean and pleasant washroom facilities for staff or customers is essential for businesses. A positive washroom experience plays a crucial role in maintaining employee wellbeing, and even shaping your business’ ...

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International participation at The Cleaning Show at all time high

The Cleaning Show 2017, taking place at the ExCeL Centre in London on March 14th to 16th, will have a strongly Italian flavour for the first time this year, with a large number of the nation’s key players in the ...

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Grow your business at The Cleaning Show 2017 with free expert advice

With the UK economy still struggling to rise out of recession, huge uncertainty around Brexit and growing business pressures with new legislation on minimum wage and pensions; The Cleaning Show is offering free seminar sessions from a wide range of ...

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London Cleaning Show 2017

Following the success of the Cleaning Show’s move to London in 2015, the 2017 event to be held 14-16 March at London’s ExCeL, is expected to almost double in size. Exhibitors who will be demonstrating their latest equipment and services ...

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All roads lead to Rome for European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

Following a successful inaugural event in September 2016, this year’s European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards, which recognise the high standards of excellence in the professional cleaning sector across Europe, will be presented at a gala dinner on 9 November 2017 ...

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Fighting bacteria & germs in the workplace with wellbeing initiatives

Thirty-one million work days were lost to minor illnesses like coughs and colds last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). That’s the equivalent of 84,934 years. It’s an increase on the previous year. Between 2014 and 2015, the ...

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Bathroom facts that will leave you reaching for the bleach

From splashes of greasy water on the floor to ominous mould patches in the shower and suspect smears on door handles to grimy toilet bowls, bathrooms can be a nasty place to visit – and we’re not just talking about ...

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