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Loo-dicrous: Fewer Brits wash their hands than before the pandemic

Research released by Initial Washroom Hygiene has found that fewer people wash their hands after visiting a public washroom now, than in 2018. The findings come in spite of a government public information campaign that focused on handwashing to help ...

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New research reveals the truth about hand washing and drying at work

New independent research has found that the majority of employees do not wash and dry their hands properly at work, despite both washing and drying being important to help reduce the spread of bacteria and viruses, including Covid. The YouGov ...

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Research reveals level of carpet cleanliness influences visitor confidence

Impressions about cleanliness in commercial facilities start from the ground up, according to new research from Whittaker, a leader in low-moisture carpet cleaning. The survey, conducted online by The Harris Poll on behalf of Whittaker found that 83 per cent of Americans ...

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ISS drives a new cleaning strategy to support patient recovery and healthcare safety

ISS Healthcare has commissioned an innovative project that will take a scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning and drive the nation’s healthcare journey in our places that heal. ISS worked closely with NHS England and NHS Improvement in the development of ...

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“Vacuuming is a waste of skilled time” says CEO of TPLC

In a recent poll of cleaning professionals, only two per cent ranked vacuuming as ‘important’, yet vacuuming takes about 25 per cent of a cleaner’s time. Automated vacuuming cost less, cleans better, saves energy and frees up skilled cleaning teams ...

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Infection fears leave businesses facing wave of customer boycotts

As businesses prepare to reopen their doors following the latest national lockdown measures, new research reveals that many companies across the country are facing millions more in lost revenues due to customer fears around infection risk. According to the nationally-representative ...

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Robert Scott reveals cleaning trends for businesses in 2021

Cleaning manufacturer and distributor Robert Scott has identified three major trends emerging for 2021 based on its latest customer research. The three key trends cover infection control; visibility and frequency of cleaning; and increased sustainability and are predicted to govern ...

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Consumers need to see visible cleaning programmes in action

Independent research commissioned by ABM UK shows businesses need to put their cleaning processes on centre stage, if they are to regain consumer confidence. The research explored the perception of built environments with regards to the visibility of cleaners now, compared to life pre-Covid-19. It shows that the mere sight of ...

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One in four students say their school does not always have enough soap or sanitiser

New research by Initial Washroom Hygiene shows a dramatic increase in the public’s understanding of the importance of good hand hygiene, but also highlights the challenges schools face in trying to prevent the spread of Coronavirus amongst students. The survey of 1,000 ...

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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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