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Periods in the workplace – a topic deemed ‘unprofessional’ by a third of male office workers

Research released today by Initial Washroom Hygiene confirms the negative stigma surrounding menstrual hygiene at work, with a third (32 per cent) of male office workers claiming it is unprofessional for women to talk about their period in the workplace. ...

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Dirty hotel rooms are causing sleepless nights for guests

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 ...

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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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phs report reveals half of teenage girls say period poverty holds them back at school

A new research report by hygiene services provider phs Group reveals nearly half of teenage girls believe period poverty prevents girls from doing well at school and a third believe it holds them back from achieving their aspirations. The new phs survey ...

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Cleanology research reveals real attitudes to rates of pay

Almost two-thirds of employees are concerned that cleaners should be paid fairly. According to research commissioned by London-based contract cleaning firm Cleanology, 63 per cent of staff care greatly about the rate of pay for cleaning operatives. However, only 39 ...

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BCC publishes latest cleaning industry research

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has published its most comprehensive research into the UK’s cleaning industry, and for the first time has also broadened the scope of its research to include data from across the cleaning, waste management, landscaping and ...

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UK firms at risk of winter wipeout

Office-based businesses are at risk of mass staff illness this winter, as a result of poor hygiene practices, according to the results of a new survey. The results found by Office Depot show that an alarming 83 per cent of ...

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Dirty office kitchens causing workplace rifts and disruption

New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that dirty office kitchens are causing workplace rifts and disrupting performance, with nine out of 10 workers surveyed wanting improved facilities. Forty-four per cent of office workers also say that ...

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Vet practices admit they need to get tough on infections 

New research from the professional division of Miele has revealed that the majority of UK vet practices feel the need to get tougher in the fight against infectious diseases, with many currently struggling to follow hygiene best practice. However, vets ...

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