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Servitisation: how cleaning companies can new value to existing sales models

The cleaning industry is experiencing increasing competition on a global scale. The commoditisation of products is giving customers more choice and purchasing power. As profit margins decline, businesses that rely on traditional sales tactics, such as discounting and cold-calling, are ...

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Hand hygiene: infection prevention in focus in recent Westminster debate

Hand hygiene and infection prevention is now a top priority on the Government’s agenda, after a recent Westminster debate addressed the key infection prevention issues within Healthcare settings. The debate addressed the use of electronic monitoring systems to measure hand ...

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BCC backs new research project to reduce injury risk caused by long reach equipment

A revolutionary research initiative which could greatly improve the safety and wellbeing of cleaning operatives who use long reach washing equipment has been given a boost by a British Cleaning Council grant. The BCC has awarded BCC member the Federation ...

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Importance of hand hygiene should not be overlooked by businesses

Hand hygiene is no new phenomenon. The importance of good practice in this area has been well documented over the years, but despite this it continues to challenge businesses as one of the leading contributors to ill-health in the workplace. ...

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Best Minds helping to transform your cleaning business

Later this month, in Milton Keynes, Best Minds Marketing will be holding an event for cleaning business owners who want to understand how they can use technology and proven strategies to support sustainable, predictable growth. Titled ‘Growing Your Business Through Proven Strategies’ ...

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Adopting resource-saving technology

With the Cleaning industry under even greater pressure to reduce water and energy use, adopting resource-saving technology is a vital step towards a business that is sustainable both from a business and an environmental point of view In the face ...

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Five ways to build a successful sales culture

By Paul Black, CEO, sales-i Even the most successful sales pitch gets worn out with repeat use. A lack of innovation and motivation prevents good salespeople from becoming great. Instead, they rely on routine orders from existing customers and stop ...

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The charge of the +Battery-Brigade

Powerful forces are driving the development and demand for cordless cleaning equipment. But mains-powered equipment isn’t nearing the end of the line just yet, says Stephen Pinhorne, UK sales manager of Truvox International One day, and it could be sooner ...

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Mitie takes gutter cleaning to a new dimension

Mitie has announced the launch of its new gutter cleaning service – Space Vac, which uses an extendable Wi-Fi gutter camera and vacuum unit to help pest control technicians on bird pests and then remove any nest debris they leave behind ...

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Internet of Things

Internet Of things

It’s been next to impossible for a couple of years now to attend an industry conference, seminar or event without hearing something about the Internet of Things (IoT). Everyone has heard how it is set to revolutionise everything from household ...

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