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The National Living Wage

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With the introduction of the National Living Wage (NLW) last year bringing the minimum wage for over 25-year olds to £7.20 and the next rise due within weeks, there has been much debate over how this increase will further impact ...

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Adopting resource-saving technology

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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

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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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WCEC honours Novus for its contribution to industry training

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The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC) has announced that Novus, the business sector of Manchester College, is the winner of the 2016 Eric Hill Memorial Award. This annual award – presented in association with the City and Guilds Institute – goes ...

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Challenges in hiring, training and retaining staff in the cleaning & hygiene sector

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Does your organisation struggle to hire, train or retain cleaning staff? Ankush Gupta, an entrepreneur and founder of London-based cleaning agency St. Anne’s Housekeeping, takes a look at the staffing challenges faced by businesses in the cleaning and hygiene sector. ...

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Cleaning – a career for life

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Bob Vincent, executive chairman of LCC Support Services Ltd reminisces on 25 years practice and asks why doesn’t the Government promote cleaning careers? I started my business for daily office cleaning it was a job nobody really wanted to do and ...

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Facilicom gallops into European final

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Contract cleaning and soft services provider, Facilicom has been shortlisted for the final of the inaugural European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2016, taking place in Barcelona in September. Its entry ‘Horses for Courses’ is for the innovative training the Facilicom Group ...

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Catch the train to quality

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Becoming a contract cleaner doesn’t involve any qualifications or skills. CHT looks at why this is a double edged sword and how a lack of training after staff are hired can massively impact quality Different companies are always going to ...

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B&M Waste delivers award winning training

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Carbon Neutral waste management company B&M Waste Services is furthering its commitment to its employees by making training and educational opportunities more readily available. B&M Waste Services currently has 10 employees training for a range of different NVQ’s including customer service and ...

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