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Julius Rutherfoord & Co takes European award for focus on training

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London specialist in cleaning and soft FM services provision, Julius Rutherfoord & Co has won the ‘Commitment to and investment in training’ award at the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017. The awards, which recognise standards of excellence in the ...

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Cleanology tops the tables for worker welfare

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London-based Cleanology has beaten the industry’s top names to the final of the European Cleaning and Hygiene awards. The company has been shortlisted in the Workforce category, which recognises excellence in employee relationships, training and diversity. CEO Dominic Ponniah welcomed ...

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Facilicom MD securing students’ interest in FM sector

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Trigion Security and Facilicom Cleaning Services Managing Director, Jan-Hein Hemke, is to guest lecture to the final year bachelors’ students studying Facilities Management at Liverpool John Moores University, in October. Hemke will be sharing his experience of the challenges of delivering ...

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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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