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Is Norovirus now the ‘summer vomiting bug’?

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The outbreak of Norovirus at the World Athletics Championships in London is the latest in a spate of reports of the ‘winter vomiting bug’ making an unseasonal appearance. Traditionally associated with the colder winter months, the highly infectious illness has ...

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Creating the perfect washroom experience

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By Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Providing clean and pleasant washroom facilities for staff or customers is essential for businesses. A positive washroom experience plays a crucial role in maintaining employee wellbeing, and even shaping your business’ ...

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Promoting healthy workplaces

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Something as simple as increasing the frequency and effectiveness of hand washing can have a big impact on the wellbeing of a workforce and even help to reduce absenteeism, says Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries-Europe Sometimes the smallest ...

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Fighting bacteria & germs in the workplace with wellbeing initiatives

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Thirty-one million work days were lost to minor illnesses like coughs and colds last year, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). That’s the equivalent of 84,934 years. It’s an increase on the previous year. Between 2014 and 2015, the ...

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Schooling cleaners

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Cleaning in schools and colleges is very different from cleaning a normal office, there are a whole host of specific rules, regulations and advice to take into account. CHT casts its eye over some of the most important According to ...

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Boosting business through training and development

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Jan-Hein Hemke, managing director of soft services and contract cleaning specialists, Facilicom UK, looks at how businesses can reap the benefits of developing the people who work with them Training and development is great for the individual concerned, helping them ...

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Workplace Trends

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How has the typical workplace changed in the past 25 years and what impact has this had on health and hygiene? Charlotte Boniface from Tork manufacturer SCA considers the effects that trends such as hot-desking, new technology and the diminishing ...

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Turbocharge your staff

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Companies with employees who are highly engaged have fewer sick days and accidents, and higher performance and profits. Joanne Pollard, training, development and quality manager of Nviro, shares 10 simple steps to achieve all this and better customer service too ...

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The Healthy Workplace

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Britain is officially a nation of soap dodgers. Research has revealed that one in five people don’t wash their hands after using the loo, 10 per cent only dash their fingers under the water rather than washing them properly and ...

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Time to welcome wellbeing

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In response to a new report (27 January) from the CIPD, which says that only a quarter (26%) of employers see wellbeing as a priority, soft services and contract cleaning specialist, Facilicom wants to see a wider appreciation of the economic ...

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