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Rentokil reveals the pandemic’s impact on rodent behaviour as migration season starts

Data released today by Rentokil Pest Control shows a 22 per cent increase in rodent enquiries compared to the summer average over the past six years (June – August inclusive). The increase in enquiries could be attributed in part to ...

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One in four students say their school does not always have enough soap or sanitiser

New research by Initial Washroom Hygiene shows a dramatic increase in the public’s understanding of the importance of good hand hygiene, but also highlights the challenges schools face in trying to prevent the spread of Coronavirus amongst students. The survey of 1,000 ...

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£7m investment by Northwood Consumer set to boost capacity by over 300%

Northwood Consumer Ltd, formerly Freedom Paper Products, a division of Northwood, has made a number of significant investments in its manufacturing capabilities to further facilitate growth of its rapidly expanding retail and cash and carry market sectors. Demand for Northwood’s ...

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Global Handwashing Day: Study reveals only one in five wash their hands to protect others

Around three quarters of us are washing our hands more frequently than we previously did as a result of Covid-19, according to an Essity study. But nearly 80 per cent of us are doing so only to protect ourselves – ...

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Hygiene top of the ‘getting back to business’ agenda

A recent survey about how Covid-19 has affected perceptions of cleanliness and hygiene in the workplace shows that confidence is low in these early stages of businesses getting back to work. The survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of ...

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Mrs Buckét marks 15 years with a brand spring clean 

Mrs Buckét, the specialist cleaning operation based in Wales and the South West, is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Since its inception in 2005, the company has gone from strength to strength; its projected turnover for the end of the year currently stands at £2.9 million, with ambitions to grow ...

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Facilicom extends Open University deal

Facilicom UK & Ireland has secured a new, one-year contract with The Open University (OU). This follows a decade-long relationship with the supported open learning and research experts. The cleaning and soft services provider began working at OU’s Nottingham site ...

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Cleaning Interactive reconnects the disconnected to overcome COVID-19 challenges

Cleaning Interactive, the professional cleaning industry’s first high-tech, virtual event showcased an array of innovation and practical infection control insight. This ground-breaking concept for the sector was designed to inspire and protect every vertical market. Mark Dewick, Vice President – ...

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NJC wins Mcann Worldgroup deal

Cleaning and support services business, NJC, has won a three-year contract with global marketing services company, McCann Worldgroup. The contract is for McCann Worldgroup’s new office at 135 Bishopsgate, the former Royal Bank of Scotland building in London and covers ...

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Ecocleen announces company growth as demand for cleaning services rises

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has announced that it is on track to achieve record 29.6% growth this year, despite the unprecedented impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Whilst navigating the challenging environment, the company is aiming to achieve a total ...

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