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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards unveils 2019 finalists

The finalists of the European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2019 have been announced. Following a record year for entries, 23 leading service providers, manufacturers and distributors have made the shortlist across nine categories. Now in their fourth year, the awards ...

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Top marks for Norse at Watford Grammar School for Boys

Norse’s cleaning division has won a three-year cleaning contract at Watford Grammar School for Boys. The agreement is worth £450,000 over the life of the contract and will see Norse responsible for the daily cleaning of teaching areas, staff rooms, ...

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The hotel cleanliness issues that frustrate Brits the most

The summer is officially here and for many across the country, it finally means the time to go on a much-needed holiday domestically or abroad. Hotels form a fundamental part of the holiday experience. Holidaymakers want their stay to be ...

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Challenges facing the attraction and retention of cleaning staff

Many UK-based cleaning contractors are recognised for having a high turnover of employees. Cleaning is often taboo and unattractive to the younger generation and can be seen as a transient occupation rather than a career. Retaining good employees in our ...

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Tidy Green Clean announces its first acquisition

Environmentally friendly cleaning business, Tidy Green Clean, has acquired Aberdeen commercial property maintenance company, AMG Contracts. This is the first in a number of planned acquisitions for Aberdeen-based Tidy Green Clean, which operates on a franchise model and has seen organic ...

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Jangro reveals award winners

The UK’s leading cleaning and janitorial suppliers gathered together on 25 June to celebrate the best in the industry at the annual Jangro Supplier Awards. The 2019 winners were revealed at a glittering ceremony, which took place at the Forest ...

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Regenex expands with new business take-up

A new specialist commercial linen cleaning service in Bradford is celebrating a string of business wins, following successful free trials. Buttershaw-based Regenex has pioneered new methods in stain removal that are proving successful in around 75 per cent of the ...

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Cast your votes for the ISSA Innovation Award Program 2019

ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has opened voting for its annual ISSA Innovation Award Program. The program recognises the cleaning industry’s most revolutionary products and services as voted on by cleaning-industry professionals. The 2019 ISSA Innovation Award Program features ...

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ABM UK keeps Scottish historic properties on its books

ABM UK has retained cleaning contracts with two high-profile Edinburgh clients: National Galleries of Scotland and the City of Edinburgh Council’s cultural performance, conferencing and events venues. Together, these wins comprise a total of eight historic locations across the city. The two portfolios include the ...

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Ecocleen targets acquisitions to accelerate growth plans

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has announced it is to target a number of acquisitions over the next 12 months to accelerate its expansion within the UK. The company is seeking opportunities in London, the South-East, South-West and North-West to ...

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