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How much bacteria is there in your office?

An unclean office doesn’t just make for an unpleasant working environment but can have serious ramifications on the health of all those spending time there. As the country prepares for a staggered return to work following the COVID-19 pandemic, issues ...

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Safe solutions for work environments

With health and cleanliness concerns more important than ever, many employers are now considering how to ensure a safe environment for their staff. Here, John Abernethie CEO at SANIQUE looks at the practical steps to take and the social distancing ...

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Textile recycling is struggling – but there are fewer reasons than ever to throw away good linen

By David Midgley, Managing Director, Regenex Before Covid-19 struck, many commercial laundries were coming to the realisation that they throw way too much good linen in the bin, and have been doing so for years. Historically, anything stained or discoloured, ...

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Kimberly-Clark Professional: Hygiene does not stop at the washroom

Keeping ourselves and others safe and well – the science behind surface wiping Current conditions have changed our daily lives in a short period of time. Now more than ever we all want to know that we are doing everything ...

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(Not) Business as usual

As the lockdown loosens, many businesses are preparing to reopen their workplaces. But with the threat of COVID-19 still casting its shadow over our health, Chris Wakefield, Vice President, European Marketing & Product Development at GOJO Industries-Europe, says we must ...

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Could a new attitude to thrift help laundries through Coronavirus?

By Paul Hamilton, Technical Director, Regenex The shut-down of the hospitality industry, which usually creates 15 million pieces of washing every week in this country is causing an unprecedented crisis for the commercial laundry sector in the UK. A lack ...

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The effect of Covid-19 on the window cleaning sector

For many companies the announcement of the lockdown changed their business beyond recognition overnight. Gareth Thomas, Managing Director of Specialist Window Cleaning Ltd (SWC), part of Incentive FM Group, reflects on what has happened in the window cleaning sector. Things ...

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Washing away the coronavirus myths around hand hygiene

Since the coronavirus crisis began in the UK a few months ago, the nation has significantly changed its ways to avoid the illness. With hand hygiene remaining the first line of defence against COVID-19, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, ...

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Prioritising health: Upholding facility hygiene

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, hygiene and cleanliness levels have never been a more vital part of effective facilities management. While many business, leisure and educational facilities are closed to stop the spread of the virus, for those that ...

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Management software, an unlikely hero of CV19

Rick Stoor, MD at Templa, explains how the flexibility of management software has helped contractors through the turmoil of shifting staff levels during CV19. Just as CV19 has brought out the best in the staff of cleaning contractors, business management ...

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