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Survey reveals more support is needed around menstruation in the workplace

A new survey of 2,000 menstruators by CIPD training specialist DPG has revealed a significant period stigma in UK workplaces. Almost half of workers who experience periods (48%) say there is a noticeable stigma around the issue at the company ...

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Portfolio by Churchill headlines at English National Ballet

Churchill’s high specification cleaning division, Portfolio, has secured a three-year contract extension with English National Ballet (ENB). The agreement, which is due to commence late July, will see Portfolio deliver general cleaning services at ENB’s new premises at London City ...

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Essity invests in sustainable fibre technology

Essity is investing €37 million in technology that will enable the company to produce high quality hygiene tissue products from wheat straw. This innovative process will offer major sustainability benefits since wheat straw is an agricultural by-product and a renewable ...

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Northwood adds new strand to distributor support service

Distributors of away-from-home (AfH) washroom hygiene products are enjoying access to a new Training Academy designed to help them sell their products to the end user, delivered by leading manufacturer and supplier of professional paper hygiene and wiping products, Northwood ...

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Bacteria linked to diseases found in four-week-old bedsheets 

People who don’t wash their bedsheets for as little as a month will sleep alongside bacteria linked to a host of diseases such as pneumonia, gonorrhoea, and Lemierre’s syndrome, as discovered in new research by Time4Sleep.  The UK bed retailer asked a member of the public to ...

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phs report reveals half of teenage girls say period poverty holds them back at school

A new research report by hygiene services provider phs Group reveals nearly half of teenage girls believe period poverty prevents girls from doing well at school and a third believe it holds them back from achieving their aspirations. The new phs survey ...

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Cromwell Polythene appoints a new business development manager

Family run business, Cromwell Polythene, which supplies a range of polythene and compostable products to aid recycling and waste management, has appointed Alex Lee as a Business Development Manager, through internal promotion. Alex Lee joined the Cromwell Polythene team as ...

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Churchill receives encore at English National Ballet

Churchill’s high specification cleaning division, Portfolio has been awarded a three-year contract extension with English National Ballet (ENB). The agreement, which is due to commence late July, will see Portfolio deliver general cleaning services at ENB’s new premises at London ...

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Window Cleaning company fined after worker injured in fall from height

Premier Window Cleaners has been sentenced for safety breaches after a worker suffered bone fractures following a fall through a fragile roof light. Leeds Magistrates’ Court heard how, on 24 February 2016, three operatives were cleaning a 400-panel solar array ...

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Ecocleen selects Keep Britain Tidy as its corporate charity

Commercial contract cleaning provider, Ecocleen, has selected Keep Britain Tidy as its corporate charity for the next 12 months. The company will raise awareness of the charity’s campaign to reduce litter, improve local places and prevent waste as well as ...

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