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New guide offers cleaning professionals advice on pests

Cleaning professionals returning to premises left empty during the Covid-19 lockdown could face issues with pests – including rats and mice. National trade body the British Pest Control Association (BPCA), has issued a new guide to help them to re-open ...

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A cry for help for 28,000 laundry workers

Everyone agrees that laundries should be on the list of businesses that can apply for rate relief, including MPs, Cabinet Officers and Local Councils. But no one has done anything about it says the Textile Services Association (TSA), despite the ...

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Incentive QAS pays tribute to frontline staff

Cleaning specialist, Incentive QAS, has distributed more than 800 wellbeing packs to its staff all over the UK. With half of the 800 strong company working throughout the pandemic, and the other half preparing to return to work after furlough, ...

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Green Facilities Management tackling germs in UK schools

Celebrating its 10th year in trading, Green Facilities Management Ltd, London’s one-stop cleaning shop, is working on an initiative to provide schools and charities with its innovative Anti-Viral Door Push Pads, assisting in the fight against Covid-19. Door handles are ...

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WAMITAB approved as End-Point Assessment Organisation for Healthcare Cleaning Operative apprenticeship

WAMITAB has been approved by the Education Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) to offer End-Point Assessment for the new Level 2 Healthcare Cleaning Operative. The Healthcare Cleaning Apprenticeship was approved in February 2020 and has been welcomed by key industry bodies: ...

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British Toilet Association making headlines 

The British Toilet Association (BTA) has made national and international news with Managing Director Raymond Martin being interviewed by over 50 sources from the UK and World news media about all aspects of public toilet provision and cleaning. It started ...

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Two new contracts wins for Mrs Buckét 

Mrs Buckét, the specialist cleaning operation, has welcomed two new accounts to its ever-growing client base: Graphic Packaging International and Avon Barrier. The addition of both businesses to Mrs Buckét’s repertoire marks four new business wins in three months, a growth of 20 per cent. Graphic Packaging International is one of the world’s ...

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BCC names two new board directors

Delia Cannings of the ahcp and Kim Phillips of the ABCD have been elected to the board of the British Cleaning Council (BCC). Delia Cannings Cannings, National Lead for Education & Training, the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (ahcp), Phillips, Chair of the Association of Building ...

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HSE warns against the use of KN95 facemasks

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning against the use of KN95 facemasks as Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This follows a safety alert which was issued on 11 June 2020 urging all employers and suppliers not to purchase or ...

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Hotel and B&B guests should brace themselves for bed bugs say experts

Hotel and B&B guests should brace themselves for starving and aggressive bed bugs which have been lying dormant in mattresses and bed frames for three months, according to experts. From July 4 (at the earliest), hotels, B&Bs and AirBnB hosts ...

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