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Winners of the CHSA’s 2022 Undergraduate Bursary named

Three talented young people are celebrating. Olivia Baker, Liam Shepherd and Rebecca Griffiths have been selected as the recipients of the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) 2022 Undergraduate Bursary. Fourteen young people have benefited from the Bursary while at ...

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Shortlist revealed for BICSc Awards 2022

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) has announced the finalists of its 2022 Awards. The BICSc Awards celebrate the exceptional efforts of leading lights from across the professional cleaning industry. Neil Spencer-Cook, COO at BICSc said: “We have been ...

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Cleaning industry leaders snubbed by Government to discuss Sue Gray report findings

Angry business leaders in the cleaning and hygiene sector have hit out after the Government simply failed to fully respond and agree to their demands for a meeting to discuss the findings in the Sue Gray report. The industry body ...

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ISSA Hygieia Network says farewell to outgoing council members and welcomes six new leaders

ISSA Hygieia Network, an ISSA Charities™ signature programme dedicated to the advancement and retention of women in the cleaning industry, has announced the retirement of Heidi Solomon, Head of Global Strategy, Kimberly-Clark Professional and Mike McDermott, Business Unit CEO of Commercial, ...

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CHSA members and guests raise funds for Grief Encounter

Thanks to the generosity of its members and their guests, the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) raised approximately £5,000 at the Association’s Annual Gala Ball for Grief Encounter, which supports bereaved children and their families to help alleviate the pain ...

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TV show features BICSc

The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) whose headquarters is situated in Northampton, played a starring role in filming for Dragonfly’s Teen Mum Academy for E4. The series features six ambitious teen mums as they embark on a bid to ...

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Sue Gray report: anger that cleaning staff treated with ‘contempt’

Following the release of Sue Gray’s final investigation report into a number of alleged gatherings taking place at Downing Street during Covid restrictions, several industry leaders are said to be “appalled and upset” after the report found that during these illegal ...

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CHSA launches Roadmap to Sustainability

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) has formally launched its Roadmap to Sustainability, announcing the first webinar – ‘Sustainability and the Cleaning Industry’. Explaining the Roadmap to Sustainability, CHSA Chair, Lorcan Mekitarian said: “Sustainability is one of the biggest ...

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Check for four signs of cockroaches this spring

Experts at a national trade body are urging facilities managers to look out for signs that cockroaches have entered their premises. British Pest Control Association (BPCA), is encouraging FMs to build-in checks for cockroaches when cleaning around stoves, sinks and ...

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Rising costs creating perfect opportunity for unscrupulous providers of cleaning & hygiene products

Rising cost of raw materials and energy are creating the perfect opportunity for unscrupulous providers of cleaning & hygiene products warns the CHSA. “Buyers of cleaning and hygiene products need to beware providers offering low-cost solutions,” explained Lorcan Mekitarian, Chair of ...

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