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Four ways that the right cleaning wipe can benefit your business in a new normal cleaning environment

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing us in so many ways — one of the most noticeable being our definition of cleanliness. Our perceptions have changed from aesthetically cleaning to clinically cleaning. We’re no longer just worried about the dirt we ...

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Infection fears leave businesses facing wave of customer boycotts

As businesses prepare to reopen their doors following the latest national lockdown measures, new research reveals that many companies across the country are facing millions more in lost revenues due to customer fears around infection risk. According to the nationally-representative ...

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New APPG to champion cleaning and hygiene worker’s rights

The new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the cleaning and hygiene sector has been inaugurated to represent the interests of the cleaning and hygiene sector in Parliament and influence MPs, ministers and Government. The British Cleaning Council, which sponsors the ...

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Proposed APPG ‘should call for key worker status and vaccines for cleaning and hygiene personnel’

The proposed All Party Parliamentary Group for the cleaning and hygiene industry will have the status of the sector’s operatives as key and essential workers, and their priority for Covid-19 vaccination, as a priority. The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which ...

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SC Johnson donates additional €120,000 to Save the Children

SC Johnson, an industry-leading manufacturer of household cleaning and other consumer and professional products, is donating an additional €120,000 to help Save the Children address urgent local needs of vulnerable children and families across Europe. Donations supporting projects in the ...

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BCC urges the public to respect ‘Hands-Face-Space’

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has urged the public to follow the rules as most of the UK went into another Covid-19 lockdown. The resurgence of the Covid-19 pandemic has again emphasised the important role of the cleaning and hygiene ...

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Cleaning companies negatively impacted by Covid-19, despite the increased need for cleaning

The impacts of Covid-19 have been felt in businesses across the UK and, despite an obvious need for increased cleaning practices, cleaning companies are no exception with only 75% of businesses in the sector currently trading, according to ONS data. ...

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HSE is checking businesses in the transport and logistics sector are Covid-secure

In the run up to the festive period, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is working with local authorities to inspect businesses in the transport and logistics industry to ensure they are managing the risk of coronavirus. With the current ...

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Consumers need to see visible cleaning programmes in action

Independent research commissioned by ABM UK shows businesses need to put their cleaning processes on centre stage, if they are to regain consumer confidence. The research explored the perception of built environments with regards to the visibility of cleaners now, compared to life pre-Covid-19. It shows that the mere sight of ...

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Training is the key to keeping a Covid-free space

Commercial cleaning specialists Incentive QAS is urging the sector to prioritise training amidst the pandemic. Last month saw Channel 4 send a team of scientists around the UK to test more than 170 surfaces throughout six towns and cities as ...

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