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A company ethos to inspire colleague confidence

Jan-Hein Hemke, Managing Director at Facilicom, explains why colleague wellbeing should be a top priority for businesses. For many years, the cleaning sector has been viewed by those outside the industry as short-termist, low skilled and poorly paid, leaving cleaning ...

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New white paper reveals impact of washroom design on wellbeing

A new study into the impact commercial washroom design can have on user experience, commissioned by manufacturer Armitage Shanks and led by chartered architect and academic at the Belfast School of Architecture, Dr Saul Golden, has revealed that wellbeing is ...

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Getting smart about managing our buildings

Chris Edwards, Facilities Show Event Director, outlines how smart technology is making an impact on cleaning and FM provision The office environment is changing with new concepts springing up all the time in terms of workspace design, such as slides ...

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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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Channeling the smell of success in the workplace

Prettpal Somel, UK Marketing Executive at Ambius explores why scent is such a powerful tool in the workplace, why businesses tend to overlook scent because we rely so much on what we see and hear, and the importance of scent in ...

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Health for all – It’s in your hands

As a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Private Organisations for Patient Safety group, skin health and surface hygiene specialist,GOJO Industries-Europe, is a strong supporter of the WHO’s annual ‘Save Lives: Clean Your Hands’ campaign and is encouraging everybody ...

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GOJO unveils new winter wellness website and toolkit

In its effort to boost wellness and lessen the impact of seasonal viruses this winter, GOJO has launched a new website, www.winter-wellness.eu. The microsite, available to view in eight different languages including English, French, German, Danish, Spanish, Swedish, Polish and ...

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Treating health like we treat safety

The business case for occupational hygiene interventions is strong and convincing. So why are hundreds of thousands of people in the UK still made ill by their work each year? Mary Cameron, occupational hygiene team leader, SOCOTEC, discusses the potential ...

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BCC backs new research project to reduce injury risk caused by long reach equipment

A revolutionary research initiative which could greatly improve the safety and wellbeing of cleaning operatives who use long reach washing equipment has been given a boost by a British Cleaning Council grant. The BCC has awarded BCC member the Federation ...

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Cleanology tops the tables for worker welfare

London-based Cleanology has beaten the industry’s top names to the final of the European Cleaning and Hygiene awards. The company has been shortlisted in the Workforce category, which recognises excellence in employee relationships, training and diversity. CEO Dominic Ponniah welcomed ...

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