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Cleanzine: your weekly industry and hygiene industry news 10th April 2014 Issue no. 618

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EU prepares to re-open REACH 'can of worms'

...ls an insight into their innovation strategies. Anti-toxics campaigners have countered that such information is crucial to hold companies to account over the safety of their products. The REACH review, due in 2012, will assess whether changes here are necessary. Others have criticised the law for targeting the wrong substances. The REACH r...

Bunzl completes further acquisitions in Spain, the UK and Australia

...ays Michael Roney, Chief Executive of Bunzl. "King Espana will expand our operations in Spain, reinforce our business in Barcelona and establish a presence for Bunzl in Madrid and Valencia, while SIG Safety and Workwear will complement our existing personal protection equipment and workwear operations in the UK. "Hospitality Depot is an excel...

AFIDAMP releases cleaning industry update - and it's good news!

...ngagement for the global professional cleaning industry. T: +39 0267445804 F: +39 0266712299 E: info@pulire-it.com W: www.pulire-it.com ...

New Bio (bucketless) microfibre cleaning tool

...all areas including the hardest of places to reach, even corners and vertical surfaces. For more information on the Bio Cleaning Tool contact sbaldock@ramonhygiene.co.uk or telephone 0116 276 1881 for literature or arrange a demonstration. ...

Sealed Air to acquire Diversey for $4.3 Billion

...Pacific, Turkey, Brazil, Africa and other high growth developing regions. Sealed Air will further reinforce its global footprint and will be uniquely positioned to capitalize on demand for improving hygiene and food safety standards in developing markets. On a pro forma basis, Sealed Air will have greater than 60% of its revenue generated outside o...

Perception is not reality, but Enhance 'SCOR's in London

...st office cleaning team which is just what we wanted and we are delighted." T: 0203 535 5555 E: info@enhanceofficecleaning.com W: www.enhanceofficecleaning.com ...

'Magic' trolley systems

... they are completely made from plastic making them completely rustproof and recyclable. For more information or a visit, please email sbaldock@ramonhygiene.co.uk or telephone 0116 276 1881 ...

Sebo a red carpet contender, says top manufacturer

...ers, modular construction and readily available parts. Tel: 01494 465 533 Fax: 01494 461 044 E: info@sebo.co.uk W: www.sebo.co.uk ...

Cleanliness of premises 'is top priority'

... for saving time and money. Other key areas voted for were a commitment to the environment and more information about hygiene standards, which polled 8% each. The blog site, run by Jigsaw Cleaning Systems, looks at key challenges facing the healthcare sector according to visitors to its site, which shares views regarding key issues in the health...

Glass Clean System

...new Glass Clean System, Ramon is offering a 'Kit' version at a special discounted rate. For more information, please email sbaldock@ramonhygiene.co.uk or telephone 0116 276 1881 ...

IPC Media chooses Principle Cleaning

...pressed us with its dedicated and experienced management team." T: Peter Smith 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Tackling 'cowboy' suppliers: a day in the life of CHSA's auditor

...I also carefully check the labelling on which the dimensions are specified and where I can find the information required to trace to the manufacturer and the batch." Factory visits are generally unannounced and samples are taken both from the warehouse and the production line during conversion. The number of rolls or packs making up a sample var...

Leader

... If you're smart enough not to want to miss out on a great opportunity to sponsor these awards, E: information@loo.co.uk or phone 01403 258779 for details. www.thecleanzine.com Further to my recent leader regarding bin collections and doorstep recycling, here are the first of your comments on the matter, including one from John Austen who...

Vectair launches 'Green Tea' aircare fragrance

... the Prozone ozone generator. Smell for yourself today... T: 01256 319500 F: 01256 319510 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Special Offer! Need to find those high value cleaning and security contracts?

...aid a company spokesman. Working from a database of prospective clients, the firm will identify key information such as: * value of contract * name of incumbent * contract expiry date * re-tender date * decision making process * name/s of key decision maker * incumbent satisfaction rating So if you're looking for contracts worth anywhere from...

CSSA AGM & Annual Luncheon: informative and fun

Members of the Cleaning & Support Services Association attended their AGM and annual lunch in London at the Savoy Hotel last Thursday, formally electing Doug Cooke of Principle Cleaning as Chairman of the UK cleaning industry's leading trade association. Peter Goodliffe of OCS Group was elected vice-Chairman and Michael Rutherford of Victoria ...

Vernacare's 'Austerity Partnership' rewards loyal customers

...has recently won the prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise (Innovation Category). For further information on Vernacare's Austerity Partnership: E: philip.bradley@vernagroup.com T: 01204 529494 ...

BCC announces keynote environmental speaker at Conference 2011

...to purchase tickets visit: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org T: 02 7920 9640 F: 0207 638 6990 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

LCC adds £1m a month

...els at realistic prices." Caption: one of the Places for People premises. T: 01277 268899 E: info@lccss.co.uk W: www.lccss.co.uk ...

Beaver Floorcare makes sure Wolverhampton Civic Hall doesn't slip up!

...able at: www.youtube.com or by clicking the image at the top of the page. T: 01564 785 111 E: info@beaverfloorcare.co.uk W: www.beaverfloorcare.co.uk ...

'Mission Green Clean'

...new brochure titled, 'mission green clean', is available as a download from: T: 08700 777575 E: info@eco-works.co.uk W: www.eco-works.co.uk ...

Growth at The Facilities Show highlights industry optimism

...n as growing concerns for The Facilities Show attendees. The Sustainable FM Academy was packed with informative sessions from some of the UK's leading organisations covering topics including waste management, urban agriculture, the new RICS Ska rating and sustainability in property. "The Facilities Show team is delighted with the feedback receiv...

Cleaning firms urged to prepare for new agency worker regulations

...renger, Business Development Director, Auto Time Solutions T: 0121 773 7222 F: 0121 766 7097 E: info@autotime.co.uk W: www.autotime.co.uk ...

We Have Mail

...steem and to achieve their full potential. Their website, www.cplondon.org.uk , has plenty more information. It is a charity to which Principle has given a long term commitment - and, in addition to raising funds, to which we donate part of our profits each year. Ten of our staff will be running and many, like me, (and I am sure they won'...

World Workplace Conference & Expo showcases latest trends and innovations

...x will be even larger - offering targeted educational sessions, social events, and chances to share information and grow personally and professionally." Delivering the conference's opening keynote address on Wednesday, October 26th, will be Bjørn Lomborg, a noted business and environmental academic and author who currently serves as an ad...

Just under four months until Clean India show opens

... to cater to the different segments of the cleaning industry and end users. Organised by Virtual Info Systems and Afidamp Servizi, the show is expected to attract almost double the number of visitors that attended the 2009 event. T: +91-22-28794695/96/97 F: +91-22-28794739 W: www.cleanindiashow.com ...

IEHA releases the Master's Programme

...Bio listed on IEHA.org * Authorship opportunities * Mentorship and growth opportunities For more information, and to download the Master CEH or Master REH application, visit: www.ieha.org ...

Leader

...it's a mark of something truly innovative. I couldn't agree more! Unfortunately I can't give you information about that particular product yet, as it's not due for launch for another couple of months - but one that is available now is featured below in this week's news, and there will be several others to read about over the coming weeks. Hop...

Choosing the right high rise cleaning contractor: A guide

...b and that they are fully trained for the work involved. T: 61 1800 040 117 F: 61 2 99488232 E: info@prorax.com.au W: www.prorax.com.au ...

Gates Foundation launches effort to reinvent the toilet

...nford University for a Hertz Fellows Multi-University Research Collaboration. T: (206) 709-3100 E: info@gatesfoundation.org W: www.gatesfoundation.org ...

John and I work across a number of industries and we're often invited along to open days and eagerly attend, expecting to find something new and exciting to discover and report back on. They can involve a long drive and thus lots of valuable time and expe

...it's a mark of something truly innovative. I couldn't agree more! Unfortunately I can't give you information about that particular product yet, as it's not due for launch for another couple of months - but one that is available now is featured below in this week's news, and there will be several others to read about over the coming weeks. Hop...

New cleaner sucks up waste water as it goes and delivers it to where it's needed!

...gy in the floor surface tool that diverts waste water from the treated area T: 01295 752 082 E: info@karcher.co.uk W: www.karcher.co.uk ...

CK Group passes the ball with Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

...aptain Mickey Ward by Joyce Langton, Chair of the Maidstone Hospital League of Friends. For more information contact: CK Group T: 020 8659 6748 F: 020 8659 6780 E: kt@ckgroupservices.com W: www.ckgroupservices.com ...

Defra launches consultation on draft national policy statement on hazardous waste

...ese applications. The consultation will last for 14 weeks, closing on 20th October 2011. Further information can be found at: www.defra.gov.uk ...

V-Air Zero - Neutralising odours in an environmentally friendly way!

...nquiries for V-Air Zero, contact the Vectair European head office on: T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk For North American enquiries: T: (901) 373-7818 E: info@vectairsystems.com ...

Byotrol signs four year, multi-country, multi-product agreement with Rentokil Initial

...ering with providers of essential goods and services. T: 01925 742 000 F: 44 (0)1925 742 029 E: info@byotrol.com W: www.byotrol.co.uk T: 0800 077 8963 W: www.initial.co.uk | www.rentokil.co.uk ...

Take up the offer of a free audit

...ou straight away to begin the audit process." With the results, buyers and distributors have the information they need to make sure they are not ripped off by the unscrupulous manufacturers who have chosen to remain outside the Schemes." Gordon Butt, who previously worked for the Trading Standards Service, uses a number of techniques to audit...

'Grow as You Go' system offers 'Crossover Cleaning'

...sive system that is faster, safer, healthier, and more hygienic," he says. T: 1-800-287-1136 E: info@kaivac.com W: www.kaivac.com ...

Corporate responsibility in a harsher business landscape

...sive strides, many companies still only recycle the part of their paper waste that has confidential information printed on it. Some surprisingly, still don't recycle anything at all. However, increasing waste disposal costs and ISO 14001 requirements are forcing companies to look into recycling to reduce costs and enhance their environmental perfor...

Brightwell and All Care distribution alliance

...customers from Benelux and Germanic countries broad expertise and quick, flexible logistics. E: info@all-care.eu W: www.all-care.nl E: sales@brightwell.co.uk W: www.brightwell.co.uk ...

Recycling revolution grows in the US

...ses and solid waste officials to eliminate the concept of waste altogether." T: 706-613-0710 E: info@productpolicy.org W: www.productpolicy.org ...

Leader

...happens to be based in the beautiful Italian city of Verona. It's big, well organised, exciting, informative and there's plenty to see that's new. And as at other shows, we bumped into plenty of Brits both on the stands and in the aisles, so it's clear that John and I aren't the only ones from these parts to see the value of visiting this event....

SERV Hampshire blood runners clean up with spill packs

...ous substances. The NHS has awarded the company a number of exclusive supply contracts. For more information on the SERV blood spill pack, reference MJZ003: T: 01920 463098 E: info@gvhealth.com W: www.gvhealth.com W: www.servhampshire.org.uk ...

BCC's Sustainability Conference 2011: an update

...sed projects. Delegate passes for the day are priced £150 (plus VAT). T: 0207 920 9640 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

WFBSC 2012 Congress surging ahead

...nge new ideas and techniques, and promote the building service contracting industry. For further information about the WFBSC 2012 Congress and how to book, please visit: www.wfbsc2012.com ...

A day in the business

...ic appreciation of the problems faced out there in the tough commercial world of today. For more information contact: CK Group Tel: 020 8659 6748 Fax: 020 8659 6780 Email: kt@ckgroupservices.com Web: www.ckgroupservices.com ...

Worlds apart! Xperience intensely different 'scentsations' with FOUR new Airoma(r) XTREME fragrances!

...n be set to match exact location conditions. It is effective in room sizes up to 200m3. For more information, call 01256 319 500 or email info@vectair.co.uk . Further information can be found at: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Facilities managers asked their thoughts about green cleaning chemicals

...ences really are less a concern today than years ago," says Mark. T: Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E: info@enviro-solution.com W: www.enviro-solution.com ...

A significant anniversary: 25 years of cleaning trade fairs in Berlin

...nt. The innovations and trends on display in the exhibition section, together with up-to-the-minute information in the accompanying programme of conferences, provide a complete market overview of the range offered by the industry, backed up by in-depth papers on the current situation in the industry. One of the main issues being dealt with at th...

A decade after September 11, room to improved emergency preparedness say FM professionals

...ises what many of those surveyed highlight as emergency preparedness best practices: "Find the best information available; get the support of top management; help your people implement the plan; keep on practicing the plan; and make adjustments as needed to keep it effective." For the full results of IFMA's emergency preparedness survey: E: ...

Attendance rises at CMS Berlin to 15,500 trade visitors from 60 countries

...e programme of papers at the CMS Forum provided industry representatives with the latest background information on key topics such as 'Sustainability', 'Hygiene and Health' and 'Building Management in Eastern Europe'. CMS 2013 Berlin will take place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 24th to 27th September 2013. www.cms-berlin.com www.m...

Addendum to leader

... week's leader last night and this morning received the following statement from EurActive, which reinforces my message. John believes that strike action right now is akin to committing treason and I have to say I agree with him! European finance ministers have been warned confidentially of the danger of a renewed credit crunch, as a "systemic"...

Research proves economic benefits of Activeion cleaning technology in hotels

...'s hoteliers. Photo: Copyright Ecole  hoteliere  de Lausanne by F. Schenk More information on the EHL study is available by email from: E: infoeurope@activeion.com W: www.activeion.co.uk ...

Upset stomachs cost UK 11 million working days a year

... important one: "It's easy to dismiss diarrhoea and vomiting as a trivial illness, but this study reinforces just how many people's lives are affected, and shows the impact it can have on health services and the wider economy," she says. "Our research confirms that public health policy should continue to be directed at preventing diarrhoea and vomi...

New research highlights potential corrosive impact of some chlorine-based disinfectants

...that is also gentle on equipment." For a free AzoMaxActive sample (while stocks last) or further information: T: 01772 299999 E: healthcaresolutions@synergyhealthplc.com W: www.azomaxactive.com ...

Gary Ayres

...High Street, Langton Matravers, Dorset, BH19 3HZ on Tuesday 27th September at 15.00. For further information contact Alan Curtis at Norsan, on: E: sales@norsanuk.com ...

The mermaid is only part of the attraction...

...xibility, and to meet any on-site requirements." T: + 49 9342 878 - 0 F: + 49 9342 878 - 173 E: info@vermop.de W: www.vermop.com ...

When a Little John makes a big difference...

... Group also extends beyond the realms of toilets. If you'd like to find out more visit www.buriton.info Picture right shows: From left: Doug Jones - Member of the Buriton Village-to-Village Group, Moses Akuffo - Chief Engineer who will oversee the toilet block project, Bill Gosney, Founder of Littlejohn Bathrooms Tel: 01730 231050 Fax: 0...

Leader 29th September continued

...rather than at work! But back at work we are.  We do have some more stories and new product information that we picked up from Berlin to share with you both this week and over the coming weeks, but we also have lots of other general news too. Happy reading...   ...

BICSc honours UK cleaning industry achievements

...ene Group Longest drive - Deryck Worrall from React of Autoclenz Holdings T: 01604 678710 E: info@bics.org.uk W: www.bics.org.uk ...

BTA Conference had solutions

... at home and abroad, events and presentations, promotion and publicity. BTA consultancy, advice and information services were reviewed and membership trends discussed. Gillian Kemp, BTA Management Committee Member, launched the 'We need the loo' campaign, a joint venture between the Women's Design Group, BTA and the Chartered Institute of Plumbi...

BIV Training Prize 2011 goes to Bogdol group of companies

...explained Ingo Doehring as he collected the Award. T: (0 40) 6 06 83-0 F: (0 40) 6 06 83-683 E: info@bogdol-dienstleistungen.de W: www.bogdol-dienstleistungen.de ...

Five companies earn top accolade in ISSA Innovation Awards

...lay during the show in the Then & Now Showcase, in Booth 161. While voting is complete, more information about these products and the 25 other entries in the competition is available through October 31st, 2011, at: www.issa.com ...

Leader 6th October continued

... a further 69% providing an Employee Assistance Programme. These benefits allow employees access to information and advice on workplace issues, as well as emotional, psychological and personal issues, and can be a huge help during difficult times. Employers need to ensure that benefits such as these are communicated effectively to staff in order fo...

leader continued 13th October 2011

...he same bin, which then becomes the council's responsibility to sort. That way the ignorant, the misinformed, the confused and the just plain lazy don't contribute to the problem. This all changed when I watched Channel 4's 'Dispatches' on Tuesday. It appears that many co-mingling processes are flawed in as much as some automated systems fail to...

Vileda Professional launches new website

... its new website which went live earlier this month. The new site provides comprehensive product information on the complete range of solutions available from Vileda Professional in the UK and around the world, as well as a useful 'Consult the Experts' section designed to help users identify the best cleaning system for them. Vileda Professio...

Survey finding shifts in green attitudes and behaviours

... show that Americans are both increasingly knowledgeable about environmental impacts and crave more information. Typically, lack of environmental knowledge is one of the most cited barriers to personal engagement with protecting the environment. In 1990, 39% of American consumers surveyed admitted that they were very confused about what's good and ...

Safe Contractor award for CK Group

...to do the job themselves, thus providing a best choice solution to suit every customer. For more information contact: CK Group Tel: 020 8659 6748 Fax: 020 8659 6780 Email: rpallett@ckgroupservices.com Web: www.ckgroupservices.com ...

Kimberly-Clark introduces patient education programme for HAI prevention

...ng guidance on prevention strategies. The programme is based in-part on survey data collected by Infogroup/Opinion Research Corporation, which examined perceptions of more than 1,000 participants from a variety of perspectives. Key findings include: * General lack of awareness: 56% of respondents are not very familiar or not at all familiar ...

Soapbox: Food Manufacturing Cleaning Companies are Gangmasters

...LA or may contact the Association of Labour Providers to discuss the matter. T: 01276 509306 E: info@labourproviders.org.uk W: www.labourproviders.org.uk ...

ISSA aims to change the way the world views cleaning

...ean Services. "We are taking concrete steps, through the introduction of new tools, services and information, that will help ISSA and its members to change the way the world views cleaning. The cleaning industry is evolving and ISSA is determined to stay ahead of the trends and better serve our members." www.issa.com ...

Leader 20th October continued

... it will be eligible for debate in the House of Commons. So I urge everyone to sign it and pass the information on to others so that they can also sign it. Public toilets are sometimes seen as a drain on resources, but they can be an invisible aid to the economy - most people will prefer to visit town centres and tourist resorts with good toilet...

UK taxman urges employers to ditch 'A N Other'

... right. As well as 507 A N Others, employer returns for 2009/10 revealed the following incorrect information: * 128 staff entered as Mr, Ms or Mrs 'Dummy' * 572 people whose surnames only included the letter X, ranging from Mr X to Mrs XXXXXX * 75 staff with the surname 'Casual', 11 'Cleaners', 9 'Workers' and 6 'Students' * 824 employees wit...

Get involved in review of EcoLogo's Sanitary Paper Environmental Standard

...dard to all those that have enrolled as stakeholders; and the draft standard, together with further information about the standard review process, will be posted on the website: www.ecologo.org The Programme's release of the draft will launch a 60-day consultation period in respect of the draft during which comments may be submitted to the ...

Chemical product/manufacturing process health impact reporting standardised

...known as NSF/GCI/ANSI (American National Standards Institute) 355 Greener Chemicals & Processes Information Standard, establishes standardised criteria for comparing chemicals and processes that help chemical manufacturers and their customers make greener choices. The standard outlines a framework that chemical manufacturers will use to deve...

CK Group achieves ISO 14001

...to the award of ISO 14001 - one of the first cleaning companies to achieve the Standard. For more information contact: CK Group Tel: 020 8659 6748 Fax: 020 8659 6780 Email: rpallett@ckgroupservices.com Web: www.ckgroupservices.com ...

Servi-Tek reinvents the janitorial services offering

...n easily be missed (or misunderstood) unless there is a cast iron way of ensuring that the relevant information gets to the right operative at the right time. The Servi-Tek team gets this information by visiting each tenant in the building, or, in the case of retail and single owner facilities, the end-user. All of this information is put into t...

Study highlights need for more knowledge about green cleaning programmes in hospitals

... Xiaobo Quan, Ph.D., EDAC, of The Center for Health Design. "We also found that we need additional information about green alternative cleaners - such as their impact on staff illness and reaction to the cleaners." For the report, authors Quan; Anjali Joseph, Ph.D., EDAC; and Matthew Jelen, all from The Center for Health Design, conducted a lit...

Contract Cleaning Market: Research & Analysis UK 2011-2015, now published

...s, profit & balance sheet data from 80% of the industry by value, coupled with primary research information from Government sources, Contract Cleaning companies, manufacturers and other trade sources. This was supported by secondary research from trade journals, company reports, Companies House, Government statistics, trade associations, compan...

Satino Black wins Pentaward 2011

... in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility. T: +31 (0)475 507 300 F: +31 (0)475 507 301 E: info@vanhoutum.nl W: www.vanhoutum.nl ...

Emprise still ensuring the show goes on at Delfont Mackintosh

...Helpdesk - CCTV and remote monitoring - Technical services T: 020 7549 0800 F: 020 7549 0801 E: info@emprise.co.uk W: www.emprise.co.uk ...

Hovima Aparthotels wins Check Safety First award for exceptional standards

...ecord the latest hygiene data relating to legionella, food safety and fire safety. Collecting this information has helped Hovima's management maintain consistently high standards across the chain, which is upheld by independent audits undertaken on a monthly basis. "Since working with Check Safety First in 2007, we have raised standards in each...

People:

... introduction of the minimum wage and rights for part-time workers. T: 0845 6052251  E: info@indepth-cleaning.co.uk W: www.indepth-cleaning.co.uk   Nettuno appoints new Italy Sales Manager Nettuno announces the appointment of Antonio Caso as Italy Sales Manager. Antonio Caso is very well known within the c...

Deputy Minister awards candidates with vocational qualifications certificates

...December 2011, many involving Apprenticeships or other skills initiatives. These projects will also inform further policy on skills delivery in Wales. For more on the Sector Priorities Fund Pilot contact Chris Perrin (Welsh Government) on: T: 01443 663 719 E: sectorprioritiesfundpilot@wales.gsi.gov.uk W: www.assetskills.org ...

Win a pair of Unger Gloves!

...loves range, with an impressive line-up of new features and improvements. To begin with, solid reinforced stitching, as well as a glue seal, have been added along the seams to achieve extra durability and protection against water ingress. Yet the gloves feel soft and comfortable on the inside with the thread on the seams virtually undetectable d...

New SoChlor environmental disinfection portfolio aids infection prevention

...ble in NHS hospitals on exclusive supply contracts through NHS Supply Chain. T: 01920 463098 E: info@gvhealth.com W: www.gvhealth.com ...

UK's top cleaners recognised at Golden Service Awards 2011

...ar Tomasz Patykiewicz from Cagney Contract Cleaning for The Convention Centre, Dublin Further information and photographs can be found at: www.goldenserviceawards.co.uk. For those unable to wait, please note that organisers will update this site with information on the 2013 programme in autumn 2012. www.kcprofessional.com ...

Scottish botulism poisoning highlights limitations of anti-bacterial sanitisers

...% effective clean-up, they now include SoChlor. T: +44 (0) 1920 463098 F: +44 (0)1920 484664 E: info@gvhealth.com W: www.gvhealth.com ...

Customers are shouting, but is anybody listening?

...re largely overlooked - just one third of the businesses surveyed say they regularly refer to these information sources for customer insight. The popularity of social media with 16-24 year-olds highlights another gap in how organisations listen and respond. Two thirds of this age group report that they use social media to talk about bad experien...

A 'Right Royal' Service for Queen Alexandra College

...ff, including learning support and residential care teams, as well as nursing staff. For further information, please contact: Jackie Bennett Shaw, OCS Communications Manager tel: 01524 595453, email: jackie.bennettshaw@ocs.co.uk ...

Veolia Environmental Services wastes no time in getting HelpStar on board

...ing organisations time and money by improving internal and external productivity. HelpStar supports Information Technology Infrastructure Library best practices, by allowing users to create and publish solutions for common problems and standard procedures. "Quality customer service is extremely important for any organisation," says Igal Hauer, C...

SCA reorganises hygiene operations for increased efficiency, market presence and growth

...s external financial-reporting structure is not affected by the changes." T: +46 8-788 51 00 E: info@sca.com W: www.sca.com ...

Leader

... benefits to the UK economy, including £1.8bn of cost savings. As an important part of the information reporting on progress in the last three years, WRAP published new research which showed a sharp fall in household food waste by 13% but showed we still throw away edible food worth £12bn a year. more Apologies if you spent time...

Ranger adds Teupen's new Leo 15GT Plus spider lift to its portfolio

...including a low-maintenance finish and automatic self-levelling outriggers. T: 0870 225 5554 E: info@rangergroup.co.uk W: www.rangergroup.co.uk ...

News in Brief

...shtec has taken delivery of its most advanced and biggest brush manufacturing machine to date. E: info@brushtec.com The International Facility Management Association has launched its Benchmarking Exchange. W: www.ifma.org/BEX     ...

Did you know... Brightwell organises free technical training sessions?

... (date to be confirmed) and suggests that you reserve your space early in the New Year. For more information, you can download the training flyer at: www.uploadlibrary.com ...

The Apprenticeship Scheme in action at CK Group

...ocal businesses, enhance regeneration, reduce unemployment and up-skill the work force. For more information contact: CK Group Tel: 020 8659 6748 Fax: 020 8659 6780 Email: admin@ckgroupservices.com Web: www.ckgroupservices.com ...

Leeds Castle drives for sustainability

...urtesy Leeds Castle Foundation W: www.leeds-castle.com 0844 880 7700 T: 0800 880 7700 E: info@countrystylegroup.co.uk W: www.countrystylegroup.co.uk ...

OCS achieves sparkling results in Asset Skills Team Clean Challenge Awards

...n in Edinburgh, who says: "I've always emphasised that cleaning is a skilled profession and this reinforced the message to our staff. Everyone came away with added confidence." Competitors in the Asset Skills Team Clean Challenge were required to demonstrate the range of skills which they use as professional cleaners in a variety of scenarios ...

News in Brief

...shtec has taken delivery of its most advanced and biggest brush manufacturing machine to date. E: info@brushtec.com The International Facility Management Association has launched its Benchmarking Exchange. W: www.ifma.org/BEX     ...

Training for cleaners in 2012

...ses are on January 24th, March 20th, May 29th, July 10th, September 11th and November 27th. More information on training for cleaners can be found at : www.prochem.co.uk T: 0208 974 1515 ...

Asset Skills secures £2m investment for skills to drive growth

...people; * Increasing investment in relevant higher level skills; * Providing relevant labour market information and careers advice to support employers with their strategic planning. "We hope this funding can help build further capacity for employers to take ownership of the skills agenda within each industry Asset Skills represents," says Chris...

Better information about lorry parking provision

...ots where there is currently inadequate supply to meet demand. It is also hoped that making more information available about where facilities can be found will make it easier for drivers to find places where they can park up safely. "Making this information available to drivers and operators will make it easier for them to know where faciliti...

Cutting edge brush machine commissioned

...g material at a super-fast 250 holes per minute. T +44 (0)191 229 1666 F +44 (0)191 229 1777 E: info@brushtec.com W: www.brushtec.com ...

News in Brief

...shtec has taken delivery of its most advanced and biggest brush manufacturing machine to date. E: info@brushtec.com The International Facility Management Association has launched its Benchmarking Exchange. W: www.ifma.org/BEX     ...

Matthew Wonnacott - badly injured but doing well

...rateful. Thank you. Kind regards, Paul Wonnacott, Managing Director & President E: info@vectairsystems.com W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

As 2020 target nears, England's recycling record improves

... to be responsible at home and abroad on industry matters. T: 0207 920 9640 F: 0207 638 6990 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

Winner of Kaivac's Dirtiest Mop Contest announced (15,557 votes received!)

...otentially harmful biopollutants in the most cost-effective manner possible. T: 513-868-4227 E: info@kaivac.com W: www.kaivac.com Visit Kaivac on Facebook at: http://tiny.cc/sbkd5 ...

New invention means Cardiff International pool is flushed with savings

... drop the block and cage into the urinal and start saving water and money." T: 0121 565 6300 E: info@chemexuk.com W: www.chemexuk.com ...

News in Brief

...shtec has taken delivery of its most advanced and biggest brush manufacturing machine to date. E: info@brushtec.com The International Facility Management Association has launched its Benchmarking Exchange. W: www.ifma.org/BEX     ...

Three weeks left to nominate for Hygiene Specialist Excellence Award

...e," says George. "Structured educational programmes that focus on training, education and ongoing reinforcement of best practices create a safer patient environment." He is encouraging hospitals to refocus their efforts on environmental surfaces and people contact points. "It's frightening how many hospitals still use retired cotton materials in...

Cresswell wins back high-status contract after a year away

...-Clark Golden Service Awards and is both ISO9001 & ISO14001 accredited. T: 0207 252 1101 E: info@cresswellservices.co.uk ...

Ceredigion County Council is UK Overall LOTY Trophy Winner

...ry Loo of the Year Awards special Event will be held on 7th December, venue to be confirmed. E: information@loo.co.uk Tol: 01403 258779 T: www.loo.co.uk ...

MITIE is the only way for Essex!

...ld, will provide the Council with a business intelligence solution that integrates their management information across the estate and MITIE's sustainable solution includes guaranteed reductions in energy consumption within three years. MITIE is also fully committed to investing in the development of Essex by employing apprentices and ensuring at le...

More youngsters enter FM profession as average salaries near US$100,000 pa

...cs Report' is available for purchase in hard copy or e-file PDF from the IFMA Bookstore. Additional information is also available online. IFMA is the world's largest and most widely recognised international association for professional facilities managers, supporting more than 20,500 members in 78 countries. The association's members, represente...

Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners receives Royal Charter

...and kindred occupations by means of professional and social intercourse, and the mutual exchange of information between those concerned with that craft and those occupations. One of the key projects the Worshipful Company supports on an annual basis is the work of cadets training to be Environmental Health Technicians within military units. This...

Shropshire town's paving feels the force!

...cess is carried out without using abrasive technology or harmful chemicals. T: 0845 450 7699 E: info@g-forcesteam.co.uk W: www.g-forcesteam.co.uk ...

Greyland moves to new land

...ould probably have done with the aid of Santa's elves to help them move to new ones. We're reliably informed that it's now business as usual from:[TRIMTO] Unit 9, Fifth Ave Tameside Park Industrial Estate Cheshire SK16 4PP T: 0161 476 3607 F: 0161 476 3708 E: sales@greyland.co.uk W: www.greyland.co.uk ...

Cleaning company wins top Environmental Award

...aging Director and Danny Bishop, Chairman, with their certificate and Award. T: 01992 700073 E: info@alliance-cleaning.co.uk W: www.alliance-cleaning.co.uk ...

British Cleaning Council backs London 2012 cleaning jobs pledge

...oles are a crucial component in achieving this objective." T: 0207 920 9640 F: 0207 638 6990 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

A new era dawns for Jet-Vac Systems

...andling, waste management and controlled mechanical bolting. T: 01639 814455 F: 01639 814488 E: info@jetvacsystems.com ...

Frying high with Jangro

...The course includes training from the Jangro catering cleaning schedule and wall poster. Further information on Jangro's extensive health, safety and hygiene products for the catering profession or details of your local Member: T: 0845 458 5223 E: centraloffice@jangrohq.net W: www.jangro.net ...

Norfolk companies prosecuted after cleaner crushes hand

... access to dangerous parts of machinery. SGA House Services did not provide sufficient and suitable information, instruction, training and supervision to its employees, particularly in relation to the correct cleaning method of the moving belts on the underside of the conveyor. "Mr Beane suffered an awful injury to his left hand which left him u...

Fairer deal for UK hauliers

...low the link below; https://nds.coi.gov.uk/ImageLibrary/DownloadMedia.ashx?MediaDetailsID=5128 Information on some additional charge rates applying to a few other types of freight-carrying HGVs are included in the consultation document. 2. The charging levels must comply with the Eurovignette Directive (Directive 1999/62/EC as amended by 20...

Dirty hands costs lives

...itical Control Point Systems (HACCP). * EFSA Journal 2011;9(3):2090 T: +44 (0)1908 588444 E: info@gojo.co.uk ...

Clean NZ - just a few stands left and they're going fast

...e, so there will be plenty for visitors to do over the two days.[TRIMTO] T: + 61 2 8586 6106 E: info@cleannzexpo.co.nz W: www.cleannzexpo.co.nz ...

Cleaning Industry Charity Golf Open

Having been in receipt of your latest Cleanzine e-shot I thought you may find the attached information about the Cleaning Industry Charity Golf Open of interest, and consider including information about this in your next edition. This is open to everyone in the FM and Cleaning Industry, and there's already some good support coming from the Wors...

Queen's Diamond Jubilee: 60 years of Britain at work

...n no increase in the total number of hours worked each week. The UK has thus undergone a process of informal 'work-sharing' since the 1950s with a fall of 10 hours in the length of the average working week. In the 1950s only 4% of people worked part time; 60 years later the proportion is 1 in 4 (6.5 million employees).[TRIMTO] * The value of out...

Facilities managers and Cleaning Pro's 'will pay more for sustainable products'

... It is specifically designed to be easy to use, reduce environmental impacts and save money. E: info@green2sustainable.com W: www.green2sustainable.com ...

New activated hydrogen peroxide cleaner disinfectants clean fast in healthcare environments

...ipes, 185 ct. and refill) as well as in a 32 oz. spray and a 128 oz. economical refill. For more information or to request complimentary product samples, visit: www.cloroxhealthcare.com T: Brad Ferris, +1-510-271-7736 E: Brad.Ferris@clorox.com W: www.cloroxhealthcare.com ...

Chicago hosts 2012 IFMA Facility Fusion Conference & Expo

...ntify best practices that don't break the bank, build their professional presence, and use Building Information Modelling to increase efficiency and productivity. Representatives from Brown University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Kaiser Permanente, the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Smithsonian Institution will present. ...

Recognising the best toilets for 25 Years

...t, to be held on Friday 7th December at the elegant, four star St Johns Hotel in Solihull. Entry information and sponsorship benefits details are available on the Awards website. T: 01403 258779 E: information@loo.co.uk W: www.loo.co.uk ...

Pseudomonas - we need more facts

... from the investigators. The worst thing we can do is jump to conclusions and respond without more information.[TRIMTO] Meanwhile a greater understanding of pseudomonas would be helpful. We know that it is a tough strain of bacteria which can survive in harsh environments. And we know that it is found widely in damp conditions and stagnant wate...

Dealing with feminine hygiene waste in a revolutionary new way

...ts does not emanate out of the sack, it also provides a pleasant fragrance. T: 01256 319 500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Leader

...would allow everyone to take advantage of the expected increase in buying activity." For further information you can email martin at: martinscott@quartzltd.com Yours, Jan Hobbs ...

From Australia - a really novel way of providing better hand hygiene

...am in action click on the demonstration video at: www.soapstream.com.au T: 08 9285 2694 E: info@soapstream.com.au W: www.soapstream.com.au T: 1300 514 074 W: www.galvinengineering.com.au ...

New CILS computer printable rating plate labels have 'heavy duty' label adhesives!

...imate long term product identification solution. T: +44 (0)1903 219000 F: +44 (0)1903 219111 E: info@cils-international.com W: www.cils-international.com ...

Government urged to boost credibility of apprenticeship schemes

...The Forum says training courses such as apprenticeships need to be seen as more worthy, with better information provided to bosses about courses and their effectiveness. It's also urging decision-makers to incentivise small businesses that take on young people and reward those that do; to work more closely with employers on delivering training prov...

Pest problems solved with the WoolSafe Organisation

...emspec Europe and it is next scheduled for 16th April 2012. T: 01943 850817 F: 01943 462127 E: info@woolsafe.org W: www.woolsafe.org ...

Heavy duty scrubber dryers come with a three year warranty

...cludes a selection of used and ex-demo machines for those on a tight budget. T: 01684 850777 E: info@clemas.co.uk W: www.clemas.co.uk ...

RIA introduces new website for 2012 Convention

...Myrtle Beach, S.C., from March 27th -29th - and it has recently introduced a new website to provide information to the industry on the event.[TRIMTO] "This site provides a real-time look at the exhibition hall for both attendees and exhibitors, a complete listing of the sessions RIA will be offering and all of the details attendees need to make ...

Guests protected from filthy hotel rooms by new safety systems

... You Go' campaign and an ABTA Travel partner. T: +44 (0) 1291 629 863 F: +44(0) 1291 629 627 E: info@checksafetyfirst.com W: www.checksafetyfirst.com ...

Steady stream of biobased products are headed our way in 2012

...ithout sacrificing product performance and are competitively priced. Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E: info@enviro-solution.com W: www.enviro-solution.com ...

NCL introduces cost-saving portable dilution system

...m cleaning applications such as locker rooms. T: (800) 628, 2436, ext. 271 F: (215) 922-5517 E: info@nclonline.com W: www.nclonline.com ...

Cleaning company sets shining example

... vacancies. Ingeus' Michelle Magee not only suggested appropriate clients to interview, but held information sessions to provide more information on the jobs, following up with briefings to all those who were successful. The entire cleaning team was recruited via Ingeus, including supervisory positions. Two of the new recruits, David Agnew an...

Yet another landmark building cleaning contract win for Principle

...l site which was officially opened in 1986 by HM The Queen. T: Jim Freeman on 020 8341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

RIA announces Martin L. King scholarship events at Annual Leadership Summit & Industry Expo

...l in Myrtle Beach, ends on March 2nd, and prices will increase by $200 after that date. For more information on the RIA Leadership Summit or to register, visit www.riaconvention.org T: 301.231.6506 ext. 28 E: pharman@restorationindustry.org ...

ISSA wins top honour

...g and to offer them tools to help them compete in their markets. "Receiving this award further reinforces our belief that despite being in a presumably unglamorous industry, you can be recognised amongst distinguished peers as an innovator. Thanks to Association Trends for providing ISSA with one more example for our members of how the professio...

Kennedy introduces the new Ellipse range

...l follow later in the year.     T: +44 (0) 1825 768141 F: +44 (0)1825 768143 E: info@kennedy-hygiene.com W: www.kennedy-hygiene.com ...

Renowned German cleaning machine manufacturer appoints Wrennalls as UK agent

...p provides the highest standard of quality carpet cleaning and maintenance services. For further information on the Wrennalls Group or any product in the Columbus Cleaning Machines range, call Shaun Bradbury on: T: +44 (0) 1772 434333 F: +(44) 1772 431289 E:  office@wrennalls.co.uk T: +49(0)711/9544-960 F: +49(0)711/9544-941 E: expo...

ACI says safety built into cleaning product DNA; refutes study designed to scare

... health and living every day." ACI also rebutted criticisms about the supposed lack of available information about cleaning product ingredients. The Consumer Product Ingredient Communication Initiative provides increased transparency under one of the most comprehensive ingredient communication consumer product programs in North America. Infor...

An Olympic start to the year for Principle Cleaning!

...lenge for us but we are confident of doing a first class job." T: Jim Freeman 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Fogbuster eliminates fat, oil and grease from waste pipes

...e the need for other forms of expensive and or harmful drainage maintenance. T: 08700 777575 E: info@eco-works.co.uk W: www.eco-works.co.uk ...

£5 million up for grabs for Britain's start-up stars

... MITIE in full. Applications to participate in the event are open until the 30 April 2012. More information can be found at: www.mitie.com ...

Surface cleaning the 'green' way:lLiability and risk management - does it make cents?

...Cathleen Parker, President of Parker West International, for the US market, it has plenty of useful information for those involved in exterior cleaning in most of the 148 countries in which Cleanzine is read. Enjoy! [TRIMTO] For several years now, there has been a 'buzz' about the benefits of green indoor cleaning products and methods. However,...

Jani-King crowned 'Official Cleaning Company' for St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Savannah

...ed to take place before the parade to attract all ages to the festivities. T: (972) 991-0900 E: info@janiking.com W: www.janiking.com ...

New ways of working at height demand the highest training standards

...eratives work safely and minimise risks identified in the risk assessment." T: 0203 411 7211 E: info@camsupport.co.uk W: www.camsupport.co.uk ...

The Truvox TruSweep 460 is sweeping across Britain

.... The handle can be folded down for compact storage when the sweeper is not in use. For further information or a product demonstration: T: +44 (0) 23 8070 2200 E: sales@truvox.com W: www.truvox.com ...

Rubbermaid's new 'Clean Look' range elevates washroom experience for all

... to complement and accentuate the design of every different kind of washroom while simultaneously reinforcing a positive, professional image of the business to all visitors and staff. Recognising the wildly varying needs of washrooms in different locations, the range offers a 'bespoke' approach so that users can select the particular match or li...

Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council extends waste contract with Acumen

...ics Services and the appropriate technology, Acumen gives its business partners accurate, real time information and a competitive advantage to meet exacting Customer Service and Just-In-Time manufacturing requirements. Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, awarded three stars by the Audit Commission, covers 21,096 hectares (Approx. 81 square mil...

Top safety accreditation for Pr1me Cleaning Services

...aintenance, refurbishment or electrical and mechanical work. T: 01342-324422 F: 01342 324433 E: info@pr1me.co.uk W: www.pr1me.co.uk T: 029 2026 6750 E: marketing@safecontractor.co.uk W: www.safecontractor.com ...

ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam offers exciting seminar programme

...nd consumers' lives. This summit is brought to you by Diversey, visit www.risksummit.com for more information. Friday 11th May Certification, Training & Labeling in the Cleaning Industry - ISSA Educational Seminar Hosted by British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) International and ISSA Location, language and costs All the se...

bpi.recycled products reveals MDD plans

...rope." The MDD show is held in Paris at the Port de Versailles on 3rd and 4th April. For more information on the show, visit: www.mdd-expo.com T: +44 (0)845 017 8653 F: +44 (0)845 304 2566 E: refusesales@bpipoly.com ...

Injuries sustained through fall from chemical storage tank lead to fine

...uffered a major injury in a fall while at work in Great Britain last year, and 38 lost their lives. Information on carrying out work safely at height is available at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

New Vectair product set to revolutionise feminine hygiene unit servicing

...crobial Liners are available and in stock now. T: +44 (0)1256 319 500 F: +44 (0)1256 319 510 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

We have Mail: Response to Survey reveals professionals "unclear about proper cleaning / disinfecting procedures"

...products, surfaces capable of harbouring an infectious agent (formite), etc. So, it is important to inform and instruct the cleaning team responsible to approach the process as a cleaning system, rather than relying completely on one or more products. The disinfectant products themselves can be shown to be effective against a range of infectious...

People

... stand 205) and ask him to talk you through the items on show?" T: +44 (0)1256 319 500 E: emea.info@vectairsystems.com W:  www.vectairsystems.com     IFMA declares Waugh as new director of membership The International Facility Management Association (IFMA) has appointed Jan Waugh as Director of Membership. "IFMA ...

Leader

... reading Cleanzine so do others! If you have company news, stock clearances, distributor or product information, make sure you share it with our 80,000-plus readers around the world. Wherever on the globe you’re based yourself, we want to hear from you! Yours, Jan Hobbs ...

CK Group to launch new OxyPharm disinfection at AHCP event

...o will be offering discounted prices on OxyPharm at the AHCP Conference and Exhibition. For more information contact: CK Group Tel: 020 8659 6748 Fax: 020 8659 6780 Email: admin@ckgroupservices.com Web: www.ckgroupservices.com Innotec Hygiene Solutions Tel: 07791 797955 Email: sales@innotechygienesolutions.com Web: www.innotechygien...

Learn how to get the best out of your cleaning equipment batteries

...tutorial series designed to expand awareness of deep-cycle battery technology. It provides in-depth information focusing on a variety of battery topics such as deep-cycle battery technologies, maintenance practices, charging procedures and safety when handling batteries.[TRIMTO] A new 'Trojan Tips' video tutorial will premiere each month through...

Karcher repeats its £100 cashback scheme and vac competition

...tector chemical is required, and is backed by a three-year warranty on the heater coil. For more information on the cashback offer, and to discuss finance options: T: 01295 752142 E: enquiries@karcher.co.uk W: www.karcher.co.uk ...

Poor hospital cleaning revealed in recent Canadian study

...priority which remains the health of the facilities we clean." Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E:  info@enviro-solution.com W: www.enviro-solution.com ...

Brussels is to push for EU-wide minimum wage

...xploit a new set of hiring subsidies, adds the paper. Promoting self-employment and transforming informal and undeclared work into regular employment is also among the priorities set by the Commission to drop unemployment rates across the EU. www.EurActiv.com ...

CMS delivers retirement boost for Karcher UK employees

...nt with Mark Venner, Chief Operating Officer for Karcher UK & Ireland T: 01869 345 588 E: info@cmsfinancialltd.co.uk W: www.cmsfinancialltd.co.uk ...

PHS Washrooms achieves 'world first'

...mitment to measure and reduce the carbon footprint of these services over a two year period. The information for this project, which concentrated on PHS Washroom's sanitary disposal unit exchange services using the 'Eclipse' and 'Mini' bins, was collected from PHS Washrooms and other key suppliers. To be eligible to use the Carbon Reduction Labe...

Natural bacteria help defeat the 'drought'

... countries such as India, Australia, the Middle East and the United States. T: 08700 777 575 E: info@eco-works.co.uk W: www.eco-works.co.uk ...

Donna's shining in her new job

...s to increase staff retention. Picture shows: Veronica Marten (Left) and Donna Reynolds E: info@ingeus.co.uk W: www.ingeus.co.uk T: 0151 549 0008 F: 0151 526 8088 W: www.alphacleaningservices.com ...

Record numbers entering their lovely loos in Loo of the Year Awards

...tance of bowel health in 2012, will be presenting some of the winners with their awards. Further information and details on how to enter is available on the awards website: www.loo.co.uk ...

Bio-enzymatic cleaners find new use: restoring masterpieces

...ificing product performance and are competitively in price.  Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E: info@enviro-solution.com W: www.enviro-solutions.com ...

City Of London bins that broadcast news - and recycle newspapers

In January, Renew Solution launched its innovative, high-tech information and recycling units in The City of London after being awarded a 21 year contract through a tender from The City to tackle the problem of free papers littering the streets of the Square Mile.[TRIMTO] After years in research & development, Renew's solution is an 'intel...

Veolia fined after agency worker sustained serious burns

... tasks of this nature. This put a vulnerable worker at risk by failing to provide him with adequate information or supervision. City of London Magistrates’ Court heard on 27th April that the employee, from Eastern Europe, spoke little English and had not been properly briefed in the working practices at the incineration plant. Veolia ES...

Health experts call for ‘hygiene rating’ scheme for tattoo parlours

...Cardiff on 2/3 May. At present a customer wishing to ‘buy’ a tattoo has no available information on the hygiene standards in a tattoo parlour. While tattooists need to be registered with their local council, potential purchasers have no way of being able to judge for themselves the hygiene standards of the premises in which the pr...

Simple ladder carrying gadget wins two awards

...ith locations in USA, Canada, Mexico, England, France, Australia and China. T (888) 206.0277 E: info@ladderhandle.com W: www.ladderhandle.com ...

Registration to the 19th WFBSC is now open

...dy open, and can be reached through the website www.wfbsc2012.com , where you can also find more information about the event and Curitiba (tourism, special tours, hotels, restaurants, etc).[TRIMTO] A partnership with Star Alliance, offers a discount for international flights. The registration code is JJ01S12. You can find more information ...

Plum

... the product comes in a handy 250 ml tube as well as a 1.4 l bag-in-box. T: +4564712112 E: info@plum.dk W: www.plum.dk ...

...s' lives. This summit is brought to you by Diversey, visit:  www.risksummit.com  for more information. [TRIMTO] ...

...able to operate the machines to get to grips with the various technologies and applications. In the information stand, you can learn more about the latest solutions for façade cleaning and graffiti removal , paint and chewing gum removal from floors and the cleaning of cars, machines and streets.   ...

Abertax

...all influencing factors such as temperature, deep discharge, overcharge etc. T: +35621660606 E: info@abertax.com W: www.abertax.com [TRIMTO] ...

Abrasivos Aguila

...tlined in our new catalogue, which also includes Technical Data Sheets." T:+34936533058 E: info@abrasivasaguila.com W: www.abrasivosaguila.com ...

Alfa HygiCare

...ost all RAL colours and can be specified with an anti-bacterial surface too. T: +31294252535 E: info@alfa-hygicare.com W: www.alfa-hygicare.com ...

Proandre

...euromultiservices.malakoff@yahoo.fr / v.consulting92240@yahoo.fr T: +34 93 860 03 41 E: info@proandre.com W: www.proandre.com ...

Gojo

... guaranteed – and, cleverly, they can be supplied with message boards that can deliver safety information, news or even advertising. LTX – The Lifetime Performance Dispenser (touch free) comes in 1200ml and 700ml sizes. The company believes that the 700ml LTX is the smallest sanitary sealed dispenser on the market. ADX – ...

Vectair

...king, taking the product to where it is really needed. Clever that! T: +44 1256 319 500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Electrolux

...ection of any business. It will save time, save money and ultimately can save lives. For further information, please contact: julie.fell@electrolux.co.uk ...

ISSA/Interclean 2012: show review

...ators, insect catcher lamps and baby changing stations.  T: +34 93 860 03 41 E:  info@proandre.com   W:  www.proandre.com Unger   Unger is showcasing its new HiFlo nLite water-fed pole system and Dave Rogers - like us, all the way from the UK - told us it has been attracting a lot of interest. "Th...

International employers initiative launches

...hat is why a new initiative is being launched this week to provide employers across Europe with the information, approaches, strategic support and 'solidarity' they need to face up to the coming wave of industrial action. The current focus for union activism is the public sector - in response to government austerity programmes - but ideologically t...

Asckey Data Services acquires Eclipse-fm software from HFC

...nd marketing of Eclipse-fm since its inception as a replacement for the legacy character mode Works Information Management System (WIMS). "We understand ADS has big plans for the software including a range of new fully integrated modules and a new name, FMFirst-Estates & Facilities," says Paul Lloyd, Acting Managing Director, HFC. "We are...

Themes of the WFBSC 2012 presentations chosen

...s already open and can be completed through the website www.wfbsc2012.com where you can find more information about the event and Curitiba (tourism, special tours, hotels, restaurants, etc). A partnership with Star Alliance, offers a discount for international flights. The registration code is JJ01S12. You can find more information through the we...

New website for Principle Cleaning Services

...th innovative, moving pictures on the interactive home page, it enables users to download even more information such as the latest press coverage, corporate brochure and the most recent newsletter as well as view the Social Media Twitter feed as it happens.[TRIMTO] The London based sustainable contract cleaning company has worked with a designer...

Professional cleaning from Spain at ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam 2012

...id last week that it was the final round-up of our Show report. However, we're still uncovering new information about it, which we'll be bringing you over the next few weeks. Here, ASFEL's Thais Rodriguez reports... The Spanish manufacturers of professional cleaning & hygiene products that participated with ASFEL (The Cleaning & Hygiene...

KCC cleans up absenteeism through clocking in with The Cloud

...ased T&A specialist Access-to-Time. 'uAttend' harnesses Cloud technology to store and access information. Costing from just £14.99 per month, it is designed to help businesses of any size manage employees' and sub-contractors' attendance more accurately, more flexibly and more affordably than ever before. For KCC Cleaning which has ...

New study finds office kitchens and break rooms are 'crawling with bacteria'

...when office workers heat up lunch, make coffee or simply type on their keyboards." The results reinforce the crucial role of contract cleaners, whose services go a long way in successfully disinfecting office common areas at the end of every day. However, because kitchens and personal work spaces can become instantly re-contaminated, employers ...

NHS hospital conducts trials in efficacy of electrolysed water as a sanitiser

...ociety, whose objectives are to advance knowledge of, foster scientific interest in and disseminate information about the prevention and control of hospital and other healthcare associated infections, to medical and allied professionals for the benefit of the public. The full report will be published in September 2012 and will be presented at th...

Wheelie Bin 'Wash and Lift' is a really winner!

...ould earn £10.00 - £20.00 per clean. T: +44 (0)1246 471147 F: +44 (0)1246 471277 E: information@morclean.com / export@morclean.com ...

Rapid tests support FSA initiatives for safer food

...Standards Agency and local authorities by supplying simple, rapid test systems that provide instant information about surface cleanliness and the associated risks when a surface isn't clean.[TRIMTO] The tests assist food law enforcement officers in inspections by identifying hotspots and inadequate hygiene practices. Corrective actions and advic...

Announcement from the Facilities Management Association

... at the beginning of their careers in FM. Nominations for this award are closing today. For more information on how to enter please visit: www.fmassociation.org.uk ...

Proandre: air fresheners come with a selection of fragrances

...on, Mango, Pina Colada, Apple, Cinnamon & Apple, Green Tea and Gelati. T:+34 93 860 0341 E: info@proandre.com W: www.proandre.com ...

Clearsprings Support Services signs up for CleanLink's software solutions

...m customers, receive instructions, record client satisfaction rates and take photographs. Access to information such as staff, client and site details, specifications, pay rates and hours allocated is also available at the touch of a screen. "We are very pleased to have Clearsprings Support Services as a new client and are looking forward to wor...

Facilities and cleaning employers - free apprenticeships opportunity!

...is no age restriction but candidates must be able to start before the end of June 2012. For more information contact Tom Orton on: T: 01392 423 399 E: torton@assetskills.org ...

Leader continued 31st May 2012

... have little knowledge of recycling? I suggested that more thought should have been put into the information on the leaflets before the go-ahead had been given to print them. I said I was concerned that people would now be confused about what to do, which would lead to either contaminated loads or perhaps newspapers being thrown away with genera...

Clinell and Clorox join forces

...such as stainless steel, plastic, glass and ceramics. For your free sample while stocks last and information on trials: E: info@gamahealthcare.com E: www.gamahealthcare.com ...

Mobile window cleaning system from Turkey gobbles up the dirt

..., 50m hose, hose reel and connections T: (Turkey) +90-216-484 69 98 T: (UK) +44-20 8641 7938 E: info@bayersan.com W: www.bayersan.com ...

Forum of Private Business asks councils how long they take to pay suppliers

The Forum of Private Business has this week submitted Freedom of Information Act requests to local councils in England asking how long they take to pay their suppliers. In 2009, almost a year after the Government urged councils to follow the example of central departments and commit to paying their suppliers within 10 days, FOI research carried...

A good name that sells

...branded products - they don't want anything else. "The product is a good one", he says. For more information about Greyland products and how they can act as your warehouse, contact: Greyland Tel: +44 (0) 161 476 3607 Fax: +44 (0) 161 476 3708 Email: sales@greyland.co.uk Web: www.greyland.co.uk For more information about Cleanwipes, con...

Ecolab collaborates with China's State Food & Drug Administration to provide food safety training

...colab helped SFDAIED establish a public service training programme, identify food safety experts, reinforce food safety practices within food and beverage operations, strengthen employee awareness of food safety and enhance the country's overall level of food safety management. Ecolab entered the Chinese market in 1987, and is a leader in provid...

Industrial pressure washers for high quality cleaning

...sure washers - you can find a machine suitable for almost any application." T: 01684 850777 E: info@clemas.co.uk W: www.clemas.co.uk ...

Ecolab participating in World Health Organisation initiative to improve patient safety

...the world through three key areas: research, education and system change. The consortium will share information, align promotional messaging for hand hygiene products with WHO recommendations, and encourage product availability and accessibility in all parts of the world. A new WHO survey of more than 2,000 healthcare facilities in 69 countries ...

Soap sales soar after dispenser link at Knight Air

...gredients - or none at all! "Needless to say, that report won us back the business!" For more information about Greyland products, contact: Greyland Tel: +44 (0) 161 476 3607 Fax: +44 (0) 161 476 3708 Email: sales@greyland.co.uk Web: www.greyland.co.uk For more information about Knight Air Products and how they can act as your wareh...

Freudenberg North America targets zero manufacturing waste

...ation and construction industries; industrial components for the energy and oil and gas industries; information technology outsourcing; and specialty lubricants and release agents. All of the companies are engaged in implementing processes and programmes that will improve the environmental sustainability of their products and plants, said Leesa Smi...

OspreyFrank - the new name in pressure washing

...d or hot water specifications, the latter with oil, gas or electrically heated options. For more information contact: United Kingdom OspreyDeepclean Tel: +44 (0) 1242 513123 Fax: +44 (0) 1242 518666 Email: info@ospreydc.com Website: www.ospreydc.com Germany Frank GmbH Tel: +49 (0) 2772 94350 Fax: + 49 (0) 2772 943527 Email: sela...

New nappy bag dispenser adds value in the washroom

...pad, or can be fixed to walls with screws to provide added security. T: 029 2080 9090 E: productinfo@phs.co.uk W: www.phs.co.uk ...

ln Depth helps historic Liverpool sparkle

... in Warrington, and will be using local employees to clean both sites. T: 0845 6052251  E: info@indepth-cleaning.co.uk W:  www.indepth-cleaning.co.uk www.stgeorgesliverpool.co.uk www.civichalls.liverpool.gov.uk ...

Cornish bakery fined for worker's injuries

..." Caption: The unguarded pressure roller/nip point on the end of production line No 2 Further information on safe use of conveyor belts in the food industry can be found on the HSE website at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

New figures published for fatally injured workers

...al interviews with all relevant witnesses, forensic investigation and coroners' rulings. Further information on workplace statistics can be found at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

The 2012 FM Market Survey needs your help!

... University and i-FM have come together to launch one of the most important, most accurate and most informative surveys yet seen in UK FM. Please take part.[TRIMTO] The 2012 FM Market Survey will capture the views and experiences of facilities managers in all parts of the industry - in-house practitioners, outsourced service suppliers, and consu...

Lifecycle longevity an important factor in hand dryer rental costs

...for rental, they need to be aware of the life expectancy of different models, so that they can make informed purchasing decisions and don't have to face the additional cost of replacing dryers during a contract's life. "Other factors including noise levels need to be considered too. There are a number of high speed, energy efficient hand dryers...

We have Mail: School litter picking

... using fewer man hours. Regards Mike Boxall (i-Clean) T: 01684 580 680 E: efficiency@i-clean.info John Austen: In my day of course it was a severe ear tugging if a teacher saw you dropping litter! Mike Boxall: You're right John. Frankly, I think we've been on a very slippery slope for a long time and I don't think we'll ever get ba...

Principle Cleaning goes into orbit!

...ob." Caption: The Inmarsat Building at City Road, London T: Jim Freeman on 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

P&G, the US EPA, Staples and more headline Cleaning Products 2012

...enges," says Brian Sansoni. "This year's programme will provide attendees with the most up-to-date information on unit dose technologies, what's new in the automatic dishwashing detergent category, how to make industry sustainability efforts more sustainable, and how to get details on a new initiative demonstrating cleaning product ingredient safe...

Scots MP to carry out 'work experience' today at Perthshire hygiene firm

...d. It is a member of the UK's Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association. T: 01250 874 455 E: info@co-an.co.uk W: www.co-an.co.uk www.fpb.org ...

LPM publishes first cleaning supplies catalogue

... Copies of the catalogue are available in a hard copy version or can be sent as a PDF file. E: info@lpmcleaning.co.uk W: www.lpmcleaning.co.uk ...

Survey explores how cleaning contractors bid on accounts

...e contractors operate their business, including the bidding process," says Jolynn Kennedy. "This information helps us design the equipment BSCs need to stay competitive in the marketplace." T: 800-Vacuums (800-822-8867) F: 630-818-1301 E: info@tornadovac.com ...

Christeyns targets caterers with UK launch of cleaning & hygiene range

...numerical-coded for quick identification, and with straightforward pictorial application and safety information. For additional hygiene and safety, scannable QR codes on product labelling provide rapid cleaning and hygiene web-based information and first-aid advice. Christeyns has extensive testing laboratories combined with production facilitie...

Get ahead of the Games

... for travel and consider alternative routes * Keep staff, suppliers, customers and visitors informed about your Games-times working arrangements to safeguard your brand * Test logistics before the Games and review measures during the Games and alter arrangements if required * For travel advice visit www.london2012.com and ...

Proventix records the 10 millionth hand wash

... active point-of-care communication and successful behaviour modification T: (205) 383-1156 E: info@proventix.com W: www.proventix.com ...

Stream: Contico's new mop handle doesn't need a bucket

...hure - to order your copy contact Vernon Holmes on: T: +44 (0)1209 312123 F: +44 (0)1209 314333 E: info@conticospraychem.com W: www.conticospraychem.com ...

Enviro-Solutions announces winners of 'Going Enviral' Greener Schools Video Challenge

...ing products and solutions that don't sacrifice product performance. Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E: info@enviro-solution.com W: www.enviro-solution.com ...

Vectair Systems: giving 'in kind'

...h is the largest multi-cause enterprise in the UK. T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 F: (0) 1256 319510 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Luxury Foaming Soap saves on water

...le in bulk 5L canisters, Luxury Foaming Soap from Greyland saves money and saves water. For more information about Greyland products, contact: T: +44 (0) 161 343 3830 F: +44 (0) 161 343 0608 E: sales@greyland.co.uk W: www.greyland.co.uk ...

Oxypharm ticks all the boxes at key Birmingham hospitals

...he Oxypharm system making it the preferred system for management as well as the staff." For more information on the Oxypharm system contact IR James Associates - West Midlands & Surround: E: irjamesassociates@btinternet.com or the UK importer and distributor partner to Oxypharm, Innotec Hygiene Solutions: E: sales@innotechygien...

Nicely packaged support at Cafe Culture that was full of beans

...d effort was a great success, and both companies look forward to future collaborations. For more information about Greyland products, contact: T: +44 (0) 161 343 3830 F: +44 (0) 161 343 0608 E: sales@greyland.co.uk W: www.greyland.co.uk For more information about Donovan Bros contact: T: 0208 302 6620 W: www.donovanbros.com ...

New study finds degree of interest in E-Learning classes impacts on sales outcomes

...s because knowledge builds confidence, and confidence builds sales." Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E: info@enviro-solution.com W: www.enviro-solution.com ...

Vectair Systems appoints exclusive Import Partner for operations in India

...ernational Group also has successful operations in the UAE and Qatar. T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

John Ayres

...thers of the UK cleaning industry, his daughter Sally Ayres has asked us to broadcast the following information:[TRIMTO] John's funeral will take place at 12.30 pm on Friday 17th August at Woking Crematorium, Hermitage Road, St. John's, Woking, Surrey, GU21 8TJ. Afterwards there will be a reception at The Oatlands Park Hotel, Oatlands Drive, Wey...

Olympics clean-up is a winner for Ryans

...onducted to the highest standards of quality in a safe, secure manner. T: +353 (0) 504 51083 E: info@ryanseventclean.ie W: www.ryanseventclean.ie ...

Research on key antibacterial ingredient distorts real-world use

...de to distort real world use of products and ingredients that contribute to better health." More information on the safety and effectiveness of antibacterial products and ingredients can be round online at: www.fightgermsnow.com / www.cleaninginstitute.org ...

New law seeks to limit dumping of e-waste

...uced by the UN Environment Programme. The new directive requires national governments to provide information on where goods can be recycled and this includes in-store facilities for smaller electronic goods such as mobile telephones, and calls on national governments to more rigorously enforce exports of e-waste. The compromise agreement on W...

Major slips & trips research project to be launched at upcoming conference

...ilable until the end of August from the British Cleaning Council's website. T: 0207 920 9640 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

Sustainability will be core theme of 19th WFBSC International Congress

...ation is open at www.wfbsc2012.com , where you will also find lodging and tour options and general information on Curitiba, as well as pre- and post-congress tours in Brazil. The registration fee encompasses transfers and the lunches listed in the official programme. To come to Brazil, foreign delegates count on the support of Star Alliance, th...

Fast, mess-free pressure washing with the FRV 30

...n be used with hot or cold water pressure washers at temperatures of up to 60°C. For further information on how the FRV 30 can make a difference to your business, and to see a video of the device in action: T: 01295 752142 W: www.karcher.co.uk ...

London calling: The Cleaning Show 2015

... contact for Italy, Spain and Switzerland, Mr. Fabio Potesta / Ms Elda Guidi T: +39 010 5704948 E: info@mediapointsrl.it Sales contact for P.R. China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Ms. Nora Song T: +86 21 5107 9291 E: n.song@avonis-inter.com ...

Nurses regularly forced to perform heavy cleaning duties, survey finds

... body fluids such as vomit, urine, faeces and blood. For the full survey results, visit: www.info.nursingtimes.net ...

Ladder Association launches 2012 Ladder Exchange

...ign partners across the UK, whose details can be found on the website. It also contains a wealth of information about ladder safety, including free online videos. Despite a steady decline, falls from height remain the most common kind of workplace fatality. In 2010/11, a total of 38 workers died and 4,327 employees suffered a major injury as a r...

Top marks for Nviro in Health & Safety

...or organisations covering 600 sites across London and the South of England. T: 0800 032 1334 E: info@nviro.co.uk W: www.nviro.co.uk ...

Don't miss out on important UK cleaning industry event

...rom accountants Thomas Westcott, who will be discussing the legal requirement for employers to file information on their staffing working hours every month. The initiative - Real Time Information for Payroll - launches in April 2013, and almost all UK employers will be asked to file payroll data electronically on a monthly basis. Delegates can a...

Australian company fined for underpaying foreign workers

...l number cannot be found. Employers or employees seeking assistance should contact the Fair Work Infoline on 13 13 94 or visit www.fairwork.gov.au. A free interpreter service is available on 13 14 50. T: 02 9712 1566 F: 02 9712 4168 E: john@cleaningcontractors.com.au W: www.cleaningcontractors.com.au ...

Leader

...tomers just how the full-sized item would look and feel. Nowadays of course, there's a wealth of information available and a great deal of competition amongst manufacturers and it's not just about knocking on doors and leaving the odd sample and following up the visit by letter and a further visit. Often the initial contact has been made through...

Vectair Systems unveils a new generation of handcare dispensers

...ave transparent windows for easy indication of when refilling is required. T: 01256 319 500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Survey examines use of mobile devices in the cleaning industry

...answered: - Access to operating manuals and technical bulletins (28%) - Find pricing information (22%) - Product catalogues, brochures, case studies, etc. (17%) - Ability to e-mail product information (17%) - Online ordering capability (11%) - Information about product inventory levels (5%). "Finally, we simply a...

Rubbermaid launches Clean Look coordinated washroom products

...nishes, complementing and accentuating the design of every style of washroom while simultaneously reinforcing a positive, professional image of the business to visitors and staff. The Clean Look's touch-free automated operation and incorporated antimicrobial technology make Rubbermaid Commercial Products' solutions a clever choice when it comes ...

Betco announces new Fastdraw Foamer II

...ssure Regulation technology ensures consistent dilution across varying water pressures. For more information about Betco's products and services please contact: T: 1-888-462-3826 W: www.betco.com ...

If you want to do business in Turkey, don't miss Pulire Eurasia

...r vital issues important to the cleaning industry T: +39 02 67 44 58 1 F: +39 02 66 71 22 99 E: info@pulire-eurasia.com W: www.pulire-eurasia.com ...

Sustainability strategies becoming more important

...sy to use, reduce environmental impacts, save money, and create a culture of sustainability. E: info@ashkingroup.com W: www.green2sustainable.com ...

Cresswell awarded cleaning contract at new local school

...mberly-Clark Golden Service Awards and is both ISO9001 & ISO14001 accredited. T: 0207 252 1101 E: info@cresswellservices.co.uk W: www.cresswellservices.co.uk ...

Haulage firm fined after worker is severely injured by vehicle he had just cleaned

...sures had been identified or implemented, two men's lives were needlessly put at risk." For more information and guidance about workplace transport log onto the HSE website at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

BICSc celebrates outstanding year at Annual Awards Dinner and Golf Day

...mentioned previously, Lonsdale Direct was responsible for the print material.   Further information and images - http://www.bics.org.uk/news_article_name/BICSc-Annual-Awards-Winners-2012.aspx   T: 01604 678710 E: info@bics.org.uk W: www.bics.org.uk   ...

BSCAI announces Registered Building Service Manager workshops

...ped specifically for leaders in the building service contracting industry. T: (312) 673-4923 E: info@bscai.org W: www.bscai.org ...

Funding announced to increase recycling rate in Scotland

...by producing best practice guidance, developing educational and training initiatives, and providing information on key waste-related issues. T: 01698 897 521 E: catherine.donnelly@ciwm.co.uk W: www.ciwm.co.uk ...

Karcher repeats popular £100 cashback scheme

... protector chemical is used, and is backed by a three-year warranty on the heater coil. For more information on the cashback offer, and to discuss finance options: T: 01295 752142 W: www.karcher.co.uk ...

New features on offer at The Cleaning Show 2013

...priority pass and free parking at the NEC, giving you quick and easy entrance to the show. For more information about exhibiting at the Cleaning Show 2013: E: martinscott@quartzltd.com W: www.cleaningshow.co.uk ...

Ryans ploughs through a clean 10 years

...ercial, office and industrial cleaning premises in the UK and Ireland. T: +353 (0) 504 51083 E: info@ryanseventclean.ie W: www.ryanseventclean.ie ...

Training flexibility with the WoolSafe Academy

...se them into smaller chunks that can be accessed separately, without compromising on the quality of information," continues Steve. "Each bitesize module is assessed by a specialist quiz that is marked immediately for instant feedback. The WoolSafe Academy allows carpet cleaners to manage their professional development and see with their own eyes ju...

Sewage waste to become plastic

...hases with municipalities and investors in Europe and the United States." T: + 972 2-5617341 E: info@actsrs.com W: www.applliedcleantech.com ...

Assign - next-generation mobile and field workforce scheduling software launched

...d list. Operatives use the PDAs to capture data about the job, recording data inputs such as access information, parts used, additional requirements and completion authorisation, thereby reducing errors and minimising back-office overheads. By constantly monitoring feedback as jobs progress, Assign can dynamically re-schedule work and re-output ...

Ausclean WA is looking for presenters - can you fill the role?

...us that there are still a few spaces available for those wishing to exhibit. T: 1300 789 845 E: info@auscleanwa.com.au W: www.auscleanwa.com.au ...

We have Mail: Hospital cleaning

... much knowledge is involved and covered to make it as easy for you as possible. Contact us for more information. - For strategic procurement and technical support services in all industrial sectors, contact us. We will show you how to be sensible in procurement and not waste your money. We will also establish standards and design tests ...

News from the Spanish cleaning industry

...a new blog on the Internet. The new site has five sections - external promotion, training, industry information, markets and other news. It also includes a place for partners to publish news of their latest innovations." T: (+34)96.394.45.22 / 666.572.679 W: www.asfelblog.es ...

NGOs denounce 'culture of secrecy' in EU chemicals agency

...from the chemicals industry which claims 'business confidentiality' as a means to prevent important information being released." The ECHA did not immediately wish to comment on the accusations. Chemical manufacturers have indeed won safeguards in the legislation allowing them to withhold information such as the precise quantities of substances t...

Speed manufacturing makes for record sales at Greyland

...eyland is back on course with Q3 we are looking forward to breaking this record in Q4!" For more information about Greyland products, contact: Greyland Tel: +44 (0) 161 343 3830 Fax: +44 (0) 161 343 0608 Email: sales@greyland.co.uk Web: www.greyland.co.uk ...

WFBSC Curitiba reinforces industry's public hygiene and sustainability roles

...ere's still an awful lot to do," warned Andrew. "The next steps are for the industry to market this information and embed knowledge in day-to-day systems and tools." In turn, BSCs would have an opportunity to get prices up by justifying s skills and intellectual property. Alan says that a presentation that had delegates enthralled was Chris...

Australian cleaning contractors face similar issues to those in the UK

...ht out. You cannot go around paying people cash without others finding out and sooner or later that information reaches the ATO, the WorkCover people, the Payroll Tax people and so on, not to mention the Fair Work Ombudsman. Penalties can be crippling and you still have to pay the employees their entitlements. "If we were all prepared to operate...

Greyland 'wins gold' from supplier to the London Olympics

... do that, Brian will tell you simply: "We have grown by doing what we do, really well." For more information about how Greyland can help your business grow, contact: Greyland Tel: +44 (0) 161 343 3830 Fax: +44 (0) 161 343 0608 Email: sales@greyland.co.uk Web: www.greyland.co.uk Supplies House Tel: 0844 561 4956 Web: www.supplieshouse....

Effective hand hygiene in reducing the spread of infections

...mprehensive guide to hand washing with detergents or soaps, and with alcohol disinfectants. This information has been condensed into a poster you can use above handwashing stations, in bathrooms and at disinfection points. The poster graphically shows how to practice effective hand hygiene in six, easy to remember steps. T: 01946 810867 E: r...

Deliberately disabled safety mechanisms lead to fine for recycling firm

...jury rate in waste and recycling is more than four times the average across all industries. More information about the safe use of machinery can be found at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Personalised feedback makes healthcare workers twice as likely to clean their hands

A major three-year trial led by researchers at University College London, in partnership with the Health Protection Agency, has shown that giving one-to-one feedback to healthcare workers makes them twice as likely to clean their hands or use soap.[TRIMTO] The Feedback Intervention Trial (FIT) is the first such trial to be done in a large numbe...

Solving the dilution dilemma...

...r one sachet per 5 litres of water for heavy duty degreasing.   T: 0161 629 2120 E  info@soluclean.co.uk W: www.soluclean.co.uk ...

Genie will reappear in different form

...ving compliance while reducing the cost and time of project implementation. T: 0845 025 8457 E: info@orangegenie.com W: www.orangegenie.com ...

Nviro wins Employer of the Year award

...or organisations covering 600 sites across London and the South of England. T: 0800 032 1334 E: info@nviro.co.uk W: www.nviro.co.uk ...

Kaivac introduces new AutoVac system for the professional cleaning industry

...innovative equipment that takes the hard work out of cleaning washrooms T (US): 513-868-4227 E: info@kaivac.com W: www.kaivac.com T (Europe): 0161 924 0024 E: info@rjccsltd.co.uk W: www.rjccsltd.co.uk ...

Facilitate the future growth and development of your cleaning business

...nd educational opportunities in one of the world's most booming cleaning industry markets. For more information about the show: T: + 86 21 6437 1178 E: crystal.huo@ubmsinoexpo.com W: www.chinacleanexpo.com ...

New OptiSilk range brings touch of luxury to Optimum Professional

...ned to suit sophisticated environments whilst still being value for money." T: 01484 854434 E: info@disposablesukgroup.co.uk W: www.disposablesukgroup.co.uk ...

Hat trick for Cagney Contract Cleaning

...themselves forward to represent all of us and did a fantastic job." T: +353 1 825 3884 E:  info@cagneycontractcleaning.ie W: www.cagneycontractcleaning.ie ...

National head office puts Trust in Principle Cleaning

... start and for the whole site settling in to our new premises." T: Jim Freeman 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Anti-microbial plastic - an answer to the lack of human hygiene

... the ventilation system into people's lungs. Tel: +44 20 8207 5900 Fax: +44 20 8207 7632 Email: info@d2w.net www.degradable.net ...

ISSA/Interclean North America 2012 exceeds expectations

... exhibitors have increased their booth space in anticipation of another strong turnout. For more information on the 2013 ISSA/Interclean North America show, visit : www.issa.com ...

Ask the Experts: some answers

...] Jamie Pearson, of Cleaning Systems UK , which is based in Fife, Scotland (T: 0800 163 555 E: info@cleaning-systems-uk.com ) advised: "A diamond pad system like Twisters may provide the solution if it is a light marring of access panels as suggested above. Should it be an ESD floor this may help if a coating is required. At 100 micron thic...

HiFlo Pole Gloves - a timely launch!

..., yet are soft and smooth on the inside. That extra grip is enhanced by the non-slip, textured reinforcement panels on the palm and fingers, while the gloves' ergonomic design allows full hand movement and pole control. An adjustable Velcro wrist strap keeps them secure and a special loop allows for easy glove on/glove off action. HiFlo Pole ...

A new standard in skincare science

...1174 Study #100635-101, September 2010, BioScience Laboratories, Bozeman, MT T: 01908 588444 E: info@gojo.co.uk W: www.gojo.com ...

CK Group Cleaning Services wins Museum of London

... is designed to streamline the monitoring process whilst allowing a more efficient means of sharing information, and was developed from the C4C system originally put in place for the Department of Health. CK Group with its many years experience in healthcare deep cleaning is fully conversant with CCW as a valuable facilities management tool, both w...

Trilogy system... the cleaning revolution!

...ewer dirty mops." Trilogy system is distributed in the UK by Ramon Hygiene Products. For further information or a demonstration, contact Simon Baldock at: T: 0116 276 1881 E: sbaldock@ramonhygiene.co.uk W: www.ramonhygiene.com ...

Soapbox: World Toilet Day - what can you do?

...o what can you do about it? Find out more at: www.worldtoiletday.org T: 01782 631619 E: info@bathroom-association.org.uk W: www.bathroom-association.org W: www.bathroom-academy.co.uk W: www.water-hog.co.uk W: www.water-label.eu W: www.thewatercalculator.org.uk ...

Business efficiency and innovation in the spotlight at BCC annual conference

...ses need to prepare their payroll and HR processes for the forthcoming change to PAYE via real time information was the key message from Maggie Anderson from HM Revenue & Customs. Good quality information about the identity of each employee will ensure that each person is taxed correctly. The conference was sponsored by Advanced Mobile Commu...

Transforming skills in Europe and beyond

...ld, we are at the heart of creating a highly skilled and dynamic workforce." T: 01604 231950 E: info.admin@wamitab.org.uk W: www.wamitab.org.uk ...

British Cleaning Council welcomes new London Living Wage

...g done in the British Cleaning Council to move towards the living wage." Tel : 0207 920 9640 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

Kaivac's AutoVac system NFSI certified

... "The end result of this comprehensive evaluation process is to provide the end user with relevant information to make a more informed buying decision. Kaivac is to be congratulated for this safety achievement, and for its leadership in this product category." * BOT-3000 refers to Binary Output Tribometer and is used to measure both static and ...

Forum announces five-point plan for jobs and growth

...such practices if the business can accommodate it. Legislating in an area that works perfectly well informally will create a bureaucratic process. "Employers will need to jump through hoops in order to reach the same decisions they can currently make without such processes, but with an added threat of being taken to a tribunal. Instead, the Gove...

Soapbox: Why we should all ignore GDP statistics

...ederation is a direct member organization currently chaired by Ford Europe. T: 0207 520 9264 E: info@fedee.com W: www.fedee.com ...

Agreement confirms elite supplier status

...r, the group successfully meets the service needs of over 70,000 customers T: 01977 6868686 E: info@cromwellpolythene.co.uk W: www.cromwellpolythene.co.uk T: 0844 499 6380 E: sales@nationwide-hygiene.com W: www.nationwide-hygiene.com ...

Cleaning and environmental apprenticeships firm receives industry accolade for second year running

...: 01359 244014 E: michaelb@wc-ec.com W. www.environmental-cleaners.com T: 01325 464 880 E: info@nordicpioneer.com W: www.nordicpioneer.co.uk ...

And in contrast 70% of African women lack a safe toilet increasing their risk of illness, shame, harassment and violence

...s found that: - The most common location for women accessing sanitation facilities was 'informal outside location' (40%) as compared to a toilet within their own home (33%), public toilet in the area where they live (19%) or public toilet at their place of work (6%). - 68% of women agreed that the cost of accessing public toile...

ICE's new ServiceSmart Lite makes keeping track of cleaning contracts easier

... up-to-date and technologically advanced support services to its clients." T: 0800 085 4384 E: info@ice-clean.com W: www.ice-clean.com ...

Limescale removal technology heralded as a breakthrough

... fits today's portfolio of low energy, low carbon technology based products. T: 01256 472229 E: info@aquafix-tech.co.uk W: www.aquafix-tech.co.uk ...

NCL introduces Ultra Concentrated Speed Stripper

...ng quart containers for convenient, 'bottle-to-bucket' dilution. T: (800) 628-2436, ext. 261 E: info@nclonline.com W: www.nclonline.com ...

LCC Support Services signs up for ICE's new rental model

...ates more effectively and efficiently, and improve their service delivery." T: 0800 085 4384 E: info@ice-clean.com W: www.ice-clean.com ...

Tests of Canadian hotels indicate high levels of contamination

...l as the cleaners and other hotel staff are potentially at risk." Toll Free: 877-674-4373 E: info@enviro-solution.com ...

Autumn Statement leaves green economy out in the cold, says CIWM

...by producing best practice guidance, developing educational and training initiatives, and providing information on key waste-related issues. T: 01604 620426 E: pat.jennings@ciwm.co.uk W: www.ciwm.co.uk ...

Jangro launches smart cleaning training programme

... usage guides, animated instruction on everyday tasks and an 'Ask the expert' interactive source of information. The LMS is accessible on any laptop, palmtop, tablet, BlackBerry, android phones or ipad. All sources of information, excluding the LMS training modules, can also be accessed on a new Jangro mobile phone App or by scanning the releva...

Synergy Health shows support for MRSA Action UK

...lp improve our support to those who have been affected by healthcare associated infections and to reinforce our campaign for safer standards in medical facilities," says Derek Butler, Chairman of MRSA UK. "We know that the Synergy team share our vision and aspirations to improve outcomes for patients both now and in the future and we look forwar...

Vectair partners gynaecological cancer research charity to launch its Femcare MVP range

...es. Each unit is protected for life, and antimicrobial liners provide extra protection. For more information on how you can make a purchase or donate: E theeveappeal@vectair.co.uk or call Vectair on: T: 01256 319 500 W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

UBM Live unites Facilities Show and FM Event for 2013

...ated to providing facilities managers from all sectors with a comprehensive package of need-to-know information. "The decision to merge these two great events was not taken lightly and followed a lengthy process of research and analysis along with what the FM industry was telling us," says Fergus. "We really felt that the time was right to focus...

BICSc to discontinue COPC qualification

...n the basic skills required by all cleaning operatives in today's industry. T: 01604 678710 E: info@bics.org.uk W: www.bics.org.uk ...

Avoid the perils of window cleaning in frozen wintery conditions

... of instructing a company to clean windows in freezing or cold conditions." T: 0203 551 6206 E: info@spectrumwindowcleaning.co.uk W: www.spectrumwindowcleaning.co.uk ...

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...ofessionals in 148 countries worldwide! Coming up to Christmas we editors receive lots of information about predicted trends for the coming year and a press release that arrived today, which perhaps I shouldn't have looked at (as it was unlikely to be anything to do with cleaning) was headed up:  'IBM reveals five innovations that wi...

Hunters, farmers and a steady diet of new cleaning accounts

...companies, promotions to new positions and construction (or business failures). Finally, keeping informed about what is available that may increase your yield of profitable contracts is key. History is a wonderful area of study but how things were done 20 or 10 or even five years ago is a study of what used to work... a trip down memory lane. ...

UKCPI Council welcomes new leaders

...products used in industrial & institutional applications. UKCPI provides expert and balanced information about cleaning and hygiene in the workplace and the home. It works in partnership with policymakers, the public and the media, to inform public discussions about cleanliness, hygiene and sustainable cleaning. E: charlotte.salter@ukcpi...

Techniclean Supply acquires business of AIM Trading

...e cleaning and maintenance of any location; coupled with next day delivery. T: 01494 835 233 E: info@technicleansupply.co.uk W: www.technicleansupply.com ...

Hull firms in court for worker's death in roof fall

...more than 4,000 suffered a major injury. Image: the shattered rooflight where Mr Jackson fell Information on preventing falls is available at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

LOTY 25th Anniversary winner is Staffordshire County Council

... will be held on 6th December 2013 - again at the St Johns Hotel, Solihull. Te: 01403 258779 E: information@loo.co.uk W: www.loo.co.uk ...

Soapbox: Funding needed to keep Britain's open spaces clean and litter-free

...ve the future and beauty of England's countryside to chance. Bill Bryson T: 0207 981 2800 E: info@cpre.org.uk W: www.cpre.org.uk ...

Healthcare firm in court over severed thumb

... there at the time then it is extremely unlikely the employee's hand would have become trapped." Information on improving safety in factories is available at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

A clean winner

...h Corporation, Reintec and TVH UK. Visitors to the show can expect to find a wealth of products, information and ideas designed to help them to lower costs, improve standards, tackle problems such as pests and chewing gum, improve hygiene and cleanliness to stamp out MRSA, as well as advice on issues concerning insurance, employment legislation ...

Cleaning at the sharp end!

...transport design, delivering a new bus station and train station concourse. T: 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

New training videos available from Airx

...e and sub-surface, has updated its website and training page to include 15 new training and product information videos. These short informative videos allow for fast and concise review of product features, benefits and uses, as well as links to technical resources.[TRIMTO] Airx is a division of Bullen, the chemical manufacturer known for its Cla...

Biggest idiot on a ladder crowned by Ladder Association after public vote

... be found on the Ladder Association Facebook page at: www.facebook.com T: 0845 260 1048 E: info@ladderassociation.org.uk W: www.ladderassociation.org.uk ...

AffLink notes emerging distributor and supply chain trends for 2013

...he goal of operating facilities in a greener, more sustainable manner, end-customers will want more information and more transparency about the products used in their facilities. * Contrary to some beliefs, personal interactions between distributors and end-customers will grow, not lessen, in importance in 2013; in fact the customer will...

China air pollution hits record levels but relief may be close at hand - for some

...Pure Rooms in some of the world's most prestigious and innovative hotels. T: +1-315-298-2904 E: info@pureroom.com W: www.pureroom.com ...

REACH regs remain 'Elephant in the Room' for industry as fears grow over awareness - EEF survey

... don't plan for substance bans, it could prevent production entirely. "When armed with the right information manufacturers are doing the right things - substituting substances that are of concern with safer alternatives. But we need to see government and European regulators and legislators to do all they can to raise awareness and make it easier...

ISSA/Interclean Central & Eastern Europe just three months away

...h April from 09.30 to 17.00 - Friday 26th April from 09.30 to 15.00 T: +31 (0)20 549 30 59 E: info@issainterclean.com W: www.issainterclean.com ...

Time is running out to make the most of exhibiting at Ausclean WA

...tractors' Alliance and the Carpet Cleaning Association of WA. T: Andrea on 02 8586 6102 E:  info@auscleanwa.com.au W: www.auscleanwa.com.au ...

Cleaning industry welcomes wider support for the living wage

...courages improvements in health, hygiene and general cleanliness standards. T: 0207 920 9640 E: info@britishcleaningcouncil.org W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

Restoration Industry Association files suit against Thermapure in Federal Court

...or art and case history available to RIA members for their use, should the need arise.' For more information or to contribute to the fund, contact the Restoration Industry Association in Rockville, Maryland: T: (800) 272-7012 W: www.restorationindustry.org ...

Ashkin sees 2013 as 'tipping point' for sustainability and the cleaning industry

...nt new developments for the cleaning industry will be Ecoform's Transpare programme, which provides information about key ingredients found in cleaning chemicals, along with sustainability dashboards and other systems that allow organisations to track and report their use of natural resources." T: (812) 332-7950 E: elizabethcrosbie@ashkingroup....

Kimberly-Clark Professional collaborates with Disney on Healthy Schools Project

...ng Mickey and Minnie Mouse and Donald Duck. This child-friendly campaign aims to help teachers reinforce positive messages about the benefits of good hand hygiene while engaging children to take greater responsibility in washing their hands. Dr Louise Vickerman, Education Manager at Kimberly-Clark Professional says: "It makes sense to introdu...

How important are public washrooms?

...e made online via the Awards website. Closing date for entries is 31st July. T: 01403 258779 E: information@loo.co.uk W: www.loo.co.uk ...

LPM wins major contract with Communisis

... one of the UK's leading providers of bespoke security solutions with a nationwide presence. E: info@lpmcleaning.co.uk W: www.lpmcleaning.co.uk ...

EU's REACH chemical review flags small business fee cut

...se was expected to say that "ECHA is to provide more specific guidance on cost-sharing in Substance Information Sharing Exchange Fora," which are considered a major problem for SMEs. An EU official told EurActiv: "Furthermore, the Commission proposes to revise the Fee Regulation in order to lower the costs for SMEs". Representatives of the ch...

CMS 2013 Berlin: allocation of hall space has already begun

...he Home Economics Association will be representing the hotel, restaurant and catering trade with an information stand at CMS, while femak, the professional organisation representing buyers, materials management and hospital logistics, will also be in attendance. This year, CMS is cooperating even more closely with the German Hotel & Restaurant ...

Auditors slam Europe's waste system - for waste

...tion rates. But waste objectives were achieved by regions that implemented support measures such as information campaigns, redesigning administrative procedures, and using financial incentives and penalties, the report says. The problem identified by the report is that EU grants are not conditioned on the use of such measures. In future, "the...

Don't let the Winter Vomiting Virus take hold

...ps ensure that hands are clean and norovirus free! T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 F: (0) 1256 319510 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

New report gives top considerations for hiring commercial window cleaners

...rocess." The report can be downloaded from the company's website. T: +44 (0) 20 3551 6206 E: info@spectrumwindowcleaning.co.uk W: www.spectrumwindowcleaning.co.uk ...

Facilities Show and co-located events to return to London for 2014

... a better return on their time. "The move back to London after 16 successful years at the NEC is informed by extensive customer research and is a natural progression for the Series as the markets we serve become increasingly international," said commented Simon Parker, Managing Director, UBM Live London. "We are very excited at the prospect of a...

Vectair Systems' popular V-Screen urinal screen range welcomes two new fragrances

... Spray will be just as popular as our existing V-Screen fragrances." T: +44 (0) 1256 319 500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

Tax time for BSCs: be aware of the five tax hot spots

...rutinises on a business tax return and hopefully, avoid an audit. In this article (which has useful information for BSCs everywhere), Tornado Industries Business of the Business offers some useful tips on how to tackle business taxes.[TRIMTO] "It all starts with proper documentation," says Michael Schaffer, President of Tornado Industries and a ...

Stackable 10 litre container cuts weight and adds impact

...-friendly design, which makes the container easy to handle and use. T: +33 (0) 3 84 41 50 50 E: info@rpc-moirans.fr W: www.rpc-moirans.com ...

Bitesize learning with the WoolSafe Academy

...mplete the courses depending on the facilities they have available to them. T: 01943 850 817 E: info@woolsafe.org W: www.woolsafeacademy.org ...

RIA members create cleaning solution for flood damage

...ctices for cleaning and restoration through certification, training and standards development. More information is available on the RIA website: www.restorationindustry.org. Here is RIA's latest press release detailing the "Sandy Solution" which can be used to clean homes impacted by mold following Hurricane Sandy. Michael Pinto with RIA memb...

Textile manufacturer sentenced over worker's death

...onal) show there were 31 deaths across all manufacturing industries and around 17,500 injuries. For information and advice on safety in manufacturing, go to: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Helping business to be 'smart' about waste and resources

...ced version of the course also includes modules on waste auditing and strategic management. More information on the Waste Smart course and CIWM-approved training centres across the UK can be found at: www.wastesmart.uk.com In another initiative, CIWM and Zero Waste Scotland are carrying out a survey designed to pinpoint ways to help boos...

Game on for LPM Cleaning at SONY Computer Entertainment Europe

...hey are bought to market. Our operatives are integral to the smooth running of the studios." E: info@lpmcleaning.co.uk W: www.lpmcleaning.co.uk ...

Restaurant fined £24,000 plus costs, for cleaning and hygiene offences

...andards Agency, which is designed to help consumers choose where to eat out or shop for food. More information on the ratings can be found at: www.food.gov.uk ...

ISSA ready to hit the fairways

...us free wi-fi. The deadline for registrations is 1st May 2013 and to register or request further information, contact Leah Lister, ISSA Business Services Executive EMEA on: T: +44 (0)151 708 2962 E: leah@issa.com ...

Nviro cleans crime scenes as part of three year contract with Hampshire Police

...pline is worked into the training course content to ensure full compliance. T: 0800 032 1334 E: info@nviro.co.uk W: www.nviro.co.uk ...

Morclean launches machine range for cleaning wheelie bins

...trics. They also have a flashing safety beacon. www.morclean.com Tel +44 (0)1246 471147 E: info@morclean.co.uk W: www.morclean.co.uk / www.morclean.com ...

Katrin Academy - stepping stones to success

...bsorb lots of facts, figures and product detail as well as having the chance to practice using this information in a live, but non-customer environment. "Within our company, there is an enormous amount of knowledge which evolves with each working day that we are immersed in the world of tissue," says Jo Long, Account Manager and Katrin Academy ...

Savortex launches energy efficient hand dryer into FM sector

...ve of the Year 2012? award from the Electrical Time industry awards. T: + 44 (0)20 7956 8840 E: info@savortex.com W:  www.savortex.com ...

Cleaning Show organisers release details of seminar programme

...ing demands for safer, greener cleaning - Mark Jankovich of Delphis Eco 15:00: Real time information for PAYE reporting - Dean Hudson of CleanLink Software[TRIMTO] Wednesday 20th March 11:00: Maximising your service cycle - Andrew Joy of P+L Systems 12:00: Carpet Cleaning in schools - Host von Schrader 13:00: Side Winder Tools...

China Clean teams up with World Toilet Organization to create onsite forum

...l cleaning exhibition in China and the biggest of its kind in Asia. The event focuses on the latest information in the cleaning industry, showcasing a wide range of products from commercial cleaning, industry cleaning, public cleaning and municipal cleaning and personal and home care. It gathers elites from the international cleaning community and ...

Firm fined as stonework cleaning and pigeon spike installation job injures passer-by

...xactly the same way as that of those undertaking the work, and not just left to chance." Further information on safe working at height can be found online at: Photo: CCTV stills capture the moment of impact as the pedestrian is struck by the dislodged masonry www.hse.gov.uk ...

Tissue World, Barcelona, less than two weeks away

...ree to enter, will take place at Fira Barcelona - Gran Via, Hall 1, Spain. T: +32 2 646 1606 E: info@tissueworld.com W: www.tissueworld.com ...

Vileda Professional's clean sweep at Manchester Arndale

...er Arndale want to use the very best produacts on its site to maintain a clean environment, which reinforces a quality image to ensure shoppers return again and again.[TRIMTO] Shirley Harrald, National Account Manager at Vileda Professional comments: "I have been working closely with the Manchester Arndale team for several months to ensure we ar...

Olympic legacy lingers on for Bay West

...stand the harshest of demands across both high traffic and high usage areas. T: 01484 854434 E: info@disposablesukgroup.co.uk ...

Keep stains at bay with the brand new app from WoolSafe

...for all carpet fibres and WoolSafe approved carpet cleaners you can trust." T: 01943 850 817 E: info@woolsafe.org W: www.woolsafe.org ...

AfidampFAB launches 'Pulire 2013 Innovation Awards'

...ntrants into the awards programme, is midday, April 16th, 2013. All documentation and additional information are available on the website www.pulire-it.com , in the Innovation Award section, or by contact the Organising Secretariat at Afidamp Services. T: +39 026744581 F: +39 0266712299 E: info@pulire-it.com W: www.pulire-it.com ...

Jangro: Stand G30

...f on the day and claim a free. Quality staff training is now truly accessible to all. Further information on the LMS programme please contact Jangro: on 0845 458 5223, email enquiries@jangrohq.net or visit the website at www.jangro.net. ...

Window Cleaning Competition

...e FWC is renowned for the calibre of its training courses for window cleaners which cover essential information on everything from current health & safety issues to employment law.  Both courses are accredited by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH).  "Our Cleaning Windows Safely and Risk Assessment courses are ...

PowerCell: Stand A70

... put together everything you need to keep your cleaning machine in action." T: 01376 550825 E: info@powercell.co.uk W: www.powercell.co.uk ...

PTS Clean: Stand E40

...ite can see how it used in environments similar to their own," said Craig. T: 0141 647 4200 E: info@ptsclean.com W: www.ptsclean.com ...

Jangro triumphs in Innovation Awards

...s, animated instruction on everyday tasks and an ‘Ask the expert’ interactive source of information.  The LMS is accessible on any laptop, palmtop, tablet, BlackBerry, android phones or ipad. All sources of information, excluding the LMS training modules, can also be accessed on a new Jangro mobile phone App or by scanning the rele...

Soluclean introduces a first of its kind in toilet cleaning and descaling

...with that on environmental impact and companies now having CSR commitments." T: 0161 629 2120 E info@soluclean.co.uk W: www.soluclean.co.uk ...

'Bin' making the most of the time at the show...

...cted, low voltage electrics. They also have a flashing safety beacon. Tel +44 (0)1246 471147 E: info@morclean.co.uk W: www.morclean.co.uk / www.morclean.com ...

And it wasn't just the Brits that came...

... had enjoyed a productive three days at the show, speaking to most of the exhibitors and collecting information on new products and services to write about in forthcoming issues of their magazine. ...

JAWS open and at the ready...

...ive cleaning chemical solutions, cleaning as well or better than well-known national brands. E: info@jawscleans.co.uk W: www.jawscleans.co.uk ...

No surprise that this family business is still going strong!

... Powder, the stone world is never going to be the same again!" he promised. T: 0800 695 0825 E: info@stonecareuk.co.uk W: www.stonecareuk.co.uk ...

Never pump again!

... the three days we've been here, it's been that busy." T: +354-824-5000 (Magnus Jonatansson) E: info@green-gorilla.is W: www.green-gorilla.is ...

New Biocidal Products regs: last chance to influence regulatory framework!

...hallenges that your business may face as a result of the regulations. For your local office contact information, visit: www.steptoe.com ...

Easy Clean Commode wins Good Design award

...n award include: 3M, Apple, BMW, Boeing, Coca Cola, IBM, Nestle, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. E: info@gamahealthcare.com W: www.clinell.com ...

BSCAI Announces 2013 Board of Directors

...ities, all developed specifically for leaders in the building service contracting industry. E: info@bscai.org W: www.bscai.org ...

Cleaning Show 2013: A Great Success - it's official!

...all the finalists and entrants were on show for the first time in the Innovation Zone area. More information on The Cleaning Show can be found on its website: www.cleaningshow.co.uk ...

Disposables UK comes to the rescue of South Yorkshire Fire Service

...as their product of choice in all their stations in South Yorkshire." T. +44 (0) 1484 854434 E: info@disposablesukgroup.co.uk W: www.disposablesukgroup.co.uk ...

New study examines possible contamination from hand drying methods

...s, which includes graphs, charts, details of the types of contaminants, study methodology and other information, makes interesting reading. It is available at: www.europeantissue.com ...

EMS raises the bar on ambulance cleanliness and infection control

...een able to compliment and build further on their current procedures. T: +44 (0) 1638 717300 E: info@eastangliaems.co.uk W: www.eastangliaems.co.uk ...

Asset Skills and the CSSA announce merger plans

...ed to achieve the influence that more appropriately reflects an industry of this size." For more information contact: CSSA CEO Andrew Large 0207 920 9632 / Asset Skills' CEO Sarah Bentley on 0845 678 2888 ...

Van users: life is going to get tougher

...unt Certificate issued helps Europe's fastest growing environmental charity to protect endangered rainforests. "The need to monitor and reduce van emissions is not going to go away," said Steve. "The sooner that a van user gets to grips with the challenge, the better placed they will be as legislation inevitably tightens." The Fuelcard People...

Incentive FM adds Northampton's venue to shopping centre contract portfolio

...s a helpdesk that has flexible and automated communication processes, which saves time and includes information on Service Level Agreements and other performance measurements. This provides the helpdesk user with the ability to prioritise tasks efficiently and effectively. Tasks can be updated showing their individual status with colour coding to...

Get Waste Smart at the Facilities Show 2013

... with a further four sessions planned to assist a selection of hand-picked Scottish businesses. The information provided will become even more vital following the launch of the Waste (Scotland) Regulations which come into effect in 2014. Waste Smart is run through a series of franchised centres and trainers, and throughout the Facilities Show th...

Guests expect a 'Spring Clean' standard all year round from hospitality operators

...ding whether or not to leave a tip with the bill - proving cleanliness really does pay. For more information on how to efficiently implement a cleaning programme and keep guests happy, visit the new P&G Professional Academy for hospitality operators: www.pgpro.co.uk ...

Vax Commercial appointed by Travelodge

...t two years, and we are excited about the future of Vax Commercial." T: +44 (0) 121 347 6001 E: info@vax.co.uk W: www.vaxcommercial.co.uk ...

WFBSC's first CEO Forum takes place in Rome

...te to enable staff to access and manipulate data at the appropriate moment to give clients relevant information to resolve any issues they may have. T: +44 207 920 9632 W: www.wfbsc.org ...

'Greenness' - a way to prove your products' claims!

...riendly products on the market are known and recognisable. By giving people reliable and comparable information about the environmental impacts and credentials of products and organisations, we enable them to choose. And by helping companies to align their methods we cut their costs and administrative burdens." Companies now wishing to highlight...

IFMA Foundation to award at least US$185,000 in FM scholarships in 2013

...ate and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in facilities management or related fields. More information, including application instructions and previous winners can be found online at: www.ifmafoundation.org Applications are here: Undergraduate Application: www.ifmafoundation.org Graduate Application: www.ifmafoundation.org A...

Liquid Voice in the heads of lone workers

...s unaffected. The new Liquid Voice IVR element allows lone workers to both quickly record location information as well as automating a timed telephone call check to ensure the lone worker is safe. Both systems are integrated into an advanced tracking, monitoring and incident management system that allows operators to rapidly analyse and escalat...

Minister welcomes launch of Clean Britain Awards 2014

...roups and organisations that play a positive role in improving local environmental quality. More information can be found on the awards website and the closing date for applications is 6th September 2013. www.cleanbritainawards.co.uk ...

Principle Cleaning revolutionises the industry!

...ions at 12 different locations, and it is all delivered Carbon Neutrally!!! T: 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Pulire 2.0: an extra bit of magic

...itors and one for visitors. Every visitor will be associated with a QR code with all the related information including product sector, source etc., which will enable exhibitors to immediately create a comprehensive database of visitors to their stand, in compliance with privacy regulations. This will help them to set up their agendas and appoint...

New health & safety training school opened

...own health & safety management system that satisfies HSG 65 and your legal requirements. E: info@schoolofsafetytraining.co.uk or contact Lorraine directly on: T: 01277 268879 W: www.schoolofsafetytraining.co.uk ...

Next generation healthcare secured

... +44 (0) 1442 250502 E: denise.nee@metsagroup.com W: www.metsatissue.com T: 01763 262050 E: info@smithandcoburn.co.uk W www.smithandcoburn.co.uk ...

Get your tickets for next month’s charity ball

... still available and cost £87.50 - although they are going quickly. T: 02034 680923 E:info@suzannehowe.com [TRIMTO] ...

16 finalists nominated for the CMS Purus Awards

...n for washrooms Management systems and software: * CWS-boco International GmbH, CWS Washroom Information Service (WIS) wireless dispenser data transfer system * Hako GmbH, Hako-Fleet-Report & Hako-Fleet-Recorder Hako Fleet management solutions * Alfred Kärcher GmbH & Co. KG, ECO!Manager 2.0 organisation and documen...

... is located inside the gallery between halls 4 and 5. T: +39 02 67 44 58 1F: +39 02 66 71 22 99 info@pulire-it.com   www.afidampservizi.com [TRIMTO] ...

Elsea

...is also a handy new integrated accessory holder on the rear of the trolley, which itself has been reinforced and reshaped for improved transport on europallets and provided with back wheels that facilitate the climbing of stairs. The newly designed ergonomic handle makes for easier lifting and carrying too. www.elsea.net ...

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...rd work and no fun? Next week we will be back to our usual format and will be including in-depth information on developments in the UK cleaning industry, with regard to The Cleaning Show. I say UK cleaning industry, but as you will have seen from our reports over the past five issues of Cleanzine, these shows are rarely confined to the country i...

Some much needed 'Spring Air'

...the UK and has recently started serving the market in Turkey & Greece. T: +39 039.832349 E: info@mpcleaning.net W: www.mpcleaning.net ...

Ecogum: zap chewing gum on the go

...lic. "And most importantly, there is no gum!" For a free demonstration: T: 0121 4227 5815 E: info@ecogum.co.uk W: www.ecogum.co.uk ...

Magris (ABG Systems): Chips with everything!

...een removed from the machine, before the next customer's batch is loaded. T: +39 035 4525911 E: info@magrisplanet.it W: www.magrisplanet.it ...

Clean air in a cube all the way from Switzerland

...ed on and off remotely. Pictured above is Ercan Recan of InnoServe AG. T: +39 039.832349 E: info@mpcleaning.net W: www.mpcleaning.net ...

Ready to race - an automatic escalator and travelator deep cleaning machine

...one call or email away should you have any questions," promised Efi. T: +44 (0) 1491 838 011 E: info@rosemor.com W: www.rosemor.com ...

Now... will this get me all the way to the airport?

...this isn't environmentally-friendly cleaning then I don't know what is! T: +039 338 6599 660 E: info@skatework.it W: www.skatework.it ...

Yes it was a train carriage...

...d it does help if you have products such as these that make the work easier. T: 049 531 0317 E: info@emmediemme.biz W: www.emmediemme.biz ...

Food industry brush ensures that no bristles get into the food!

...ly speaking, hygienic use; therefore each product has a profile available with details and specific information," explained Gianluca. "Further, each product is designed for professional use, ergonomically manufactured, long lasting and capable of withstanding heavy-duty use." T: +39 0375 780798 E: info@aricasa.com W: www.aricasa.com ...

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...2015. It’s clear from many of your comments that there is a great deal of confusion and misinformation surrounding these moves so my job has been to set the record straight and I’m hoping that I’ve managed to do that in this interview published below. To say that my ‘phone has been ‘ringing off the hook’ wi...

Osmond singer's visit is music to the ears of Disposables UK

...s being an iconic group, and his work in support of the two charities is inspirational." Further information about the gala evening which will be held at Leeds Grand Theatre and Opera House and about The Hearing Fund UK can be found at www.hearingfund.org.uk Image: (From left) Managing Director David Burkill, Director of Sales Paul Halliwell...

Linen hire service and laundry company fined following fall from ladder

...ers were killed and more than 3,400 were seriously injured in falls from height in 2011/12. Further information on safe working at height can be found at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Incentive FM invites teams to enter charity shoot

...be a charity auction after lunch and so any prize donations would be much appreciated." For more information on how to enter: www.incentive-fmgroup.com ...

Study: Hospital laundering practices may expose patients to infection-causing bacteria

New study results published online in the American Journal of Infection Control found that 93% of tested laundered towels used to clean hospital rooms contained bacteria that could result in healthcare-associated infections.[TRIMTO] Most people don't expect to leave the hospital sicker than when they came in, but HAIs are a significant problem...

Soapbox: Lyn Crowther FCMI,FBICSc, Founder/Owner, Cleanwise Training and Management, asks:

...in recommending this cost effective course, I believe the first of its kind in the UK." For more information: E: lcasey@cleaningassoc.org.uk / lync@cleanerthinking.com ...

White Cross Bay says Cleanall, can clean all its premises again this year

...eanall (left) with Mark McGarry, Park General Manager, White Cross Bay. T: 01772 425050 Email: info@cleanall.co.uk W: www.cleanall.co.uk ...

WAMITAB and Amaryllis: transforming the lives of ex-offenders

...skills to support future employment through the Amaryllis Employers' Guild." T: 01604 231950 E: info.admin@wamitab.org.uk W: www.wamitab.org.uk ...

Bolton recycling firm sentenced after worker crushed

...ompanies working with large vehicles to ensure that the correct safety procedures are in place." Information on how to prevent injuries involving workplace vehicles is available at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Chocolate fingers anyone?

... prevent a recurrence but it is a pity a man had to suffer a painful injury for that to happen." Information on using and maintaining machinery is available at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Special deals available on travel and accommodation for CMS 2013

...er team will be glad to help you to select and book your accommodation, is always ready with inside information about Berlin, and can offer you a wide range of tickets for the theatre, musicals, sport and sightseeing tours by bus or boat. Various travel packages are available specially for CMS 2013 and are listed below. Rail package: All-inclusi...

Vernon Holmes to seek new industry opportunities

...al products in Europe. Image: Vernon Holmes (right) with Alastair Scott T: 01209 312123 E: info@conticospraychem.com ...

Cleantec Innovation raises the flag for Thanet

...egenerate the area and show the rest of the country what there is to offer. T: 0800 157 7332 E: info@cleantecinnovation.com ...

Quadralene triumphs in Medilink East Midlands Business Awards

...ed over 200 of the region's leading businesses and academics in the sector. T: 01332 292 500 E: info@quadralene.co.uk W: www.quadralene.co.uk ...

IFMA and BGFMA announce partnership through IFMA Alliance

...s of IFMA Alliance organisations become 'custom' members of IFMA with the ability to determine what information they wish to share with, and receive from, IFMA, based on their individual needs. BGFMA is the second partner in the heralded IFMA Alliance, following the induction of Facility Management Nederland last year. "This new alliance partner...

AusClean Pulire education programme released - register now

...CCA (Australian Cleaning Contractors' Alliance). Email: S amanthasewart@intermedia.com.au for more information. To register to attend the trade show for free now or to book for the education sessions - early bird rates currently apply - visit: www.cvent.com T: 1300 789 845 W: www.auscleanexpo.com.au ...

Spectrum successfully completes industrial rope access cleaning at Tilbury Docks

... of over 90% with all clients, amongst the highest in the industry." T: +44 (0) 20 3551 6206 E: info@spectrumwindowcleaning.co.uk W: www.spectrumwindowcleaning.co.uk ...

Top compliance accreditation for ServiceMaster Clean

... and services, adopting a thorough and robust approach to independently check and validate supplier information. Only suppliers and contractors that can attain and maintain these high standards will gain admission to the approved exor supplier database. John Kinge, Technical Director of exor, explains: "Organisations need to be able to ensure th...

NHS Supply Chain chooses new all-purple cytotoxic/cytostatic waste bags from GV Health

...ude a secure sealing system to minimise the risk of spillages during handling and panels for adding information such as EWC codes and source data. MVN453 bags are rated medium duty, with a maximum contents weight of 5Kg. T: +44 (0)1920 463 098 W: www.gvhealth.com ...

Prozone approved by TÜV SÜD

...ed the electrical safety standards for BS / EN60335 parts 1 and 2-65. T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectair.co.uk ...

IFMA releases realigned Certified Facility Manager credential with two new competency areas

...A, CM. "What makes the entire CFM update process so special is that it grew from the ground up. The information we used came straight from facility managers like you and me, men and women from around the world who strategically and tactically work in the built environment on a daily basis. "These competency areas weren't conceived and developed ...

Employers urged to take extra care of young people starting Summer jobs

...op hazard awareness among young people. We have a dedicated website that is easily accessible, with information that is simple to understand and advice that is helpful for any employer working with young people. I strongly advise employers to check out the resources we have made freely available." Risk education is crucial to achieve the British...

GSA finalists announced

... of The British Institute of Cleaning Science. "Points were awarded based on the amount of relevant information supplied and the quality of the testimonials. Additionally, our team of expert judges have already met to review the finalists and plan for the site visits which are now taking place." Tickets are now available for the Awards ceremony on...

Principle achieves outstanding reduction in emissions

...mmitment and introduced a number of innovative cleaning methods to its clients. T: 8341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

MBS Access invests in 15m, Italian-manufactured CMC spider lift

...spider lift with Alex Hadfield from UK distributor, The Spiderlift Company. T: 01376 583967 E: info@mbsgm.com W: www.mbsgm.com ...

KCP launches successful US RightCycle programme across EMEA

... massive industry-wide impact." To find out more about the programme: T: +44 (0)1273 853 884 E: info@kimtech.com W: www.kcprofessional.co.uk T: 0208 7997 516 ...

WAMITAB hosts Skills Village at RWM 2013

...ative for RWM. It will provide a gateway to training and qualifications-related resources that will inform and advise those looking to develop and motivate their employees in this fast growing industry sector." RWM 2013 takes place at the NEC, Birmingham from 10th - 12th September T: 01604 231950 E: info.admin@wamitab.org.uk W: www.wamitab...

Acumen and Newcastle-under-Lyme BC help 'Tonight' programme highlight how councils can reduce landfill

...vices and the appropriate use of technology, Acumen gives its business partners accurate, real time information and a competitive advantage to meet exacting Customer Service and Just-In-Time manufacturing requirements. Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough, awarded three stars by the Audit Commission, covers 21,096 hectares (Approx. 81 square miles) and ...

Survey finds most cleaning pro's would recommend joining cleaning industry

...otentially harmful biopollutants in the most cost-effective manner possible. T: 513-868-4227 E: info@kaivac.com W: www.kaivac.com ...

Research paper into women's sanitary disposal in public washrooms - The key findings

...you can donate or make a purchase, email: theeveappeal@vectair.co.uk T: +44 (0) 1256 319 500 E: info@vectair.co.uk W: www.vectairsystems.com ...

Joint effort to work on environment

...the advantages and resources of the China Clean Expo. It will no doubt offer a one-stop trading and information exchange platform for professionals from the waste management industry, as well as provide the most advanced solutions for solid waste disposal, catering waste recycling and others, facilitating the reduction of costs and improving both e...

OxyPharm disinfection units now available through rental service

...in the UK by Master Distributor Innotec Hygiene Solutions in partnership with CK Group. For more information contact: CK Group Tel: 020 8659 6748 Fax: 020 8659 6780 Email: admin@ckgroupservices.com Web: www.ckgroupservices.com Innotec Hygiene Solutions Tel: 07791 797955 Email: sales@innotechygienesolutions.com Web: www.innotechygien...

Oates of Australia to sell Soluclean throughout Australia and New Zealand

... position, supported by our true national distribution capabilities." T: +44 (0)161 629 2120 E: info@soluclean.co.uk W: www.soluclean.co.uk ...

Elan Sales Open Days

...NU  Tel: 0800 3134336  Fax: 0844 3351292 Email and web adresses remain the same info@elansalesltd.co.uk / www.elansalesltd.co.uk   www.factorycatuk.com    www.factorycat.com   www.tomcatequip.com ...

Norse grows education sector cleaning services

...siness jointly worth a further £1 million. "These are important contract wins for Norse, reinforcing our position as one of the UK's leading provider of cleaning services to local authorities and the education sector," comments Sales Director Geoff Tucker. "It is longer term agreements such as these which not only provide job security for ...

Square is the new round!

...and we are now confident that this is a problem well and truly eliminated." T: 01753 650 425 E: info@rjnchemicals.biz W: www.rjnchemicals.biz ...

BIFM withdraws from talks on potential merger with Asset Skills, CSSA and FMA

...een taken for the best interests of our organisation and its members." T: +44(0)1279 712 620 E: info@bifm.org.uk W: www.bifm.org.uk ...

Incentive FM's cleaning and security expertise enriches shopping centre portfolio

...der the TUPE regulations who will also implement its Concept Evolution system to provide management information and compliance monitoring. Friars Square Shopping Centre is the largest in Aylesbury boasting over 60 stores, four food outlets and 400 parking spaces. It has recently unveiled a new £2 million central pavilion which will be home...

It's in the can... new corporate video from Robert Scott & Sons

... mops and cleaning items from its portfolio of over 2000 products?[TRIMTO] If not, then all this information and more has been compiled and presented in a new corporate video, which can be viewed on the company's website - where full details of the Robert Scott Group can be found alongside detailed product news and specifications. It's worth ...

Spanish professional cleaning sector continues to increase exports

...nd finding new clients abroad has become a requirement for companies of the cleaning sector. E: info@asfel.com W: www.asfel.com ...

100,000 cans in the bag - with help from Cromwell Polythene

...usly of their time to benefit the local community." www.canman.org.uk T: 01977 686 868 E: info@cromwellpolythene.co.uk W: www.cromwellpolythene.co.uk ...

PASMA launches Tower Week

...ing number of different applications. The week will also provide a snapshot of current tower use to inform future safety campaigns and projects.[TRIMTO] Organised nationally - but delivered locally by its member organisations - PASMA Tower Week will see PASMA manufacturers, hire/assembly companies and tower training centres giving demonstrations...

Show places increased attention on industrial cleaning and safety

...ns." This show will continue to work with a number of associations, including the National Cleaning Information Center and the Shanghai Chemical Industry Association locally, and E-united, VDMA and Afidamp internationally. Around 400 exhibitors will be showcasing their products in the field of industrial safety equipment, industrial cleaning equ...

Good food hygiene is good for business

...f the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme scale (3, 4, or 5), and those with a 'Pass' under the Food Hygiene Information Scheme that runs in Scotland, are being encouraged to display their rating sticker or 'Pass' certificate in a place where customers can easily see it, for example, in a window or on the door. This immediately reassures customers about the...

Deals with water damage; cleans hard floors and facades

...ter tank has a capacity of 56.7 litres. Noise levels are < 68 db(A). T: +49.40.851 82 15 E: info@cebechem.com W: www.cebechem.com ...

- Vermop Salmon GmbH

... in the complex field of cleaning chemicals. Safety data sheets, operating instructions and product information are also created. An optional own QR code on the product provides quick access to these documents on the Internet.[TRIMTO] "Good design makes a product unique and gives a brands a face," said the judges. "The combination of functionali...

- Sebo Stein & Co. GmbH

...ebastian Lohrmann (centre) it goes really low (bottom) innovative out of sight tool storage E: info@sebo.de W: www.sebo.de ...

STOP PRESS: Cleaning Expo Scotland 2014 to launch at SECC

...e for all visitors to attend. Simply register on line at: www.cleaning-expo.com For further information about the show: T: 07921 834708 E:  martinscott@fairweatherevents.com W:  www.cleaning-expo.com ...

Fleet management made easy!

...method of accessing detailed data of all machines in their fleet at any given time. A wide range of information and individual machine data is available in real time via a secure Internet connection - 24 hours a day, seven days a week.[TRIMTO] Hako automatically saves and updates any such data, sparing the user the time-consuming work of maintai...

CMS posts record exhibitor and visitor numbers

...lobal context. The programme of papers provided industry representatives with the latest background information on key topics such as 'Collective wage bargaining policies', 'Hygiene and health' and 'Vocational training'. Ingrid Maass, Chief Operating Officer of Messe Berlin, reports: "With the innovative products and solutions displayed, the ind...

Same shift bacteria test approved by AOAC Research Institute for Food & Beverage industries

...national reference methods. The rapid results enable food and beverage processors to get actionable information in the same working day or shift that enable cost savings and increased productivity through faster risk assessment and positive release of sensitive products. MicroSnap's performance was certified to measure both Coliform and E. coli ...

Glass Restore - a new and specialised service from Cresswell Services

...accredited. Images: Before and after pictures of Glass Restore Service T: 0207 252 1101 E: info@cresswellservices.co.uk W: www.cresswellservices.co.uk ...

Vectair director in livery!

...ry. Richard says he is very proud to have become a Liveryman. T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 E: emea.info@vectairsystems.com W: www.vectairsystems.com ...

Idiots on ladders: Ladder Exchange focuses on training; number trained jumps 40%

...increasingly diverse membership base and, of course, the industry at large. T: 0845 260 1048 E: info@ladderassociation.org.uk W: www.ladderassociation.org.uk ...

IFMA World Workplace 2013 attendance figures set stage for New Orleans 2014

...representatives from 49 countries in attendance, the global impact of the conference was strongly reinforced. Planning has already begun for World Workplace North America 2014, set for September 17th - 19th in New Orleans.[TRIMTO] For more than 30 years, IFMA's World Workplace has been leading groundbreaking discussions on the management of faci...

Hako Group unveils new website

... the desired product with a maximum of three 'clicks', and is provided with comprehensive technical information and manuals as well as a picture gallery, product- and application videos. The virtual consultant - Hako's online consulting tool, offering a product overview to pre-select the machine suitable for the individual cleaning and maintenan...

Excitement heightens for new window cleaning company

...th the recent launch of its pioneering method, Hybrid Cleaning. T: Jim Freeman 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Soapbox: When will we learn to look after what we have?

...e offering... Maybe you know of a floor on life support that needs saving? Tel: 01985 840400 E: info@traffik.uk.com W: www.traffik.uk.com ...

Nviro secures three-year contract with MidKent College

...schools and colleges with aims to become a major player in the Kent County. T: 0800 032 1334 E: info@nviro.co.uk W: www.nviro.co.uk ...

Disposables UK reports strong increase in sales following Optimum ProWipers launch

... which has just extended its contract with us until the end of 2014." T: +44 (0) 1484 854434 E: info@disposablesukgroup.co.uk W: www.optimumprowipers.co.uk ...

New gum-removal system transforms two shopping centres and Olympic site

...les@gumwand.com W: www.gumwand.com T: +44 (0) 1895 817 900 / T (France): +33 147 43 06 40 E: info@cleaneventgroup.com W: www.cleaneventgroup.com ...

Restroom Association (Singapore) gears up for World Toilet Day

... from 09.00 to 18.00. The conference aims to provide building owners and qualified persons with information about WASH regulations, guidelines, planning, practices and promotion. Key highlights of the conference are the LOO Awards ceremony and the publication of the third edition of the Guide to Better Public Toilet Design & Maintenance - a...

Equality and human rights in the cleaning industry

...uld like to contribute, check back on the Commission's website next week or email the team for more information at: E: cleaning@equalityhumanrights.com  W: www.equalityhumanrights.com ...

Luna announces agreement to commercialise new self-cleaning textile technology

...ing from this group and UltraTech is credited with nearly 60 patents. T: (800) 764-9563 E: info@spillcontainment.com W: www.spillcontainment.com E: materials@lunainc.com W: www.lunainc.com ...

Reducing corporate property energy costs: conference addresses challenges and solutions

...ed by ISA, Broadgate Estates, Philips, Global Action Plan, NUS, SDCL and Royal Mail. For further information on the event or to see the full programme, visit: www.bre.co.uk/eventdetails.jsp?id=7134 T: Linda McKeown, 01923 664569 E: mckeownl@bre.co.uk W: www.bre.co.uk  |   Building4change.com   ...

Vectair announces Quadrasan actuator change

...oint of installation! This change is with immediate effect. T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 E: emea.info@vectairsystems.com W: www.vectairsystems.com ...

Survey reveals hospitals focus on reducing infections, but most have not adopted all best practices

...ata and the commitment of healthcare facilities to improving hand hygiene. [TRIMTO] The survey reinforced the sentiment that healthcare professionals are committed to reducing healthcare-associated infections, but also uncovered that they are not employing the methods that they believe reflect best practices.[TRIMTO] Of the survey respondents...

Gojo dispensers are star performers at the Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

... retail side of the venue by allowing us to publicise different bar offers." T: 01908 588444 E: info@gojo.co.uk W: www.gojo.com ...

Double win for LCC

...land) Rachel Hodgson and Bob Vincent from LCC and Ian Entwhistle of Norland T: 01277 268899 E: info@lccss.co.uk W: www.lccss.co.uk ...

Europe's largest urban shopping centre scoops waste reduction and recycling award

...g messages and reward best practice. Regular feedback is provided through newsletters, notice board information, and posters - and on a personal level, a 'Green Fitness Trainer' also visits individual retailers for training and workshops as required. All food waste is sent for anaerobic digestion and a special campaign was devised for the 82 foo...

Nviro celebrates new credit rating

... credit worthiness and low risk of failure.[TRIMTO] D&B is a provider and source of business information and insight, providing business information for risk management, sales & marketing, supply management and decisions worldwide. The process works by public data being added to the database daily, including legal verdicts and the most r...

How social media is highlighting food safety compromises

...f they are using a GPS-enabled mobile device. Across millions of tweets, nEmesis can aggregate this information and pinpoint the likely locations causing food poisoning. The researchers who developed the system at the University of Rochester in New York, US, collected 3.8 million tweets from more than 94,000 unique users in New York City with nE...

Chemical Harmonisation: What JanSan professionals must know

...alth Administration is in the process of modifying the Hazard Communication Standard to ensure that information and labels on chemicals manufactured and used in the US are 'harmonised' with those manufactured in most other parts of the industrialised world ( www.osha.gov ). Stephen Ashkin, President of The Ashkin Group, believes the changes will...

Cresswell reaches a milestone 18!

...t has a clean and fresh logo and branding with an easy to navigate website: T: 020 7252 1101 E: info@cresswellservices.co.uk W: www.cresswellservices.co.uk ...

UL announces new EcoLogo Standard (UL 175) for Sanitary Paper Products

...ogo certification process should please visit the website or telephone. 1.888.485.4733. For more information on the new standard, including highlights of the changes, a free copy of the updated standard may be obtained in its entirety at: www.comm-2000.com www.ul.com ...

Expert consensus statement finds paper towels the most hygienic way to dry hands

European microbiologists and hospital hygienists have produced a scientific consensus statement that is said to uphold evidence that hand drying, using paper towels, is associated with lower numbers of microbes on the hands and in the washroom environment, than using warm air dryers or high velocity air dryers. The six experts, working in hosp...

Disposables UK ends year on a high with Business of the Year Award win

...nd associated cleaning and hygiene products for the 'away from home' market. T: 01484 854434 E: info@disposablesukgroup.co.uk ...

KCP to help customers achieve 'closed loop' recycling

...thing from Frisbees to chairs. To find out more about the programme: T: +44 (0)1273 853 884 E: info@kimtech.com W: www.kcprofessional.co.uk ...

Oldham tissue firm fined over severed fingers

...show 20 people were killed while working in the manufacturing industry in Great Britain in 2012/13. Information on improving safety is available at: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Current cleaning services saved at Southampton General Hospital

... and staff, patients and visitors alike expressed concern at any reduction in hours. "I hope the information from Medirest is accurate and that there will be no reduction in cleaning hours at Southampton General Hospital. What is needed, however, is clarity about this contract and for there to be some proper information forthcoming. "It certa...

NSF International acquires Brazil's Bioensaios Analysis & Environmental Consultancy

...in water, food safety, health sciences and sustainability in Latin America's largest market while reinforcing NSF's global commitment to technical excellence." The acquisition complements NSF International's existing operations in Peru, Chile, Brazil, Mexico and Costa Rica, and its recent acquisition of the INASSA Group, a Peruvian leader in tes...

WAMITAB becomes British Cleaning Council's 22nd member

...ry. We welcome WAMITAB's contribution and look forward to working together." T: 01604 231950 E: info.admin@wamitab.org.uk W: www.britishcleaningcouncil.org ...

Novel safety signs slip into the Visitors' Choice top five

...eing it will immediately make the connection and realise they are approaching a slip hazard. E: info@bananaproducts.com W: www.bananaproducts.com ...

25th ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam launches dedicated Steam Cleaning Pavilion

... for them to get the most out of their visit. The pavilion will become a comprehensive showcase and information resource for the steam cleaning sector.[TRIMTO] "The steam cleaning sector has rapidly developed in the past years, and shifted from mainly consumer appliances to better and broader solutions for the professional market, witnessed also...

Banking on better cleaning out of Principle!

...ainable way. A new business - Principle Window Cleaning, was also launched. T: 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Picketts Health to sell Zylast for Orbel hand sanitiser applicator

...rotected by trademarks and patents pending in many countries worldwide. T: 1.888.306.0316 E: ibdinfo@zylast.com W: www.zylast.com ...

Cleaning contractors, clients, and successful meetings

...ved to make future meetings with this client or another even more useful." T: (630) 818-1300 E: info@tornadovac.com W: www.tornadovac.com ...

Take the Clean Up Cruelty pledge and help end product testing on animals

...reeinternational.org W:  www.crueltyfreeinternational.org T: 0161 629 2120 E:  info@soluclean.co.uk W:  www.soluclean.co.uk ...

'Analytical Solutions' key to future distributor/end-customer relationships

...lps distributors 'tune in' to their customers' needs, bringing to light important business-building information, such as: * Why certain products are selected * What products are likely to be purchased in the future from specific customers and why * Advanced purchasing consistency * Improvements in the quality of decis...

ISS Poland employees supported the COP19

...rnational cooperation to limit negative influence on environment. During the COP19 meeting a lot of information initiatives were launched to spread important climate and environment changes facts between all the people present at the Stadium. Such initiatives are close to ISS global activity and as a member of the United Nations Global Compact, ...

Don't deflate the van tyres for winter

..., as well as on the Diesel Direct (Keyfuels), MyFuel and UK Fuels networks. T: 0844 870 6942 E: info@thefuelcardpeople.co.uk W: www.thefuelcardpeople.co.uk ...

Seven reasons why cold calling scripts are set to fail

...ers. So next time you need to get on the phone, why don't you give it a try? T: 01242 210639 E: info@nseventeen.co.uk W: www.nseventeen.co.uk ...

Norfolk's largest paper bank operator invests in Macpresse equipment

...TD Pro is a computer programme designed to provide diagnostic analysis and management reports. The information is provided in real time, yielding cost per tonne analysis for labour, electrical consumption, baling wire usage, hourly production by grade, uptime and downtime reports, together with other statistical data that can be downloaded in Exce...

More than a third of UK employers bridging gap between education and work

...have increased them). However, the data, highlighted in the research summary, 'The opportunity - information gap: the role of employer engagement with schools', also revealed that, despite the increase in the number of access routes, too few employers were receiving applications from young people aged 16 - 24. Just under a quarter (24%) of emplo...

Brighton & Hove City Council is overall winner of the 2013 Loo of the Year Awards

...bsite: The next Loo of the Year Awards will be held on 5th December 2014. T: 01403 258779 E: information@loo.co.uk W: www.loo.co.uk ...

Understanding the recovery process will help reduce stress for flood victims

...ast couple of weeks. The British Damage Management Association helps ease the way by providing free information and literature to support victims through this process.[TRIMTO] "The whole process of dealing with the aftermath of flooding, coming on top of the shock of the incident itself, is very daunting and most people have little idea what to ...

15% of companies have a sales catalogue but not a website with e-commerce

...son, managing director at C4B comments: "The report highlights that a majority of companies have an information-driven website. Remarkably those same companies invest heavily in a catalogue, yet don't have an e-commerce function on their site. It just doesn't make sense. "On top of this a significant 39% are not focused on Search Engine Optimisa...

ACI & PCPC responds to FDA's proposed rule on antibacterial soaps and washes

...he-counter drugs (OTC) and as such, go through rigorous review by FDA, including review of data and information submitted by industry and healthcare providers in the US and worldwide.   Today's proposed rule is a next step towards FDA finalising the safety and efficacy of this OTC product category."Over the past two decades, manufacturers o...

Cleaning Expo Scotland 2014: The biggest cleaning event in Scotland

...th September 2014. Visitors to the show can expect to find numerous new, innovative products and information designed to assist in lowering costs and improving standards of cleaning and hygiene, as well as looking at such issues as: graffiti removal, chewing gum removal, insurance, legislation and environmental issues. Cleaning Expo Scotland 201...

OspreyFrank acquires remaining stake in FrankGmbH in Germany

...ater savings." All OspreyDeepclean machines and systems are on the DEFRA technology list. E: info@ospreydc.com W: www.ospreydc.com ...

Seven ways to improve your business telephone skills

...ne calls. 1. Plan your call: Before picking up the phone take a moment to get all the background information you need in front of you in a readable format. You can then use these notes as prompts. Planning will also help you to be clear about why you're calling and what you need to achieve. 2. Call / answer at the right time: If you've arrang...

Cleanall adopts the UK Living Wage

...ng Wage Foundation to commit to offering this for all future bids, tenders and quotes." For more information, go to www.livingwage.org.uk T: 01772 425070 E: info@cleanall.co.uk W: www.cleanall.co.uk ...

Julius Rutherfoord one of top 50 fastest growing UK cleaning companies

...ve been independently rated for our strong financial performance by two leading sources of business information. We have achieved a consistent, organic sales growth of 15.73% per annum since 2001, which is far above the industry norm of 4.1%." Julius Rutherfoord provides premium cleaning services for offices and the education and community secto...

Cruelty Free International welcomes London Assembly move towards cruelty free cleaning

...tified cruelty-free products include those made by Ecosearch and Soluclean. T: 0207 619 6978 E: info@crueltyfreeinternationa.org W: www.crueltyfreeinternational.org ...

Nviro retains Associated British Ports Southampton contract

...tinue to provide this world class service to ABP for a further three years. T: 0800 032 1334 E: info@nviro.co.uk W: www.nviro.co.uk ...

Global economy growing - but 'wellbeing' may be left behind

...tute's State of the World report is published annually in more than a dozen languages. For more information: E: skumar@worldwatch.org W: www.worldwatch.org ...

Budapest hosts Clean Europe competition in four weeks' time

...two members. To apply, you simply need to email, giving the names of the participants together with information about the company that employs them, to info@matisz.org The competition will be slightly different to that held in 2013, in as much as 'wet mopping' is going to be replaced by 'impregnated mopping'. Single disc machine handling remains...

Unger celebrates 50th anniversary in style with limited edition workwear range

... Hoodie - A practical hooded jacket with two front kangaroo pockets, inner headphone pocket and reinforced seams. * Softshell waistcoat - A sleeveless version of the jacket, featuring all the same great benefits. * Beanie - A warm, knitted hat; a must-have for the professional window cleaner and Unger fan! These products ha...

Skills Survey gives snapshot of employers' views on workplace skills development

...eir employees want." The full report is available on the WAMITAB website. T: 01604 231950 E: info.admin@wamitab.org.uk W: www.wamitab.org.uk ...

Leader

...em in this week’s issue will spell good news for carpet cleaners everywhere if we can use the information well… While we in the industry have known for years that a carpet can hold three times its own weight in dirt, others put the word about that carpeting is dirty and should be pulled up and replaced with hard flooring. Of course a c...

Care home developer Castleoak installs Girbau laundries

...he laundries to meet the operators' long-term requirements. At the design stage Castleoak shares information with Girbau UK about the size of the home, number of beds and the location and size of the laundry. Girbau takes this data and comes back with a detailed laundry design that includes recommendations on layout to include the required clean...

ACI launches Charter for Sustainable Cleaning

... performance improvements across the cleaning products industry." ACI member companies seeking more information about the Charter for Sustainable Cleaning can contact Melissa Bernardo, ACI Manager for Sustainability Programs, at: www.sustainability@cleaninginstitute.org Programme details are available at: www.cleaninginstitute.org ...

Sanitex MVP soap dispenser image is 'Solid Edge' design competition winner

...ected for inclusion because of its "excellent standard" of work. T: +44 (0) 1256 319500 E: emea.info@vectairsystems.com W: www.vectairsystems.com ...

Addenbrooke's staff receive specialist training

...sessed using a combination of practical and theory tests and they can access additional support and information through Jigsaw Training's online learning portal. The apprenticeships have been made available to day, night, and weekend colleagues at the hospital, making the scheme one of the first of its kind. "We've found in the past that trainin...

Karcher makes a splash at Bristol in yellow, anthracite grey… and green

...eaners, garden watering systems and the hugely popular new Window Vac.  With product displays, information points and demonstration areas, it’s easy for visitors to get hands-on with the products.  Indeed the morning’s first customers, Dominic Turner and his three year old son Adam, were having a whale of a time with the spray...

OhioHealth and IBM scientists join forces to prevent infections in hospitals

...alled IBM technology at one of its Columbus hospitals provides OhioHealth's hospital staff with new information and observations that were not available before. Analysing hand-washing data gives stakeholders deep insights into the compliance levels of different departments, shifts, job roles, as well as variations based on other social behavioural ...

Healthcare-acquired infections fuel uptake of hand hygiene solutions in Western Europe

...t. Various national awareness programmes and campaigns further improve hand hygiene compliance by reinforcing patients' right to enquire and insist on hand hygiene in healthcare settings. However, market potential varies across the countries in Western Europe. Inadequate awareness, education and training on the significance of hand hygiene, alon...

Redditch recycling firm fined £100,000 for worker's death

...aby was able to walk right next to these unstable bales, with devastating consequences." Further information on safe waste recycling can be found on the HSE website at: www.hse.gov.uk For more information about working safely at height visit: www.hse.gov.uk ...

Jangro training expands

...and downloads that include COSHH, Risk assessments and Product Usage Guides and other area specific information. The original 25 animated guides have recently increased to almost 100 and there are a further 150 scheduled to cover all chemicals in the Jangro brand range. Jangro LMS is accessible on most Internet browsers and the Jangro app can...

CK Consumables to repeat success of Emirates show with follow-up event

... on 20th November this year - again at the Emirates stadium. Keep your eyes on our website for more information later in the year to make sure you don't miss out! T: 0208 659 3204 E. ac@ckconsumables.com W. www.ckconsumables.com ...

Three-way partnership will help reduce HAIs

... AssetTracking from TeleTracking Technologies is a leading RTLS that hospitals depend on for usable information on equipment and supplies for staff throughout the organisation, from a nurse in need of specific supplies for a patient to an IT manager trying to locate equipment for preventative maintenance. The partnership will provide hospitals with...

Spring cleaning time... for cleaning firms

...p;      0844 870 6942 E:         info@thefuelcardpeople.co.uk W:        www.thefuelcardpeople.co.uk ...

IFMA Foundation releases free how-to guide: 'Benchmarking for Facility Professionals

...on is offering a free how-to guide designed to assist facilities management professionals in making informed decisions on benchmarking and achieving benchmarking goals. The paper, entitled 'Benchmarking for Facility Professionals', was written by Peter Kimmel (pictured), an IFMA Fellow and the principal of FM Benchmarking, is sponsored by ISS and w...

Leader

...fessional networking/social media site LinkedIn, had, during an upgrade, removed some of my profile information and a couple of weeks back I reinserted it. This has set off a prompt to my connections to congratulate me on my new job - which some of you have done. John and I have now been producing Cleanzine together for a little over 12 years and w...

GV Health supports World Kidney Day

...ur organisation wants to get involved in Go Purple this March, visit www.kidneyresearchuk.org for information and ideas about how to get started, and help Kidney Research UK fund more research into kidney disease and save lives. Every year over 55,000 people in the UK alone, are treated for kidney failure, while over three million people in th...

New university scholarship encourages excellence in cleaning and infection control

...s efforts to raise the industry can be seen in its achievement of a Royal Charter in 2010. For more information on the Scholarship and how to apply: E: scholarships@northampton.ac.uk W: www.northampton.ac.uk If you would like to find out more about the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners, or any of its initiatives or events: T: 020...

The new 'Fab Four': Cleaning Expo to join Facilities Management, Maintec and The Health & Safety Event at NEC in 2015

...run alongside Facilities Management 2015, Maintec and The Health & Safety Event. For further information about the co-located shows, visit: www.cleaning-expo.com www.easyFairs.com www.easyFairs.com www.healthandsafetyevents.co.uk ...

Veltia's New Generation Hand Dryer: technologically advanced

...report when the filters need to be replaced or the water tank drained. The boards also store useful information such as the number of times the dryer has been used. Another selling point is the incorporation of Microban antimicrobial technology into the dryer during the manufacturing process, which helps prevent the stains and odours sometimes c...

David Ward MP campaigns for compulsory display of food hygiene 'scores on the doors'

... to check a premises' rating online before going there, so it only seems fair that people are fully informed through the introduction of a mandatory display of scores on the doors. "The introduction of a compulsory display of scores on the doors would not only give the customer a fair deal, but would also rightly provide recognition for business...

Organisation formed by Asset Skills, the CSSA and the FMA, announces its name

...reers. The Building Futures Group brand and logo encapsulate this vision. Ed: until the contact information is released, those wishing to contact the new organisation can do so via: E: info@assetskills.org W: www.assetskills.org ...

What's next for the sustainable cleaning products market?

...en boundaries and have provided benchmarks for the rest of the industry. One example would be the Rainforest Alliance's 'Follow the Frog' campaign which simply asks people to follow the organisation's stamp of approval, denoting products which are Rainforest Alliance Certified, whenever they see it. Carolina believes the success of this campaign...

New floorcare guidelines designed for safety

...rganisations in the US and Canada are now aware of the new OSHA standards and will likely have more information about them when they are finally ratified. Usually when either OSHA or the CCOHS introduces new rules and regulations, they set up a timetable so that companies and organisations can become familiar with the new standards and when certain...

Principle's window cleaners now at the height of their profession!

... to develop and train staff and provide better technology for our clients." T: 0208 341 4718 E: info@principlecleaning.com W: www.principlecleaning.com ...

Harvard Maintenance announces Karcher and Sealed Air will sponsor WFBSC's 20th Congress

...In New York 2014 we will surely generate innovative ideas to achieve our common goals." For more information and details on attending, visit: www.wfbsc2014.com ...

New technology pays off on the workshop floor

...eans at a reduced cost so contamination levels are manageable in the future. T: 01564 700014 E: info@s2cmidlands.co.uk W: www.s2cmidlands.co.uk ...

Deb Group acquires Stoko skincare business from Evonik

...wing on the significant innovation portfolio within both companies. "This, in concert with vital information provided by Deb's unique compliance monitoring technology, will fundamentally alter and improve standards of skincare behaviour." Patrik Wohlhauser, a member of the Evonik Executive Board, said: "Evonik continues to direct its portfoli...

Nviro's gone to Specsavers!

...ing and facilities management, helped us secure this prestigious contract." T: 0800 032 1334 E: info@nviro.co.uk W: www.nviro.co.uk ...

'Progress made but must try harder' say reports released today on HAI prevention

...infections in 2011, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This information is an update to previous CDC estimates of healthcare-associated infections.[TRIMTO] The agency released two reports today - one, a New England Journal of Medicine article detailing 2011 national HAI estimates from a survey of hospitals...

Register your free visit to the leading event for cleaning industry professionals

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Katrin Academy - a real success

...bsorb lots of facts, figures and product detail as well as having the chance to practice using this information in a live, but non-customer environment. "In 2013, we trained another 100 plus industry personnel in the World of Katrin and feedback from customers continues to be extremely positive with attendees saying that they feel both educated ...

Recycling your food waste is easier than you think!

...sustainability and recycling and will raise any problems with food waste collections at this point. Information is shared with staff at section meetings as well as on a notice board in the kitchen. "Our main consideration in setting up the food waste collection system was to ensure that it did not adversely impact on our guests," continues Paul ...

New Legionella logbook software offers opportunity for streamlined risk management

...ans it can remotely accessed via a secure online portal at any time, making managing and retrieving information exceptionally easy. LegionellaSafe's simple yet intelligent operational system makes it ideal for legionella risk management activities of all sizes, from single property portfolios to complex, multi-faceted facilities such as hospital...

New label range for chemical drums launched in time for GHS regulation deadline

...nd containers. GHS requires that by the end of 2014 manufacturers and end users include specific information on all primary and secondary container labels, including product identifiers, signal words, colour pictograms, hazard statements and supplier identification. To assist industry manufacturers and end users, CILS has developed the 8100GH...

Taking the lid off America's trash cans

... landfill trash, in February. Recyclable items are on the left-hand side of the photo. www.wasteinfocus.com ...

New Polish distributor for Morclean BinWash machine

...distributor, Bravos." The Polish BinWash machine will be available soon through Bravos. For more information about becoming a dealer or distributor you can contact Morclean at: T: 0800 1300 402 E: info@morclean.com W: www.morclean.com ...

Rainbow International never left high & dry thanks to discount fuel cards

... interest-free credit." Cost control is simple, with 24/7 secure internet access to full account information, even including the latest transactions, not yet invoiced. Routine matters, such as cancelling or ordering cards, are simply handled online, although real personal service is readily available via a dedicated account manager. Tom always t...

Jet water-fed pole systems officially launches in UK

... Systems is aiming to be the business to beat. Sign up to the free Jet Systems newsletter to get information on roadshow dates, products launches and advice from Richard and Mark. T: 0800 170 7025 E: richard.everingham@jetsystems.eu W: www.jetsystems.eu ...

Denis Rawlins to represent Kaivac in the UK

...a free demonstration on your premises of Kaivac products, please contact:   Marc Ferguson ( info@kaivac.com ) or James White ( james@rawlins.co.uk ). T: (513) 887-4600 W: www.kaivac.com W: www.rawlins.co.uk ...

New work-based programme supports employers by assessing workplace competence

... trailer operations - Biological spillage and bio-contaminated materials T: 01604 231950 E: info.admin@wamitab.org.uk W: www.wamitab.org.uk ...

Supporting sustainability through entrepreneurship

...e Maxton, Executive Director of the globally influential Royal Society, gave the keynote speech. Information about the 2013-14 award winners can be found at www.cityoflondon.gov.uk The WCEC is one of 110 Livery Companies which are based upon trades, industries and professions and carry on the ancient traditions of the Guilds and Livery Compan...
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