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Jim Melvin, who has served as deputy chairman of the BCC for the past two years, has taken over the chairmanship from Paul Thrupp.
The Kimberly Clark Professional Golden Service Awards 2022 has opened for entries. This year for the first time, all entrants are invited to attend a free 'How to Enter' webinar on Thursday 29th July at 10.30.
Participants will learn first-hand how to maximise the chances of winning a coveted Golden Service Award from the 19 categories across key sectors healthcare, education, offices, retail and manufacturing.
The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the challenges of communal spaces in the context of the transmission of infectious diseases. Co-workers often spend long period of time in close proximity, usually with limited access to hand and surface hygiene materials.
Even before the pandemic, there was convincing evidence that we needed to do more to keep communal spaces free from transmissible infectious diseases.
There is considerable discussion about the problems cleaning contractors and others in the professional cleaning industry are now having finding workers. However, according to Matt Morrison of Kaivac, developer of the No-Touch Cleaning system, there is more going on than we may realise.
"I don't call it a worker shortage," says Matt. "I call it job reassessment. Many people are reassessing the work they do, and this certainly applies to professional cleaning."
Ask anyone in the industry which floors are the most difficult to keep clean, and many would say grouted stone and tiles - until now. Betco's new Stone, Tile, and Grout (STG) turns back the clock on grimy, stained floors and keeps them looking legitimately brand new.
Cintas Corporation has announced the 10 finalists for the 2021 America's Best Restroom contest. The annual contest - now in its 20th year, celebrates innovative and hygienic public washrooms across the country. Now through August 20, you are invited to vote for your favorite.
"We've got a diverse list of facilities from across the county vying for the title of America's Best Restroom," says Sean Mulcahey, marketing manager, Cintas. "The public is expecting a higher hygiene standard in public restrooms, and we're proud to spotlight these unique restrooms that are well-maintained without sacrificing aesthetic quality."
They say that Just Ask Estates, which has a contract to provide toilet cleaning services for the parks, has refused to recognise or engage with their union.
We are seeking to appoint a UK based key account sales lead to help drive large customer acquisition in the UK, supporting our exclusive partnership with our UK distributor, and developing new distributor relationships in Europe. Ideal candidate will have experience in either the Cleaning or FM industry and be familiar with b2b selling. Experience of working in, or existing relationships in Europe (in particular Denmark, Norway, Sweden, France, Germany) is a benefit.
99point9 Hygiene Ltd manufacturers simple, affordable solutions to common public health problems. We are a team dedicated to improving public wellbeing by reducing our exposure to human fallibility. Our hero product is the 99point9 automatic door handle disinfection system with Intelligent Mist Technology that kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses 24/7. A new product for shopping trolleys is in final stage testing.
Working at senior level alongside a highly experienced management team that has a strong track record of building multi-million pound companies:
Selco, a long-stablished janitorial hygiene supply company is looking for an individual to represent the company in England & Wales.
Experience essential and necessary. Basic salary, plus commission, with share option.
As Territory Account Manager you will grow and manage your own territory by having ownership and being accountable for driving new business to achieve growth targets. Demonstrating return on investment through value-led conversations and analysing your own performance using your own initiative.
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Recent UK News
With the Government's roadmap setting out an end to restrictions long before December, Christmas 2021 is set to be busier than ever, with many companies, organisations, and families and friends, intending to make up for last year with festive celebrations and parties throughout the season.
Coronavirus has immeasurably reshaped the way we interact with the world. Whether that be with friends, colleagues, or day to day services, as a society we have become increasingly conscious of the need to maintain rigorous hygiene standards if we are to avoid viruses such as Covid-19 tearing through society.
The XLERATORsync dryer is the latest innovative deployment of Excel Dryer's cutting-edge technology. Beneath its modern exterior, the dryer houses technology developed with NASA rocket scientists to ensure optimal hand drying performance.
As part of this commitment, it recently held a litter picking activity and is also conducting research into dog waste specifically.
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