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The importance of FM services

January 6th, 2016

An NHS trust in Manchester has raised concerns about poor cleaning standards in the city.  The trust was so concerned that it escalated the matterto a regional director for outsourcing firm G4S. This decision was taken at a report of the meeting between members of the Pennine Acute NHS... Read more

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Eyes and citrus are the key to good hygiene

January 5th, 2016

Eyes and citrus fruits could be the key to cutting bacterial hospital infections, a new report has suggested. A joint report published by Professor Ivo Vlaev, of Warwick Business School, Dominic King and Ara Darzi, of Imperial College London, Maureen Fitzpatrick, Ruth Everett-Thomas and David Birnbach, of the University... Read more

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The evolution of cleaning technology

December 22nd, 2015

Over the last few weeks, there have been many initiatives designed to change the way we approach cleaning. Whether it is cleaning our carpets, spritzing street walls or hygiene in a medical setting, there are literally endless applications to cleaning technology. In this article, we discuss some of the... Read more

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Tackling germs and injuries

November 20th, 2015

Many people are unwittingly harbouring germs in the home due to lax cleaning practices. Many people may be harbouring dangerous germs in the home due to lax hygiene practices, according to new findings. Some 1,500 people were polled for the study, which found that the vast majority (80 per... Read more

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Filthy loos and waste recycling

November 18th, 2015

Unclean toilets are among the top grievances of consumers, according to new findings. A study published by Event Washrooms surveyed 2,000 members of the British public. It found that in addition to filthy loos, many consumers also complained about running out of vital supplies such as toilet paper, with... Read more

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