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Directors of Nviro, Mountjoy, and Pabulum agree management buy-out of parent company, The Quarr Group

January 8th, 2018

  MBO team aiming for continued sustainable growth of support services Group The founders of The Quarr Group have agreed a Management Buy-Out (MBO) with the directors of its three subsidiaries: Nviro, Mountjoy, and Pabulum. The companies specialise in contract cleaning, building maintenance and construction, and contract catering respectively.... Read more

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Cleaning roundup news: The truth about hand washing

October 28th, 2015

People fail to wash hands Many people across the world are putting themselves and others in danger by failing to wash their hands properly, according to new findings. A report published by WIN/Gallup International has revealed that one in three people across the world fail to wash their hands.... Read more

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New street cleaning campaign launched in London

October 1st, 2015

The Chewing Gum Action Group (CGAG) has launched its national campaign to reduce gum litter, starting with Oxford Street, one of the busiest streets in London. In previous years the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs has claimed that for every ten pieces of gum chewed, seven will end up... Read more

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Summer maintenance tips for schools

July 14th, 2015

Nowadays many schools will be busy preparing for the start of the new school year in September. Although school is shut for the summer, there are still many preparations that teachers will need to make for the year ahead. Therefore, it makes sense that schools start preparing themselves sooner,... Read more

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School cleaner celebrates 20-year milestone

April 30th, 2015

A dedicated cleaner has hit the headlines after celebrating 20 years of working for a school in his area. During his two decades of working at a school, Walter Oxendale has not had a single day off sick and has played a central role in maintaining Hull Collegiate School... Read more

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Schools to save more money via copyright licensing changes

April 17th, 2015

New copyright agreements are set to free up more money to go towards improving the appearance and maintenance of educational facilities, it has been announced. The Department for Education (DfE) has unveiled an initiative in which the government will hold music copyright licences centrally, freeing schools from the burden... Read more

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