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A new ‘superbug’ that is resistant to even the most powerful antibiotics has entered UK hospitals – and scientists fear it will go global. They say the bacteria that make an enzyme called NDM-1 have travelled back with National Health Service (NHS) patients who went abroad to countries
such as India and Pakistan for
The British Cleaning Council, which is organising The Cleaning Conference in London on October 5, says only limited numbers of tickets now remain for the event.
Speakers include Chris Cracknell of OCS and Asset Skills on the value of training during the economic recovery; Pedro Chidichimo of Diversey on building long term sustainability: and
Italian cleaning association Afidamp presented its Clean Green awards at a ceremony in Milan recently. The programme recognises and rewards high standards in eco-design and environmental sustainability in professional cleaning products. Prizes were given in three categories – Machine, Equipment and Chemical.
The winner of the Machine
Pancomp - the Finland-based company that specialises in mobile time and attendance and workforce management solutions for the contract cleaning sector - has received a Red Herring 100 Europe award. Red Herring is a global media organisation which unites technology innovators and organises events around the world. These awards are given to the most
International facilities management company Sodexo and its client Procter & Gamble have won the 'Partners across Borders' category at the recent EuroFM awards in Madrid.
The award recognises excellence in delivering facilities management services across Europe and examines the partnership between the corporate client and the service provider.
Proventec Group - the parent company of cleaning industry brands Contico, OspreyDeepclean, Frank and Proventec Healthcare - has reached an agreement in principle for a comprehensive capital restructuring with the representatives of the loan notes. The prior debt will largely
be converted into equity and there will be a cash injection of €3