Could clip-on bidet spell the end of the toilet roll?

4th of November 2015
Could clip-on bidet spell the end of the toilet roll?

A female entrepreneur from Montreal, Canada has come up with a mini bidet-like device that she claims can be clipped on to any standard toilet.

Miki Agrawal believes that her compact invention - named the Tushy - could sound the death knell for conventional toilet paper.

The device is designed to fit on to the left side of any standard two-piece

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Diversity & inclusion - transforming cultures

4th of November 2015
Diversity & inclusion - transforming cultures

Diversity & inclusion – one of the buzz phrases for the 21st century workplace. But what does it
really mean, and how are cleaning sector companies embracing the concept?

Diversity & inclusion. It’s a phrase we have all heard many times but do we know what it means, and how many businesses can say they are truly embracing its

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Ecolab seasonal flu webinar next week

3rd of November 2015
Ecolab seasonal flu webinar next week

Ecolab is organising a webinar entitled 'Think the seasonal flu is no big deal? Think again' next week. It will take place on Wednesday, November 11 at 14.00 GMT, 15.00 CET and last approximately one hour, including a Q&A session.

Seasonal flu/human influenza is a contagious respiratory infection, generally transmitted through human to human

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Cleaning gadget tackles germs on shopping trolley handles

30th of October 2015
Cleaning gadget tackles germs on shopping trolley handles

A cleaning device that helps keep the handles of supermarket trolleys free from E.coli and faecal bacteria is being trialled in stores in the Middle East.

Soap maker LifeBuoy has developed the Handle on Hygiene, which it claims will kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria.

The Handle on Hygiene is a circular device that attaches to the handle of a

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Sleeping on a hot bed of bacteria? Your bed could be making you ill

29th of October 2015
Sleeping on a hot bed of bacteria? Your bed could be making you ill

A scientific study analysing samples of eight-year-old mattresses has highlighted the variety of bacteria, yeasts and moulds that thrive in the material. And these particles can provoke allergies, cause infections and exacerbate existing lung conditions.

That's according to the study commissioned by UK bed specialist Dreams and carried out under

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C.difficile cases surge after NHS relaxes hygiene rules

28th of October 2015
C.difficile cases surge after NHS relaxes hygiene rules

The number of cases of Clostridium difficile in NHS hospitals has risen following the relaxation of government rules on fighting the infection.

Changes introduced in April 2014 raised the numbers of allowable cases in most hospitals while also slashing the fine for every 'excess' case from £50,000 (69,200 euros) to £10,000 (13,800

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