New research reveals Coronavirus washroom fears are holding Brits back

8th of September 2020
New research reveals Coronavirus washroom fears are holding Brits back

Concerns about catching COVID-19 in the toilets is putting people off returning to pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants, according to a new UK poll.

Worries about washroom cleanliness have deterred 52 per cent of people from visiting hospitality venues since these have reopened, while 51 per cent fear they could catch the coronavirus from a business

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New industry awards celebrate PR and marketing excellence

1st of September 2020
New industry awards celebrate PR and marketing excellence

A new awards programme has been launched to celebrate strategic excellence, collaboration and creative thinking within marketing and PR teams in the cleaning, hygiene and FM sectors. The Technology & Marketing Awards, organised by LaCerta, are open for entries from September 14.

Categories include Best Digital Campaign, Best Use of Video,

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Trowels provided in Highland lay-bys for 'urgent toilet breaks'

26th of August 2020
Trowels provided in Highland lay-bys for 'urgent toilet breaks'

An increasing number of people have been visiting the Scottish Highlands since lockdowns have eased - but few washrooms are open in the area.

So one local council has responded by buying plastic trowels and leaving them in 90 lay-bys as an "emergency last resort" solution to tackle the problem of outdoor toileting.

The Highlands are becoming an

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Interclean Amsterdam 2020 live show cancels and goes virtual

25th of August 2020
Interclean Amsterdam 2020 live show cancels and goes virtual

Interclean Amsterdam - which had been postponed from May to this November because of Covid-19 - will now not take place as a live event in 2020. Instead, the organiser RAI Amsterdam will host a virtual version from November 3-6.

"This decision is disappointing for all of us, especially as RAI Amsterdam is ready to organise Interclean Amsterdam

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More than 800 million students worldwide lack hand washing amenities

24th of August 2020
More than 800 million students worldwide lack hand washing amenities

More than 40 per cent of students worldwide - around 818 million - lack access to basic hand-washing facilities in the classroom.

But hand hygiene provision is a key requirement for the safe reopening of schools, claim the World Health Organisation (WHO) and UNICEF.

According to UN data there are currently 1.6 billion students worldwide in 190

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BCC publishes guide to cleaning and hygiene terms

21st of August 2020
BCC publishes guide to cleaning and hygiene terms

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), the industry body for the UK cleaning and hygiene sector, has published a guide to cleaning terms to help the UK economy continue to reopen safely following the lockdown.

Since the pandemic began the BCC has received many enquiries about cleaning applications, processes and procedures from a variety of

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