Christeyns acquires Clover Chemicals

29th of October 2018
Christeyns acquires Clover Chemicals

Chemicals manufacturer Christeyns, which has its headquarters in the UK, has acquired Clover Chemicals in order to strengthen its position in the professional cleaning and hygiene sector.

"The acquisition of Clover Chemicals is a great addition to the Christeyns family," commented Alain Bostoen, Christeyns ceo. "The people, expertise

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Julius Rutherfoord & Co launches best practice guide to expert management

24th of October 2018
Julius Rutherfoord & Co launches best practice guide to expert management

A guide to expert management within the cleaning and facilities management industry has been launched by the UK's Julius Rutherfoord & Co.

Entitled ‘Expert Management of People and Places,' the guide from the secure commercial cleaning specialist emphasises the importance of researching and understanding client needs and nurturing staff

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Manchester to use smart bins to tackle issue of dirty streets

22nd of October 2018
Manchester to use smart bins to tackle issue of dirty streets

Concerns about the standard of street cleaning and overflowing litter bins in the UK's Manchester's city centre have been raised by council officers.

As a result, a new system that detects when bins are full is set to be introduced by December.

A lack of attention to litter removal has led to a fall in standards according to council officers.

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Industry celebrates ‘Thank your cleaner day’

18th of October 2018
Industry celebrates ‘Thank your cleaner day’

Yesterday, October 17, was "Thank your cleaner day" when people around the world were encouraged to show their appreciation to cleaning staff.

The event was established in New Zealand in October 2015 by Lillian Small, ceo of the nation's Building Services Contractors Association. It is now sponsored by machine manufacturer Kärcher and

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Hospital privacy curtains ‘contaminated by MRSA’

11th of October 2018
Hospital privacy curtains ‘contaminated by MRSA’

Nearly 90 per cent of privacy curtains could be harbouring MRSA or other infectious bacteria according to research published in the American Journal of Infection Control.

And as a result, scientists at the University of Manitoba in Canada have called for hospital curtains to be regularly cleaned or replaced.

Researchers analysed 10 curtains at

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Singapore firms to pay cleaners an annual bonus from 2020

10th of October 2018
Singapore firms to pay cleaners an annual bonus from 2020

More than 40,000 Singaporean cleaners will benefit from a new law making it mandatory to pay them an annual bonus.

From January 2020, permanent residents working as cleaners could receive a payment of up to four per cent of their wages each year. Businesses failing to comply with the requirement may be fined or risk losing their licence. However,

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