BCC launches new exhibition to run alongside The Cleaning Show

13th of August 2018
BCC launches new exhibition to run alongside The Cleaning Show

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), the umbrella body which represents the UK's professional cleaning sector, has launched a new exhibition that will run alongside The Cleaning Show in London next year.

The Resource Management Show will be a platform for recycling and waste management equipment manufacturers and distributors, product suppliers,

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London US embassy auctions off toilet rolls

10th of August 2018
London US embassy auctions off toilet rolls

The US embassy in London is to auction off unwanted items following its relocation earlier this year to a new building. Among them, vacuum cleaners in need of repair and 1,200 toilet rolls.

The rolls, which are on sale as a set, are priced at $199 (€171).

US embassies around the world routinely sell surplus property.

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Cleaning breaks to be implemented in Amsterdam's Red Light District

9th of August 2018
Cleaning breaks to be implemented in Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam is to have cleaning breaks in its Red Light District during busy nights - parts of the street will be temporarily closed so that the mess left by visitors can be cleaned up.

This is just one of the measures new mayor Femke Halsema is taking to solve problems in the overcrowded Amsterdam city centre, following damning reports by the

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Alcohol based rub improves hand hygiene compliance

8th of August 2018
Alcohol based rub improves hand hygiene compliance

A study recently published in Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control has examined the effect of alcohol-based surgical hand rub on the quality and duration of the procedure as well as on surgical site infection prevention.

Researchers conducted a study at a tertiary-care university hospital in the US from April 1 2017 to November 1

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London cleaners strike over conditions

7th of August 2018
London cleaners strike over conditions

Cleaners at the Ministry of Justice and Kensington and Chelsea council in London are to take strike action this week in their fight for the London living wage and decent sick pay.

The walk-out across five different sites for three days is said to be the first coordinated strike by the city's low-paid army of largely migrant cleaners, as reported

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UK Business Services Association joins British Cleaning Council

6th of August 2018
UK Business Services Association joins British Cleaning Council

The British Cleaning Council, which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations linked to the UK's cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors has welcomed the Business Services Association (BSA) as a new council member.

The BSA is the industry body for the UK's business services sector, supporting enterprise across both the

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