ISS UK revamps UK training with BIFM-approved programme

16th of March 2016
ISS UK revamps UK training with BIFM-approved programme

In the UK, global facilities service provider ISS has revolutionised its training with the introduction of ‘I can at ISS’, an integrated programme that can be used by all its employees at every stage of their career with the company. The programme is endorsed by the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM).

The five stage

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Complaints about poor food hygiene rise in Ireland

15th of March 2016
Complaints about poor food hygiene rise in Ireland

The number of complaints about poor food hygiene in Ireland rose by 14 per cent last year, at 2,738. That's according to a report from the Food Safety Authority of Ireland.

Contamination of food with foreign objects was frequently reported by consumers. In 2015 those reports included allegations of food contaminated with dead insects and metal,

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Kyburz new ceo of Wetrok

14th of March 2016
Kyburz new ceo of Wetrok

Cleaning machine producer Wetrok has a new ceo -Thomas Kyburz. He replaces Mario Hochstrasser, who now joins the company's board of directors.

Kyburz has been with Wetrok since 2004 and in that time has held a number of positions.

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Walmart lawsuit follows paper towel dispenser slip

11th of March 2016
Walmart lawsuit follows paper towel dispenser slip

An empty paper towel dispenser in a Walmart toilet could prove expensive for the retail giant following a $990,000 (€903,000) lawsuit filed by a customer.

After washing his hands at the washroom of an Oregon branch of Walmart, Robert Hill found the nearby paper towel dispenser to be empty. He then crossed to a second dispenser in search of a

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Office staff complain of sub-standard washrooms

10th of March 2016
Office staff complain of sub-standard washrooms

More than a fifth of UK employees of small to medium businesses are unhappy about the state of their workplace washrooms, according to a study.

And around 32 per cent claim their business has been negatively affected by low washroom standards.

More than half of those questioned in the Initial Washroom Hygiene study said they regularly had to

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Oscars gift bag contains $900 toilet tissue and dispenser

9th of March 2016
Oscars gift bag contains $900 toilet tissue and dispenser

We all know celebrities often enjoy the very finest things in life. That's why attendees at this year's Oscars ceremony in Hollywood last week received the Rolls Royce of toilet tissue in their gift bags - a two month's supply of Joseph's Toiletries products. 

This tissue is no ordinary two-ply, retailing at $275

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