Window cleaning - safety first

10th of August 2015
Window cleaning - safety first

Window cleaning has long been associated with working from height along with all the risks that this involves. But since the advent of water-fed poles, how safe is window cleaning today? And what products are there on the market that can further improve window cleaners’ safety? Ann Laffeaty finds out.

Concern for personal safety is becoming

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Gym users' bags contaminated with bacteria, says study

7th of August 2015
Gym users' bags contaminated with bacteria, says study

If you're planning to go to the gym this weekend, maybe take a few moments to clean your gym bag. Because according to a study by Initial Washroom Hygiene in the UK, 60 per cent of Britons' gym bags carry high levels of bacterial contamination.

Swab tests carried out found more than one in three (35 per cent) bags harboured coliform bacteria on

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Recruitment - the importance of attracting top talent

6th of August 2015
Recruitment - the importance of attracting top talent

Recruiting the right people at the most senior level of any business can shape the direction and success of the company. And making the wrong choice can be disastrous. Filling a senior post is an intricate process explains Lorraine Thomas of Metzger Search and Selection.

There’s an old adage that says ‘people are your most important

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British cars are breeding grounds for germs, claims study

5th of August 2015
British cars are breeding grounds for germs, claims study

Britain's cars may be a breeding ground for potentially dangerous bacteria, according to new research.

Microbiologists at the University of Nottingham took swabs from steering wheels, foot wells and seats to discover the levels of contaminants in vehicles. They found traces of eColi - which causes food poisoning - plus Staphylococcus which can

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Cleaning Technology Week to take place in India next January

4th of August 2015
Cleaning Technology Week to take place in India next January

January 2016 sees the hosting of Cleaning Technology Week in Mumbai, India. This week-long programme of exhibitions and other events is being staged by the organisers of Clean India Pulire and takes place from January 17-23.

The highlight of Cleaning Technology Week, say the organisers, is the hosting of five exhibitions - Clean India Pulire, Car

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Diversey awards hand hygiene prizes

3rd of August 2015
Diversey awards hand hygiene prizes

Diversey Care recently announced the three winners of its second annual global hand hygiene competition. The contest, which raises awareness for the benefits of clean hands around the World Health Organization's (WHO's) World Hand Hygiene Day, encouraged individuals to submit photos of hands, including a short description on why those hands are

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