ISS rated a “super star” on the IAOP Global Outsourcing list

30th of May 2018
ISS rated a “super star” on the IAOP Global Outsourcing list

For the sixth year in a row, global facility services company ISS has achieved the highest possible rating on the IAOP Global Outsourcing Top 100 list.

Every year, the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) releases a ranking of global outsourcing companies across all industries. Once again ISS received five stars and

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Health boss labels hospital hygiene audit results as 'pretty scary'

29th of May 2018
Health boss labels hospital hygiene audit results as 'pretty scary'

Concerns have been raised over poor hand hygiene in some of the UK's acute hospitals which could be contributing to an increase in infections.

Five wards across the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust scored poorly in a recent hand hygiene audit. The trust has also recorded a total of 72 cases of Clostridium difficile infections over

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Asian Paper and Tissue World to take place in Bangkok

25th of May 2018
Asian Paper and Tissue World to take place in Bangkok

Asian Paper & Tissue World Bangkok 2018 is a pan-Asian event bringing together paper, packaging and tissue product makers and suppliers from around the world. Taking place from June 6-8, the theme will be Shaping Success: Strategies for Sustainable Growth in Paper, Packaging and Tissue.

The exhibition and conference will take place at BITEC

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Cleaner may lose out after finding gold in a bin

24th of May 2018
Cleaner may lose out after finding gold in a bin

A South Korean cleaner may miss out on a fortune in gold after an unexpected find in a rubbish bin, it's been reported.

According to The Korea Times, a cleaner found seven gold bars worth a total €274,000 whilst emptying a rubbish bin at Incheon International Airport last month.

The bars, each weighing 1kg, were wrapped in newspapers, and

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Forum Pulire October date in Milan

23rd of May 2018
Forum Pulire October date in Milan

The 2018 Forum Pulire, organised by Italian cleaning trade association Afidamp in partnership with ISSA, will take place from October 10-11 in Milan.

The theme for this year: Ethics and Environment, Health and Prevention, Beauty, Innovation and Technology. Integrate and Compare Different Experiences to Build a New Model of Social Inspiration

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Mental health - taking care of your workforce

22nd of May 2018
Mental health - taking care of your workforce

Mental health problems affect one in four of us at one or other time in our lives. And according to the World Health Organisation these issues are responsible for almost 20 per cent of illnesses in the WHO European Region. So are cleaning industry operatives particularly susceptible to mental health problems? And if they are, what are employers

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