UK EHRC industry taskforce campaigns to improve cleaners' working conditions

6th of November 2015
UK EHRC industry taskforce campaigns to improve cleaners' working conditions

A campaign to promote good working conditions in the cleaning industry has been launched by an industry-led taskforce set up by the Equality and Human Rights Commission.

The taskforce is made up of businesses, trade associations and trade unions.

The Commission convened the taskforce following publication of its report The Invisible Workforce:

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Sodexo employees on month-long health drive

5th of November 2015
Sodexo employees on month-long health drive

Facility services provider Sodexo has been holding its own month-long Wellbeing Challenge at its operation in the UK and Ireland.

The initiative, open to its 34,000 employees, was run through the Wellbeing Zone, Sodexo's new website and smartphone app that allows employees to track their diet and physical activity and follow personalised fitness

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Could clip-on bidet spell the end of the toilet roll?

4th of November 2015
Could clip-on bidet spell the end of the toilet roll?

A female entrepreneur from Montreal, Canada has come up with a mini bidet-like device that she claims can be clipped on to any standard toilet.

Miki Agrawal believes that her compact invention - named the Tushy - could sound the death knell for conventional toilet paper.

The device is designed to fit on to the left side of any standard two-piece

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Diversity & inclusion - transforming cultures

4th of November 2015
Diversity & inclusion - transforming cultures

Diversity & inclusion – one of the buzz phrases for the 21st century workplace. But what does it
really mean, and how are cleaning sector companies embracing the concept?

Diversity & inclusion. It’s a phrase we have all heard many times but do we know what it means, and how many businesses can say they are truly embracing its

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Ecolab seasonal flu webinar next week

3rd of November 2015
Ecolab seasonal flu webinar next week

Ecolab is organising a webinar entitled 'Think the seasonal flu is no big deal? Think again' next week. It will take place on Wednesday, November 11 at 14.00 GMT, 15.00 CET and last approximately one hour, including a Q&A session.

Seasonal flu/human influenza is a contagious respiratory infection, generally transmitted through human to human

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Cleaning gadget tackles germs on shopping trolley handles

30th of October 2015
Cleaning gadget tackles germs on shopping trolley handles

A cleaning device that helps keep the handles of supermarket trolleys free from E.coli and faecal bacteria is being trialled in stores in the Middle East.

Soap maker LifeBuoy has developed the Handle on Hygiene, which it claims will kill 99.9 per cent of bacteria.

The Handle on Hygiene is a circular device that attaches to the handle of a

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