London toilet tour offers tourists a guide to quirky loos!

31st of July 2014
London toilet tour offers tourists a guide to quirky loos!

There's no need to worry about being caught short on a new walking tour of London. The London Loo Tour takes tourists around a selection of the city's quirkiest WCs.

The tour starts at the toilets by platform 19 at WaterLOO Station and can accommodate up to 20 guests. It's organised by American guide Rachel Erickson and each one is full of

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Good hand hygiene can prevent smartphone contamination, says study

30th of July 2014
Good hand hygiene can prevent smartphone contamination, says study

A new study has concluded that touch screen smartphones can be used in clinical practice without being reservoirs for bacterial disease - with hand hygiene being key to contamination.

The study, which was called 'Mobile phones in clinical practice: reducing the risk of bacterial contamination', tested 50 phones from various members of a team in a

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Indonesia Cleaning Industry Seminar to take place in early August

29th of July 2014
Indonesia Cleaning Industry Seminar to take place in early August

The organisers of this year's Pulire Asia Pacific exhibition in Bangkok this September are to host the Indonesia Cleaning Industry Seminar in Jakarta on August 7.

The objective is to bring together cleaning professionals from throughout the industry and the programme is free of charge. All sessions will be held in the English language, with

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UK cleaning association Building Futures Group invests in training

28th of July 2014
UK cleaning association Building Futures Group invests in training

UK cleaning sector trade association the Building Futures Group (BFG) has announced investment in industry-led training and development opportunities. The organisation is also planning a nationwide campaign to help raise the profile of the wide-ranging careers available in the cleaning industry.

The training arm of the BFG, Asset Skills Training,

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Spanish town sets up dog toilet

25th of July 2014
Spanish town sets up dog toilet

A town in north-eastern Spain - a country well known for its zero-tolerance approach to dog fouling - has taken a drastic step in the war on negligent pet owners: the dog toilet.

El Vendrell, a small town of 36,000 people, has set up a canine toilet along one of its main thoroughfares. It mimics a human toilet in many ways; its stainless steel

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New TR/19 guide to ventilation systems cleaning published

24th of July 2014
New TR/19 guide to ventilation systems cleaning published

The newly updated TR/19 Guide to Good Practice - Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems has been published by B&ES Publications.

This newly updated edition incorporates reference to the new British and European Standard BS EN 15780 Ventilation for Buildings - Ductwork - Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems introduced in 2011 and, for the

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