New robot puts an end to manual toilet cleaning?

15th of December 2017
New robot puts an end to manual toilet cleaning?

Manual toilet cleaning may be a thing of the past with the advent of the robot to help with this most undesirable of tasks. In the consumer sector new SpinX promises to sanitise both the bowl and seat automatically in 90 seconds.

SpinX puts a robotic brush into the toilet itself, which means you no longer have to scrub manually. The existing

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Technology and sustainability key drivers of the UK Contract Cleaning market

14th of December 2017
Technology and sustainability key drivers of the UK Contract Cleaning market

A new study into the UK's contract cleaning market reports that the drive towards more sustainable cleaning practices has become an important issue within the industry, with clients demanding more sustainable practices from contract cleaning companies.

it also highlights the use of technology in driving progress in performance and efficiency. The

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Diversey to acquire diamond cleaning pads manufacturer Twister

13th of December 2017
Diversey to acquire diamond cleaning pads manufacturer Twister

Diversey has entered into an agreement to acquire Twister Holding AB and its assets for an undisclosed amount from private equity firm Polaris.

Headquartered in Söderköping, Sweden Twister is a patented system for daily floor cleaning using floor pads impregnated with billions of microscopic diamonds which clean and polish the floor

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Poor hygiene blamed after holidaymakers fall ill at Egyptian five-star hotel

12th of December 2017
Poor hygiene blamed after holidaymakers fall ill at Egyptian five-star hotel

More than 100 holidaymakers are threatening legal action after falling ill with diarrhoea and vomiting at a Red Sea resort.

UK tourists staying at the Jaz Makadi Aquaviva Resort in Hurghada, Egypt last summer were diagnosed with Salmonella and E.coli during their stay.

A legal firm representing the victims now plans to bring a group action

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Fancy a cup of germs?

11th of December 2017
Fancy a cup of germs?

A new study in the UK suggests that making the tea at work can be a bacterial minefield.

Initial Washroom Hygiene found office workers could be exposing themselves to more harmful germs than they think during their daily tea run.

A swabbing study conducted in several office locations across the UK found particularly high levels of microbial

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Employees of French cleaning company win sexual harrassment case

8th of December 2017
Employees of French cleaning company win sexual harrassment case

Five immigrant workers have won a sexual harassment and discrimination case against one of France's largest cleaning companies.

The four women and one man who brought the case worked at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris for little more than the minimum wage cleaning the Eurostar, Thalys and other long-distance rail carriers.

"We were

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