Where the cleaning industry meets online

Sharing the benefits of being a Living Wage employer

Published: May 05, 2016

The increased costs of paying higher wages are a concern to many businesses, so London Living Wage employer CAM Specialist Support - a commercial high-level cleaning and building maintenance business - was happy to share its experiences of the benefits with a group of local businesses recently. Speaking at an event recently organised by Lewisham Council, Sean Canty, director of CAM, outlined what the Living Wage means to the business: “We understand why companies might be reluctant to join the
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BCC takes neutral stance in EU Referendum

Published: May 04, 2016

The BCC has decided to take a stance of neutrality in the forthcoming EU Referendum, after taking soundings from its membership. The poll on 23 June to decide Britain’s membership of the European Union is already causing controversy, with the Queen even being dragged into the argument by parts of the media. The BCC recognises that the EU debate arouses genuine passion on both sides, and understands that there are solid arguments both for and against, but feels that it is up to the politicians
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Celebrating 50 years in business

Published: May 03, 2016

To celebrate 50 successful years in business, Harrison Hire and Sales is welcoming past, present, and future customers to its Anniversary Open Day at the Yorkshire Air Museum in Elvington near York. The event takes place on Wednesday 11 May, with refreshments offered throughout the day. With industry expert advice, special ‘open day’ offers, live demonstrations, and a presence from suppliers such as Karcher, Nilfisk, Matrix, Numatic, and Kranzle, guests will have the opportunity to see a
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Recent News

The show must go on

Published: May 02, 2016 by Neil Nixon

Derby Theatre is set for a long run - a decade of business with city-based commercial cleaning company OfficeCare. The theatre has just agreed a three-year extension to the contract with OfficeCare for cleaning its premises in Theatre Walk. The company has been working there
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NEC Group cleaning contract extended to 2022

Published: April 29, 2016 by Neil Nixon

OCS has delivered the major soft services facilities management across all of the NEC Group’s venues since 1 July 2012 - services including security and event stewarding, traffic and car park management, portering, cleaning, waste management, and helpdesk services. 
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Three new education contracts awarded

Published: April 28, 2016 by Neil Nixon

YBC Services has announced the awarding of three new education contracts in the south east of England. YBC Services employs over 500 staff, offering a core cleaning service supplemented by a wide range of specialist services for the facilities management sector. The cleaning
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Products

Lumecel technology ‘transforms light into power’

Published: May 05, 2016 by Neil Nixon

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has launched the Lumecel, a rechargeable energy cell which transforms light into power, meaning batteries will no longer have to be purchased or replaced. Lumecel works seamlessly by capturing energy from either natural or artificial light.
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MicroOne range extended with single use mop system

Published: May 03, 2016 by Neil Nixon

Vileda Professional has added the MicroOne single use mop system to its range of MicroOne products, which includes disposable cloths. The MicroOne mop is proven in reducing 99.9% of bacteria* and is suitable for use in a wide range of areas including hygiene sensitive
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Online tool offers direct route to pest expert

Published: April 28, 2016 by Neil Nixon

Cleaning professionals seeking advice on pest control are being pointed to an online tool delivering a direct route to an expert. The free ‘Find a Pest Controller’ facility creates a quick and easy way to find quality contractors in any part of the country. Use of
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