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Competition winner develops waterproof dispenser

As SCA and its brands prepares to take part in the Volvo Ocean Race, the company has challenged industrial design students all over the world to develop a solution to keep toilet paper dry in very wet environments. As an initiative to find new insights, the company has run a global student competition…
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‘Needlestick’ safety survey underway

Clinical waste and needlestick safety expert, Initial Medical, is running a survey in conjunction with BADN. The research is designed to gain insight into BADN members’ needlestick practices and injury levels, so training and sharps safety provision can be tailored going forward.

In the…
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Changing perceptions - a stronger future for the cleaning industr

The British Cleaning Council’s annual conference will take place on Thursday 6 November at Dexter House in London, with the focus this year on changing perceptions in the cleaning industry. Key speakers include Ruby McGregor-Smith, CEO of Mitie, and former sales and marketing director for Easyjet,…
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Julius Rutherfoord commits to being a Living Wage leader

The Living Wage Foundation has welcomed the commitment from Julius Rutherfoord, London specialists in contract cleaning, which is now working together with it under its Recognised Service Provider programme. Employees working at Julius Rutherfoord’s head office receive a minimum hourly London…
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Red WigWam can help fill your summer vacancies

As the summer eventually gets started, for many businesses this time of year becomes a bit of a painful period.  As people go on holiday business owners have to make a decision – do I find a replacement or can I get away with it for a week or two?  Most often the latter option is chosen…
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Franchisee shortlisted for national award

The managing director of commercial cleaning franchise, ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services South West Wales, has been shortlisted for a national franchise award. The company is a franchise of ServiceMaster Ltd, which is celebrating its 55th anniversary this year. 

Owner of ServiceMaster…
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Truvox settles in new home

Truvox International has moved to prestigious new premises in Southampton. The move is a reflection of Truvox’s continuing success and a response to a growing demand for its floor care equipment.

The new premises are located on a business and retail park in Hedge End, which is in the…
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