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Catherine Hackett

Collaboration is key to infection prevention


Cleaning Matters recently attended the first ever Infection Prevention Show in Glasgow (30th September to 2nd October, SEC). It brought together infection prevention and control specialists from across the UK to discuss the increasing difficulties we face in a financially challenging time. It also provided a platform to showcase the latest innovations and technologies in infection prevention and control (IPC).  

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Create a more inviting business premises through professional pressure cleaning


Customers and other stakeholders both love businesses with an aesthetically smart and inviting appearance. Much like the way you dress for an important meeting, the way you present your business premises will set a lasting impression among customers, stakeholders and community members. Pressure cleaning provides an effective and responsible way of creating an inviting business premises.

Catherine Hackett

Waste not, want not


A new event focused on resource efficiency and waste management will be launched to run alongside next year's Cleaning Show on 19-21 March 2019 at London's ExCeL.

Lanes for Drains PLC

Drought is right time to prepare for floods


No one should be fooled by the UK’s summer heatwave – now is the right time to prepare for flooding to come, warns drainage specialist Lanes Group plc.

Catherine Hackett

All's well that ends well


These days, I'm pleased to say, worker well-being is increasingly – if indirectly – making the headlines. For instance, some news stories you may have read recently on www.cleaning-matters.co.uk include Enhance Office Cleaning winning a Living Wage Champion Award. It's in recognition of their consistent effort to promote the benefits of paying the voluntary Living Wage to their clients and to others, and therefore champion fair pay within a traditionally low pay industry.  

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5 ways blocked guttering could be damaging your business premises


Maintenance of the exterior of your building premises is just as important as the interior, unfortunately the guttering is often neglected which is a big mistake, as gutters which become blocked can cause serious issues resulting in expensive repairs.

Catherine Hackett

There's no time to waste


Sustainable practices are increasingly becoming our daily habits. This is particularly true when it comes to cutting down plastic waste – whether it's separating plastics from our general domestic waste for recycling or taking reusable shopping bags to the supermarket.  

Catherine Hackett

Innovation on the march


The March magazine of Cleaning Matters is unofficially known as the 'Events Issue'. You will soon see why once you start reading: it is crammed with news and previews of all the events happening over the next few months.

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Fighting the Fatbergs


Anyone who saw the stories about the ‘monster fatberg’ in Whitechapel at the end of last year won’t soon forget about it.

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Cleaning your office after a renovation


One of the most important parts of an office renovation is getting your working environment back to its comfortable, professional feel which makes it a great place for both those that work there and any clients who may visit.