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COVID-19: Supporting overseas employees


Sarah Dennis, head of international, Towergate Health & Protection, discusses the importance of supporting overseas employees during COVID-19.

Cleaning Matters Editor

COVID-19: Managing our mental health


As well as working for the CHSA, Cathy Connan is a psychotherapist and has nearly 30 years in PR and communication, working in sectors such as cleaning & hygiene, professional services, engineering, transport, education and gardening. Here, Cathy provides guidance in relation to mental health and COVID-19.

Cleaning Matters Editor

Washroom etiquette and the spread of Coronavirus


In the current issue of Cleaning Matters we share insight from a number of industry experts on the impact of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). There is currently no vaccine to prevent Coronavirus and the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to this virus. 

Delphis Eco

How can the cleaning sector achieve climate change targets?


Mark Jankovich, CEO, Delphis Eco, the award-winning, British eco-cleaning chemical manufacturer, discusses the upcoming UN Climate Change Conference COP26, why it’s arguably the most important one to date and how the cleaning industry needs to change and act to help achieve climate change targets.

Cleaning Matters Editor

2020: A year of change


This year looks set to become a year of change, not least because of the implementation of Brexit and growing concerns about diminishing workforces. It’s already a year of change for Cleaning Matters, which we hope will enhance your enjoyment of this publication - both in print and online.

Gleaming Insurance

Choosing the right insurance cover


When you operate a cleaning business, whether as a sole trader or as a larger limited company then you need to carefully select the most appropriate insurance covers to protect not only your customers, but also you and your business. It must be cover that includes all the activities you undertake and one that covers most eventualities.

CM Editor

A new decade, a new dawn for FM?


As the nights start to draw in and autumn gets well underway, many of us will start to reflect on the past year and look forward to the 12 months ahead.

CM Editor

Eastern promise fulfilled


Some of you may have seen the recent TV series on BBC where comedian Sue Perkins travels to Japan. In the first episode, she mentions more than once just how clean, tidy and orderly Japan is, with no litter or grime visible in public places.

CM Guest Blog

Cleaning industry to get ready for blockchain


Many in the professional cleaning industry have yet to hear about blockchain. However, there is a good reason for this. While it has been used in the financial industry since The Great Recession, it is just now making its way into sectors such as distribution and, very soon, professional cleaning.

CM Guest Blog

Cleaning industry trends in action in 2019


The world can be a very unpredictable place, but we can still see everything that has changed over the last year - what’s popular, what’s unpopular and how people’s perception around commercial cleaning is changing.