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Cleaning Matters Editor

COVID-19 and the impact on the cleaning sector

23/11/2020

INTERESTING DETAILS have emerged from a special ISSA white paper, revealing how cleaning businesses across the sector have reacted to the challenges of coronavirus and how the pandemic is impacting the future of the industry.


Facilicom

Thanking essential workers during Living Wage Week

11/11/2020

LIVING WAGE Week takes place from 9-15 November and is a celebration of the movement to ensure people receive a fair day’s pay for their hard work. Jan-Hein Hemke, managing director of Facilicom UK, highlights the importance of ensuring people receive fair pay for their hard work during extremely challenging times.


Cleaning Matters Editor

The role of FM teams in the fight for clean air

19/10/2020

Charlie Steere, founder of Kebao Air shares his insight on the changing role of FM teams.


Cleaning Matters Editor

Keeping the cleaning sector consistent and clear

29/09/2020

YOU WILL have noticed on social media outlets that many are calling for the cleaning industry to stand together to present a strong single voice and face the challenges of an unpredictable future.


Cleaning Matters Editor

If it’s too good to be true, it probably is

04/08/2020

As the lockdown in the UK continues to lift, organisations are under intense pressure to clean and keep clean offices, shops, and all other public spaces. The advice from the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is to be cautious of extraordinary claims for products: “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is."


Cleaning Matters Editor

Washrooms and the spread of COVID-19

14/05/2020

Mike Bone, managing director, Loo of the Year Awards, provides advice on understanding the spread of Coronavirus in washrooms.


Cleaning Matters Editor

Access to specialist support for employees being ramped up during COVID-19

22/04/2020

Celebrities and businesses alike have taken to social media platforms, offering free or discounted access to valuable content to support others self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic; whether it’s weekday PE with Joe Wicks, music tuition with Myleene Klass or audiobooks read by David Walliams.


Leesman

The next phase of the lockdown: The impact on home-workers

05/05/2020

Tim Oldman, founder and CEO at Leesman has warned of the need to reflect on mass home-working and the initial data which suggests the biggest pressure points are around social connectivity and employees' abilities to maintain a healthy work life balance.


Cleaning Matters Editor

COVID-19: Supporting overseas employees

26/03/2020

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

25/03/2020

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.


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