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Preparing for the holiday season


Dr Lisa Ackerley, director of medical and scientific engagement, hygiene, at Dettol Pro Solutions explains how travel businesses can prepare for the holiday season of 2022.

Cleaning Matters Editor

How lockdown changed employee support for the better


Lockdown meant that people’s health and wellbeing were forefront of their minds. This, in turn, meant a change in employees’ needs and what support they looked for from their employer. Although the pandemic had so many very negative impacts, as Debra Clark explains there have perhaps been some positive results to be seen in the workplace. 


Sustainable cleaning and recycling


Dominic Ponniah discusses how sustainability has come back to the forefront of the cleaning & hygiene sector, having been pushed down the agenda during lockdown.

Cleaning Matters Editor

How hygiene habits have changed since we first locked down


Dr Lisa Ackerley shares her insight as to how consumer behaviour has shifted in the aftermath of the pandemic, and how both businesses and consumers have a shared responsibility when it comes to reducing the spread of germs.


How COVID has provided a catalyst for AI and digital assistant solutions in facilities management


THE UK is effectively ending the vast majority of its pandemic-related social distancing rules and ONS tracking – and this will no doubt accelerate the rate at which people return to built environments like offices.

Northwood Hygiene Products Ltd

Improving washroom hygiene while hitting sustainability targets


WITH OVER 70% of the UK population now vaccinated and more workers returning to offices, it’s vital to ensure that washrooms are clean, hygienic and efficiently run spaces that people will be confident using. Paul Mulready, marketing manager of Northwood Hygiene Products Ltd - a leader in Away-from-Home (AfH) professional paper hygiene and wiping products - talks about what washroom systems should deliver.

Cleaning Matters Editor

2022: A year of challenges and opportunities


Zac Hemming reflects on how the cleaning industry continued to adapt and evolve throughout 2021, and the key learnings that can be taken into 2022.


Mould remediation services


FOLLOWING AN extended period of closure due to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, London Museum of Water and Steam appointed Ice Cleaning to provide a specialist mould remediation service to ensure the highest standards of cleanliness and safety were achieved for returning visitors.

Cleaning Matters Editor

How autonomous mobile robots are transforming the cleaning sector


Michel Spruijt discusses the future of the cleaning sector and the role autonomous mobile robots will play.

Cleaning Matters Editor

A Parliamentary voice for the cleaning sector


WHILE NEW year celebreations may have been muted this year, positive steps are being taken to ensure that the cleaning and hygiene sectors will be better represented as we tread cautiously into the unknowns of 2021.