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Washrooms and the spread of COVID-19


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


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.


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


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


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.