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FSI extends ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification remotely

Facilities Management business FSI, has extended its ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification during lockdown having been audited remotely by Lloyd’s Register (LR). “We wanted to keep our certification status and continue to provide our customers with the same level ...

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Grundon launches new cleaning service

As the return to work gathers pace, Grundon Waste Management has launched a new cleaning service aimed at helping businesses ensure their premises are safe from the Covid-19 virus. Targeting everything from reception areas to offices, door handles to lift ...

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BCC asks to meet minister to discuss key industry issues

Following discussions with the Government about the official, national guidance it issued this month to businesses about how to ensure workplaces are safe from Coronavirus, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and ...

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TSS becomes British Pest Control Association member

In its efforts to provide a total soft services package, Total Support Services (TSS) has recently launched Total IPM (Integrated Pest Management), its in-house Pest Control division, which is headed by Specialist Services Director, Greg Fee, who has in excess ...

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The British Standards Institute publishes UK safe working guidelines

The UK’s national Standards Body, BSI, has published new safe working guidelines to help businesses manage a safe return to work and reoccupation of their facilities. The guidelines are intended to become a consensus of good practice and the Institute is calling ...

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Sodexo unveils new Medical Advisory Council

Sodexo has formed a new Medical Advisory Council which will support the development of new protocols and standards including Covid-19 related services delivered worldwide. The Council will provide technical guidance and validation on continually evolving and quickly emerging health & safety ...

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Skills of 60,000 workplace first aiders out of date

More than 60,000 of the country’s workplace first aiders will have missed essential re-qualification courses during the Covid-19 lockdown, according to St John Ambulance, which is urging business and public sector leaders to include first aid training in their plans ...

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ISS partners with Haltian to build smart facilities

ISS has announced a global partnership with Finnish IoT and product development company, Haltian, as it seeks to take advantage of new technologies and digitalisation to make the facilities it manages smarter, more user friendly and efficient. Internet of Things ...

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Compass Group UK & Ireland supports employees and communities

To support its clients, communities and its people through their safe return to work, Compass Group UK & Ireland has launched a series of new initiatives. This includes the launch of its Stay Safe, Eat Well programme which incorporates lessons ...

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Government joins WHO and CDC in confirming safe use of hand dryers during pandemic

The UK government has joined global health experts, including the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in approving the use of hand dryers throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. This follows a campaign from the ...

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