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Toilet technology

Technology now plays a major role in washroom service and maintenance, says Stuart Hands from Tork manufacturer Essity. Plus some expert tips from Kärcher UK on deep cleaning washrooms The use of technology has boomed during the pandemic. People who ...

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FM industry has recovered from lockdown and ready for the new workplace, says BCIS forecast

The FM industry has largely recovered from the economic downturn brought about by the lockdowns and is coming to terms with the new working environment, according to the latest forecast by the Building Cost Information Service (BCIS) from RICS. However ...

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The FlexShaft Effect

Regardless of the setting, whether it’s a home, a restaurant or a business premises, one thing is known for sure: every drainage system needs occasional maintenance, either cleaning and/ or unblocking and for that you want a quick, but efficient ...

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SoftBank Robotics partners with Ricoh

SoftBank Robotics EMEA, creators of cobots (collaborative robots), has appointed Ricoh Europe to support the increased demands in the deployment of its smart cleaning innovation, Whiz. Suited for busy environments such as hotels, offices, healthcare and airports, cleaning professionals can ...

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The recovery starts here. Restoring our cities, re-setting our economy

With hopes that an end to the pandemic is in sight, cities across the UK are gearing up for recovery. From hospitality and retail to service industries and finance, every sector has a key role to play. It will be ...

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Increased levels of FM investment in digital tech says RICS

Demand for FM services continues to rise across the healthcare, manufacturing and education sectors, according to the November 2020 RICS UK Facilities Management Survey, which also reveals increased levels of investment in digital tech. The survey reports that employment levels ...

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A bit of light cleaning: Barkell launch UV coil disinfecting solution

Barkell, the UK’s leading air handling specialists, have announced the launch of LightGuard, a UV coil cleaning solution, to aid companies concerned about the safety of occupied buildings in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. UV disinfection systems are coming ...

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Take these three steps to post-Covid-19 business success

Bus operators, brick manufacturers and banks – they are all benefiting from a Covid-19 disinfection and testing service from SafeGroup designed to get businesses back to work safely and smoothly. The emergency soft FM specialist has combined its expertise in ...

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Regime change

By Simon Giles, Chief Operating Officer, Axis Cleaning & Support Services Cleaning has often had an image problem, but in a COVID-19 and post-COVID world that image is steadily changing. Whilst from the start of the crisis, cleaners were included ...

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BCC warns of ‘profiteers’ cashing in on the public’s Coronavirus fears

The industry body for the cleaning and hygiene sector has warned the public to beware of possible ‘profiteers’ cashing in on their fears about Coronavirus.   The British Cleaning Council (BCC) says the public is being targeted by organisations from outside the established cleaning ...

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