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Foodbuy supporting vulnerable families

Foodbuy is donating over 1,400 essential care boxes to families with seriously ill children, to support them during the coronavirus pandemic. The procurement business of Compass Group UK & Ireland has teamed up with Together for Short Lives, the UK charity ...

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NAADUK issues Covid-19 guidance for ventilation systems

  NAADUK (National Association of Air Duct Specialist UK) has issued guidance to its members and all building managers of the role of ventilation systems in the current Covid-19 pandemic. The advice concentrates on the airborne transmission route only as ...

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Industry body says list of ‘essential workers’ entitled to testing leaves out cleaners in critical sectors

The voice of the cleaning industry, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) is calling for all cleaners to be to be included in the expanded first wave of testing for Coronavirus for ‘essential workers’ announced last week. Last Thursday, the Government ...

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Churchill introduces Covid-19 swab testing service

Churchill Environmental, a division of soft service provider Churchill Group, has launched a Covid-19 swab testing service to help organisations safely manage buildings and protect occupants pre- and post-lockdown. SARS-Cov-2 is a strain of coronavirus that has caused the Covid-19 outbreak. ...

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Sodexo providing services at NHS Nightingale Bristol

Sodexo is delivering cleaning and portering services at the new Nightingale hospital in Bristol, which was officially opened on 27 April 2020. The hospital, which is based at the University of the West of England, is a part of the ...

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Mitie delivering key services at Covid-19 test centres

Mitie is providing services at Covid-19 test centres located in Penrith, Inverness, Bournemouth, Perth and Llandudno. The test centres are an essential part of the UK’s response to the pandemic and Mitie is supporting each site by providing critical clinical ...

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Sodexo signs C-19 Business Pledge

Sodexo has signed the C-19 Business Pledge created by former Cabinet minister, Rt Hon Justine Greening and entrepreneur David Harrison. The national scheme encourages employers to join the coronavirus effort by pledging to help their employees, customers and communities during ...

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Microbiologist report confirms hand dryers unlikely to spread Covid-19

Following research into Covid-19 transmission, independent microbiologist, Dr. David L Webber, has confirmed that the use of hand dryers in the washroom does not contribute to the spread of the novel coronavirus. The report, commissioned by Airdri Ltd, seeks to ...

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Knight Frank launches roadmap for re-entering the workplace post lockdown

Knight Frank has launched a roadmap to ensure that businesses are able to safely re-enter the workplace once lockdown sanctions have lifted, whilst ensuring the safety and wellness of employees and continuing to decrease the spread of Covid-19. The global ...

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Mitie providing FM services at Cardiff field hospital

Mitie is supporting the British Coronavirus effort by providing cleaning, catering, portering, security and waste management services for the NHS Ysbyty Calon y Ddraig in Cardiff. The field hospital – Dragon’s Heart, as it is known in English – opened ...

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