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Cleaning staff more effective than high tech machines in reducing C. difficile

In a men verus machine experiment – new research has found that a dedicated daily cleaning crew who adequately clean and disinfect rooms contaminated by  Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) using a standardised process can be more effective than other disinfection interventions. ...

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Living Wage campaign could affect how FMs procure

One in five workers in the UK – some 4.82 million people – are paid less than the ‘Living Wage’. Of these, 70% of cleaners (440,000) and 75% of kitchen and catering assistants (340,000) – are estimated to fall into ...

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Tork aims to make working life easier for cleaning staff

Around 100,000 European cleaning workers stay at home every day due to illness on injury. And smart product design can help to make life easier for cleaners, says Tork manufacturer SCA. Improving the working lives of cleaning staff makes sense ...

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Strike action pays off for cleaners at Oxford Street’s John Lewis

The dispute of cleaners at the John Lewis Partnership's flagship at Oxford Street store has ended with 'significant success' for the workers who took strike action in July according to their union.

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CSSA defends cleaning industry’s record on the London living wage

As reported in FMJ's sister publication Cleaning Hygiene Today yesterday, the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) has contributed an article to the comment section of the Guardian newspaper that calls on all stakeholders in the cleaning industry to work together to achieve a living wage for cleaners.

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