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Small(er) is Beautiful

teamwork design , vector illustration Small(er) is Beautiful The Carillion collapse earlier this year highlighted the risk taken by public services and big corporates when entrusting a single huge supplier with the bulk of its outsourced work. When the supplier fails to deliver, collapse is like an earthquake with numerous ripples and aftermath effects. Staff…
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Just how expensive is cheap?

Most companies, understandably, look to reduce costs in order to maximise profits. However it is not always advisable to compromise on price if it means reducing quality - particularly when it comes to maintaining a clean and safe environment. There could be serious repercussions of an incomplete or low-quality cleaning service as potentially staff could…
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BREXIT, businesses and European Workers…

BREXIT is an enigma. There’s ongoing news that doesn’t really say much. The only aspect of BREXIT that is conclusive is… we actually don’t know anything. The only lesson with respect to following the news on this subject in such finite detail is how miraculous it is, to have so much written about it but…
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The importance of treating all staff with respect

The BBC covered an interesting story regarding a cleaning company ‘blocking’ and issuing a fine of £25 to a cleaner for ‘being ill’. * The story went viral and the company’s reputation was left in tatters as it tried to bluster its way through excuses and ‘lessons learned’ rhetoric. The company in question is app based…
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How do you know your cleaning team can be trusted?

We are all familiar with certain security hazards and how we should try to avoid them. Most of us are aware of our surroundings and potential personal and professional threats. Business owners will have realistic concerns about outsourcing certain operations to contractors and potentially giving them access to systems, computers, files and expensive equipment. Cleaners…
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The Powerful Link Between Business Success and Customer Service

As we move further into 2018 and look to develop or improve a business, it is essential to align the calibre of your customer care/service and the longevity of clients’ loyalty. No matter how long you have been in business – it’s important to regularly address the fundamentals of why companies should use your services…
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Keeping Retail Premises Clean and Safe

Shops and other retail outlets should be clean and safe for staff and customers. It is essential that they are aesthetically pleasing and therefore inviting for footfall trade and loyal customers. Successful retail cleaning leads to a busier retail environment and an enhanced customer experience, which can result in increased revenue. Retail premises that attract…
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Keeping the Workplace Clean and Safe

Offices and workspaces should be a safe and clean environment for staff and visitors. Research shows high probability that staff members can pick up infections from bugs prevalent in poorly cleaned offices. Office equipment like a keyboard or even a telephone, can be full of germs. It is therefore essential to limit the spread of…
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Keeping Healthcare Premises Clean and Compliant

Healthcare providers need to be assured of premises that are hygienically safe, clean and absolutely meet CQC requirements. Care Quality Commission sets out strict standards and procedures with a keen focus on infection control and essential prevention of cross contamination. If a healthcare provider does not pass a CQC inspection, the follow-up process can have…
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Keeping Schools Clean and Safe

Parents should expect the very best for their children. Education, calibre of teachers, and also that the environment should meet the pinnacle of cleanliness to help keep children safe from infection and hazards. However, cleaning in schools requires a level of professional remit beyond the just the cleaning process. All organisations working in this sector…
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