Posts Tagged: Coronavirus

Sodexo Launch New Infection Prevention Approach for Hospitals

At the end of September, hospitality company Sodexo launched a brand-new, improved evidence-based infection prevention approach and control for hospitals. The new proposition aims to go beyond simply ensuring that surfaces are visibly clean, instead using new training, practices, specialists and te...

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Tottenham Hotspur Introduces Cleaning Robots as it Welcomes Fans Back to the Stadium

For the first time in nearly 18 months, delighted football fans are allowed to return to their beloved stadiums to watch, feel and fully experience live football once again. In light of this exciting return to sport, Tottenham Hotspur stadium has become the first in the world to use a new revolutio...

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The Return to the Office: Habits, Hygiene and Hand Sanitiser

With restrictions removed and the summer holidays coming to an end, for many employees, September 2021 marked the return to the office post-pandemic. Whether part-time, flexibly or full-time, most businesses are now asking their employees to come in to work in the office at least one day a week.&nb...

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Cleaning Robots to Support NHS Hospitals Across the UK

Medirest, the healthcare division of Compass Group UK and Ireland, has introduced 12 brand new cleaning robots to support several NHS hospitals across the UK. The special technology has been manufactured by leading robotics company Lionsbot in Singapore, and three of the robots have been successful...

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How Can High Street Retailers Keep Safe From Covid?

As well are all well aware by now, COVID-19 spreads from person to person through small droplets, aerosols and through direct contact. It can also be spread through surfaces and belongings that have been contaminated with COVID-19 when infected people cough or sneeze on them. We also know that the ...

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Is there a public toilet ‘crisis’ in the UK?

The British Toilet Association (BTA) have called for improved legislation and more Government funding to address the current ‘appalling’ lack of public toilet provision. The British Toilet Association is a Not-For-Profit Members Organisation working to promote the highest standards of hygien...

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Cleanliness is top priority for UK holidaymakers this summer

Cleanliness has proven to be the top priority for those booking holidays this summer, even when staycationing within the UK. 70% of customers who have booked accommodation within the UK this summer have researched a venue’s cleanliness, and, in particular, other customer reviews on its cleanlines...

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What to Expect When Flying: Cleaning, Dining and Checking in

Real summer is in sight... summer holidays are calling and the skies are now officially open (mostly). As well as being able to travel by plane within the UK, foreign holidays and trips are once again legal for British tourists, although Welsh residents have been asked not to travel abroad.  Th...

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First Meeting of APPG for Cleaning and Hygiene Hailed a Success

At the end of April the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for the UK Cleaning and Hygiene industry, inaugurated early this year, held its first official meeting in Parliament and has, resultantly, been hailed a ‘great success.’  The first official meeting provided the opportunity for...

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Russia Reports First Known Cases of Avian Flu in Humans

Last week, Russian news channels reported cases of the first known cases of an avian influenza virus called H5N8 passing from poultry to humans, marking the first known H5N8 infection in humans.  Several other avian flu strains are known to infect humans, including H5N1, H7N9 and H9N2. ...

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Visible Cleaning Will be the Key to Consumer Confidence Post-Pandemic

Once a service that was kept predominantly behind the scenes, research shows that cleaning public spaces will prove to be the key factor in regaining consumer confidence post-pandemic. And it seems consumer confidence will be the most important catalyst if we have any hope of post-pandemic economic...

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Cleaning and Hygiene Industry to Get a Voice in Parliament, in Light of the Coronavirus Pandemic

To give the cleaning industry a much-needed voice in Parliament, the British Cleaning Council (BCC) are sponsoring the creation of an All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), to represent the cleaning and hygiene sector and allow it to influence discussions, ministers and Government.  An APPG ...

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