The Importance of Pat Testing the Vacuum on Your Business Premises

A PAT test (Portable Appliance Testing) is an inspection of some types of electrical appliance to check they are safe to use and prevent electrical accidents in the workplace. A full PAT test should include both a visual inspection of the vacuum, checking for defects and a further test using specialist PAT testing equipment, to […]

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Are you Confident Your Clinic Cleaning Complies with CQC Standards

A clean health or social care environment is important in the prevention and control of infections to ensure patient and staff safety and to give confidence in the quality of the service provided. Cleaning Operatives play an important role in improving and maintaining this quality of the care environment. Legislation set out in the Health […]

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Has Your Business Got A Handle On Hygiene

In this age of Twitter trends and Google reviews, there is an increasing media spotlight on hygiene & sanitation facilities, November marked World Toilet Day and just last month was Menstrual Hygiene Day, these campaigns aim to raise awareness about poor sanitation, or those struggling to afford feminine hygiene products. You might believe that this […]

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How to Remove Coffee Stains From Carpets

We all know the chaos of  a coffee cup collision causing a dark stain and your carpet or upholstery are often the main casualty. It’s best to treat coffee spills early, while it is still wet, the sooner the stain is treated the better the outcome. Whether you prefer a natural or commercial stain remover, […]

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The Changing Cost of Commercial Cleaning

In April 2016,  the Government introduced the National Living Wage requiring employers to pay anyone over the age of 25 a minimum of £7.20 an hour, this  has increased each year and this April it is now £8.21 per hour. When the  National Living Wage was introduced it received praise and criticism in equal measure, […]

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Ways To Make Your Office Cleaner Feel Valued

Sheridan Smith usually draws attention for her acting skills, but many reviews have been mixed about her recent role as a cleaner in the ITV drama ‘Cleaning Up’.  However we think most striking of all were her remarks, during an interview, that cleaners she met at Canary Wharf were the ‘invisible workforce’, unnoticed by staff […]

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Dreaming of a Cleaner Christmas?

Many articles or blogs we read focus on the clear up after Christmas, we love cleaning, but also love to share with how to minimise the mess, rather than the mammoth clear up. Most of us love a real Christmas tree, the iconic symbol of the festive season, covered in twinkly lights, tinsel and baubles […]

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Creating an Organised Cleaning Cupboard

In a demanding business environment, it’s helpful to have a designated areas for your cleaning materials and equipment, giving quick and easy access to everything needed for keeping your  environment clean, also enabling missing equipment to be found or replaced immediately when an empty space is identified. This will help to maintain a high standard of […]

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Office IT equipment running slow?

Is your office IT equipment running slow? Does the keyboard always stick each time you type a specific letter? This is often attributed to an overload of software on the computer, or the age of the keyboard! Specialist researchers in the cleaning industry have repeatedly reminded us that our keyboards and computers take a high […]

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Do Paper Towels win ‘Hands Down’?

What wins your vote in the washroom? When liaising with you as clients, we know many of you use paper towels, but some have electric hand dryers. We wanted to dig a bit deeper into which hand drying method is preferred and more beneficial in the work place. Having looked at which was better for […]

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