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Deep cleaning company Macdet enters provisional liquidation

Deep cleaner enters liquidation

Macdet Hygiene Services, a specialist ‘deep cleaning’ company, has gone into provisional liquidation. Founded in 1988, the business had a £4m annual turnover and employed 104...
Cordant extends relationship with c2c in new 10-year deal worth £30m

Cordant get 10-year contract extension

Trenitalia-owned c2c, the train operating company that operates and manages stations and trains from London Fenchurch Street to Southend, has extended its relationship with Cordant Cleaning. The...
ISSA appoints Dennis Goodwin as new education and certification Business Development Manager for UK, Ireland and Middle East

ISSA appoints education and certification BDM

Worldwide cleaning industry association, ISSA, has announced the appointment of Dennis Goodwin as its new education and certification business development manager. He will be responsible for the...
James Briggs Ltd acquired by Tetrosyl

Tetrosyl acquires James Briggs

Rochdale-based Tetrosyl, Europe and the UK’s largest car care product manufacturer and supplier, has acquired Oldham-based James Briggs Ltd. Peter Schofield, Chairman of Tetrosyl Group,...
Social enterprise BECO. wants you to steal its staff

Social enterprise encourages staff poaching

Social enterprise soap brand BECO. is calling on competitors and UK employers to take a stand when it comes to recruitment, and is actively encouraging them to ‘steal our staff’. 80%...
Water pipes on new Caledonian Sleeper train fleet damaged by incorrect chemical cleaning

Caledonian Sleeper damaged by chemical cleaner

Water pipes on the £150m Caledonian Sleeper train fleet have been seriously damaged following the use of the wrong type of chemical cleaner. All 75 carriages in the fleet have been affected...
Street cleaners in Madrid to receive police escorts

Street cleaners get police protection

Street cleaners in three areas of Madrid, Spain, are receiving Municipal Police protection, following a spate of vicious attacks by local thugs leaving service teams scared to enter the locations. ...
GOJO advocates 'Clean hands for all' on Global Handwashing Day 2019

Clean hands for all on Global Handwashing Day

Skin and surface hygiene expert, GOJO Industries-Europe, is supporting this year’s Global Handwashing Day on Tuesday 15 October 2019. This annual, worldwide advocacy day is dedicated to...
imec Netherlands' Smart Toilet offers dietary advice to Lowlands Festival-goers

Smart toilets give out health advice

Smart Toilets have been handing out nutritional advice to visitors of the Dutch Lowlands Festival 2019, at the Rabobanks restaurant Brasseries 2050. The Smart Toilets measure a number of health...
Rentokil Initial given go-ahead for Mitie Pest Control purchase by CMA

Go-ahead given for Mitie Pest Control purchase

Rentokil Initial’s purchase of Mitie Pest Control has been green-lit by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), following their investigation. The CMA has announced that it had:...

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