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A new event focused on resource efficiency and waste management will be launched to run alongside the Cleaning Show on 19-21 March 2019 at London's ExCeL.

Both shows are organised by Quartz Business Media in partnership with the British Cleaning Council.

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Cleaning Show organiser announces Resource Management Show

Quartz Business Media, organiser of the Cleaning Show, has announced the launch of a new event focused on resource efficiency and waste management.

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BIFM members vote in favour of changing name

Members of the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) have voted to approve its Board's recommendation to change the Institute's name to the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM).

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The Crown Commercial Service launches FM Marketplace framework agreement

The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has launched the Facilities Management Marketplace agreement, which is designed to give the public sector access to a wide range of suppliers for their FM requirements.

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Refuse worker deaths increase by 50%

Deaths among refuse workers have shot up 50% according to the latest HSE figures - at the same time staff face 1,000 instances of dangerous driving every single day.

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Sepsis deaths in England's hospitals rise by a third

Data collected by a leading safety expert has shown that sepsis deaths recorded in England's hospitals have jumped by more than a third in two years, the BBC reports.

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Council fined after child suffers burns from cleaning chemical

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, the local authority which covers the Western Isles, has been fined after a boy suffered chemical burns caused by a cleaning agent.

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Majority of Britons oppose wet wipe ban

Fifty-nine per cent of Britons would not support the proposed Government ban on disposable wipes, despite 93 per cent of people agreeing that the British public needs more education on the dangers of fatbergs, according to new research from Lanes Group.

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The Hill Club announces 'Apres Summer' networking event

The Hill Club - the UK-wide networking organisation exclusively for cleaning and associated industry professionals - returns to London on Thursday 13th September 2018 for another evening of great conversation and unrivalled opportunity.

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BIO-P WITH BIO BLOCK: Easy-fit Water Saving Shield for Urinals

Bio-P is the simple solution to reducing costs and your carbon footprint as well as improving the overall washroom experience. Bio-P contains millions of friendly bacteria that combats all the nasty odours common to urinals and allows you to reduce the flushing frequency to 3-5 flushes per day.

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New Twin Micro Jumbo toilet roll dispenser

Brightwell Dispensers is pleased to announce that they now offer a new Twin Micro Jumbo toilet roll dispenser as part of their growing Modular range of jumbo toilet roll dispensers.

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Promote your business at CHSA's Charity Pro-Am Golf Day - Act now or miss out

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Associationís (CHSA) annual Pro-Am Charity Golf Tournament, taking place on Thursday 13 September, is the perfect opportunity to promote your business to manufacturers and distributors of cleaning and hygiene products.

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Mirius set to redefine the professional cleaning category

Mirius - the new name for Coventry Chemicals, one of the UK's leading manufacturers of professional cleaning and hygiene products, are delighted to announce the relaunch of their flagship professional cleaning range - Super Professional.

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Tork EasyCube cuts cleaning time by a fifth

Facility managers can achieve a 20 per cent reduction in cleaning hours by "connecting" their buildings with Tork EasyCube, according to new research.

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Domestic Cleaning Alliance to boost professional standards with BCC grant

The Domestic Cleaning Alliance (DCA), the UK trade association working exclusively on behalf of the domestic cleaning industry, has been awarded a £1,700 grant by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) to kick-start two new professional development initiatives specifically for the domestic cleaning sector.

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London crowned 'cleanest' place in UK

An online services marketplace connecting its customers with local professionals has revealed the cleanest places in the UK following a rise in demand for professional cleaners.

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