Are you getting your five a day this term?

Posted on: September 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

As any teacher knows, a new term means new germs! With over 8.5 million children starting or returning to school this September infections are easily spread. After a summer holiday of fresh air and outdoor life, pupils and staff are suddenly thrown back together in big groups and in a confined space–the perfect breeding ground […]

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Hygienically clean

Posted on: August 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

The provision of a clean and safe environment is the number one priority for all healthcare organisations.   Effective infection prevention and control is crucial within the healthcare sector and should be the key driver in setting up and maintaining a regular and thorough hygiene routine. Maintaining exemplary standards of hygiene helps to promote patient […]

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The Gold Standard

Posted on: July 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

There can be few industries where first impressions count more, than within the hospitality sector.   For businesses such as hotels, restaurants, catering companies and travel companies nothing short of immaculate will do, and with desktop IT often being front of house in these types of organisations, poorly maintained or dirty IT equipment can be […]

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Clean, Green, IT Machine!

Posted on: June 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Electronic rubbish and computer equipment, in particular, is one of the fastest growing sources of UK waste.   According to wiseuptowaste.org.uk, the UK produces around 1 million tonnes of e-waste, as it is known, every year. Waste electrical and electronic equipment is often non-recyclable and contains potentially environmentally harmful components such as heavy metals, non-biodegradable […]

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Banish Desk Gremlins!

Posted on: May 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

If the germs that live in, on and around your workstation were visible on your clothes, you would take them home and boil wash them. Twice.   Streptococcus, Staphylococcus, influenza, norovirus are just some of the nasty gremlins that love to lurk in and on our keyboards, handsets and headsets. And believe it or not, […]

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Call Centreitis

Posted on: April 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Agent absenteeism in call centres is an industry-wide problem, so you’re not alone. Stress, pressure and intensity – all are quoted as contributory factors but there is a cost-effective way to significantly reduce illness-based absenteeism – simply by improving your cleaning regime. Call centres provide the ideal environment for bugs to proliferate. Handsets, headsets and […]

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Server Invaders

Posted on: March 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Despite having the highest security around your IT – there’s one invader that you can’t keep out. One that could do more damage than even the most aggressive cyber-terrorist. We’re talking dust – the secret enemy of server rooms everywhere. Despite your best efforts, it sneaks in one tiny particle at a time and gets […]

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How many stars would you get for your workstation hygiene?

Posted on: February 1st 2019    •    Posted in: General News

Did you know 60% of illnesses are caught in the workplace, the majority of them from dirty computer keyboards and telephones? It’s not surprising, according to a recent survey by consumer magazine Which?, they often harbour more germs than the office’s toilet seat! Food for thought isn’t it? We get it, sometimes it’s more convenient […]

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