norovirus

Make sure Norovirus doesn’t bug your business this winter

Posted on: November 15th 2018    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

Nobody wants to be ill and possibly the winter virus we all dread catching more than any other is Norovirus, AKA the Winter Vomiting Virus. First up, let’s get one thing clear though. It might be widely known as the ‘Winter Vomiting Virus’ but don’t think you won’t catch it at others time of the […]

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Your clean desktop policy

Your clean desktop policy

Posted on: July 10th 2018    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

It’s the end of the day, you’ve finished your work, cleared your desk and left for the evening feeling smug because your work station is spotless – or is it? In fact, your desk, keyboard, mouse, phone or headset are likely to be harbouring more bacteria than a no star hygiene rated burger van! You […]

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Workplace germs

Workplace germ horrors

Posted on: October 1st 2017    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

If you’re squeamish about picking up germs in communal places, stop reading now. Research has revealed that office environments are teeming with bacteria, including strains that can make you ill. We’re not talking about the toilet door handles and flushes either. It might surprise you to learn that workplace toilets are cleaner than many desks, […]

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Good hygiene

Sharing isn’t caring when it comes to colleagues’ germs

Posted on: September 1st 2017    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

Around 140 million working days are lost to sickness absence across the UK each year, with colds, flu and gastric illnesses topping the table of causes. Much of the time people are contagious before they have any symptoms, unintentionally spreading the illness further. And this is exacerbated by the trend of ‘presenteeism’ when people come […]

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Contaminated surfaces

Contaminated surfaces

Posted on: August 1st 2017    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

Several scientific studies have shown how germ-ridden office workspaces can be. Computer keyboards alone have been found to harbour more than 200 times as many bacteria than a toilet seat. One US study that featured in the Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health in 2015 looked specifically at ‘fomites’ – objects likely to carry infection […]

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Cleanliness is next to productiveness!

Posted on: July 1st 2017    •    Posted in: PC Cleaning

We’ve all worked with someone whose workspace resembles the filthiest of student digs. Dirty coffee cups, plates and crusty soup bowls vie for space with used tissues, unread trade magazines and stacks of documents waiting to be looked at. Thankfully the office cleaners usually sort out the worst of the mess at the end of […]

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