Leyland-based Aston Services Group has won a three-year contract to provide security, cleaning and site-based maintenance.
After 20 years servicing London and nearly 10 years in Manchester, the cleaning specialist is opening new hubs across the Midlands, Scotland and the Southwest.
A three-year contract covers the Kent HQ of Knauf UK, the manufacturer of lightweight building products and systems.
The British Cleaning Council is frustrated with the government’s apparent lack of interest in one of the top 10 biggest industries in the UK.
Incentive QAS has secured a three-year contract at the high-spec development in Berkshire.
The group’s Portfolio high-end cleaning and hygiene service has won a three-year contract with law firm Penningtons Manches Cooper.
FM Innovators, the global group that fosters tech start-ups in FM, has scheduled its 1st Digital Cleaning Summit for Thursday the 19th.
The services group has secured a four-year contract with Brighton and Hove City Council.
The world’s largest robotics company will host a special session at Interclean showing visitors how to design and manage a transformative cleaning service with collaborative cleaning robots.
The British Medical Association has reappointed the cleaning and support services company following a competitive tender process.
There was a welcome return to in-person press days this week with the launch of Mite’s Cleaning & Hygiene Centre of Excellence.
Kent and Essex Police have awarded a new four-year contract to Incentive QAS.
CEO Dominic Ponniah has joined the Living Wage Foundation’s Recognised Service Provider Leadership Group.
ISC, the leading Italian services provider, will now offer Whiz, Europe’s first industrial cobotic vacuum sweeper, to its FM and cleaning contractor clients.
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New contract covers train presentation services, depot cleaning, office cleaning and the running of a minibus service for visitors and employees to the Temple Mills depot.
The cleaning sector is seeing a surge in people seeking extra sources of income as the cost-of-living crisis bites.
The cleaning, hygiene and waste industry taken together remains one of the 10 biggest industries in the UK.
The FM business has introduced a sophisticated cleaning robot into parent company Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Chertsey headquarters.
Covid-19 put cleaning services under the spotlight as never before, with the focus on timing, methods, quality, and of course the overall value of getting it right. What has that meant for the industry?
Welwyn Garden City-based Birkin Cleaning Services intends to create new jobs and invest in new technology.
The group is rolling out a new national standard to support the use of sustainable cleaning and hygiene supplies across its FM portfolio .
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is the first such body to be accredited as a Living Wage Employer.
A newly awarded contract covers cleaning at the client’s site in Ewloe, Wales, home to five group brands.
Incentive QAS has been appointed to provide cleaning and associated services at Aldermary House in the City of London.
UK businesses are prioritising the health and wellness of their employees, as new data reveals an increase of up to 90% in demand for office cleaners across the UK.
The leading provider of autonomous cobots has formed a strategic partnership with the leading provider of smart building systems.
The ExtraCare Charitable Trust has awarded a five-year contract to AIM-listed specialist cleaning services company React.
Sustainability and hygiene concerns underpin the key concerns going into a new year.
The British Cleaning Council reports worries that cleaning staff in healthcare, hospitality and other sectors are facing burn-out due to increased workloads.
FM provider 14forty, via its leisure arm LSS Facilities Management, was the cleaning contractor at last month's Glasgow Climate Change Conference.
Grosvenor Services has secured an expanded five-year contract at Europe’s largest shopping centre.
St Pancras International, Stratford and Ebbsfleet stations have been certified by Bureau Veritas for Covid-19 risk management.
Employers in the cleaning sector need to adapt to a rapidly changing workforce if they are to win the battle for workers.
The cleaning team at Stoke Mandeville Hospital now includes Chloe, who will be working on the children’s ward.
Against a background of growing concern about indoor air quality, one provider of sophisticated cleaning equipment launched research into whether vacuuming could be a ‘hidden’ weapon in the quality arsenal.
The cleaning and support services company has secured a new contract at Harbour Exchange Square in London.
The cleaning and hygiene industry is suffering ‘severe’ staff shortages with the rate of vacancies having increased dramatically, according to the British Cleaning Council.
The services group reports that it has reduced plastic and CO2 waste by 97% across its cleaning operations.
The Coalville-based cleaning services company has won a new contract at The Curve Theatre in Leicester.
The group has won new contracts at shopping centres in Kent and the West Midlands.
Over 100 of the best-known names in cleaning and FM came together recently to raise an impressive £7,000 in cash and a further £7,000 in product donations.
The move extends the cleaning and hygiene services offered by the manufacturing site specialist.
SoftBank Robotics’ best-selling collaborative robot has now been paired with a disinfection unit enabling it to clean and sterilise at the same time.
An improved, evidence-based infection prevention approach for hospitals, the company says its new offering goes beyond simply ensuring surfaces are visibly clean.
Principle Cleaning Services has been awarded a three-year contract with London Bridge City.
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners has received a grant of Royal Approval to confer the award of Chartered Practitioner in Environmental Cleaning on members.
The services group has teamed up with the Infection Prevention Society and hygiene products company Tork on a new programme.
ISS Healthcare has commissioned an innovative project that will take a scientific and behavioural approach to healthcare cleaning.
Great Portland Estates has awarded Specialist Window Cleaning a new multi-site contract.
St Pancras International, Stratford and Ebbsfleet rail stations have received Certificates of Assurance from testing and certification specialist Bureau Veritas.
The facilities services company has seen its contract at Edinburgh Airport extended by five years.
CleanEvent Services has been named cleaning partner at Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium.
The seven and a half year deal covers service delivery at Lister Hospital and Hertford County Hospital for East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.
Sasse Group has been awarded a multi-million-pound soft services contract covering 63 sites.
SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with NextFMRobotics covering Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
New research from the British Cleaning Council puts the collective scale of the industry within the UK’s top ten.
A trailblazer group of organisations in the cleaning and hygiene sector is calling for industry support for an accredited apprenticeship scheme.
CleanEvent Services has secured an initial three-year cleaning contract at the new home of Brentford FC.
Churchill Group’s high-specification cleaning service will be mobilised when the Institute of Directors reopens after the Covid-19 pandemic.
SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with Jacky’s Business Solutions LLC, a leading B2B solutions provider in the UAE.
Churchill Group director Charlotte Parr has signed on to support the recently launched All-Party Parliamentary Group for the UK cleaning and hygiene industry.
SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with I.E. Mittwoch & Sons, a leading provider of robotic solutions in Israel.
The three-year extension builds on a six-year track record at the site, located next to the Tower of London.
The cleaning and support services provider has launched NJC Assure, aiming to help companies and their employees return stronger from the pandemic.
The briefing will focus on how to restore people’s confidence in using work and public spaces following the Covid-19 pandemic.
Sue Ryder is amongst the first organisations in England to use the recently launched NHS Deep Cleaning and Advisory Service to meet new cleaning standards.
The water company, one of the largest businesses in Wales, has turned to a Bridgend firm for a multi-site cleaning contract.
The Sodexo-managed student accommodation at Northumbria University has received the Rise Safe label from Bureau Veritas.
Collaborative robot specialist SoftBank Robotics EMEA has appointed Ricoh Europe to support the increased demands in the deployment of its smart cleaning innovation, Whiz.
Southampton City College has presented its cleaning services supplier with a two-year contract extension.
The protocol, developed by an NHS trust in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, is being rolled out across England.
Group companies Acuity and Axis Security have been appointed at 77 Coleman Street in the City of London.
Amey’s Secure Infrastructure business says it is on a journey to introduce a fully sustainable cleaning solution across its FM operations.
Samsic UK has been appointed to provide cleaning services to the Northern Ballet and Phoenix Dance Theatre, the UK’s largest dance centre outside London.
Planon has formed a new partnership with SaaS solutions provider AddOnn to support delivery of cleaning and related services.
The London cleaning services provider has won a pair of contracts thanks, it says, to commitments to quality and flexibility.
SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a series of strategic partnerships with leading cleaning solutions providers across Europe.
Brayborne Facilities Services has been appointed to provide cleaning services to further education group Orbital South Colleges.
An All-Party Parliamentary Group for the cleaning and hygiene sector has been inaugurated.
The cleaning software services start-up is extending its focus with an alliance that brings in digital technology to improve indoor air quality.
The proposed All Party Parliamentary Group for the cleaning and hygiene industry will prioritise workers’ essential status and their access to Covid-19 vaccinations.
SoftBank Robotics EMEA has signed a strategic partnership with distribution and outsourcing specialist Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies.
The service provider has added a Lincoln site to the list of Covid-19 NHS Vaccination and Plasma Donor Centres it is supporting.
Atlas FM has been appointed to deliver daily touchpoint cleaning for HM Courts and Tribunal Service.
Ravensbourne University London has appointed Churchill Group to provide a range of cleaning services.
Figures indicate that the full-time equivalent of almost a thousand cleaners have been cut in England since 2010/11.
The recently launched FM business has been appointed to provide cleaning services at Liverpool Science Park.
The soft services provider has secured a contract extension with long-standing client, the University of Brighton.
Notting Hill Genesis Housing Association has awarded Pinnacle Group a five-year contract to provide cleaning services in London.
The FM group has been named as a supplier on the Crown Commercial Service agreement for building cleaning services.
The cleaning services specialist says its new offer utilises science and technology to ensure workplaces are clean and protected.
The British Cleaning Council is sponsoring the creation of an All-Party Parliamentary Group to represent the cleaning and hygiene sector.
The new report examines how service providers can use data to demonstrate professionalism and make improvements in areas that are growing in strategic importance.
People want to see cleaners in action, according to new research from ABM UK.
Interserve has been awarded a £3.6m contract to deliver cleaning services and pest control at the campus of Autonoma University of Madrid.
Axis Group has been appointed to provide integrated cleaning and security services for seven shopping centres.
The Incentive FM Group's cleaning business has been appointed on a long-delayed 65-property contract.
Brayborne Facilities Services has won the contract to provide cleaning services to eight primary schools in southeast London.
SoftBank Robotics designs and manufactures interactive robots. One addresses a key need for FM currently, delivery of efficient and effective cleaning services.
The cleaning and support services company has secured a new contract win with leading global marketing services provider McCann Worldgroup.
As organisations struggle to plan the way forward amidst a national increase in Covid-19 cases and changing government advice, good hygiene in the workplace has never mattered more.
Specialist Window Cleaning, a part of the Incentive FM Group, has been appointed by one of the UK's leading pharmacists on a two-year deal.
Q3 Services has been awarded a new cleaning contract within the residential areas at London’s Chelsea Harbour complex.
Q3 Services has purchased the Channel Islands-based business Biofog Limited.
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP has appointed the company on a cleaning and waste services contract at its London offices.
The cleaning and support services company has landed a new contract at a residential development in the City of London.
The London Borough of Merton has renewed the service provider's cleaning contract for the second time.
The International Facility Management Association and industry specialist SoftBank Robotics have come together to produce the guide, along with a range of expert contributors.
The cleaning services specialist has been appointed at The House of St Barnabas in London's Soho.
Clenetix has launched a software-as-a-service solution that it says ensures cleaning operations meet needs and enhance service efficiency.
The Manchester Cleaning Show will be the first live event for the industry as it opens in October, and its backers are hoping for widespread support.
The UK's largest provider of affordable housing, Clarion Housing Group, has appointed Samsic UK to provide services to its offices in central and southeast England.
In a focused Covid-19 response, the facilities services provider has lined up leading advisors on infectious disease and industrial hygiene.
The soft services group says its new initiative will help organisations create safe and hygienic workplaces.
The company has been awarded a cleaning services contract at The Kia Oval, following a competitive tender process held early in 2020.
In-house cleaning will start on 24 August in 1,920 Convenience Metro and Express stores.
The group's schools business, Independents by Sodexo, has been awarded a new contract with Haberdashers' Aske's Elstree Schools.
The British Cleaning Council has stepped in to resolve any confusion or misunderstanding around industry terms, particularly important these days.
The property services group is collaborating with a leading inspection, testing and certification company to help building owners and occupiers confirm their spaces are clean and safe.
Churchill has been awarded a multi-site contract with the Scottish Police Authority, a deal that begins this month.
Principle Cleaning Services has secured a five-year contract to provide housekeeping services at 22 Bishopsgate.
The pandemic has highlighted the critical role of cleaning activities as never before. Effective management is equally important.
SoftBank Robotics reports that, as of the end of June, it recorded cumulative sales of more than 10,000 units of its AI-enabled vacuum-cleaning robot, making it No.1 in the global market.
The group's package includes standards, consultancy, training, auditing and the BSI Kitemark.
The facilities services group has launched a specialist Covid cleaning service to provide cost-effective anti-microbial surface protection.
Workplace technology company Freespace says its solution supports the implementation of dynamic cleaning schedules using live occupancy data.
The facilities services group has extended its relationship with Nationwide Specialist Services for another five years.
More than a quarter of FMs in the EMEA region admit that their organisation has not reviewed metrics and KPIs for commercial cleaning in the last five years.
Mitie has launched the UK's first cleaning service with a chemical-free cleaning product proven to kill Covid-19 on surfaces for six months.
The British Cleaning Council has written to the Minister for Small Business, Consumers and Labour Markets to ask for a meeting to discuss key industry issues.
The cleaning services provider is rolling out a programme enabling users to participate in real-time environment hygiene control in the post-Covid workplace.
The facilities services provider has launched a new deep cleaning and sanitation division for residential and commercial properties.
ABM has developed a comprehensive programme of services designed to help businesses re-open in the wake of Covid-19.
The independent cleaning and support services company has developed an online hub to share information in support of a return to the workplace.
The soft services provider has developed a Covid-19 swab testing service to help organisations safely manage buildings and protect occupants pre- and post-lockdown.
The British Cleaning Council is calling for all cleaners to be included in the expanded first wave of testing for coronavirus for essential workers.
British telecommunications and internet service provider Hutchison 3G UK has appointed Samsic to provide cleaning to its corporate estate.
The contract cleaning group is creating new franchise opportunities within the UK following a record year in 2019, which saw the company grow by over a third.
CleanEvent Services has been assisting the North Middlesex University Hospital Trust and Tottenham Hotspur FC in setting up and providing cleaning services for the new maternity and antenatal unit at the stadium.
The independent benchmarking service for the facilities management industry has launched a workplace hygiene programme in response to covid-19.
Hygiene services firm PHS Group has launched an emergency-response cleaning service for organisations affected by covid-19.
Employers of cleaning staff operating in critical industries have been urged to provide them with written proof that they should be treated as critical and key workers.
New research by the British Cleaning Council has revealed that there are approximately 1.63m workers in the industry, making up around 5% of the UK workforce.
ISS Healthcare's contract at the Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax, has been named as the Best Cleaned Hospital (over 250 beds) in the Kimberly-Clark Golden Service Awards.
Sitemark, the independent benchmarking service, has released a free workplace risk assessment tool in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The British Cleaning Council has warned that new immigration rules proposed for next year will cause "a severe shortage of staff" in the cleaning and tourism industries in and around London.
Property management company Workman has awarded an integrated cleaning and security services contract to Axis Group.
The cleaning and support services company has named Juan Camara as specialist services operations director.
The British Cleaning Council is warning about the "huge" possible impact of government proposals for a new, restrictive immigration system from 2021.
Birmingham Museums Trust has awarded OCS a three-year contract to provide cleaning and support services.
Principle Cleaning Services has declared a new objective: to become the most sustainable cleaning company in the UK.
Tudor Group, the Manchester-based cleaning services business, has extended its reach with the acquisition of Welsh company AQS.
Newbury Racecourse has appointed the facilities services group to provide cleaning and customer services on a three-year contract.
Incentive FM Group's cleaning business has won a new contract at One Canada Square following a competitive tender.
The facilities services group has secured a two-year contract with the Royal College of Anaesthetists.
The Coventry-based building support services contractor Regent Samsic is to rebrand as Samsic UK.
CleanEvent Services, the specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider, has signed a three-plus-two-year contract with Southampton FC.
Specialist cleaning company Incentive QAS has secured a three-year deal to deliver a range of services at 12 Arthur Street in London.
London North Eastern Railway has awarded the facilities services group a new station and train cleaning and presentation contract.
The trade body representing the UK's resource and waste management industry has joined the British Cleaning Council.
Wellingborough Norse has seen a significant educational sector deal extended for a further two years, with an additional site added to the agreement.
The facilities management company has been awarded an additional contract with its largest client.
AM Services group has landed a new contract with Nippon Electric Glass at its fibre glass manufacturing site near Wigan.
The group has completed the acquisition of Regency Cleaning Services, a family-owned business based in Henley-on-Thames, in a deal worth up to £2.5m.
Cormac, the facilities services business owned by Cornwall County Council, has been awarded a major cleaning contract for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
The cleaning and support services company has won a three-year contract via property manager Avison Young at 110 Bishopsgate.
c2c, the company that operates and manages stations and trains from London Fenchurch Street to Southend, has extended its relationship with Cordant Cleaning with a new deal worth £30m.
The cleaning and support services company has been appointed at 245 Hammersmith Road, a new site incorporating offices, retail units, a public plaza and an urban park.
The Paisley-based soft services firm has won a new cleaning contract at the Aberdeen base of a major oil & gas company.
The UAE-based facilities management company will mobilise 800 staff to provide cleaning services on a new five-year contract.
NIC Services Group has been awarded a new multi-million pound contract with the Yorkshire-based supermarket chain.
The facilities services specialist has won a three-year cleaning contract at the 1200-pupil Watford Grammar School for Boys.
The Australian cleaning services group, recently launched in the UK, has won the cleaning contract at Allianz Park, the home of the English and European Rugby Champions Saracens.
ABM UK has retained cleaning contracts with two high-profile Edinburgh customers: National Galleries of Scotland and the City of Edinburgh's cultural performance, conferencing and events venues.
The commercial contract cleaning provider says it is targeting a number of acquisitions over the next 12 months to accelerate its expansion within the UK.
Incentive QAS, the group's cleaning business, has been awarded a three-year contract at 55 Colmore Row, one of Birmingham's more prestigious office locations.
Mitie has secured an extension to a relationship first struck up in 2010, with the award of a new five-year contract.
The group's cleaning business has been awarded a £2.3m contract with the academies group Inspiration Trust.
AM Services Group has secured an extension to its specialist cleaning contract at the Leyland Assembly Plant.
The property management company has appointed NJC on a three-year contract at Cannon Bridge House in the City of London.
NIC Services Group has been awarded a multi-million pound cleaning contract with delivery solutions company Hermes.
Mitie has been appointed to provide cleaning services across 16 Cleveland Fire Brigade sites.
Property developer Ballymore has awarded the cleaning services group a contract covering five key sites in London.
The Norwich-headquartered services group is reporting a surge in new business this month.
Farnham-based CleanKing has successfully acquired the London based-cleaning services provider Millards Cleaning in a move designed to extend its size and reach.
London cleaning firm Julius Rutherfoord has secured a three-year extension of its contract at the Supreme Court.
Portfolio, the service group's high-specification cleaning division, has secured a three-year contract with ENB.
The Greater London Authority has awarded the firm a new five-year soft services contact following a "rigorous" tender process.
British footwear and handbag retailer Russell & Bromley has awarded a national cleaning contract to B38 Support Services.
One of the youngest FM companies around, Q3 is marking its first anniversary with news of a three-year cleaning contract with one of the UK's most recognised retail brands.
Churchill Services has won a three-year cleaning contract with Millennium Point in Birmingham's city centre.
TC Facilities Management has secured new business worth £3m annually via recent contract wins for cleaning and window cleaning services.
The parcel delivery company has appointed OCS to provide cleaning services for its UK depots.
CleanEvent Services, the specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider, has been working as an integral part of the Tottenham Hotspur team during the extensive preparations for this week's first league match at the new site.
The British Cleaning Council has published the most comprehensive research into the UK's cleaning industry it has ever undertaken, extending data collection into waste management, landscaping and FM.
The Wakefield-headquartered B38 Group is reporting new contract wins for a support services division that was launched just last August.
Norse's cleaning division added £550k of new business in the first two months of 2019.
The venue cleaning and support services specialist has signed a three-year cleaning services agreement with Queens Park Rangers FC.
Critical Facilities Solutions US, a leading data centre cleaning and infrastructure services company in North America, has opened for business in the UK with eyes on operations across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The soft services group has launched Portfolio, a high-specification cleaning service targeting organisations that regard environment as critical to their core business.
Strathclyde Partnership for Transport has awarded the soft services group a ten-year cleaning contract covering sites in and around Glasgow.
The Paisley-based soft services group has been appointed to provide a range of cleaning services for Glen Turner Ltd at their Starlaw Distillery site in Bathgate.
The University of Westminster has chosen Sitemark to support procurement of cleaning services across its London estate.
Churchill Services has been re-appointed as the cleaning contractor at Caldicot School in Monmouthshire following a competitive tender process.
Cordant Cleaning has secured a "significant" contract renewal with leading bus operator Stagecoach to provide cleaning, shunting and fuelling services at ten depots across London.
That optimistic conclusion comes from new market research, despite Brexit uncertainties putting continued pressure on companies and dampening volume growth.
The Warrington-based soft services specialist has unveiled a new business that will extend its offer with a range of new self-delivery capabilities.
The Norse Group jv has landed a three-year cleaning contract covering eight of Wakefield and District Housing's corporate buildings.
BNP Paribas Real Estate has awarded a three-year contract to Principle Cleaning Services, covering the Crown Estate St James's portfolio.
The Competition and Markets Authority has told Rentokil Initial that it must sell several large supply contracts following its merger with Cannon Hygiene.
The support services group has been awarded a three-year cleaning contract for the London Borough of Barnet.
Host 2 Ltd has awarded an eight-year contract to Ecocleen's south west franchise, AHG Facilities Management, for the provision of cleaning services at one of the largest worker campus developments in Europe.
Washroom management specialist Woosh has secured a contract with the new boutique hotel in Southwark.
The specialist venue and stadium cleaning services provider has scored a three-year deal with Wolverhampton Wanderers FC.
Events management company Camm & Hooper has awarded the three-year contract, worth more than £500,000.
A global food manufacturer and processor of cereals and grains has appointed ISS to provide cleaning services at their food manufacturing plant in the north of the UK.
ISS Australia has extended its contract with Property NSW for five years, covering cleaning services to over 1,300 sites.
AM Services Group has been appointed to supply specialist waste management services at Ormskirk's Edge Hill University.
The cleaning services business has strengthened its nationwide infrastructure with the opening of a new headquarters and the expansion of its franchise network.
Wood plc, the multi-national energy services company, has awarded a three-year cleaning contract to Andron FM.
The contract cleaning specialist has won a three-year deal to work with the East Anglia Reserve Forces & Cadets Association.
Tailor-made for the supermarket group's needs a decade ago, the facilities services company has extended its existing relationship with a new multi-site cleaning deal.
Principle Cleaning Services, the London-based cleaning specialist, has retained its contract with Real Estate Management (UK) for three properties: The Shard, Park House on Oxford Street and 48 Pall Mall.
Saint-Gobain UK, the construction materials group, has awarded a multi-site hygiene services contract to PHS Group.
The Norse Group says it has secured new contracts each month of its latest financial year and demand for catering and cleaning services has "never been so strong".
East of England cleaning company Monthind has secured a multi-service contract at the new state-of-the-art Quadram Institute medical facility in Norwich.
The Department of Health-owned company that serves as an essential link between the NHS and healthcare providers has awarded a three-year cleaning support contract to OCS.
ISS Ireland has been reappointed to deliver cleaning and related services at the Houses of the Oireachtas for a further four years.
The London-based cleaning specialist has published a new guide focused on expert management within the cleaning and FM industries.
Cordant Cleaning has won a three-year contract to provide a range of services across the tram network in Birmingham.
ISS has secured an extension to a 10-site UK contract with a leading global food and beverage company.
TC Facilities Management has been appointed to deliver window and external signage cleaning across the country for the retail group.
The Scottish soft services provider has been awarded the cleaning contract at the new V&A Dundee Museum.
The global facilities services provider has reached an agreement to sell a non-core single-service cleaning portfolio to Dutch cleaning company CSU.
The new training academy is launched today (6 September) at Her Majesty's Prison & Young Offender Institution Isis, in a move to tackle the ongoing UK skills shortage while helping to reduce reoffending.
Total Solutions Group, the specialist cleaning company, has expanded into franchising with the launch of the commercial cleaning business Solved365.
Whisky producer John Dewar & Sons has appointed Scotland's Spectrum Service Solutions to deliver cleaning at its Glasgow site.
The Warrington-based soft services specialist has been awarded a cleaning contract for the air traffic control building at Liverpool John Lennon Airport.
The Aberdeen-headquartered soft services specialist has landed two new contracts, one at a leading regional shopping centre and a second with a top fashion brand.
A small union with a specific focus on outsourced services staff is backing action taking place this week to highlight issues around pay rates and employment conditions for cleaners on some very visible sites.
CleanEvent Services, the specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider, has landed a three-year contract with Tottenham Hotspur.
MJF Facilities Management has acquired cleaning company Swift FM from its administrators.
The services group has added a further £640k of new business to its education sector cleaning portfolio.
The British Cleaning Council, which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations in the UK's cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors, has welcomed the Business Services Association as a new council member.
Independent property advisor Metrus has awarded a three-year contract to cleaning and support services company NJC.
Lighting services group Prolojik has awarded a new cleaning services contract to Kingdom.
The Paisley-based services company has been appointed to provide cleaning and waste management for August's Women's British Open.
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has renewed its contract with Cordant Cleaning for a further three years and extended the remit to include additional services.
Norse Group's cleaning division has won a three-year cleaning service contract at the independent day and boarding school St Mary's, in Cambridge.
Flexible offices provider The Instant Group has awarded a two-year, £2.5m cleaning services contract to Interserve.
Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust has awarded a five-year soft services contract to OCS.
The Warrington-based cleaning and security services provider has moved into a new market sector with a contract win at Doncaster and Sheffield Airport.
Enhance Office Cleaning Ltd has been announced as a winner of the Living Wage Champion Awards 2018 award for Recognised Service Providers.
CleanEvent Services, the specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider, has secured a new contract at Ascot Racecourse.
Cleaning and security provider Templewood Services has announced the acquisition of LCC Support Services, one of the UK's largest independently owned contract cleaning specialists.
As Formula 1 racing returns to France after a gap of 10 years, Atalian will be there as the appointed cleaning services provider.
The specialist venue and stadium cleaning provider has secured a three-year contract at ACC Liverpool, the award-winning conference centre on the banks of Liverpool's heritage waterfront.
The Twickenham-based Stadium Support Services has won a "highly competitive" tender process to become principle cleaning partner until 2022.
The Scottish cleaning services company has emerged top in a competitive tender to take a substantial contract with Lothian Buses.
Principle Cleaning Services has been awarded a new two-year contract with The Office Group, the provider of flexible office, meeting and co-working spaces.
The Belfast-based support services company has won a two-year cleaning services contract with the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service.
The London commercial cleaning specialist has won two three-year contracts at major buildings in the City and Canary Wharf.
As early as last year NHS Fife's Victoria Hospital became the first site in Scotland to deploy a robotic floor cleaning machine.
Cordant Cleaning has been awarded a "significant" contract to provide a range of specialist cleaning services across 560 locations belonging to national housing association The Riverside Group.
In-house isn't always an attractive alternative. Cambridgeshire County Council has concluded that its own service supply operation can't compete in an increasingly tough market.
The medicine and biomedical science arm of the University of London has awarded a three-year cleaning deal to Churchill Contract Services.
The electricity supply company has awarded a three-year cleaning services deal to Churchill, building on an existing relationship between client and contractor.
The support services and construction group has won a three-year contract to provide aircraft cleaning services for planes across multiple airports in Spain.
Southampton-headquartered Corporate Facilities Services has emerged at the top of the list in a tender exercise covering property investor Hammerson's UK retail park portfolio.
Churchill Services has been awarded a three-year cleaning contract with Performances Birmingham Ltd.
Churchill has emerged from a competitive tender process, organised through the London Universities Purchasing Consortium, as the new cleaning services partner at the Royal College of Art.
The cleaning and support services provider has landed a three-year contract with the property management business at BNP Paribas.
Following three years of growth in line with the UK economy, the contract cleaning market looks set to see the pace falter as a result of uncertainty caused by factors including Brexit.
The City of London Corporation has awarded an extensive high-level cleaning services contract to Skanska, building on a successful existing collaboration.
Churchill Services has been awarded a two–year extension on its contract with Middlesbrough College.
Incentive QAS has been awarded a three-year contract by CBRE to provide a range of cleaning services at The Cube in Birmingham.
The Paisley-based facilities services company has been appointed to provide a range of cleaning services for Heart of Midlothian Football Club.
ICE, the cleaning equipment supply group, is to acquire 100% of the Reintec and TecServ business.
Spanish travel retailer Dufry has awarded a three-year contract extension to the services provider.
Churchill Services has been awarded a £3.5m station cleaning contract with Govia Thameslink Railway, building on an initial contract that went live last year.
Principle Cleaning Services has retained its multi-site West End contract with Broadgate Estates following a "rigorous" tender process.
Lancashire-based facilities business AM Services Group has acquired the Liverpool-based, family-owned SLS Washroom Services in the latest move in its growth strategy.
Incentive QAS, the FM group's specialist cleaning company, has been awarded a three-year contract to provide a range of cleaning services at Salesian School in Chertsey, Surrey.
The Leeds-based facilities services group has been awarded a new contract with the regional water supply and treatment company.
Churchill Services has won a three-year cleaning, waste and window cleaning contract at London South Bank University.
The cleaning services provider says it has won a string of new contracts, marking a successful start to its new financial year.
The support services group has acquired Lincolnshire-based cleaning services provider Superclean.
Axis Group has won a five-year deal to deliver cleaning and pest control services at Old Spitalfields Market in London, building on its existing security services contract.
Incentive QAS, the specialist cleaning company, has been awarded a three-year contract by property managers Workman LLP to provide a range of soft services at 80 Cheapside in the City of London.
Property manager Broadgate Estates has awarded a three-year contract to clean its managed premises at Paternoster Square in London to incumbent provider JPC Cleaning.
Paisley-based facilities support group Spectrum Services has landed two contracts at Grangemouth, Scotland's major chemicals industry site.
The British Cleaning Council, which represents over 20 national trade associations linked to the UK's cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors, has elected a new Chairman and Deputy Chair.
The support services group's specialist automotive business has won a new and enlarged contract at Daimler's major manufacturing site in Stuttgart.
The facilities services provider has secured a three-year contract with Hitachi Rail for the Intercity Express Programme for Great Western Main Line.
Medway Council has awarded a four-year schools cleaning contract to Norse Commercial Services.
Edinburgh's Queen Margaret University has awarded the services provider an early extension to its existing cleaning contract.
The Open University has awarded an extended and expanded contract to Facilicom Cleaning Services.
The facilities services group's Wellingborough Norse venture has won two-year contract renewals with three established clients.
CleanEvent Services has secured a three-year cleaning contract with Silverstone Circuits Limited.
Whether you're using an outsourced cleaning company or staying wholly in-house, there’s a lot to consider when you're going eco-friendly. Hannah Wilson explains.
We have been pioneering autonomous cleaning for over a decade, and the last 18 months have proven to be a pivotable point in this journey for our industry.
As the return to the workplace gathers pace, the focus is on building confidence in those people who have been working elsewhere for so many months.
Covid-19 has driven changes in commercial cleaning with an increased demand for enhanced cleaning coupled with proof of effectiveness and increased hygiene standards.
Success with new technology requires buy-in from the very people who will be working with it.
High staff attrition has been a painful fact of life for FM and cleaning businesses for many years. Technology can help.
This year has, without a doubt, challenged workplace and facilities professionals with a whole host of safety and wellbeing concerns.
On Thursday 16 April, the UK government extended the lockdown by at least another three weeks. That’s not to say life will return to normal on early in May, of course. But, in the meantime, how should we think about this?
With the number of coronavirus cases rising, businesses are more conscious than ever of the need to protect themselves against this invisible enemy.
The facilities management industry is set to see increased challenges over the next five years on the back of large-scale property development in many economies across the EMEA region.
A science lab almost a mile beneath the earth that simulates the surface of Mars sounds like something out of science fiction. But not for Mitie cleaner and lab assistant Barbara Suckling.
In the right environment, complete robotic cleaning could only be a year or two away. Alex Blake looks at the ways smart technology is changing the cleaning industry and calls for benchmarked standards on how it's being used.
Knowing that your facilities are secure when outsourcing contracts is paramount. Caroline Hutchins outlines a five step approach.
Caroline Hutchins outlines what best practice should look like when it comes to implementing green measures.
What happens to a service like cleaning after a large-scale merger? Global Radio FM retraces its steps throughout a recent re-tender.
Following last month's interview with Sarah Bentley on the Building Future Group's collapse, i-FM now gives CSSA Chairman Doug Cooke an opportunity to tell his side of the story.
Training and career development are crucial in any professional company or organisation that seeks to progress within its industry sector. And that is certainly true in cleaning, as Daniella Paolozzi explains.
The British Library has implemented new recycling and waste reduction strategies, increasing recycling to 70% and reducing waste by 18%.
Treating cleaning services as a simple 'product' to be bought at the cheapest price opens the door to a whole range of problems.
The future lies in the hands of service providers who can self-deliver at agreed quality and cost levels, consistently and with a bit of creativity. That's the view from Rob Legge, CEO of Servest.
What should you look for in a contract cleaner? Expert Nick Wareham shares some top tips for selecting a high quality provider.
Elliott Chase talks with Paul Rafferty, CEO at Integrated Cleaning Management, one of the UK's fastest growing service providers.
It’s time for cleaning to stand firm. Dominic Ponniah argues that the industry needs to value itself and shout about its achievements.
Today, Wednesday 21 October, is Thank Your Cleaner Day, marking a special day of recognition for cleaning teams up and down the country and across the globe. This has come at an appropriate time.
A lot has been said and written about the need for the cleaning industry to adapt to the challenge presented by Covid-19. Improved cleaning and hygiene standards are seen as critical in protecting against the spread of the virus.
Retail centres are feeling the squeeze as customers place an ever higher value on their shopping experience. Paul Thrupp argues that the time is ripe for FM to step in as a central component to reviving the retail sector.
Are the personnel who clean your facilities really who they claim to be? There may be more chance that they're not than you think. Security vetting needs to be improved across the professional cleaning industry, says Chris Parkes.