Innovation in commercial cleaning that will benefit the environment

Innovation in commercial cleaning that will benefit the environment

When we discuss the topic of innovation in cleaning with our clients, the first point of call and one that should be a priority is an exploration of newly introduced cleaning methods and products that can help to deliver cost savings and efficiencies. There are plenty of cleaning innovations available, chemical-free cleaning and quick-dry technologies, even water-saving micro-fibre cloths. The process of innovation and cost saving isn’t the only important factor, having an effective cleaning team and process in place does and will have a positive impact on you brand image and premises. Market research commissioned by Interserve and Sheffield Hallam University suggests that “there has been a shift from a pure cost and service level focus, with 90 per cent of respondents requesting that new ideas be offered by their suppliers during the preparation and management of outsourced contracts.” The report predicts that value for money will be increasingly derived through a greater emphasis on innovation, service quality and customer satisfaction. Innovation in cleaning, which is outsourced in nearly 70 per cent of cases, is linked to wider strategic and business objectives. In the commercial business world there’s been a huge focus on this for the last 10 years although it’s only recently we’re starting to see these innovations come into the industry and be adopted. Why do we need this innovation? Cleaning products are harmful to the environment, so whilst every business looks at improving existing processes or introducing new ways of working for cost savings or efficiency, they are also aware of increasing pressure to meet the demands of the public to be more environmentally friendly. ...
What happens when gyms re-open?

What happens when gyms re-open?

It is safe to say that the Covid-19 outbreak has had a massive impact on the UK’s economy. Shops, restaurants, and businesses of all varieties have had to shut down, close or put in special measures to ensure the safety of our nation. One of the biggest victims of this outbreak has been the health and fitness industry. Gyms in particular have been hit hard which has affected so many; gyms aren’t just a place to train for many, they also offer a place of sanctuary and a place to socialise. As a leading health club commercial cleaning contractor here in the UK, we have seen firsthand the impact that this lockdown has had; however, we are sure the industry as a whole can bounce back and come back stronger than ever. But what has to change before this happens? In this short article, we are going to share with you all the ins and outs of the health industry, both in the present situation, but also post Covid-19 and beyond. When Will Gyms Reopen in The UK? Of course, we cannot be absolutely certain when gyms in the UK will reopen, however by looking at recent interviews and information coming out from the Government we have to put faith in the fact that there is light at the end of the tunnel. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been adamant from the very start of this entire situation that the special measures put upon gyms and other public facilities would be assessed every month, and the chances are that by the May 7th, the next review, we should start...