Spring-cleaning starts early

The unusual mild weather this winter has sent many people into an early spring-cleaning frenzy. And as people across the country open doors to dust the winter dirt away a similar routine is happening in Britain’s best loved landmarks. One such national treasure is the iconic Blackpool Tower Ballroom, which opened 112 years ago. The …
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Proper hygiene facilities are essential – cutting corners costs

When it comes to hygiene many firms think they can cut corners to decrease their costs, but as one building firm based in Bristol found out, shortcuts can increase expenditures. A UK building firm was fined after a court heard it failed to provide basic washing and welfare facilities for workers despite enforcement action at …
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Even the NHS has a new years’ resolution

For millions of people across the world the New Year brings an onslaught of resolutions and ambitions and the National Health Service is no exception. Health Minister Simon Burns announced goals to reduce the numbers of MRSA bloodstream infections and C-Diff infections significantly by April 2013, building on the progress over the past year made …
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