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  • man washing hands in sink

    The importance of washing your hands

    10 June 2020 By Kelly Snee - Category Buyer of Cleaning at YPO

    70% of all infections are caused by contaminated hands, so it’s no surprise that the single most important piece of health advice given by experts to help stay safe is to wash your hands correctly, as often as possible with soap and water, throughout the day.

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  • office workers in PPE

    How will the 'new normal' look in our workplaces?

    19 May 2020 By Vicky Horsfield - Category Manager of Facilities Management at YPO

    As we start to tentatively leave lock down into a different way of working, another sound bite seems to be emerging called the ‘new norm’. But what is it and how can our facilities management team help your organisation prepare for it?

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  • tennis ball and leaves in guttering

    Five cleaning tips to help you prepare for winter

    04 November 2019 By Jonathan Carr - YPO Assistant Category Buyer, Cleaning and Hygiene

    The dark nights are starting to close in, which can mean only one thing, winter is coming! Here’s our top five cleaning tips to help you with the winter months.

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  • young child washing hands

    Celebrating Global Handwashing Day 2019

    14 October 2019 By Jonathan Carr- Assistant Category Buyer, Cleaning and Hygiene

    The 15 October is an opportunity to come up with creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands and make it fun. Celebrate Global Handwashing Day by engaging people, especially little ones, into a lifetime habit of washing their hands.

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  • How to buy cleaning products

    24 July 2019 By Kelly Snee, Category Buyer - Cleaning

    As the summer is finally here (yippee!) most of our attentions now turn to the cleaning regime as that deep summer clean looms over us. Instead of burying our heads in the…well…dust, we thought it would be helpful outlining the top three points to consider before purchasing cleaning products.

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  • cleaning

    Innovative Cleaning

    24 June 2019 By Jonathan Carr, Assistant Category Buyer - Cleaning and Hygiene

    Before we can evaluate effectiveness of disinfectant, we must first acknowledge what a disinfectant is. Well, a disinfectant is defined as an agent that eliminates any disease causing micro-organisms and their spores. Or, more simply, a liquid chemical that destroys bacteria.

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  • Time to stop bashing the plastics

    11 December 2018 By James Lee, Managing Director of Cromwell Polythene

    Ditching plastics would be a knee jerk and an unsustainable response to recent negative press, says Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee.

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  • cleaner day

    Thank Your Cleaner Day

    17 October 2018 By Jonathan Carr, Assistant Category Buyer

    Cleaning is one of the most important industries in the world but is unfortunately often undervalued by many of us who benefit from the service provided by our cleaners.

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  • YPO Cares

    Introducing YPO care

    01 August 2017 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

    In April, we excitingly launched our first ever catalogue specifically designed for workers in the care industry.

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  • Handwashing

    Five ways to make handwashing fun

    08 December 2016 By Kelly Snee - Category buyer, Cleaning

    We all know how important it is for adults and kids to wash their hands. Everyday thousands of children are absent from school due to minor illnesses, often spread through poor hand hygiene.

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