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We'll be blogging every few days about various topics, so come back soon to see more!

  • Woman working at her desk

    Time for an office spring clean?

    14 April 2022 By Sam Watling - Design Unit Project Manager at YPO

    As we are entering spring and with national holidays looming, we’re reminded of the phrase (and timing for) a ‘spring clean’. The air is fresher, the days are longer, and the daffodils are back out in force.

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  • Packing up office

    Moving office? Top tips to ensure a smooth move

    08 February 2022 By Terry Gibbs - Director at Restore Harrow Green

    Many organisations are looking at how their offices are configured with lots making changes to fit in around new ways of working.

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  • Classroom

    Why a breath of fresh air matters in school

    01 December 2021 By Leitz UK Marketing Team

    After many months of virtual learning, UK pupils are nearing the completion of the first full term back in the classroom with their peers and teachers, engaging with their education in person. Most schools have adopted new safety protocols to protect students and staff since September, but there is a large threat looming unnoticed and untreated that threatens the health of these groups daily.

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  • Washroom

    Citron is changing for the better

    16 June 2021 By Tim Lusher – Business Development Manager at Citron Hygiene

    Citron Hygiene discuss the major benefits and reasons behind why they're moving their customers across to a 6-weekly service schedule, and the positive impact this will have on the environment.

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  • public washroom with hand dryer

    Creating a safer washroom experience

    11 November 2020 By Initial Washroom Hygiene

    Washrooms represent one of the greatest hygiene challenges for businesses and schools as they are spaces in which social distancing may be difficult to maintain. They also contain many shared touchpoints and hard surfaces, on which Coronavirus can survive and become vectors for transmission.

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  • yellow paint can

    Procuring your specialist decorator paints

    05 November 2020 By Jo King - Category Buyer for Facilities Management at YPO

    As the Christmas holidays are fast approaching, have you thought about getting your buildings, classrooms and premises decorated ready for the new year and next school term?

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  • icicles on school building

    Five cleaning tips to help you prepare for winter

    16 October 2020 By Jonathan Carr - Assistant Category Buyer of Cleaning and Hygiene at YPO

    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 and prepare for the cold times ahead.

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  • disinfectant cleaning surface

    Cleaning guidelines for your early years furniture

    08 September 2020 By The Furniture and Design Team at YPO

    Since the pandemic outbreak there is a heightened awareness of the lengths we need to go to, to keep our hands, personal belongings and daily apparatus clean to ensure we are all doing what we can to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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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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