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A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Office Pt. 3

The third and final post in our series of blogs on how to maintain a healthy office focuses on some of the trade secrets used by the professionals. From the use of colour coded equipment to prevent cross-contamination to tips on effectively infection control methods, they give you an insight into the practices used by […]

Environment Agency starts issuing fines over ESOS

It may have taken 18 months, but the Environment Agency has started cracking down on organisations that have still not complied with Phase 1 of the ESOS scheme; the deadline for which was originally 5th December 2015, but was extended to 29th January 2016.

Breathe Easy Week, 12-16 June 2017 – How to Improve indoor air quality

This week is the British Lung Foundation’s annual Breathe Easy week, designed to raise awareness of lung conditions and raise money for research into lung disease. Did you know: Poor air quality contributes to up to 40,000 early deaths a year across the UK. Outdoor air quality is monitored and measured nationally by the Department […]

A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Office Pt. 2

The second part in our series of posts on how to improve the health and well-being of office staff, we look at some more ways to reduce staff sickness and improve office well being – some ideas may seem obvious but are critically important, others are perhaps more novel.

A Guide to Maintaining a Healthy Office Pt. 1

Maintaining a healthy and happy office is good for business. Healthy staff leads to lower absenteeism, improved productivity, increased morale and better staff retention; all of which will have a positive impact on your balance sheet. Short-term sickness is the most common cause of absence. In this, the first in a series of blog posts […]

5 Ways To Help Improve Indoor Air Quality and Reduce Allergies

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The Importance Of Good Air Quality For the estimated 10 million people in England that suffers from hay fever, pollen is a constant enemy throughout the summer months. Not content with ruining picnics and summer walks, pollen also infiltrates our homes and offices, causing misery indoors too. Poor indoor air quality can trigger a host […]

Tackling Germs: Your Mobile Phone

Did you know, the average person touches their mobile phone 85 times a day? They have become ubiquitous in modern life and we use them for an increasing number of activities:  from setting your morning alarm to checking emails and booking taxis, they rarely leave our side (even in the bathroom). It should not come […]

What’s Lurking In Your Work Fridge?

We’ve all done it. In an attempt to be healthier, or perhaps to save some money, brought our own lunch to work, or bought ingredients from the supermarket to make something in our lunch break, and forgotten about it, left in the fridge to rot. Now, I don’t know about you, but I manage to […]

Time For a Spring Clean?

I don’t know about you, but here at CCS, we’ve started seeing the first signs of spring recently. It’s no longer dark when I leave the office, the grass is in need of it’s first cut of the year and the clocks go forward next weekend! All this can mean only one thing, time for […]

The Best Way to Clean a Commercial Kitchen

Commercial kitchens are a unique environment. A combination of intensive use, heat, steam , smoke and the need for consistently high standard of cleanliness means that commercial kitchens require a specialist cleaning regime. Dirt, bacteria and grease can accumulate fast in a commercial kitchen and, if not cleaned properly and regularly, can lead to illnesses […]