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Healthcare, Hospitality, And Other Cleaning Staff Facing ‘Burnout’ Due To Severe Staff Shortages

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Stretched cleaning and hygiene personnel work long hours to fight pandemic as industry suffers major recruitment crisis

Industry leaders have warned that cleaning staff in healthcare, hospitality and other parts of the sector are facing burnout because of increased workloads due to the Covid-19 pandemic and severe staff shortages.

Cleaning Industry Leader Awarded MBE

Kim Phillips MBE Kim Phillips is congratulated after being recognised by the Queen

A leading figure in the cleaning and hygiene industry has been congratulated after being made a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's New Year's Honours 2022.

Warning Over Worker Welfare On 2022’s First Day 'Not Back In Office'

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  • Tens of thousands of employees prevented from returning to office desks today – research shows 53% of office workers had intended to be back in office this Tuesday
  • Majority (73%) felt content or positive about a return to their office desks after a Christmas break, outweighing the minority (27%) not looking forward to returning
  • Warning from IWFM as one in five office workers report that their health suffered while working from home last year, with one third lacking effective equipment
  • Office attendance expected to recover in 2022, as 60% say they will return full-time this year and a further 23% at least three days a week

Offices Must Improve Or Become Redundant

Building Engineering Services Association (BESA) logo Office buildings that fail to demonstrate how they support the health and well-being of users will swiftly become redundant, according to a group of building services engineers.

BSIA Launch Regional Security Personnel Rounds Of British Security Awards

British Security Awards 2022 logo The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) launches its 2022 celebration of the industry’s finest, the British Security Awards today, starting with the regional rounds of the security personnel categories.

Acis Appoints EQUANS For £22m Maintenance And Decarbonisation Contract

A technician performing maintenance on an electrical circuit box EQUANS, (the new name for ENGIE’s regeneration and services-led activity) has been awarded a £22 million planned maintenance contract with social housing provider Acis Group.

Lack Of Performance Design Awareness Hindering Built Environment Decarbonisation, Says New Research

A skyline of buildings with a digital-themed overlay Greater awareness of performance-based building design could be the key to more energy-efficient buildings and rapid progression in the built environment’s contribution to the climate change fight, reveals new report.

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