Urinal Mats: Tackle The Pee Problem

by Michael in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

Everyone has a public toilet nightmare story. From minor lack of soap grievances to full blown broken urinals caked in a crusty smell of latent urinary ammonia; in situations like these you can always cut and run somewhere else before said bladder explodes. Workplace toilets are a completely different story. Research suggests that over a […]

Can You Throw Nappies In The Bin?

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can you throw nappies in the bin

The BBC reported that about eight million nappies are thrown away every day in the UK, according to local authorities, with one baby using enough disposable nappies to fill 40 black sacks a year.  That’s an incredible amount of used nappies needing to go somewhere! But, before you think it’s safe in the general waste, […]

How often should workplace toilets be cleaned?

by Michael in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

How often should workplace toilets be cleaned?

Did you know? British workers spend on average 3,515 full days at work over the course of their lifetime. Given that, employees should be safe and certain that the companies they work for, take appropriate steps toward their needs. In particular, their physiological needs with regards to washroom hygiene. The workplace (health, safety and welfare) […]

Why You Need An Airstream Hand Dryer

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airstream hand dryer

You’re in the market for a hand dryer, but just any hand dryer. The Airstream range. Before you take this journey into hand-drying excellence, there are a few things you should know. Your job isn’t done after a rinse and shake. Leaving the washroom with dry hands is important, as damp hands can spread thousands of […]

Washrooms: What’s best for business, buy or rent?

by Michael in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

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Before you begin purchasing an expensive hand dryer or soap dispenser for your washroom. Take a second to consider if renting would work out cheaper. As your hand wavers hesitantly over the money jar, you should know that a clean washroom is a requirement under UK law. The Workplace ( Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations […]

Do You Have These 7 Essential Supplies in Your Washroom?

by Melissa in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

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Rejuvenate your restroom with these must-have products you can’t afford to overlook. We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: your washroom says a lot about your business. That goes for all businesses, from small cafés to large offices. So why are there still so many appalling washrooms out there? Whether it’s running out […]

The best high-five is a clean high-five

by Michael in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

high five success

The big three: Fist bumps, Handshakes and High Fives First things first. You should take this with a pinch of salt. Now, why not a handshake or fist bump? After all, there is scientific proof that a fist bump spreads fewer germs than a handshake. Although, a fist bump is considered unprofessional.  If you were […]

Bad Toilets give a Bad Reputation

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A recent YouGov survey discovered that 97% of adult Brits would be put off returning to a restaurant or pub that had poor toilets. This data comes across as a warning that repeated business is affected by a lack of care. Online ratings are especially important with 85% consumers trusting online reviews as much as […]

Direct365 launch baby based videos to improve changing facilities

by Claire in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

Here at Direct365 we’re big advocates of high standard baby changing facilities to make life easier for busy parents. We provide a range of affordable baby changing products including changing tables, safety seats and nappy bins, approved to British standards whilst safety, hygiene and comfort are at the forefront of our innovations. That’s why we […]

The BABIES Act: Why isn’t there a UK Equivalent?

by Michael in Washrooms & Hygiene | posted:

The Babies Act

Legislation comes in a wide number of forms, from health and safety, environment, to bizarre longstanding laws such as it being illegal to be drunk in public. Different countries have different laws of course, the most commonly highlighted disparity is the fact that it is legal to carry a handgun in the USA but not […]