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Badge of Reassurance – The Clean Safe Standard

We are all keenly awaiting a sense of normalcy to return to the world. But be honest, there is no going back. The behavioral changes that have resulted from this pandemic are now habits that will change what Pupils, Families and Staff want from their experiences at School. The Clean Safe Standard is about ensuring…

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Top Marks for Cleaning and Safe Practices within Schools

We’ve scrubbed, we’ve cleaned, we’ve sanitised but have we done enough? This is a question that worried schools are increasingly asking us. We’ve heard and seen that teams have worked relentlessly to ensure a clean, safe environment for pupils, families and staff but the worry that something might have been missed is causing great concern.…

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Ipswich School’s Catering Team continue their Golden run

The Catering Department at Ipswich School continues to shine. Having now achieved their third Gold CAP Catering Award within the Programme, they have qualified for the highest Award within the CAP Award Programme – the Platinum Award. Few have achieved this exception standing within the Programme – Will the Catering Department at Ipswich School scale…

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Clean Safe Standard at the Ideal Marketing Company

Jess Shailes, Managing Director and Head of Digital Marketing at The Ideal Marketing Company commented ‘How have people found going back to the office? We’re not back yet, but are planning to return by the beginning of October. I was honestly dragging my heels a bit because of the responsibility to make the building COVID…

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Spire Hartswood Hospital’s housekeeping team strive for Gold!

Last year, Spire Hartswood Hospital’s housekeeping team secured a CAP Silver Award for its housekeeping provision. The CAP inspection team visited on 12th November 2019 to assess the hospital’s housekeeping and cleaning services. They noted the commitment shown, not just by all members of the housekeeping team, but by the hospital as a whole embracing and supporting the…

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New Victoria Hospital demonstrating excellence in their cleaning practices

Cleaning Standards

We all recognise the importance of excellent and robust cleaning practices. The ambition of the New Victoria Hospital and their Housekeeping team reiterates this. Their focus is on the well-being of their patient and staff. At inviting the CAP Award Programme for Housekeeping to undertake an unannounced Housekeeping assessment visit, they have clearly demonstrated delivery…

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Warm Welcome from the UK Housekeepers Association

At recently becoming involved with the UK Housekeeping Association, we joined in on their “National Zoom Get Together”. What an uplifting experience it proved to be.  In some ways, it should not have been a surprise. Housekeepers do consistently show that ‘can do’ approach topped-up with proactively and resourcefulness. The “National Zoom Get Together” demonstrated…

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Triple Point Brewery + Bar – Customer Approval at new clean safe measures

George Brook at Triple Point Brewery remarked ‘Re-opening our bar after 3 months of lock-down and with last minute Government guidance, was a daunting prospect.  Fortunately, we had already been introduced to Ian Jackson from Clean Safe Standards.  Ian’s initial audit was conducted by “Zoom” (which worked far better than we had expected) and left…

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Sowerbys Estate Agents – Making sure our staff and customers are safe

Ed Tyman – Group Operations Manager at Sowerbys in Norfolk – ‘We’ve all heard enough to last a lifetime about Covid-19, however it isn’t going away and the reality of running a safe secure business for the longer term really hit home as we prepared to open our doors recently. I think it’s safe to…

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The Housekeeping team’s ambitions are for GOLD + cleaning standards

The last four months have been a challenging time for all of us and working within the healthcare sector at the Spire Portsmouth Hospital, we have all had to adapt and improve in order to continue to maintain a healthy, clean, hygienic and safe working environment. The Housekeeping team have carried out tremendous work throughout…

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