Entries by Tim Marshall

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Keeping safe in schools and nurseries

COVID-19 hit the world by storm towards the end of March and has quite literally changed the world as we know it. With the government opening schools back up and trying to enforce normality as much as possible, there are still a few changes that need to happen in schools and nurseries to keep all […]

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Where To Find Useful Information About COVID19

There is information everywhere you look about the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, sometimes it is difficult working out fact from fiction so we have collated a variety of reputable links that will be kept up to date with reliable information. Health Information & Advice: Advice for the public from the World Health Organisation https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public Health […]

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Keeping Positive

In these unprecedented times, you, like many others around the world may be feeling a little low in spirits. Things may seem a little gloomy but there are rays of positivity shining through.   I’ve put together a little blog on some of the lovely things which I’ve seen in the last few days in the hope of sharing a little […]


How To Maintain A Clean Home

Whilst many people are at home now is the perfect time to give your home some TLC. Below are some hints and tips to make sure your home is clean and looking its best for you and your family.  Decluttering It’s quite amazing how much stuff we can collect over time and it’s equally amazing how […]

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Homeschooling From a Full Time Working Mum… How To Survive!

Well, this is different! Being a fulltime working mum, homeschooling wasn’t something I had planned for and if you’re here reading this, I doubt you did either? But here I am and I’m trying my best to keep some normality as much as I can considering what’s going on in the world right now.  I have two children, one of […]

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What’s The Difference Between Social Distancing, Isolation & Quarantine?

With all that’s going on in the world now, everyone needs to understand what the differences between Social Distancing, Isolation and Quarantine are. There is a difference between each of these terms and we’ll explain the difference below. What is Social Distancing? Social distancing should be practised by everyone, whether or not they are exposed […]

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The Recommended Way To Wash Your Hands

Proper hand hygiene is the number one way to reduce the risk of infection and it’s important to wash your hands frequently and properly, with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Here is the proper way to wash your hands as recommended by NHS: How to Wash Your Hands Correctly Wash your hands under […]

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DIY Hand Sanitiser

Here is a recipe to create your own hand sanitiser if you’re having trouble finding any in the shops. What you’ll need 2/3 cup 99% rubbing (isopropyl) alcohol 1/3 cup 100% pure aloe vera gel Optional: 8-10 drops essential oil for smell Bowl and spoon Funnel Empty squeeze Bottle Gloves Step 1: Mix the rubbing […]

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Good Handwashing Practice

Good handwashing practice is one of the most important steps we can take to combat the spread of germs to others within the workplace.  Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands properly with soap and clean running water. Germs on unwashed hands can be transferred to other areas within the workplace, like door […]


New Contract Cleaning Company in Milton Keynes

Nick has recently purchased ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Milton Keynes after being with ServiceMaster for 15 years, owning a Merry Maids franchise. He took the opportunity to branch out as he noticed the success of the other ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services businesses around the country and wanted a piece of the pie himself! Nick has […]


New Contract Cleaning Business Opens in Glasgow

Local businessman investing in Glasgow. Local Businessman ‘Raj Joshi’ has recently purchased ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services East Strathclyde after being in property lettings since 2006 and owning another domestic & commercial cleaning company since 2018. Raj saw an advert for the local ServiceMaster Clean franchise for sale and made the decision to purchase the well-established […]


Cleaning a Dog-Friendly Office

Nowadays more and more offices are becoming dog-friendly, mainly to reduce stress within the work environment. However, keeping your office clean with a furry little friend about can be a challenging task. It happens in a dog-friendly office Accidents happen, they’re inevitable and that’s still with a well-trained dog around the office. Make sure you […]


Cleaning Your Student Accommodation

Right from the day we were born, we’ve had our parents run around cleaning up after us and when you go to university it’s the perfect time to get away from their nagging! Keeping your student accommodation clean and tidy, especially at the end of tenancy is vitally important! Mainly to get your deposit back! […]


Keep Your Office Bins Clean & Organised

With the weather being warm at the moment, making sure you regularly empty your office bins is important for the well being of your staff. Why is it important to empty bins more regularly in warmer weather? With it currently being warm around the UK, organising and keeping your bins clean is important for a […]

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Franchisee Supports YMCA Event

One of our franchisees, Siva Kugathas, who runs ServiceMaster Clean Contract Services Guildford slept on the streets to support YMCA! YMCA DownsLink Group hosted their annual Sleep Easy Event at Guildford Castle, which had around 31 people sleeping outdoors on the night of Friday 22nd March. Siva was one of the dedicated men and women […]


6 Top Tips To Energise Your Workspace

You spend your time focusing on the things your business does well. You spend countless hours developing and testing your products/services, along with building brand awareness. Have you sat down and taken a moment to think about how your office environment affects your employees? It is a fact that our surroundings have a direct effect […]


8 Workplace Germ Hotspots

Considering we spend most of our lives at work, having a clean, germ-free office is important for many different reasons. Let’s fight back against those pesky germs, have a cleaner and healthier office! 1.  Dirty Doors Starting from the entrance to your office building, a door handle or door/lift button has a large number of bacteria, […]


A clean office gives a good first impression

A clean office gives a good first impression Don’t judge a book by its cover, judge an office by how clean it is! This is what most of your customers and clients would be thinking as soon as they step through your door. Here is why good a first impression is so important in your […]


Top 5 ways to declutter your workspace

Top 5 ways to declutter your workspace We spend more time at work during our lifetime than we do at home. So, having a tidy workspace is important for morale, work productivity and efficiency. There are some ways that you can keep your workspace tidy in an office and here are the top 5 for […]