All You Need to Know About TUPE: The Clean Space Guide

What is TUPE? TUPE stands for The Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006. What does TUPE do? TUPE is a government legislation that is designed to protect employees’ rights, pay rates and hours, Ts and Cs, and continuous service when an employer changes in a service contract. How does that apply to the […]

5 Ways to Keep Your Staff Flu Free

1) Cover your nose and mouth with a disposable tissue when you cough of sneeze. It’s true that ‘coughs and sneezes spread diseases’. Always catch both in a disposable tissue. 2) Throw away dirty tissues in the bin and wash hands with soap and hot water afterwards. Soap and hot water are more effective for killing […]

European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2016

Big congratulations to all the winners at the 2016 European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards. Charlie was just pipped to the post by an extremely worthy winner in the INSPIRATIONAL LEADER OF THE YEAR category, but what an achievement to be a finalist! A special well done to Charlie, we hope you and Nathan enjoy the […]

Rave Reviews: What Goes Into Cleaning a Theatre

Cinema, theatre and gallery cleaning

Taking a trip to the theatre can be quite a high-profile, prestigious occasion for those who want to get dressed up and take in a bit of culture. Because of this, standards of cleanliness have to understandably be quite high. But what goes into cleaning a theatre? Melissa Thomas, Marketing Coordinator at The Clean Space […]

Governance Isn’t Just for Corporates

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I used to think governance was a dirty word. Something put in place by the powers that be to make sure corporate businesses behaved themselves. Frankly, I thought it was irrelevant to entrepreneurial businesses. Why would an entrepreneur put in place rules to which he or she would have to adhere? But in the past […]

Do Your Company Values Actually Make a Difference?


Your culture really is one of the most important things of your company, it’s who you are, it’s why customers choose you. Build a great company which you would want to do business with yourself. If you get this right, your culture is right.” – Richard Branson Have you spent time, money and energy establishing […]

The Impact of Giving My Team A Sense of Purpose

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I was recently at the 10th anniversary of Silicon Valley Comes to the UK, a not-for-profit organisation that aims to help first-time CEOs of fast-growth companies (like me) achieve their potential. During our final round table workshop the facilitator asked us to discuss how we retain good people. We unanimously agreed that culture and values […]