News & Tips 2018-05-31T10:43:37+00:00

News & Tips

Greasy floors, ripped carpets, filthy toilets and unhygienic kitchens are making us ILL at work

March 13th, 2017|

Greasy floors, ripped carpets, filthy toilets and grubby kitchens are some of the hazards faced by many staff at work, warns a report. Researchers examined offices, shops, factories, warehouses and building sites, as well as quizzing workers. They found that 69 per cent condemned their workplace as a health hazard, with some even labelling their colleagues as unhygienic. Greasy floors, ripped carpets, filthy toilets and grubby kitchens are some of the hazards faced by many staff at work, warns a report. Just over a third said they had caught an illness at their place of employment, with 18 per cent [...]

How a clean office boosts your workforce productivity

March 11th, 2017|

A clean office boosts your workforce productivity. You probably think we’re bound to say that, but numerous studies have identified the link between office cleanliness and the productivity of the staff. Over the years there have been a number of research projects into the impact of workplace cleanliness on productivity. Most recently, a study by the Staples Corporation found that 94 percent of workers reported feeling more productive in a clean workspace, while 77 percent said they felt they produced a higher quality of work in a cleaner environment. In another study by the International Sanitary Supply Association (ISSA), 88 [...]

How clean is your practice?

March 11th, 2017|

When you are running a busy law firm that frequently has clients visiting the office, it’s important that you don’t have to think about whether the cleaning has been carried out professionally. At GCC we believe in delivering reliability and peace of mind – leaving you to get on with your job, rather than checking on whether someone else is doing theirs. Our oldest contract is in the legal sector and the client is still happy with our service after more than 30 years. In fact, 4 out of 7 of our oldest clients are in the legal sector and [...]

6 tips for impressing clients with your office

March 10th, 2017|

It goes without saying that impressing customers is something most businesses will be pretty keen to do. Of course, nothing beats top quality work, excellent service and an affordable price, but there are a number of other things you can do to impress your customers and secure that all-important repeat business. While your work might be top notch, the state of your office also speaks volumes about your business. The first impressions you create are difficult to shift, so what can you do to your office to wow your customers and make sure they perceive you, your employees and your [...]

GCC strengthens its position in the healthcare sector

March 10th, 2017|

GCC Facilities Management plc has further strengthened its share of cleaning and hygiene services to the healthcare sector by winning a number of new contracts across the UK. Gary Whittle, GCC’s Sales & Marketing Director said of the company’s recent success, “By consistently delivering professional commercial cleaning to the healthcare sector, we have helped many of our clients meet local healthcare and CQC cleaning standards where required.” GCC’s cleaning operatives are trained in NHS Colour Coded Cleaning as standard with Cleaning Audit Checklists, Method Statements, COSHH Safety Data Sheets, NHS Colour Coded Cleaning poster, completed Risk Assessments and the Cleaning [...]

GCC is supporting Shelter

March 8th, 2017|

GCC will not be sending Christmas cards again this year and making a corporate donation to Shelter instead. When we’re all enjoying the busy-ness of the run-up to Christmas it’s all too easy to put those that are less fortunate than ourselves to the back of our minds. Richard Luckman, GCC’s Managing Director said, “GCC are pleased to support the great work that Shelter do, not just at Christmas, but all year round.” For more information on Shelter, please go to www.shelter.org.uk

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