Day: March 8, 2020

The importance of office hygiene

We spend a large portion of our lives within our workspace and the average office worker totals 8 hours a day within the building. With this in mind, it is imperative to maintain proper hygiene at work.

We all know the importance of keeping a clean home, but with even more traffic going in and out of our offices each day it is even more crucial to keep germs at bay to keep staff and visitors healthy.

GCC Facilities Management, who offers commercial cleaning services are here to show you why office hygiene should be at the forefront of every business’s mind and how you can avoid the spread of nasty bugs and viruses within the workplace.

Why is Office Hygiene Important?

Studies have proven that a clean working environment can boost productivity, no one wants to work in an unsanitary environment. Looking after mental health is an element every

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Future of many Flybe routes at risk after collapse

Dozens of routes serving the UK’s regions could be left without services after the collapse of Flybe.

Scotland’s Loganair has committed to maintaining 16 routes, but many smaller airports still face gaping holes in their schedules.

The carrier, Europe’s largest regional operator, went into administration early on Thursday, after a bid for fresh financial support failed.

Flybe boss Mark Anderson said he was “very sorry” for the firm’s collapse.

He told staff one of the firm’s shareholders had pulled out at the start of this week, and he had spoken “frantically to the government” asking for rescue aid, but that they had run out of time on Wednesday night.

What is happening to Flybe’s flights?

All of Flybe’s flights have been cancelled and customers with bookings should not travel to the airport unless they have arranged an alternative flight.

Flybe operated 210 flights, serving the UK’s regional airports and dominating

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Mark my words podcast | Business News

PODCAST: Dan Wilkie and Matt Mckenzie discuss the ongoing impacts of coronavirus, new economic data, positivity in property, a Liberal Party reshuffle, Andrew Forrest’s investments, King Street exodus, the fashion festival, a Roy Hill contractor goes under, and a special report on junior miners.

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Harding is departing The Markup

Xavier Harding

Xavier Harding, a reporter at new technology site The Markup, is leaving to work for Mozilla.

At Mozilla, he will write about their initiatives surrounding user privacy, ethical AI, misinformation on the web and more.

“I can’t stress enough how much I’ll miss the Markup folks,” he wrote on Twitter.

After graduating from Gettysburg College, Harding worked at International Business Times/Newsweek as a tech and gaming reporter. From there he went onto Popular Science. As tech editor of Popular Science’s Now section, he continued to write about gadgets and the companies that make them, both in print and on the web.

He then worked at Mic, where he was able to write culture stories pertaining to race/inclusion, the tech industry and user privacy online.

At The Markup, he focuses on user privacy and the tech industry’s larger effect on society.

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