Top 10 most read online stories

INCLEAN NZ rounds up the top 10 most read stories of the year.

10. Essity, OfficeMax partner to deliver Ikura period products in schools initiative

In March, Essity in partnership with OfficeMax, was  selected to jointly deliver the government’s Ikura | Manaakitia te whare tangata – Period products in schools initiative.

9. Dettol Pro Solutions’ strikes new partnership with Accor Pacific

In April  Dettol Pro Solutions, Reckitt’s business-to-business arm, announced a partnership with Accor, the largest hotel operator in the Pacific.

8. Commercial cleaning products market poised for growth

A study from market research firm Research and Markets revealed found that the global market for commercial cleaning products is expected to grow to US$36.4 billion by 2028 with a compounded annual growth rate—or CAGR—of 9.7 per cent.

7. Living Wage to rise in September

It was announced in April that the Living Wage would increase to $23.65 an hour from 1 September.

6. ISS divests two divisions in Asia

In February, ISS announced the divestment of two business segments in Asia.

5. CleanNZ Expo announces new expo dates 

New dates for CleanNZ Expo were announced by the BSCNZ and Interpoint Events in February as a result of ongoing lockdowns in a number of areas.

4. Bunzl acquires NZ healthcare business

In June, Bunzl plc announced it had completed the acquisition of a healthcare consumables business in New Zealand.

3. CleanNZ Expo returns to Auckland 

The highly anticipated CleanNZ Expo returned to Auckland in October, giving the industry the opportunity to come together for two busy days of education, networking, and business building

2. Recruit, train, retain – the three-step blueprint for staff loyalty

In our May issue we spoke with training specialists on the importance of fine-tuning recruitment, retention, and training strategies to woo talent and create stronger career paths for workers in the cleaning industry.

1. BSCNZ announces CleanSweep Award winners

In June, New Zealand’s commercial cleaning industry gathered for the annual Building Service Contractors Association of New Zealand (BSCNZ) CleanSweep Awards.

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