Oxygen, Breathing Aids & Ventilators

University College London and Mercedes F1 have made a breathing aid for Coronavirus patients which can carry oxygen to the lungs thus reducing the need for a ventilator. The device was created in less than a week and 40 of them have already been delivered to several London hospitals.  Dyson and GTech, Rolls Royce and…

Wellbeing Tip of the Day

  Limit the news and be careful what you read Reading lots of information about coronavirus can actually lead to anxiety for some. Having periods away from news websites and social media can minimise anxiety. Limit the amount of time you spend reading or watching things which aren’t making you feel better. Perhaps decide on…

UK Vacuum Manufacturers Now Making Ventilators

Using their experience of making vacuum cleaners and other motor-driven airflow gadgets Dyson and Gtech are now in the process of designing ventilators to assist with the government’s call for 30,000 ventilators. Gtech are to build up to 30,000 ventilators in just a two-week span as requested by the Government. Dyson is working with The Technology…

The NHS Volunteer Responders

Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care announced on Tuesday, the new scheme to recruit 250,000 volunteers to support people who are unable to leave their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.  In 24 hours already 170,000 volunteers had stepped up. What a fantastic accolade for the British people.

Wellbeing tip of the day

Share some kindness – Research suggests that acts of giving and kindness can help improve your mental wellbeing by: creating positive feelings and a sense of reward giving you a feeling of purpose and self-worth helping you connect with other people It could be small acts of kindness towards other people, or larger ones like volunteering…

Covid-19 Positive Environmental Impact

As millions across the world are placed under lockdown and the pandemic continues to spread, travel bans, self-isolation orders and movement restrictions have had a number of positive effects on the environment.  Researchers have found that there is a dramatic fall in pollution levels in major cities.  Levels of air pollution in some cities and…

Kimberley Clark Professional announce Enhance Facilities Services is a finalist in the Oscars of The Cleaning Industry, the Golden Service Awards 2020

The bi-annual Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards have announced the 2020 Finalists. Enhance Facilities Services is delighted to have been selected in the category of Office Areas below 250,000 Sq Ft. A large number of applications were submitted by cleaning contractors in this category, so reaching the finals is an accolade in itself. The winner…

Clear Your Workspace and Clear Your Mind

A neat, tidy and hygienic office is essential to keeping you and your colleagues efficient and relaxed. Your workspace is a reflection of what’s going on inside it and the people who work there. According to Psychology Today magazine, disorganisation and hoarding objects have harmful effects and can cause stress when making decisions. It also…

New London Living Wage 2019

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has announced a 35 pence increase in the London Living Wage from £10.20 per hour to £10.55, a 3.4% rise. More than 4,700 employers now pay at least the real Living Wage, including some 1,500 in the capital. At Enhance Office Cleaning paying the London Living Wage is simply a cultural…