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Channel 4 Chooses Liberty

Located at 124 Horseferry Road, the headquarters of Channel 4 is one of the latest landmark London buildings to select Liberty Hygiene as its washroom hygiene specialist. There are over 15,000 square meters of space behind the iconic “Big 4″ sculpture, located at the entrance.

Liberty provides top-of-the-range services throughout the site, ranging from Black and Chrome sensor feminine hygiene units, to entrance matting, to environmentally friendly Chrome designer air fresheners.

Channel 4 supports over 17,000 jobs in hundreds of independent production companies across the UK, so the Horseferry Road site is always a busy place and it’s facilities are no exception.

Simon Gregory, Channel 4’s Account Manager had this to say about his experience with Liberty :

 

“I would like to say how impressed we are with Liberty Hygiene. The attention to detail and customer service is, in my experience, rarely achieved on this level. Since we switched to an independent company, the changes have been significant. They give us a 5* service as standard.

Liberty Hygiene has impressed us from the moment they came to carry out our installation. No fuss, no problems and above all a smooth transition from our previous incumbent.

When we contact the office the staff are cheerful and helpful, and always respond to queries immediately and will always do whatever necessary to help.

I have no hesitation in recommending Liberty Hygiene as a total washroom services company to any other facilities or building manager.”

 

We’re very pleased to have had such positive feedback, and proud that our hard work is so kindly recognised.

Liberty's chosen charity partner

Liberty “Twins” up with charity

Liberty Hygiene has always been ethically led, and is regularly on the lookout to make a real positive difference to some of our planet’s more overlooked causes.

So it’s with great delight that Liberty announces its affiliation with the “Toilet Twinning” charity. The Charity does great work in bringing much needed water and sanitation to those in need, across the world. Take a look here to see the extent of work carried out by Toilet Twinning, and the fantastic achievements which have been made already.

In the short time we have been working with the charity, Liberty has already provided enough funds to build 2 new toilet blocks for children, and, by committing to provide a percentage from our client’s future business, we are determined to create a hugely positive impact on the hygiene and sanitation where most it’s most needed.

We are very proud to have made this impact already, and hope our clients feel a part of the success we are aiming to achieve as we continue to support this fantastic cause. We hope you agree with us, that, although not conventional, organisations such as Toilet Twinning are incredibly important, and they do have a very positive, and very real effect on the quality of life of thousands of people.

If you would like to know more about how to get involved, please follow the link here.

 

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Liberty works with Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies.

Liberty Hygiene is delighted to announce, that after some extremely positive meetings, an alliance has been forged with UK market leading cleaning and hygiene supplier Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies (BCHS).

As market leaders in washroom service, Liberty Hygiene is hugely excited to have been invited to work alongside BCHS in developing and maintaining the Gold Standard Washroom Service Provision soon to be included as an extension in the BCHS portfolio of products and services.

From the outset, Scott Marshall, creator of Liberty Hygiene, has sought to provide the bench mark standard over the entire scope of washroom services, including feminine hygiene, large and small space custom air fragrances, vending machine provision, floor, well and entrance matting, complete urinal service solutions and nappy disposal.

The company is perfectly located to provide a swift and timely response to London and the home counties, with country-wide service available soon.

Scott Marshall, Managing Director, said: “The relationship we have already forged, and the proposed development of this association with a company such as Bunzl Cleaning & Hygiene Supplies, is recognition and testimony to the ethos we hold close to heart at Liberty – That we will continue to aim to be the pinnacle of the washroom service industry, by creating a cutting-edge and marking leading company, whilst ensuring that our customers treated as individuals, and our staff are valued”

David Cousins, Sales and Marketing Director of BCHS said: “We are extremely excited about our alliance with Liberty as their undoubted expertise and excellent reputation allows us to offer our customers a true one-stop-shop for both cleaning and hygiene supplies and washroom services” 

 

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3 Benefits of Entrance Dust Mats

Dust mats often go unnoticed when entering a commercial building, however they play an important part in health and safety. Whether they are placed in an entrance foyer or by a lift, heavy duty mats are crucial in keeping the building clean and ensuring the safety of staff and visitors.

If you’re still not convinced that it’s worth investing in entrance mats, here are three main advantages of commercial dust control mats.

Prevent slips and trips

If you have marble, stone or wooden floors, these will get slippery when wet. In certain weather conditions, people can experience a higher chance of slips and falls because of wet shoes and slippery surfaces at work. Employers have a responsibility to try and reduce the risk of slips and trips which can cause serious injury – and a wet floor sign doesn’t cut it.

A commercial entrance mat can help improve health and safety, especially in wet weather because the shoes are dried on the mat. It increases slip resistance, and also collects any unwanted debris which could be walked into the building from visitors’ shoes. A dust control mat ensures that the environment is as safe as possible, preventing slips, trips and falls on hard surfaces.

Reduce maintenance and cleaning

Because a dust control mat collects dust, mud, leaves and anything else which is undesirable on entering, it can make the rest of the building cleaner. Entrance mats effectively reduce the amount of building maintenance which needs to be carried out, as well as daily cleaning. Dust mats will need to be specially cleaned every so often, but this is a small sacrifice for keeping the rest of the building in good condition.

Improves appearance

The right entrance mat can make a good impression on visitors to your business premises – you may even opt for a branded floor mat. However, its main purpose is to stop dirt and anything else which shouldn’t be entering the building. A successful dust control mat will therefore improve the appearance of the entire building, removing the potential for muddy footprints and dirty floors throughout.

Heavy Duty Aluminium Entrance Mat

If you would like to install professional entrance matting, we recommend Forbo Grid, which is extremely durable and offers long lasting performance. These mats are also 100% recycled, which is another benefit for businesses wishing to portray themselves as green. Find out more about the versatile options of Forbo Grid mats by contacting our friendly team.

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How to Make Your Bathroom Eco-Friendly

The majority of businesses today are trying to reduce their carbon footprints and boost their green credentials in every way possible. Having an eco-friendly image can save companies money by being more energy efficient, and also increase public appeal by showing they are socially and environmentally responsible.

The first step is to try and make commercial buildings more efficient, and to look at renewable energy sources if possible. Every single room in an office, factory or other commercial property can be improved – including the bathroom. Here are some top tips for creating an environmentally conscious washroom.

Save water

Washrooms, especially commercial washrooms with a high number of visitors, use a lot of water. One of the best ways to make a bathroom more eco-friendly is to reduce water usage, which can be done in a number of ways. First of all, repair any leaks even a slow dripping tap, as this can add up to litres of wasted water over time. You can fit aerated or regulated flow taps on the sinks, which are very efficient at saving water without inconveniencing the user.

You can also reduce the amount of water which is used to flush toilets, with a range of devices. For urinals, search for water management systems which can reduce water consumption while keeping the area sanitised.

Efficient hand dryers

There are many opinions in the industry about which method of hand drying is most eco-friendly. Paper towels create more waste, while electric hand dryers use more energy. Consider how much electricity your current hand dryer is using, and see whether switching to a more energy efficient model could be more economic.

Recycled toilet paper

Commercial bathrooms go through a vast amount of toilet paper – so it makes sense to use recycled products. Deforestation is a huge environmental problem, and opting for recycled toilet paper is a way to ensure we don’t ruin the planet just to wipe our bottoms! You could also opt for toilet roll holders which limit the amount users can take at once, to limit wastage.

LED lighting

A really easy way to reduce the amount of energy a washroom uses is by replacing lighting with LED bulbs. There are so many benefits to LEDs – they are more energy efficient resulting in energy savings, they last longer, don’t contain toxic materials and can be recycled.

Are you ready to make your washroom more eco-friendly? Speak to Liberty Hygiene to discuss our green products.

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A Clean Bathroom Means a Clean Office

As an employee, you would expect certain standards to be met when taking a comfort break. A pristine washroom which is commercially cleaned daily is not too much to ask, and staff should not have to be exposed to nasty odours either while using the bathroom. In addition to the cleanliness of the washroom, there should also be sufficient hand washing and drying functions so users can quickly and efficiently rid their hands of any bacteria. Read more

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What to Look for in a Washroom Service

If you are an employer or a business owner, the quality of your public washrooms can have an impact on your workplace or business premises. It is important to provide modern and hygienic facilities, and you may wish to go even further to please your employees and customers. Most businesses have a washroom service to ensure the public bathrooms are always up to standard.

As with any supplier, you don’t really want to be tied up in a long contract in case the relationship sours. There are also other things to consider, such as customer service and quality standards. If you’re searching for a new washroom service provider, read on for what you should be looking for to make your public bathrooms outstanding. Read more

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Our Service Report System

Liberty Hygiene is already well known for leading the industry in innovation, quality control and approachability. Liberty Hygiene has been working tirelessly to maintain its commitment to these values, and over the last 3 years has been developing a cutting-edge Service Report system. We are extremely proud to announce that as from the beginning of 2017, our entire Service Department has moved to a sustainable, eco-friendly, cutting-edge Service System. Read more

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Which Hand Dryer Should I Choose for my Workplace?

When installing a washroom, you have plenty of choice when it comes to the type of hand drying method to provide. Busy public washrooms need to have fast hand drying facilities in order to allow people to wash and dry their hands without a queue. If someone has already waited in line for a cubicle, they really don’t want to have to wait again simply to dry their hands.

However, there is more to consider than the speed of the hand drying system. The proper drying of hands is essential to hand hygiene and preventing the spread of bacteria, so the hand drying method should also be hygienic and effective. Then there’s the waste and energy to consider – some hand dryers consumer energy and other drying methods such as paper towels create more waste.

So, which hand dryer should you choose for the workplace? Here is a rundown of some of the latest innovative products to consider. Read more

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How to Make Your Business More Baby Friendly

Did you know that going the extra mile to help parents with young children could win you more customers? If you want a family friendly atmosphere in your store, café or business premises then it’s essential that you put parents and their babies first. It’s amazing how many businesses in 2017 don’t have efficient baby changing facilities or aren’t welcoming for breastfeeding mothers.

If you’d like your business to gain a reputation which is baby friendly, then you have to set about creating a space which is functional for parents and caters to children of all ages. Here’s a few ideas you can incorporate which will instantly have parents returning and telling their fellow friends with children about how wonderful your place is for families. Read more

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Do We Need to Provide Feminine Waste Disposal?

Feminine waste disposal can be a bit of a grey area for businesses which are open to the public, as well as small and large workplaces. Do you need to have a certain number of female employees in order to provide a sanitary bin? If you only have unisex washrooms do you need to provide any sort of feminine waste disposal? It’s important that all business owners and employers understand the law on waste disposal and their legal obligations in regards to the workplace regulations. Read more

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How to Prevent Office Illnesses

It’s really important to try and stop illnesses spreading around the workplace, especially at this time of year. Just one person with a virus can pass it on to half of the entire office – which can leave small businesses in a very difficult situation. Fortunately there are various steps that managers can take in order to reduce the amount of people that become ill, and prevent sick people passing on their illness.

To keep all of your workers as healthy as possible and in turn reduce the amount of sick days, take a look at these top tips. Read more

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Washroom Trends 2017

2017 is in full swing, so it’s time to start planning any renovation work for the year ahead. Think your washrooms are in need of a revamp to create a more on-trend design? You might need to increase the capacity of your bathrooms, and at the same time crave a new décor. You don’t even have to invest too much money or time in order to follow some of this year’s washroom trends. Take a look at some of the ways you can improve your public bathrooms for the year ahead. Read more

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The Strangest Things You’ll Find In A Washroom Vending Machine

Vending machines in washrooms are incredibly popular across the world. They give bathroom users access to a wide array of useful products and items, from chewing gum or mints to feminine hygiene products and even contraceptives. But some vending machine manufacturers have taken this to the extreme, cramming their machines with weird and wonderful items well outside the norm. Let’s take a look at some of the strangest things you can find in a washroom vending machine in 2017… Read more

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Hand Dryers vs Paper Towel Dispensers

There is no debate as fierce in the washroom community as the one which pits hot-air hand dryers against paper towel dispensers. There are those who believe the traditional paper towels are the better option – after all, they effectively remove residual water from the hands of bathroom users, and they’re a lot easier to install than hand dryers. Read more

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Do Your Washrooms Make A Good Impression?

As business owners ourselves, we certainly understand the importance of making a good impression – and we know that many of our clients do, too. When you’re welcoming customers, clients or potential partners into your premises, it’s vital to consider what sort of impression your visitors will be left with. Read more

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Office Essentials for 2017

It’s a new year and a new start – so if you own a business you may want to plan for the year ahead and see how you can improve your office. A lot of things these days are labelled ‘office essentials’ – but what actually is vital to have in your workplace? Read more

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How to Improve your Baby Change Facilities

It’s 2017, yet look around for modern, practical and easy to access baby change for both parents and you’ll be shocked at how difficult it is. Changing a baby’s nappy in public is stressful enough as it is, so business owners should make it as hassle-free as possible. The basics of a good changing and breastfeeding area include a clean surface to rest the baby on, a safe and private space, and adequate disposal facilities. Read more

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How Clean are Your Bathrooms?

When it comes to keeping homes and public spaces clean and hygienic, bathrooms are your number one priority. However, what’s worrying is that even when bathrooms look clean, there could be germs hiding just about anywhere. Do you ever worry about what is lurking under the sink or on the toilet seat? You should be! Read more

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The Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia

The Embassy of Saudi Arabia in London (officially the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia) is the diplomatic mission of Saudi Arabia in the United Kingdom.  The embassy is situated in Crewe House, a detached mansion designed and constructed by Edward Sheppard in 1730, set in its own grounds. Built in the Georgian style, it is a Grade II* listed building. The house was considerably altered in the late 18th and early 19th-century. Much of its neo-classical interior dates from the early 19th-century, and some of Shepard’s original plaster work ceilings may survive. Read more

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Mediterranean Shipping UK (MSC)

Mediterranean Shipping UK (MSC) is a world leader in global container shipping and a company offering global service with local knowledge. MSC also provides integrated network of road, rail and sea transport resources which stretches across the globe and is the world’s second-largest shipping line in terms of container vessel capacity. Read more