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Kimberly-Clark Professional Go Back To School


Kimberly-Clark Professional has launched a new wellness programme aiming to bring together hand hygiene solutions and education resources in a bid to improve pupil and staff wellbeing in the school environment, as well as educating children about the importance of good hand hygiene before preparing food.


As part of Hand Wash Heroes – part of KCP’s Healthy Schools Project*, products are specially designed for use by children. These products include soap with smaller shots for little hands and easy-to-use hand towel systems that help control usage. Participating schools are also given access to educational materials designed to engage and motivate pupils, teachers and staff to help reduce the spread of germs by learning about the importance of good hand washing.


Dr. Louise Vickerman, EMEA Target Market Manager for Education at Kimberly-Clark Professional, said: “Today children are encouraged to handle and prepare food more and more, both in the classroom and at


home for fun. It is therefore important to teach them about the importance of hand hygiene as part of that. The new resources are an extension of the existing Hand Wash Heroes lessons or can be used as a standalone tool to support food preparation activity.”


The two new sets of materials for key stage 1 and key stage 2 include a poster and lesson plans with simple activities for teaching about the importance of hand hygiene before preparing food.


“We have included ideas of how to promote good hand washing behaviour and to motivate children as part of a healthy lifestyle,” added Dr. Vickerman. “Washing hands before preparing food is only one time out of many that children and adults should wash their hands. Therefore, the new resources can fit well within other areas of the curriculum such as health and self- care, and science for example.”


The Healthy Schools Project* was set up by Kimberly-Clark Professional to help reduce illnesses and subsequent absenteeism of both pupils and staff in schools and nurseries.


“Every day, thousands of children are off sick due to minor illnesses such as colds and tummy bugs depriving them of valuable learning time,” said Dr. Vickerman. “Whenever something is updated in the National Curriculum it is important to consider the correct hygiene recommendations to support and maintain children’s wellness. The new resources now provide that for practical cooking and are also an opportunity to reinforce knowledge to help children develop good hygiene habits as part of their daily lives.”


www.kcprofessional.co.uk New Operations Director For Julius Rutherfoord


Julius Rutherfoord has appointed Chris Parkes as their new Operations Director. Chris will lead the operations team to ensure that the services delivered remain true to the organisations ethos and values as a quality service provider, whilst facilitating the company growth plan as it secures its position as London’s best cleaning company.


Chris is an experienced operator and leader with proven success in delivering cleaning and FM services across a variety of sectors on both a local and national level. He has an extensive business and leadership background driving innovation, organisational change and account development ensuring a ‘best in class’ service to his clients.


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Chris has held senior national roles for FTSE listed FM companies and also privately owned international FM service providers. Prior to joining the facilities management sector he undertook a number of senior positions as a commissioned officer in the military.


Following the appointment, Chris said: “I’m delighted to be working with this trusted, forward-thinking brand that clients associate with quality and fresh thinking. I’m passionate about the ongoing development of both the operations team and the service delivered to our valued clients.”


More than 2,250 staff provide daily cleaning services for a wide


variety of prestigious offices, commercial premises and educational establishments. This appointment follows the recent expansion of the operations team, with two General Managers joining the existing team.


Andrew Marshall, Managing Director of Julius Rutherfoord said: “We have built a reputation as London’s most professional and reliable contract cleaner. Appointing Chris, who has worked with top industry organisations, is part of our strategy to continue to deliver outstanding service, whilst meeting our ambitious targets in the London commercial and educational sectors.”


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