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Toilet providers, cleaning and FM companies seek recognition in the 'toilet oscars'

Published 14th November, 2016 by Neil Nixon

Toilet providers, cleaning and FM companies seek recognition in the 'toilet oscars'

The 2016 Tork Loo of the Year Awards grading has now been completed following inspection of 'away from home' toilets throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland. High standards of cleaning and maintenance performed by in-house cleaners, cleaning contractors and FM companies were evidenced during the inspection visits.

Use of the latest products and processes and the improvements in design and the quality of fixtures and fittings are also recognised. User's needs are the basis of the Loo of the Year Awards judging criteria requiring attractive as well as functional facilities to meet all of user's personal requirements. Hygienic services that minimise the risk of infection transfer whilst also saving energy continue to become more prevalent.

There were high levels of entries across 60 entry categories with shopping centre entries continuing to increase each year. The corporate entrants recognise the value of gaining prestige and recognition of their brand, and importantly their employees' efforts, as a result of achieving awards. Entrants also use the awards grading to benchmark their toilet provision performance against competitors and can use the awards success as a real benefit when in negotiations with customers and prospects.

Every entry was inspected and graded by a team of trained and experienced inspectors against established criteria for each and every type of toilet.

The 2016 entrants are currently being advised of the award they achieved and national and UK/Republic of Ireland awards will be presented at the presentation event on Friday 2 December at the St Johns Hotel in Solihull. In addition to presentation of the awards there will be a reception, four course lunch, supplier exhibition, entertainment, and networking opportunities.

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