Following years of campaigning for Government help in tackling Period Poverty, activists were rewarded with the announcement in The Chancellor of The Exchequer Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement that schools would receive £2 million in funding from the start of...
Period Poverty has received a lot of news coverage recently on the back of Philip Hammond’s funding announcement, but what exactly is it and what can be done to tackle it? What Is It? Put simply, Period Poverty refers to...
Sian Walkling, Marketing Manager, Initial Washroom Hygiene Last month, Scotland became the first country in the world[1] to make free sanitary products available to all pupils and students, thanks to a new £5.2 million scheme for schools, colleges and...
New study from Initial Washroom Hygiene shows hygiene habits in the home may be slipping As the world marks the 11th annual Global Handwashing Day (GHD), a new study from Initial Washroom Hygiene has shown that British families’ handwashing...
According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around 40% of foodborne illnesses are transmitted via germs on our hands. Moreover, a staggering 80% of communicable diseases are transferred by touch alone. When done properly, good hand...