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Lemay Rogers

Lémay Rogers is the Marketing Manager for Rentokil Initial. When not contributing to the Initial blog, she is the custodian of all things Marketing for Rentokil Initial South Africa, and supports the Sub-Saharan African businesses. As a frequent traveller AND mother of a toddler, she is all too aware of how easily germs can travel with us, from one location to another and then back to our homes. Follow Lémay on Twitter and LinkedIn for practical advice on good hygiene practices, both at home and in the workplace.
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May 2019

3 awkward office conversations and how to manage them

Written by Lemay Rogers

The office environment can sometimes feel like a field filled with landmines - deadlines, intimidating bosses and water cooler gossip all have to be navigated so carefully. I was recently reminded...

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Workplace Hygiene
April 2019

Pests! Know them and get rid of them

Written by Lemay Rogers

Judging by the title, you may think that this blog was accidentally placed on the wrong Rentokil Initial account but I can assure you it was meant to be here.  

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
April 2019

[Checklist] A retailer’s guide to preparing for the holidays

Written by Lemay Rogers

Most retailers welcome the holidays with open arms but will admit to nagging anxiety in the pit of their stomachs: a retail experience during the holidays can make or break your business. For the...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

3 tips to stress free hygiene during load shedding

Written by Lemay Rogers

Hello darkness my old friend, it’s come to load shedding again…

To any South African, there are no words more painful as these. Load shedding has once again become a reality and I fear many...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

Germy rhymes: Flu-y Louie

Written by Lemay Rogers

Last week we launched our new series of fun hygiene rhymes titled: Germy rhymes. This initiative is in aid of spreading awareness around good hygiene practices (and not the germs).

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
March 2019

Germy rhymes: Dan meets Jim the germ

Written by Lemay Rogers

Here at Initial, we are publishing a series of fun hygiene rhymes to help explain the importance of good hygiene.  Not as serious as a ring around the Rosie (associated with the great plague of...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
February 2019

[Update] How to teach your kids to be hygienic

Written by Lemay Rogers

I’m sure you’ll agree that good hygiene practices are important to lower your risk of illness. I dare say, good hygiene is a non-negotiable and the earlier good habits are instilled, the better...

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Cleanliness and Hygiene
January 2019

Keep your office hygienic in 2019

Written by Lemay Rogers

Whether you believe in new year’s resolutions or not, a new year brings with it new challenges and the opportunity to start afresh.  For some, it is opening a new set of files and electronic...

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Workplace Hygiene
December 2018

Holiday Hygiene: what you need to know [Part 2 - handy tips]

Written by Lemay Rogers

This time last year Nathalie’s blog,  Holiday Hygiene: what you need to know, referred to an incident where more than 100 tourists fell ill with diarrhoea and vomiting. The patrons were diagnosed...

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Workplace Hygiene
November 2018

Holiday edition: are you prepared for the holidays?

Written by Lemay Rogers

We all dread the almost inevitable phone call that says something has gone wrong at the office. Even more so when you are on holiday. With the festive season around the corner and most of us...

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Workplace Hygiene

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