Andrew Large, executive vice-president for the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) and also director general for the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) in the UK, argues that investment in training during these difficult times is crucial.
Even though London 2012 is in full swing - the doom and gloom is still out there. Whether it is tumbling manufacturing output or low footfall in Lond..
Rob den Hertog, project manager for ISSA/INTERCLEAN, looks back at the success of this year's Amsterdam show with a round-up of the results.
In the weeks before the opening of this year's ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam event, we already sensed a positive atmosphere in the industry and we were expecting it to shape up to another good show.
Actually the general feeling was that it was the best ever show. The figures after..
Markus Asch, vice chairman of the management board at cleaning equipment manufacturer Kärcher and president of EUnited Cleaning, writes his latest blog for the ECJ website. He examines the relationship between sustainability and innovation.
Successful interaction between innovation and sustainability plays a central role in finding solutions to global challenges. Sustainability in all its diverse aspects can be both ..
Pedro Chidichimo, president of Sealed Air's Institutional and Laundry business unit which produces Diversey cleaning and hygiene solutions, writes in his latest blog for ECJ about an interesting industry trend that he calls 'Smart Service Programme' and how it can help FM companies enhance economic value to their customers.
The facility services industry is in turmoil in Europe. While more and more small and medium-sized c..
Andrew Large, executive vice-president for the World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) and also director general for the Cleaning and Support Services Association (CSSA) in the UK, looks at how freedom of movement for workers across the EU affects the national skills situation.
In late May I attended a meeting at the Institute of Public Policy Research. The subject of the meeting was how the UK can address its sk..