Let's give cleaners the recognition they deserve

22nd of September 2020 Article by Louise Cullen
Let's give cleaners the recognition they deserve

Louise Cullen, coo at Ireland-based services provider CCS Cleaning, looks back at lockdown and the slow return to work as buildings across Europe reopen. She explains how the company is taking care of its workforce, and how vital it is for cleaning businesses to offer staff the support they need.

It safe to say that, 2020 not the year that most of us imagined as we welcomed in a new decade on New Years' Eve! The Covid-19 pandemic..

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Learning on the job

15th of September 2020 Article by Katja Scholz
Learning on the job

News of an interesting training project in Germany from ECJ's Katja Scholz.

Combining theoretical learning with practical activity is probably the most effective way of assimilating something. Those in charge at the Schleswig-Holstein regional vocational college for contract cleaningare certainly convinced of that. "To this end, we work together with the Northern Guild of Contract Cleaners to offer our trainees practical projects..

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Cleaning on the front line

8th of September 2020 Article by Anna Garbagna
Cleaning on the front line

Anna Garbagna, ECJ's correspondent in Italy, tells how the cleaning sector has been in the front line during the Covid-19 crisis, and how associations are working to protect workers.

The difficult situation that Italy has been facing, along with the rest of the world, has led all companies to act in a concrete manner to face together a nasty reality that we never wanted to deal with.

It could not be otherwise for the clea..

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A matter of survival

28th of August 2020 Article by Christian Bouzols
A matter of survival

As a vital link in the fight against the pandemic, cleaning companies have had to re-focus their activities, writes Christian Bouzols in France. It’s also been a matter of survival.

Just like the great majority of companies, those in the cleaning sector have been hit hard by the COVID-19 outbreak and some of them have lost up to three-quarters of their business.
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Pay our cleaning staff a fair wage

19th of August 2020 Article by Dominic Ponniah
Pay our cleaning staff a fair wage

Dominic Ponniah, ceo at UK cleaning services provider Cleanology, talks about the changes taking place in cleaning services following Coronavirus. He urges clients to recognise the key role played by cleaning staff, and to reward them accordingly.

It goes without saying that the last few months have been challenging and, with no vaccine available and queries over the value of antibodies against Covid 19, we still face an uncertai..

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