Using LinkedIn

12th of September 2017 Article by Laura Napper
Using LinkedIn

Laura Napper, managing director of Twilight Cleaning and Facilities Management, continues her series of exclusive blogs about social media for the ECJ website. Here she talks about using LinkedIn.

LinkedIn is a fascinating tool for the cleaning professional for several reasons. Firstly, it allows people to act as an ambassador for their company - no hiding behind » view blog post

Knowledge knocks down sick leave

30th of August 2017 Article by Lotte Printz
Knowledge knocks down sick leave

Back pain is among the most costly and widespread conditions in Denmark, however mere knowledge is likely to lower work absence, writes Lotte Printz.

There’s no easy way to lower sick leave. Or so it has been said. But now it seems that something as simple as words can do the trick. All it takes to lower back pain-related sick leave considerably are two one-hour talks on basic anatomy and modern pain models. And that’..

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Calling all cleaners – help improve food waste segregation!

17th of August 2017 Article by James Lee
Calling all cleaners – help improve food waste segregation!

Time and again, good intentions fail at the point of disposal when it comes to waste segregation. Cleaners working in offices, hospitals and other facilities can help drive change - and it could benefit their business too, says Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee in his latest blog for ECJ.

You don't need to look too far to read a headline about our food waste crisis, and the struggle to improve or even just maintain w..

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Apprenticeships - swept under the rug

9th of August 2017 Article by Lynn Webster
Apprenticeships - swept under the rug

UK reporter Lynn Webster discusses apprenticeships in the professional cleaning sector.

With the Apprenticeship Levy having come into effect on April 6, any issues and wrinkles are probably still being dealt with. Introducing a whole new system of payment is difficult enough, and plans to maximise the impact of this 0.5 per cent self-investment may not yet have taken shape.

One essential point raised by the introducti..

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Snapchat and connecting using geofilters

2nd of August 2017 Article by Laura Napper
Snapchat and connecting using geofilters

Laura Napper, managing director of Twilight Cleaning and Facilities Management, continues her series of exclusive blogs about social media for the ECJ website. She offers an overview of Snapchat and how businesses can use it.

I really like Snapchat as a local marketing and awareness tool. Recently I tried it at one of our town's festivals and found it to be really successful. If you haven't heard of it, or thought about ..

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