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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Building successful and sustainable partnerships

11th of August 2020 Article by Chris Wakefield
Building successful and sustainable partnerships

Chris Wakefield, vice president, European marketing and product development at GOJO Industries-Europe, discusses how sustainable partnerships are key to long-term success.

Covid-19 has impacted business in a multitude of ways, meaning the cleaning and hygiene sector has had to constantly adapt the way in which it works. It has managed to navigate the crisis well, and for the first time, been truly appreciated for the important ro..

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How technology can support back-to-work programmes

24th of July 2020 Article by Raj Krishnamurthy
How technology can support back-to-work programmes

The world is slowly easing out of lockdown. As millions of people prepare to head back to work, employers should plan for their safe return. But this won't be easy. Safe reoccupation strategies will require a combination of leadership, managing change, communication and technology. Raj Krishnamurthy, ceo of Freespace, tells us more.

Governments have said that businesses reopening their doors must do everything they can to minimis..

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Please wash, and dry, your hands

9th of July 2020 Article by John Griep
Please wash, and dry, your hands

VSR’s John Griep writes for ECJ on how crucial hand hygiene is.

Although everyone has an opinion about the measures to be taken to combat Coronavirus, luckily there is one body in the Netherlands offering clear guidelines: the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). Staff at this independent government body are working overtime to keep citizens, mayo..

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Clean smarter, not harder

30th of June 2020 Article by Lotte Printz
Clean smarter, not harder

An event on digitalisation in the cleaning sector took place just before Denmark went into lockdown. This report from ECJ’s Danish reporter Lotte Printz.

All 100 attendees were welcomed personally with a handshake when RENT Digitalt (Clean Digitally or Pure Digital, in translation), a one-day conference on digitalisation in the cleaning industry, opened in March. In itself a clear indicator the event took place in pre-..

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