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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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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