The French cleaning sector has launched an operation against greenhouse gas emissions - reports Christian Bouzols, ECJ’s correspondent.
CarbonArtik sounds like a tortuous name, but in fact it’s a real innovation. Indeed, it’s the first industrial platform to have been launched to fight greenhouse gas emissions and is a
Latest unemployment rates released by Eurostat show the eurozone has now reached the 12 per cent mark. This compares to 10.9 per cent a year ago, and recent figures of 7.7 per cent in the USA and 4.2 per cent in Japan.
For the EU 27 the rate is 10.9 per cent, slightly higher than the 10.2 per cent of February 2012.
The number of people seeking
MITIE, one of the UK’s largest building services companies, has changed the name of its cleaning and environmental business to Environmental +.
The Environmental + business provides cleaning, pest control, landscaping, waste recycling and winter gritting. It has over 32,000 employees.
The new name, MITIE says, reflects its integrated
A new report on the UK contract cleaning market suggests that many companies are successfully enhancing their specialist service offering in order to offset margin erosion.
The report, by MTW Research, also identifies an increasing number of contractors easing pricing pressure by offering services which are more closely aligned with the
Facilities services giant ISS has teamed up with HR specialist Aspector to publish a white paper discussing what role service has in organisations today and what constitutes excellent service.
The two companies found that that the companies who do deliver excellent service are superior in the areas of people, processes, leadership and culture.
The Association of Russian Cleaning Companies has published a dictionary of cleaning terms and definitions in cooperation with Cleaning magazine. The author of the 80-page book, which contains explanations of 567 professional terms, is Volodin Nicolay.
Also in Russia, a new exhibition has been launched by Primexpo. CleanExpo Novosibirsk will take