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Automation, technology, inclusiveness, social changes – what impact are today’s key trends having on the public washroom? ECJ finds out what exactly is trending in the toilet.
Society has changed dramatically over the past few decades. The internet has revolutionised our way of life and enforced a new transparency on businesses and
Men still earn more than women in the French cleaning sector, reports ECJ correspondent Christian Bouzols. A new agreement has been signed to address the issue.
At the end of 2014, the French cleaning federation signed an agreement with the trade unions to increase the minimum wages in the sector during 2015. This agreement contains clauses to
Fergus Bird, event manager of Facilities Show 2015 discusses the increasing convergence within FM and how it is changing the face of the sector. Convergence is a sign of a maturing market. For facilities management (FM), convergence is resulting in the sector being characterised by one-stop-shop businesses, offering multiple services as a single,
CWS-boco is one of the leading international service providers of washroom hygiene, matting, workwear and textile solutions. The company’s headquarters is in Germany and it has facilities in 18 countries. In September of last year it opened its latest cleanroom laundry in Heidenheim, Germany and ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited the
The European Federation of Cleaning Industries (EFCI) has recently published its latest survey of the contract cleaning industry in Europe. All data relates to 2012 and shows a good recovery from the severe economic crisis between 2008 and 2010. Total turnover increased by 4.83 per cent over the two years 2010-2012.
For the 19th time, the
ECJ editor Michelle Marshall speaks exclusively to Henrik Andersen, chief operating officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at ISS Group about the workforce challenges facing the cleaning sector, and also the many opportunities that exist to attract and retain new employees.
“Every success we have is founded in our