Energy costs - Europe faces a difficult winter

21st of October 2022
Energy costs - Europe faces a difficult winter

Business owners know all too well about the impacts of soaring energy costs over the past year. But how much longer will those eye-watering bills continue to roll in? Hartley Milner looks at the background to this current situation and seeks some answers.

As a business owner, you need no telling about the impacts of soaring energy costs over the

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Social equity - time for respect

13th of October 2022
Social equity - time for respect

"The pandemic demonstrated the lack of decency and respect the service industry has shown workers,” a journalist for a newspaper in the US wrote recently. It has become clear Covid-19 has disproportionately harmed the most vulnerable workers, many of them cleaners. Now there are calls to promote better social equity across the world. Doug

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Professional detergents industry drives a sustainable agenda

4th of October 2022
Professional detergents industry drives a sustainable agenda

A.I.S.E. is the umbrella organisation representing the European detergents and maintenance products industry. Its professional cleaning and hygiene sector manager Aisling O’Kane tells us how the sector has been a pioneer in driving sustainability.

For seven decades A.I.S.E. has guided and led the work of the European detergents industry.

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Ukraine war inspires humanitarian response

4th of August 2022
Ukraine war inspires humanitarian response

The war in Ukraine has spurred business owners across Britain to support efforts to ease the suffering of people fleeing into neighbouring countries. And some have literally gone that extra mile … by not just collecting humanitarian aid but delivering it themselves, reports Hartley Milner for ECJ.

Paul Prowse was watching TV news footage

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Innovation with purpose

1st of August 2022
Innovation with purpose

Colin Shute, group managing director at SBFM discusses why organisations must avoid getting drawn into the industry’s game of ‘technology top trumps’ and instead focus on driving innovation with purpose.

The ever-burgeoning European cleaning market remains extremely competitive; and FMs and commercial cleaning companies alike

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The great resignation

27th of July 2022
The great resignation

As we emerge from the pandemic a new phenomenon known as ‘The Great Resignation’ has emerged. In order to adapt to the changing landscape of the world of work the cleaning sector must work hard to increase employee retention and avoid even higher levels of staff turnover.

In addition to its impact on health, the Covid-19 pandemic has

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