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Earlier this year, the Dutch contract cleaning association OSB introduced a Code of Responsible Market Conduct for the cleaning and window cleaning sectors. This came about as a result of strike action by the country's cleaning staff early in 2010 and was drawn up by various industry organisations.
The Code of Responsible Market Conduct for the
With effect from January 1 2012 the Hungarian government will no longer have to seek agreement from employers and trade unions before setting the national minimum wage.
Then the tripartite interest reconciliation system will be replaced by a new body - the National Economic and Social Council (NGTT). The NGTT will include representatives of
Clive Damonze, chairman of the National Contract Cleaners Association (NCCA) of South Africa, offers ECJ an exclusive overview of the contract cleaning sector in this rapidly-developing country.
The National Contract Cleaning Association of South Africa (NCCA) continues to grow from strength to strength and next year (2012) we celebrate our 25th
A shadowy ‘new age’ economy is prospering on the backs of legitimate businesses, run by IT-savvy criminal entrepreneurs who ply their furtive trade over the net. Hartley Milner reports on the growing menace of cybercrime.
Attacks on computer systems, industrial espionage and theft of company secrets are a growing headache for
In this article Diversey's Pedro Chidichimo writes about the importance of protecting the lives of employees, which are one of the most important assets of any company. Based on his experience and market insights, he observes that risk management of people is a leadership responsibility that is best leveraged through 5 key areas, from walking the
In his fourth article for ECJ, Pedro Chidichimo explains the benefits for facility management companies of working with suppliers in the identification and development of innovations that solve end user needs. New processes, new relationships and most importantly, a new culture must be set to achieve sustainable differentiation in the