The meteoric rise of subscriptions

25th of November 2019
The meteoric rise of subscriptions

A business model forged centuries ago is morphing into a disruptive force that is changing how we pay for goods and services and challenging our long-held obsession with ownership. Hartley Milner explores the pros and cons of the burgeoning subscription economy.

When you get your next bank statement, tot up the amounts debited for subscription

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Act now to eradicate slavery

22nd of November 2019
Act now to eradicate slavery

While the scale of modern slavery in the UK has long been overlooked, since 2015 the Government’s increased focus on modern slavery in UK and beyond has rendered it essential that commercial organisations are seen to be treating modern slavery with the focus and gravity that it deserves. UK barrister Ben Douglas-Jones, QC, writes exclusively

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EFCI news - how have cleaning companies evolved over time?

15th of November 2019
EFCI news - how have cleaning companies evolved over time?

In June 2019 the EFCI published its Trend Report, The European Cleaning Industry 1995-2016. This statistical work presents a great deal of information about the cleaning companies in Europe and their evolution throughout the past 20 years. The report builds on the past editions of the EFCI survey published regularly since 1987 and on

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Asia Pacific cleaning sector thrives

8th of November 2019
Asia Pacific cleaning sector thrives

According to a study that focuses on the global professional cleaning market, most regions in the world are still growing. The largest growth figures can be found in the Asia Pacific region, where several factors contribute to a thriving professional cleaning industry. Bobbie van der List reports for ECJ.

As we pointed out in earlier features

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Kanso - simplicity, ethics and sustainability in the 21st century

1st of November 2019
Kanso - simplicity, ethics and sustainability in the 21st century

Kanso is a new London-based cleaning services company with simplicity, ethics and sustainability at the core of its values. ECJ’s Michelle Marshall spoke to founder and managing director Chris Parkes, who believes these elements are essential for 21st century businesses to prosper.

Kanso is a Zen principle meaning ‘simplicity’.

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Polish your online offering

26th of September 2019
Polish your online offering

The rise of online purchasing has permanently shifted our shopping habits, including within the business-to-business (B2B) sector. to Sam Rutley, managing director at e-commerce agency PushON, looks at how cleaning supplies retailers can optimise their e-commerce offering.

The rise of online shopping has permanently altered our shopping habits

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