In this edition of ECJ we feature a special report on inspirational women in the professional cleaning industry. In it we focus on four women working in different parts of the sector and ask them about their background, their everyday challenges and their ambitions for the future.
The first is Angelica Martinez, who was named the British Cleaning
Do mobile technology solutions represent a major investment for contract cleaning companies – and if so, do these pay for themselves? Ann Laffeaty looks at the viability of software solutions and finds out which types of companies profit most by switching to high-tech solutions.
Cleaning is a relatively low-tech occupation and it could be
Despite pointers that EU economies are on the mend, consumer spending continues to decline across much of the region as incomes fail to keep pace with rising living costs. In response, businesses are having to look at how they can better engage with their customers in greatly depleted markets. Hartley Milner reports on some of the strategies being
A brand new standard has been developed by Europe’s leading producers of sustainable detergents, called the Greenway Standard. The focus is on economical, ecological and social issues, all at the same time. This is a significant challenge, explains Peter Malaise, consultant on sustainable development issues, writing exclusively for
Christian Storinggaard, vice president of facility care for Ecolab, the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services, tells ECJ that sustainability is here to stay and must come higher on the list of priorities for every industry.
The professional cleaning sector as a whole must cooperate more effectively in order to
It’s a bombshell that is invariably dropped out of the blue and it can have a devastating impact on your business. When a crucial member of staff announces they are moving on, the fallout can be far ranging, creating more than just an inconvenience for your HR department, reports Hartley Milner
An employee who you rate as indispensable pops