New EU poll reveals causes of work-related stress

13th of June 2013
New EU poll reveals causes of work-related stress

Around half of workers across Europe (51 per cent) perceive that work-related stress is common in their workplace, according to a pan-European opinion poll conducted on behalf of the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

Female workers are more likely than male workers to say that work-related stress is common (54 per cent

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Businesses should address cultural diversity

7th of June 2013
Businesses should address cultural diversity

Addressing cultural diversity in the workplace can greatly impact on occupational safety and health, says a new report from the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA).

The report, ‘Diverse cultures at work: ensuring safety and health through leadership and participation’, reveals that there can be serious consequences

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Beyond reasonable doubt

21st of May 2013
Beyond reasonable doubt

It’s a well known fact that as a result of the current economic climate, cash strapped consumers are far more likely to pursue a compensation claim for personal injury than they might perhaps otherwise have done during less ‘lean’ times. Shane Clifford of software specialist Zetes explains how software can help to curb the

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Untangling the web of EU regulation

17th of May 2013
Untangling the web of EU regulation

Fresh moves are under way at EU level to remove the tangle of regulation choking business growth and the region’s economic recovery. Hartley Milner looks at some of the most burdensome laws on the hit list.

It appears our leaders found time at their recent summit for a little soul-searching. The outcome was recognition of a grievance

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Economic crisis stifles cleaning sector in Spain

17th of May 2013
Economic crisis stifles cleaning sector in Spain

Juan Díez de los Ríos, president of the Professional Association of Cleaning Companies (ASPEL), writes exclusively for ECJ about the professional cleaning sector in Spain as part of our series focusing on the major countries of Europe.

The economic crisis which is still gripping Spain, together with the complex Spanish employment

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ECJ 20th birthday - looking back at industry trends

15th of March 2013
ECJ 20th birthday - looking back at industry trends

European Cleaning Journal, the only pan-European magazine for the professional cleaning sector, celebrates its 20th birthday this month. Since February 1993 ECJ has been a vital source of information, comment and news for Europe’s cleaning professionals. To celebrate our birthday, we
look back at the key trends affecting the industry over

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