Europeans overwhelmingly against immigration

28th of November 2011
Europeans overwhelmingly against immigration

An international survey of 23 countries by Ipsos has found opposition to immigration in numerous countries across the world, with majorities often considering its effects to be negative and its scale excessive. European nations were typical of this trend.

Majorities in countries as diverse as Germany, South Africa, Russia, Turkey and the United

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Getting up to speed with search engines

25th of November 2011
Getting up to speed with search engines

In the first article of a new series written exclusively for ECJ, Amy Munice of Global B2B Communications in the USA offers advice for businesses on making the most of their internet activity. Here, she focuses on marketing and search engine optimisation.

You own or manage a business devoted to cleaning or cleaning supplies. Your task list to

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Dutch responsible conduct code encourages cleaning best practice

25th of November 2011
Dutch responsible conduct code encourages cleaning best practice

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

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Rights removed from Hungarian social partners

25th of November 2011

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

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South Africa - land of opportunity

28th of October 2011
South Africa - land of opportunity

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

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Cybercrime - a growing menace

28th of October 2011
Cybercrime - a growing menace

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

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