Many looming challenges for the EU

22nd of March 2016
Many looming challenges for the EU

Will the European Union survive 2016? It’s a fair question considering the battering the region has taken from a perfect storm of crises in recent years and with fresh challenges looming over an increasingly darkening horizon. Hartley Milner goes in search of some answers.

Whether the EU collapses this year or not will be of no consequence

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Immigration - benefit or burden?

21st of December 2015
Immigration - benefit or burden?

Not so long ago, immigration was welcomed as a godsend to Europe’s burgeoning economies. Since the recession times have changed and jobs are in short supply, yet we are now being asked to soak up a mass migration of people on an scale not seen since the Second World War. Benefit or burden? Hartley Milner considers the likely economic impact

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The EU - will the UK stay or go?

25th of November 2015
The EU - will the UK stay or go?

Should we stay or should we go? That is the dilemma the Brits will have to get to grips with in the run-up to their referendum on remaining in the European Union, which could be held as early as May 2016. A ‘no’ vote would have far-reaching consequences for not only Britain but also the EU reports Hartley Milner.

With the exception of a

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Diversity & inclusion - transforming cultures

4th of November 2015
Diversity & inclusion - transforming cultures

Diversity & inclusion – one of the buzz phrases for the 21st century workplace. But what does it
really mean, and how are cleaning sector companies embracing the concept?

Diversity & inclusion. It’s a phrase we have all heard many times but do we know what it means, and how many businesses can say they are truly embracing its

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Daytime cleaning - impact on office staff

8th of October 2015
Daytime cleaning - impact on office staff

Daytime cleaning is becoming increasingly prevalent in Europe. But how do office employees feel about sharing their workspace with cleaning teams? Charlotte Branwhite from Tork manufacturer SCA shares the results of a study into the changing relationship between office staff and cleaners.

Over recent years there has been a general shift towards

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REACH legislation - staying compliant

7th of October 2015
REACH legislation - staying compliant

Dr Sandra Meijer and Dr Kath Carr of The REACH Centre share their learning on the substance identity and sameness checking process - in this exclusive article for ECJ.

The ingredients in cleaning products are subject to REACH registration therefore it is important for the manufacturers of these products to ensure they are compliant with the

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