The baby-boomers of the post-WW II years are fast leaving the world of work. But as birth rates tumble across much of Europe, can we afford to let them go … and do they really want to go? Hartley Milner explores why attitudes towards older workers are beginning to change.
Sid in stores had given his best years to the auto components
ECJ editor Michelle Marshall speaks exclusively to Henrik Andersen, chief operating officer for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) at ISS Group about the workforce challenges facing the cleaning sector, and also the many opportunities that exist to attract and retain new employees.
“Every success we have is founded in our
If you have a smart phone or other mobile device, you probably use apps – to play games, access news, books, weather reports and much more. Easy to download and user-friendly, apps are now becoming essential tools for business operatives out on the road. Hartley Milner looks at some of their uses.
Mobile phone technology has come a long way
Managing cash flow is critical to a business’s growth and survival. Your failure to effectively forecast and control liquidity issues can have disastrous implications, even if your enterprise is profitable. Hartley Milner looks at the challenges of keeping incoming receipts and outgoings in balance.
There is a board game launched in the
Tork soaps, sanitisers and other products in the skin care range from SCA have all been designed to control consumption and reduce waste. Products include liquid soaps, foam soaps, a hand and body lotion and a hair and body gel plus a hand sanitiser and a toilet seat cleaner.
Tork Foam Soap, for example, comes in Mild, Extra Mild and Luxury
‘Cleaning with your eyes’, that is the basic idea behind the Nordic cleaning standard INSTA 800. The standard was introduced in Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Finland 14 years ago. The new way of working has resulted in improved cleaning quality and higher employee motivation. Petra Sjouwerman reports for ECJ.
“For many years