Inspiring confidence in railway hygiene

19th of November 2020
Inspiring confidence in railway hygiene

Facilities management services provider The Churchill Group in the UK has partnered with Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) since 2017 on a cleaning contract that covers around 300 stations. In this case study for ECJ, regional manager Tonka Valkinova focuses on the last six months and the work undertaken in light of the pandemic. She explains how the

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Cleaning in Japan - community ritual

17th of November 2020
Cleaning in Japan - community ritual

It’s something oddly Japanese: men and women in office attire roaming the streets looking for rubbish. Usually they won’t find anything as streets are spotless most of the time, but it serves more than just that purpose - writes Bobbie van der List.

On a Monday afternoon in the Marunouchi district of Japan’s capital Tokyo most

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Incentive QAS

27th of April 2020
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Incentive QAS

The concept of sustainability runs right through the heart of Incentive QAS instead of simply being an “add-on”, says managing director Jamie Wright. And this is what earned the company the 2019 European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Sustainability Best Practice, he says.

Concern for the environment has become a prominent topic

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Derrycourt

22nd of April 2020
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Derrycourt

Derrycourt considers its staff to be its greatest resource – which is why the company has won the European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Investment in Training for the second year running. Learning and development manager Laura Keogh talks us through Derrycourt’s ethos.

Derrycourt is a European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards

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European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Buitengewoon-Facilicom

20th of April 2020
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards winner - Buitengewoon-Facilicom

Buitengewoon-Facilicom does its utmost to recruit candidates who are keen to work – however poor their job prospects may seem on paper. So the ground-breaking social enterprise was a worthy winner of the 2019 European Cleaning & Hygiene Award for Commitment to Diversity in the Workforce.

Looking for a job can be a daunting process.

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The dizzy heights of cleaning Kia Oval

19th of September 2019
The dizzy heights of cleaning Kia Oval

The Oval is one of the UK’s iconic cricket grounds, in fact it was one of the 11 selected to host Cricket World Cup games over the summer. Before that however, a thorough makeover was needed on one of the stands and Stadium Support Services was brought in to carry out the work.

Based in south London, the Oval (known for sponsorship reasons

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