Cleanliness equals productivity

15th of September 2017
Cleanliness equals productivity

VSR chairman Jacco Vonhof, ECJ’s Dutch correspondent, brings news of research indicating that the level of office cleanliness directly impacts on employees’ productivity.

Not only does the standard of cleaning impact productivity, it also contributes to the general satisfaction of employees. Employees are more satisfied when their

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Modest industry growth in Italy for 2016

13th of September 2017
Modest industry growth in Italy for 2016

Italian correspondent Anna Garbagna brings news of latest data from the country’s cleaning sector.

The year 2016 for the professional cleaning industry closed with more modest growth than the previous year, but still with encouraging signs for the near future. These data came from the survey by AfidampFAB.

Overall last year, the sector had

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What lies behind that logo?

13th of September 2017
What lies behind that logo?

UK reporter Lynn Webster examines the power of the logo, and the visual commitment it represents.

We all speak the language of the logo; the power of this visual image has removed the need for actual words and instead carefully manipulated images of a product or a service pop to mind. There are even games apps to match logo to corporation.

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New ways of dealing with litter

13th of September 2017
New ways of dealing with litter

As French reporter Christian Bouzols writes, the country’s litter problem demands radical action.

Keeping French beaches and public places clean, particularly in the south of the country, is a matter of major concern.

Local authorities involved with this problem are often overworked due to the lack of civic-mindedness and negligence of the

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Hygiene, cost and environment

12th of September 2017
Hygiene, cost and environment

German reporter Alexandra Lachner discusses the pros and cons of ‘green’ hospitals.

Multi-drug resistant bacteria, shortage of trained staff, centralisation:  these are some of the challenges hospitals in Germany have to cope with.  In this context, ‘green’ hospitals may appear to be of marginal interest, but

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Knowledge knocks down sick leave

12th of September 2017
Knowledge knocks down sick leave

Back pain is among the most costly and widespread conditions in Denmark, however mere knowledge is likely to lower work absence, writes Lotte Printz.

There’s no easy way to lower sick leave. Or so it has been said. But now it seems that something as simple as words can do the trick. All it takes to lower back pain-related sick leave

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