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Our correspondent Petra Sjouwerman reports from Denmark, where a Danish municipality takes the lead in the fight against physical burn-out.
Tough competition in the cleaning sector has forced cleaners to swing the mop faster than ever. This is also the case for cleaners working for municipalities - in Denmark amongst the biggest clients on the
Thomas Schulte-Marxloh addresses the topic of 'mini-jobs' in the German cleaning sector.
For many years the contract cleaning industry had to fight a bad image and reputation in terms of wages and social insurance. ‘Mini-job’ is one of the buzzwords in this debate which is often related to the contract cleaning industry, though
A year after the launch of the Code of Responsible Conduct in the Netherlands, ECJ reporter Nico Lemmens at ISS Facility Services takes a look at its progress.
As we have mentioned in previous editions of ECJ, a Code of Responsible Market Conduct was introduced in the Dutch cleaning market. In a recent interview one year after the Code was
ECJ correspondent Anna Garbagna reports from the recent Forum Pulire in Italy, and the industry statistics discussed there.
Production is an integral part of the more extensive integrated services sector. So Afidamp, in cooperation with the production chain associations FISE ANIP Confindustria, FNIP Confcommercio, CNA, Legacoop Servizi and
The French Cleaning Federation is organising a conference focusing on the issues surrounding part-time working, reports ECJ's Christian Bouzols.
As the country returns to work, the French Cleaning Federation (Fédération des Entreprises de Propreté - FEP) is happy that its proposals to hold a conference about part-time working
The general sentiment in the cleaning industry of the UK is currently not a positive one, explains
ECJ's reporter there.
We still appear to be in the darkest of night and those 'points of light' appear to be no more than that. We can reflect on the reported words of President Johnson who, when boarding Airforce One, is alleged to have said: "Go