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ECJ correspondent Oleg Popov of Cristanval Cleaning in Russia explains how economic changes have impacted on the sector.
Just a few years back, the cleaning market was not only experiencing steady growth but a boost in its profitability. In a period of well-being, companies strive to enlarge their business and grab a share of the market. For the
The French federation of cleaning (FEP) has a new president, reports Christian Bouzols.
Max Massa was elected as the new president of the Fédération des entreprises de propreté (FEP) at the closing session its 46th AGM recently.
This self-made boss is definitely not a beginner - far from it. He has spent no fewer than 51
As French correspondent Christian Bouzols explains, over 600 of the country’s cleaning companies are officially in financial difficulty.
More than 600 cleaning companies in France were declared ‘en situation de défaillance’ (in a situation of default) in 2013 for not having honoured their payment obligations. The rate of
ECJ’s correspondent in Scandinavia, Petra Sjouwerman, gives us an update from Denmark. The municipality of Gladsaxe is the first in the country to achieve the new Nordic standard for cleaning, Insta 800. This has resulted in a significant improvement in cleaning quality, while employee motivation has also increased.
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In Italy there are moves to improve regulation of public tenders, reports Anna Garbagna for ECJ.
AVCP, the public authority for surveillance of public contracts, has presented the Model for Tender Invitation for cleaning services aimed at regulation of tenders in the sector.
This authority, as confirmed by ANIP (the national association of
ECJ’S UK correspondent reports on the cleanliness situation in the National Health Service (NHS).
A shadow hung over the usual jollifications at ISSA/Interclean in Amsterdam following the totally unexpected death of Peter Holt, and although there was news of orders and success, it had a hollow ring this time.
We have had five weeks in a