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Our correspondent in Scandinavia, Petra Sjouwerman, reports from Denmark. In this small Scandinavian country, the Council for Better Hygiene has organised the National School Toilet Day to highlight the importance of clean school toilets.
Did you ever try holding it in for a couple of hours? Four, five, six hours? So long that your stomach starts
Thomas Schulte-Marxloh in Germany explains how broadcasting fees are impacting on the industry.
Since the reform of the public service broadcasting fees in 2013, a number of lawsuits have been filed against the new regulation. The fee has to be paid by every household or company, whether a receiver (TV set, radio, computer or smart phone) is
Nico Lemmens of ISS Facility Services in the Netherlands reports on independent body VSR.
Vereniging Schoonmaak Research VSR (Association for Cleaning Research) is an independent Dutch platform for all parties directly or indirectly involved in contract cleaning: cleaning companies, clients, ‘in-house’ cleaning service firms,
ECJ’s UK reporter examines how events around the country affect the cleaning sector.
You may think that cleaning is exempt from all the political, financial and personal pressures that surround us. This is far from being the case for our business and personal lives are affected as much as anyone else and in a very literal sense we are
Oleg Popov of Cristanval explains how new Russian migration laws are affecting the sector, considering that 85 per cent of Moscow cleaners are foreign.
At the beginning of 2013, President Vladimir Putin introduced the idea of changes in migration laws. Following unrest in the Moscow region of Birulevo resulting from the illegal activities of a
The French cleaning sector has been making efforts to employ disabled workers, says Christian Bouzols.
For a number of years, the French cleaning sector has been creating the means for companies to employ more disabled workers. The result is impressive. The number of disabled workers employed by cleaning companies has more than doubled during the