There has been a survey covering the cleaning sector in the Netherlands recently. ECJ correspondent Nico Lemmens of ISS Facility Services reports.
The Dutch cleaning industry consists of three sub sectors: institutional cleaning of buildings (71 per cent), window cleaning (10 per cent), and specialised companies (for example, salvage, cleaning in
A survey has been conducted by the French cleaning association into the state of the industry, reports Christian Bouzols, ECJ correspondent.
The Fédération des Entreprises de Propreté - the French contract cleaning association - has published a survey showing the major developments taking place in the French cleaning
ECJ Scandinavian correspondent, Petra Sjouwerman examines the results of a recent Danish research project amongst immigrant cleaners.
Improvement of the psychosocial working environment among immigrants and migrant workers in cleaning jobs is possible, according to Danish researchers from the National Research Centre for the Working Environment
Georg Lintner of the Austrian professional cleaning association writes exclusively for ECJ about the professional cleaning sector in Austria as part of our series focusing on the major countries of Europe.
In the Austrian cleaning sector there are currently 8,100 companies, employing a total of 52,000 people. The proportion of female employees is
The ECJ UK correspondent looks back at the recent Cleaning Show and contemplates the future for industry exhibitions.
The Cleaning Show has come and gone, reported enthusiastically by the cleaning media, totally ignored elsewhere. The show was small which superficially could be put down to the economic slowdown and the much touted triple dip
Anna Garbagna analyses the results of a recent survey into the Italian distribution sector.
The proportion of companies with a turnover of under one million euros is 50.7 per cent compared with 53.9 per cent in 2010, while 11.8 per cent have turnover between one and 1.5 million euros, 16.7 per cent between 1.5 and 2.5 million and 20.8 per cent