Killing bacteria.... or people?

2nd of November 2018
Killing bacteria.... or people?

In some businesses the ultimate cost of poor hygiene could be death. Yet, it takes convincing to change behaviour, says Lotte Printz in Denmark.

“How many do we want to kill before we do something about it?” This sinister rhetorical question was raised by Alan Friis, senior consultant in hygienic design for the food industry, when

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Cleaning in France gets a national day

1st of November 2018
Cleaning in France gets a national day

In France, the cleaning industry is prospering currently and even held a national day in October. Christian Bouzols reports for ECJ.

The French professional cleaning sector is currently in good shape. According to the most recent figures, it registered a three per cent growth during the first half of 2018.

With an improvement of the economic

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A force to be reckoned with

1st of November 2018
A force to be reckoned with

ECJ’s UK correspondent Lynn Webster reports from the recent awards for excellence in environmental cleaning by the armed forces.

Attending the recent awards recognising excellence in environmental cleaning for the armed forces by the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners at their Military Awards was a humbling but very proud

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Talking about the weather...

21st of September 2018
Talking about the weather...

UK reporter Lynn Webster looks back on a long hot summer, and its impact on the workplace.

The weather, and the British obsession with talking about it, has been puzzling outsiders for decades however we have seen some extremes this summer. And there has been much debate about the impact of the ‘heatwave’ on the workplace.

Definition

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Healthy growth for Italy's cleaning sector

21st of September 2018
Healthy growth for Italy's cleaning sector

Anna Garbagna in Italy reports for ECJ on latest statistics for the professional cleaning market.

The sector is healthy, growing in Italy as well as abroad: that is the picture of the professional cleaning sector according to the regular annual survey carried out by AfidampFAB, the Association of Italian manufacturers of Machines, Products and

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Results-driven cleaning

20th of September 2018
Results-driven cleaning

Dutch reporter Jacco Vonhof writes about a recent visit to the VSR association by a Singaporean government delegation.

The government of Singapore – the Real Estate & Construction Centre and the Environmental Management Association of Singapore (EMAS) – asked our association to teach them more about the Dutch cleaning market,

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