A workplace out of the ordinary

20th of November 2019
A workplace out of the ordinary

Lotte Printz, ECJ’s correspondent in Denmark, reports from an inspiring business - The Laundry.

“It could be a cleaning company, a bicycle workshop or something else. The main thing is that each and every one can contribute and that we do things together,” Pia Stabell Hjort says.

She and Katrine Knudsen are social workers who

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What do we know about cleaners?

19th of November 2019
What do we know about cleaners?

A survey by the French Ministry of Labour shows that the industry set to recruit the most people over the next three years is cleaning. ECJ reporter Christian Bouzols tells us more.

It turns out from a recent survey by the French Ministry of Labour that the trade that’s going to recruit the most people these next three years is none other

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A lifelong approach to sustainability

31st of October 2019
A lifelong approach to sustainability

Lynn Webster, ECJ correspondent in the UK, highlights issues surrounding sustainability.

At the recent European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards, one category, Best Practice in Sustainability was highlighted as the most discussed topic around. Growing further into both our corporate and individual world it more and more impacts into our everyday

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Plenty of job prospects in Italy

30th of October 2019
Plenty of job prospects in Italy

Anna Garbagna tells us about a new alliance in Italy’s professional cleaning sector.

There is a ‘new birth in the cleaning world: from ANIP-Confindustria (National Association of Cleaning and Integrated Services Companies); ANID (National Pest Control Association); ASSOSISTEMA (Association Integrated Industrial System of Goods and

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Did you say ‘thank you’?

25th of September 2019
Did you say ‘thank you’?

ECJ’s UK reporter Lynn Webster brings news of upcoming initiatives aimed at giving cleaning operatives the recognition they deserve.

In today’s highly competitive market the companies with the winning edge not only have well trained and skilled operatives but have a culture of well-motivated teams. One of the biggest motivators is

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Booklet helps and boosts healthcare cleaners

23rd of September 2019
Booklet helps and boosts healthcare cleaners

Lotte Printz reports from Denmark on the launch of a new publication on cleaning in healthcare facilities.

“The rather theoretical publication drawn up by Statens Seruminstitut (SSI) on national guidelines on cross-infection prevention (locally known as NIR]) is light years away from the cleaners who are to understand and use it,” Pia

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