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The global trade union UNI has pledged its support for the Dutch cleaners who staged industrial action across the country last month. The cleaners, all members of the FNV Bondgenoten union, are campaigning for a wage increase, travel expenses, training opportunities, reduced work pressure and to be treated with respect.
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Up to 85 per cent of cleaning professionals have adopted a 'doing more with less' approach in response to current economic conditions. That's according to a survey by Procter & Gamble Professional - 'Cleaning in a Down Economy'.
The cleaning products specialist carried out the survey to gauge how decision makers managing in-house or
The World Federation of Building Service Contractors (WFBSC) has moved its headquarters from the USA to the UK, where it will be managed by the Cleaning & Support Services Association. The CSSA's Andrew Large is now also executive vice president of the WFBSC.
President Bob King commented on the announcement: "I am delighted that the CSSA, and
A new exhibition targeting facilities managers, estates professionals, and product and service suppliers will take place in Abu Dhabi later this year. The Property Management & Maintenance Show 2010 will be held from November 29-30 at the National Exhibition Centre.
Organiser Quartz Publishing and Exhibitions says there are currently
The average commuter train contains up to 1,000 cockroaches, while seats can contain 200 bedbugs and 200 fleas. Pest control specialist Rentokil has warned that infestations on public transport are at an all-time high after carrying out investigations on the public transport network in London and the surrounding area.
The company's staff sprayed
Cleaning association ISSA, which has its headquarters in the USA, has appointed Stefano Grosso to its European board of representatives. Grosso is head of sales and marketing at products distributor ISC, based in Turin.
Director of European services Keith Baker commented on the appointment: "I am delighted to welcome Stefano on board. His