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Taking place on October 23 in London is this year's British Cleaning Council (BCC) conference. The theme is Business Efficiency and Innovation: Maximising your Resources.
The programme will feature presentations on topics including government economic policy; global chemicals regulation; business growth and acquisition; HMRC-led changes to
The European Union Centre for Facility Management, called bringFM!, has been founded in Brussels. The organisation aims to "support European providers of facilities and facility services, and enforce their competitive strength and growth".
bringFM! will offer members information about development of EU policy in the areas of work and working
Rob den Hertog, project manager for ISSA/INTERCLEAN, looks back at the success of this year's Amsterdam show in his ECJ blog with a round-up of the results.
The Olympic Games begins in London this week, and it's not just athletes from around the world descending on the English capital. A small army of cleaners - almost all students - have flown in from far-flung countries to play their part in the Games and earn some money at the same time.
While athletes stay in the new Olympic Village these
Market-leading facility services provider ISS has secured a contract with Barclays Bank to deliver facilities management services at operations in the UK, Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
To support this global contract ISS will design a new management information system called Insight@ISS that allows information to be
SCA's acquisition of Georgia-Pacific's European tissue business has now been completed. The purchase price amounts to 1.32 billion euros on a debt-free basis. The acquired operations had sales in 2011 amounting to 1.25 billion euros.
"We are pleased that we now have closed the deal," said Jan Johansson, president and ceo of SCA. "The acquisition