Diversey summit highlights risk management

14th of June 2012
Diversey summit highlights risk management

Over 200 business leaders from companies in the building care, retail, lodging, and food & beverage industries were at the recent Risk Management Summit organised by Diversey in Amsterdam recently.

The delegates came from 18 countries to hear presentations from speakers representing global leaders such as ISS, Metro, Coca Cola, Compass Group,

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British Advertising Standards Authority declares Tennant ec-H2O advertising

13th of June 2012
British Advertising Standards Authority declares Tennant ec-H2O advertising

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) in the UK has ruled that cleaning equipment manufacturer Tennant can no longer claim in its advertising that the ec-H2O water-based technology used in its scrubber dryers cleans better than traditional chemicals and methods.

"The ad must not appear again in its current form," said ASA. The ruling comes as

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Taking action on IP at ISSA/INTERCLEAN

12th of June 2012
Taking action on IP at ISSA/INTERCLEAN

The issue of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) and preventing infringements among exhibitors was a top priority for the organisers of ISSA/INTERCLEAN in Amsterdam recently.

This year, for the first time, a much stricter policy was implemented by Amsterdam RAI and ISSA following an initiative by ECJ. The aim - to protect the IPR of original

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Danish cleaning company fined for underpaying

11th of June 2012
Danish cleaning company fined for underpaying

Forenede Service, Denmark's second largest cleaning contractor, has been hit with a multi-million kroner fine for underpaying subcontractors - reports trade magazine Fagbladet 3F.

Earlier this year the company was exposed for systematically exploiting Romanian cleaners who were being brought over to Denmark by one of the company's

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CSSA makes case for cleaning industry jobs growth

8th of June 2012
CSSA makes case for cleaning industry jobs growth

With unemployment figures in the UK now hitting 2.63 million - 8.2 per cent of the population - the Cleaning & Support Services Association has launched a report to make the case for employment in the cleaning industry as a growth generator.

The report is titled 'Employment Growth - The Case for Cleaning' and details the contribution that the

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Japan opens public toilet with its own grounds

7th of June 2012
Japan opens public toilet with its own grounds

A public toilet housed in a see-through glass cubicle and situated in its own grounds is the latest novelty washroom to come out of Japan.

The ladies' loo sits in its own 200 sq m plot of land in front of Itabu railway station in Ichihara City. Although the single cubicle has transparent walls it is protected from voyeurs by a two-metre high

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