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Workplace kitchens are dangerously dirty, to the point that they could cause illness, new research suggests.
A study has revealed that half of surfaces in workplace kitchens are contaminated by dangerously high levels of coliforms - the bacteria present in faeces which can lead to outbreaks of gastrointestinal disease.
It also showed that more
Germany's leading cleaning associations gathered in Berlin recently to discuss current market conditions and look ahead to the industry exhibition CMS, which takes place in the city from September 25-26.
Dr Christian Göke, chief operating officer at Messe Berlin - where CMS will take place - said he is expecting around 350 exhibitors from
Venezuela's National Assembly has backed plans to import 39 million rolls of toilet paper into the country to relieve a chronic shortage.
Everyday products have been in short supply in the oil-rich nation since 2003. President Nicolás Maduro blames the shortages on sabotage attempts by his political enemies and accuses businesses of
One of Australia's largest cleaning companies - Swan Services - has gone into administration after suffering losses from a number of unprofitable contracts.
Anthony Elkerton and David Young of Pitcher Partners were appointed as administrators to Swan Services last week along with Cleaners QLD, Cleaners SA, Cleaners ACT, Superior Cleaners WA,
Global facility services provider ISS has been named number one on the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) annual ranking of the world's best outsourcing companies.
The company has been on the list for several years, reaching the number two position last year. This is the first time, however, it has achieved the number
An antibacterial hand towel said to kill more than 99.99 percent of harmful bacteria on contact has won a US award for innovation.
Manufacturers of Cascades Antibacterial Paper Towels received a gold Edison award this spring. The towel, launched in October 2012, contains an active antibacterial ingredient that is released on to the hands as they