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European Cleaning Journal, the only pan-European magazine for the professional cleaning sector, celebrates its 20th birthday this month.
Since February 1993 ECJ has been a vital source of information, comment and news for Europe's cleaning professionals. Published bi-monthly, it is read by more than 22,000 purchasers and specifiers of cleaning
The Cleaning Show 2013 - the UK's professional cleaning exhibition - takes place from March 19-21 at the NEC in Birmingham.
With more than 200 exhibitors set to take part, the organisers are promising a number of new features. These include the Innovation Zone, which will showcase entries to this year's Cleaning Show Innovation Awards, and the
Thousands of litres of whiskey have been flushed down the drain at a bottling plant in Scotland when cleaning workers mistakenly thought it was waste water.
The mix-up happened at Chivas Brothers during the night shift while equipment was being cleaned. Instead of draining away waste water, the workers on duty somehow flushed out thousands of
Pigskin may soon be used as an alternative to human hands when testing the effectiveness of hand hygiene products against pathogens.
And experts claim that the use of pigskin for testing products aimed at the healthcare sector will provide cost benefits while also widening the scope of testing procedures.
Hand hygiene products are routinely
Oscars 2013 hopefuls arriving at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night had to navigate inch-deep water after a pipe burst in the washrooms.
Those arriving for Hollywood's most glittering occasion of the year were forced to hitch up the fabric of their voluminous skirts after the ladies toilets overflowed flooding the lobby.
The UK, and particularly London, has become a popular place for tens of thousands of southern Europeans in search of work as the governments of Spain, Portugal and Italy continue to impose austerity measures.
5,350 Spaniards and 5,370 Italians were allocated national insurance numbers in London in the first quarter of 2012, according to The Times