UK supermarket chain cancels window cleaning

13th of December 2013
UK supermarket chain cancels window cleaning

UK supermarket group Morrisons has cancelled window cleaning at all its stores for two months. Maintenance Management Ltd (MML), which handles Morrisons' facilities, told contractors the retailer is facing a "tough end of year in respect of their budgetary position".

As well as the "financial constraints", MML claimed window cleaning was

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Hand hygiene that’s kind to the skin, and the planet

12th of December 2013
Hand hygiene that’s kind to the skin, and the planet

Mike Sullivan, managing director of hand hygiene products supplier GOJO Industries - Europe writes his latest hand hygiene blog for the ECJ website. He offers guidance on responsible purchasing of hand hygiene products.

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Hostmanship - the art of welcoming

11th of December 2013
Hostmanship - the art of welcoming

Hostmanship is the art of making people feel welcome – encompassing areas such as customer care, quality, friendship and hospitality. As a concept it is becoming increasingly popular in many areas of business.

ECJ editor Michelle Marshall spoke to Aura Groen, personnel director at facilities services company Facilicom – based in the

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Award winning improvement in cleaning at UK hospital

10th of December 2013
Award winning improvement in cleaning at UK hospital

Facilities services company MITIE has been recognised by the Association of Healthcare Cleaning Professionals (AHCP) in the UK for working in partnership with its client, the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust in the north-east of England.

ECJ editor Michelle Marshall visited Hull Royal Infirmary to learn more about how cleaning standards

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Hygiene services opportunity in Germany

9th of December 2013
Hygiene services opportunity in Germany

German reporter Thomas Schulte-Marxloh takes a look at new business potential for the cleaning sector in healthcare.

Today hospitals and surgeries are challenged more and more by increasing demands or certifications – also in terms of hygiene – which require significant investments in terms of personnel and technology. Outsourcing of

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6th of December 2013

The December edition of the ECJ newsletter has just been published - featuring stories about French public toilets, talking train lavatories and hand hygiene.

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