New contract cleaning association for Malta

15th of October 2013

A group of leading contract cleaning businesses in Malta have come together to form the Malta Cleaning Contractors Association (MCCA).

The founding members are Bad Boy Cleaning Services; MCCS (Mr. Clean); Clentec; General Cleaners; TF Services and Servizi Malta. In total, MCCA members employ over 1,200 people.

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No improvement in Irish hospitals' hand hygiene, says report

14th of October 2013
No improvement in Irish hospitals' hand hygiene, says report

Latest reports from Ireland's health watchdog show no improvement in hand hygiene standards in hospitals across the country. In fact the problem of non-compliance with correct hand washing procedures appears to be getting worse.

Analysis by the Irish Patients’ Association of the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) audits carried

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ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam to celebrate 25th show in 2014

11th of October 2013
ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam to celebrate 25th show in 2014

Europe's professional cleaning industry is already looking forward to ISSA/INTERCLEAN Amsterdam, which takes place from May 6-9 2014. And there will be extra cause for celebration as this will be the 25th edition.

The first event took place in 1967 and since then ISSA/INTERCLEAN has grown from being a national exhibition to the most important

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Spanish cleaning sector increases exports

10th of October 2013
Spanish cleaning sector increases exports

Spanish manufacturers of professional cleaning products are increasingly looking to export markets in the light of difficult market conditions at home. According to data from the Spanish Association of Manufacturers of Cleaning and Hygiene (ASFEL) exports increased by 13.33 per cent in the first six months of this year, and by 4.06 per cent in

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Freshers' week fun? Not for the university cleaners

9th of October 2013
Freshers' week fun? Not for the university cleaners

Students are returning for the new university term. There have been parties, long beery nights and bleary late mornings. The binge-fest of freshers' week.

But for cleaners at one London university, it is the "worst week of the year" when there is "double work". BBC reporter Sean Coughlan went behind the scenes with the cleaning staff.

The

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US survey looks at workplace washroom hygiene

8th of October 2013
US survey looks at workplace washroom hygiene

A national survey in the USA has highlighted that that 93 percent of Americans believe the condition of a workplace washroom is an indicator of how a company values its workforce.

Many employers are meeting expectations, as 61 per cent of employees rate their workplace washroom as excellent or very good. Just six per cent say they have a poor or

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