The October edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Highlights include:
• Sustainability - saving water
• After the referendum - the implications of Brexit
• Meeting your match - making a company acquisition
• Keeping down costs - care of hard floors
Read it here
Cleaning – a job that doesn’t come with excitement and adrenaline? Well, think again, because the cleaners of Tokyo Skytree start their first day at work full of adrenaline. They are tasked with cleaning the windows of the second highest building in the world. Bobbie van der List met two of their cleaners to find out what drives them,
Two US entrepreneurs have devised a tabletop game designed to heighten awareness of the ease with which germs are spread.
Stop the Germs! is packaged in a portable prescription pill bottle and consists of 30 tiles, two reference sheets and instructions. Two players take it in turns to place, flip and move their tiles adjacent to one another.
Sealed Air Corporation has announced a plan to pursue the spin-off of its Diversey Care division and the food hygiene and cleaning business within its Food Care division (together "New Diversey"), while the remaining Sealed Air business ("New Sealed Air") will continue as an independent public company.
Under the plan, if it goes ahead, Sealed
Male toilets in public buildings in the US must now have baby changing facilities, after a new law was signed by President Barack Obama.
Both male and female bathrooms should have a "physically safe, sanitary and appropriate" place to change a nappy.
Known as the Bathrooms Accessible in Every Situation (BABIES) Act, it was first raised back in
Global facilities service provider ISS' Switzerland operation has won the Swiss Employer Award 2016 in the category of 1000+ employees.
The result was based on the largest employee survey carried out annually in Switzerland which covers subjects as diverse as commitment, satisfaction, work situation, culture, structure, management, and knowledge