The Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that the new London Living Wage has increased from £9.40 (€11.12) to £9.75 (€11.54) per hour to reflect the higher cost of living facing families in the city - an increase of 3.7 per cent.
This year over 300 more London-based employers have signed up to pay their staff the hourly
UK-based hygiene systems manufacturer Vectair Systems has won a Green World Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest countries, companies and communities.
This follows the company's success last year when it was recognised as an International Green World Ambassador.
Vectair was up against more than 500 other
Only around one in four public toilets in the Netherlands is properly clean according to a trade magazine survey.
Just 27 per cent were found to have good standards of hygiene compared with 38 per cent in the same survey last year.
Random checks were carried out at 150 washrooms throughout the country by trade magazine Service Management in
UK-based Brightwell Dispensers is continuing is growth across Europe with the opening of an office and distribution centre in Germany. Its newly created sister company, Brightwell Dispensers GmbH, is based in Heppenheim, near Frankfurt. From there the company will serve German, Austrian and Swiss customers.
General manager Matthew Dwelly
Most of us who drive a car would consider it to be cleaner than many other everyday items, however the reality is very different - according to new research.
Cars were found to be 50 per cent dirtier than appliances such as keyboards or phones, following a study by Salford University.
The researchers carried out an experiment that saw swabs
The November edition of ECJ is now available to read online. Highlights include:
• Smart selling - optimise your customers' data
• Cleaning trolleys - how to choose the right one?
• Business - the dangers of working too hard
• Hand hygiene - protecting cleaners from dermatitis