European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - Avril Mc Carthy

3rd of April 2018
European Cleaning & Hygiene Awards 2017 winner - Avril Mc Carthy

Avril McCarthy from Derrycourt received the award for the Greatest Individual Contribution to Driving up Standards at the European Cleaning and Hygiene Awards 2017 - organised by ECJ - in Rome. Ann Laffeaty discovers what made her stand out from the crowd.

The cleaning sector is nothing without its people. And in such a labour-intensive industry

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Is it all about ‘the experience?’

30th of March 2018
Is it all about ‘the experience?’

In his latest blog ECJ Dutch reporter Jacco Vonhof, chairman of VSR, examines the increasing focus on total user experience when it measuring cleaning quality.

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Equality: the time to act is now

29th of March 2018
Equality: the time to act is now

Britain is celebrating 100 years since women first won the right to vote in parliamentary elections. The milestone moment may not have marked the end of their struggle for a voice in state affairs but it did prove pivotal in paving the way for the eventual inclusion of women across all spheres of political life, writes Hartley Milner.

The world

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Disruptive business models

28th of March 2018
Disruptive business models

Housekeep is an online platform which is currently disrupting the home cleaning service market in London. ECJ editor Michelle Marshall speaks to its founder and ceo Avin Rabheru about his business model, and his plans to enter the commercial cleaning market this year.

Founded three-and-a-half years ago Housekeep is a platform that takes the

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Could futuristic glass chimneys clean up London’s air?

27th of March 2018
Could futuristic glass chimneys clean up London’s air?

London students have come up with a lava lamp-style chimney designed to remove toxic particles from the city's most polluted streets.

Pluvo is a 13ft high transparent tube with an internal fan. This sucks in the surrounding air and uses a water mist to remove any toxic particles before releasing it back out again. The newly-released air could be

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UK Golden Service Awards winners announced

26th of March 2018
UK Golden Service Awards winners announced

The winners of the 2018 Kimberly-Clark Professional Golden Service Awards in the UK were announced at a ceremony in London recently. The awards celebrate innovation, excellence and continuous improvement of standards across the professional cleaning industry in the UK.

The winners were:

Best Cleaned Premises, Healthcare Establishment with fewer

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