Fragrance is considered by all manufacturers of cleaning products to be an important factor for them - and it has become more important over the years - according to a new international survey by ECJ (European Cleaning Journal) and IFRA UK, the fragrance association for the United Kingdom.
The survey covering readers of ECJ from across Europe and
Paul Wonnacott is managing director and president of Vectair Systems, specialist in washroom hygiene and aircare systems. The company does business around the globe and Wonnacott has gained considerable experience in many of the world's most important markets. He writes his latest blog for ECJ.
Hygiene, and more specifically
Stains, hairs, mildew - even dried blood may be among the unpleasant discoveries made by guests when staying at a Dutch hotel, according to a study.
Recent research carried out by Netherlands consumer association Consumentenbond uncovered low levels of hygiene in a number of the nation's hotel rooms.
Consumentenbond anonymously booked rooms at 30
The June/July edition of ECJ is now avaiable to read online. Highlights include:
• The rise of the robots?
• Biofilms - should we worry?
• Business - the global cost of tax avoidance
• Food hygiene - no room for complacency
• The glass ceiling - window cleaning challenges
For the majority of festival-goers at Glastonbury in the UK over the weekend, wet wipes were an essential part of the kit when braving the public toilets. Not for the glampers however (that's shorthand for glamorous campers), who have been staying in the exclusive Camp Kerala on the site and using toilet tissue costing €130.
The tissue by
The UK has voted to leave the European Union in its referendum held yesterday. The result is sending shockwaves around Europe and the rest of the world as the wider ramifications are considered.
The Leave campaign won by 52 per cent to 48 per cent and turnout was almost 72 per cent - more than 30 million people voted.
Shortly after the result