Cleaners could be forced to deliver food to patients at London hospital

1st of July 2019
Cleaners could be forced to deliver food to patients at London hospital

Outsourced hospital workers are protesting against planned cuts that would lead to cleaners having to hand out food to patients.

Staff for Mitie demonstrated outside St George's Hospital, Tooting earlier last month demanding that the plans be halted.

"Our members are unequivocally opposed to these dangerous cutbacks that put the welfare of the

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FM workers display higher levels of hygiene

28th of June 2019
FM workers display higher levels of hygiene

FM workers are more likely than others to blame colleagues for spreading illness, and also tend to take cleaning into their own hands to maintain hygiene levels.

That's according to a report commissioned by London-based cleaning firm Cleanology. It looked into behaviour around illness and work, and attitudes towards workplace hygiene. It found 80

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Pulire draws in over 17,000 visitors

27th of June 2019
Pulire draws in over 17,000 visitors

Pulire, the Italian professional cleaning exhibition that took place at the end of May in Verona, attracted over 17,100 visitors, a six per cent rise compared to the last event two years ago. Of those, 30.68 per cent were from outside Italy.

The number of exhibitors grew too, from 300 in 2017 to 312 this year, and 30 per cent of them were not

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Latest ECJ - read online now or download the app

26th of June 2019
Latest ECJ - read online now or download the app

The June/July edition of ECJ is now available to read on the website.

In this issue:

• Food hygiene - kitchens on show must meet highest standards

• Smart solutions - Swiss Posts' digital facilities services platform

• Taiwan - focus on the emerging cleaning sector

• Business - time to review your marketing

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Dussmann buys STS Group

25th of June 2019
Dussmann buys STS Group

Dussmann Group, the facilities service provider based in Germany, is to acquire the multinational specialist engineering company STS Group, which has its headquarters in Ireland.Dr Wolfgang Häfele, Dussmann Group executive board spokesman comments on the acquisition: "We recently announced the progression of the 'Dussmann Next Level' strategy

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Liverpool’s council and supporters praised for their cleaning efforts

24th of June 2019
Liverpool’s council and supporters praised for their cleaning efforts

Praise has poured in for Liverpool council workers who cleared the streets quickly and efficiently after the city's Champion's League victory parade.

Workers faced a massive task in removing debris from the streets after 36 hours of celebrations involving 750,000 people. But the council's cleaning teams were out within minutes of the celebrations

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